Basketmouth Loses Mother

Popular stand-up comedian, Basketmouth is bereaved. He mother passed on last night, October 3. The popular comedian announced the sad news on Instagram: “Last night my angel left me, my first love stopped breathing and it’s the deepest pain I’ve ever felt. I love you for every sacrifice you made to make me the man I am today, I’ve loved you through the tough times. I’ve loved you through happier days and all I can say at this point is that I will love you forever. I will miss you mummy.” May…

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Police Arrest One Of The Suspects Of Enugu State Herdsmen Attack

The Police in Enugu State, today, Friday, August 26, confirmed the arrest of one the suspected masterminds of an attack on Attakwu community. Four others, including a pregnant woman, whose intestine was ripped off, are still battling for survival. However, in a statement issued by the Enugu State Police command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, stated that one of the suspects had been apprehended. A statement issued by the Enugu State Police command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, says: “The Nigeria police force in its resolve towards unmasking those behind the dastardly…

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Stephen Keshi Dies At 54

Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Keshi died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday, June 8, in Benin City, Edo state,TheCable understands. The former international football player and coach had lost his wife of 33 years, Kate, last year after a prolonged battle with cancer. TheCable confirmed his death from a member of his family as well as one of his close associates. “He was not ill at all, never showed any signs of  illness, but we suspect he never got over the death of his wife,” a friend said. He was aged 54. He is survived…

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Aisha Buhari Receives Amina Ali, Presents Cash, Gift Items

  Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Thursday, May 19, received Amina Ali, the Chibok girl who was recently rescued from Boko Haram’s captivity at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. She was received along side the wife of the Vice-President, Dolapo Osinbajo, shortly after she was received by President Buhari in his office.  Aisha Buhari presented gift items and cash to the girl and her four-month old baby.  According to statement by the Director of Media in her office, Zakari Nadabo, the President’s wife said with the rescue of Ali,…

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Marketers Excited About New Petrol Price

Andrew Yakubu, NNPC Group MD  Independent oil marketers have expressed satisfaction with the decision of the federal government to increase the price of petrol to N145 per litre. Alhaji Abubakar Maigandi, the Vice President, Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), who spoke on behalf of his members commended the Federal Government on the new pump price of petrol.  Maigandi said on Wednesday in Abuja that the decision would help to put to an end to the persistent petrol scarcity in the country. “This is a good development; the best that…

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RMD Exposes Fake Accounts Impersonating Him On Facebook

Nollywood veteran, Richard Mofe Damijo, RMD, and former commissioner in Delta State who is concerned about fraudsters tarnishing his name and image shared the screen grab above and wrote: “I am aware that a lot of fraudsters have Facebook accounts set up with my name and image(s) and pretend to be me. I have on several occasions publicly stated that I Am Not On Facebook! I had an account I stopped operating in 2010. Please unfriend these fraudsters and help me bring down these fake profiles and accounts. He continues,…

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Gunmen Attack Rivers community, Behead one

  Gunmen have attacked Mgbuitanwo community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, killing and beheading a 28-year-old man. The victim, who was identified as Mr. Ukeoma, was shot before he was decapitated by the unknown gunmen, who gained entry into the community at about 5:30am this morning.  Not done with their act, the gunmen abducted one Mr. Eruchi and took him to a yet-to-be ascertained destination, a witness said. The mode of operation of the assailant was said to be similar to that of the attack that led…

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Cleft And Facial Deformity Foundation Offers Free Surgery In Taraba

  An Abuja based non-governmental organisation, Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation (CFDF) in conjunction with TY Danjuma Foundation yesterday, Saturday, March 12, began free surgical operation for people with cleft and facial disorder in Taraba State. Director General of Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation, Dr. Seidu Bello while addressing nurses during a pre-surgical workshop aimed at training the nurses of Specialist hospital in Jalingo who would assist in managing the patients after their surgery appealed to them to cooperate with the team for effective exercise. Bello who said the success…

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Gunmen Attack Police Station, Bank In Bayelsa

  A gang of unknown gunmen yesterday, Saturday, March 12, attacked a police division in Ammassoma, in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area,  Bayelsa State. The suspected armed militants, who came in three speedboats, also attempted to raid the branch of the United Bank for Africa in the area, destroying some of the bank’s Automated Teller Machines in the process. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Police Command, Yenagoa, DSP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the attack. The statement read, “On March 12, 2016, at about 0035hrs, unknown gunmen…

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