Atiku: PDP hires Trump’s lobbyist for N31.5m per month Read more at: https

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has engaged the services of top United States firm and lobbyist, Brian Ballard, to work with it for the successful emergence of its candidate, Atiku Abubakar as Nigeria’s president come 2019, TheCable has exclusively disclosed in a report. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, candidate in the forthcoming primaries of the […]

Harvest: Flood heightens tension in Rivers

A flooded community of Rivers State. This is indeed not the best of times for hundreds of rural farmers in Rivers State. The joy and happiness that usually  follows seasonal harvest are fast waning as the perennial flood has washed off farmlands and crop yields estimated at over N200 million. The most affected are rural […]

Kidnappers take over Port Harcourt/Owerri road

On a weekly basis, John Dike travels to Abuja through the Port Harcourt/Elele/Owerri road to transact one business or another. But the danger constituted by armed bandits on that road has forced him to change his mode of transportation. He now goes by air. Although his new means of transportation is quite expensive, he said […]

Cultural display as new Eze Igbo emerged in Kafanchan

Last week, Kafanchan, a town in Kaduna State, came alive with the enthronement of a new Igbo leader. The ceremony was an opportunity to showcase the people’s culture. The ever-busy Kafanchan town in Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State witnessed a carnival of sorts during the formal enthronement of Chief Richard Ogbonna as the […]

Why Niger is leading in rice production

The Niger State contingent to the just concluded national agricultural show has explained why the state in the 2017 and 2018 farming seasons ranked first according to the National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS) of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. Niger State Project Coordinator of Fadama III (Additional Financing), Dr. Aliyu Usman […]

Kidnappers: The rise of new criminal gangs in Zamfara

Just as the state is shaking off shackles of armed bandits who have been put on the back foot by ongoing military assault, gangs of kidnappers are on rampage capturing people for money. Daily Trust on Sunday spoke to residents about their new fears. Fear has again gripped residents of Zamfara State after a new […]