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Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja hospital [Photos]

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja hospital

A team of Nigerian doctors has successfully separated a set of conjoined twins at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada. The doctors, led by Nuhu Kwajafa of the Global Peace Initiatives, confirmed the success of the operation that took them several hours on Tuesday in a post on his Instagram account @nuhukwaj. “We wish to express our profound gratitude, …

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BREAKING: Corpse of missing General found in a well


The remains of Muhammed Alkali, the retired army general, who was declared missing on September 3, have been found in an abandoned well in Plateau state. A source disclosed this to TheCable on Wednesday afternoon, saying the military authorities would soon issue a statement on it. On Friday, B. A. Akinruluyo, general officer commanding, 3 division, Rukuba barracks, had said …

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BREAKING: Buhari in closed door meeting with PDP South-South governors


President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with four governors from the South-south region who belong to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. The governors include Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom, Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa states. The meeting, which began at about 3pm is holding inside the president’s office at State House Villa, …

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Breaking: Real Madrid sack Julen Lopetegui, appoints new coach


Julen Lopetegui has been sacked by European Champions a day after the humiliating 5-1 defeat by arch rivals Barcelona. “The Board of Directors of Real Madrid C. F., meeting today October 29, 2018, has agreed to terminate the contract that linked coach Julen Lopetegui with the club,” the Spanish outfit said in a statement on Monday evening. Lopetegui has been …

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Fayose regains freedom after two weeks in detention


Former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has been released from prison, after meeting his bail condition, his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, said on Monday. On Twitter, Mr Fayose’s spokesperson, Lere Olayinka, wrote, “Fayose just regained his freedom. He left the Federal High Court, Ikoyi a few minutes ago. We will meet @officialEFCC at the court from November 19. Thank you Nigerians.” …

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Breaking: Many dead as Shiite protesters face-off with police, soldiers in Abuja

Shittes clash with police

Protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria are currently engaged in a face-off with Nigerian troops and policemen in the country’s capital city of Abuja, multiple witnesses said. The Movement said on Twitter that its members were “on their #Arbaeen2018 procession from Mararraba axis” when the troops started shooting at them. Arbaeen is a Shia Muslim religious observance that …

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BREAKING: Ekiti lawmaker shot by hoodlums is dead


Micheal Adedeji, a member of the Ekiti state house of assembly, who was shot in the head by gunmen on Friday, is dead. Jackson Adebayo, publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, confirmed this to TheCable on Monday. “The lawmaker died at the Federal Medical Center, Ido Ekiti, early this morning,” Adebayo told TheCable. He said …

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14 dead, several injured in Ibadan/Akure expressway accident


No fewer than 14 people are confirmed died on Thursday in an accident involving five cars at Erin-Oke area of the Ibadan/Akure expressway. This was disclosed by the Osun state sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Oke Peter, who spoke with The Guardian. He said the 24 people were involved in the accident; 14 adult males, 10 adult …

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BREAKING: Missing General Alkali: Army discovers shallow grave


The Nigerian Army has discovered a shallow grave in its search for the immediate past Chief of Administration (Army), retired Major General Idris Alkali. General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Major General Benson Akinroluyo, disclosed this at a press briefing on Friday in Plateau State. According to him, Major General Alkali was killed and buried in a shallow grave, in an …

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FG proposes N8.73trn budget for 2019

Buhari failed to sign the electoral bill for the fourt time

The Federal Government of Nigeria has proposed N8.73trillion for next year’s budget. The sum is N400bn lower than that of this year. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, stated this Wednesday at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. Mr Udoma said the council …

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Nigerians react as Wizkid, Tiwa Savage get sensual in Fever Video


Nigerian singers, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid, have been the talk of the town and various social media platforms since their sensual acts on Fever Video went viral. The music video, produced under the exclusive license of RCA Records, is dominated by explicit sexual scenes and has again stirred reactions from Nigerians on social media. Tiwa portrayed Wizkid’s love interest in …

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Nnamdi Kanu is just a distraction- Lai Mohammed


The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, Wednesday says no government will expend too much energy on Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). On Sunday, the separatist leader resurfaced in Israel. In a video, Kanu was seen praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. “I’m in Israel,” Kanu said on Sunday in a broadcast on …

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Breaking: Court grants Fayose bail


The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, Wednesday granted the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, bail in the sum of N50m. The sitting on Wednesday which is his second appearance before the court lasted less than 30 minutes. The court also requested that he provide a surety who must have landed property in Lagos. The guarantor …

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Just In: Hazard could join Madrid in January on one condition (See Reason)


Eden Hazard does not close the door. The Belgian has already made it very clear that sooner or later he wants to play at Real Madrid. Although a few days ago he assured that this will not happen in the winter market, he could change his mind. Because the exit of Julen Lopetegui of Real Madrid could accelerate everything. Especially …

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Senate passes Electoral Act amendment bill


The Nigerian Senate has passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill for third reading after President Muhammadu Buhari failed to assent the bail on three occasions. The passage followed the adoption of the report by the joint Senate and House of Representatives committee on the bill, which was presented the Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission, Senator Suleiman Nazif. …

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