WHO’S TURN?

Different localities in Bayelsa State are laying claim to produce the next governor of the state as the count down for the election begins BY Isaac Ombe. As the countdown for the governorship election in Bayelsa State and Kogi State draws nearer, politicians are strategizing on different fronts on how to win the coveted seat […]

INVESTIGATION: PREPAID ELECTRICITY METERS — A SCHEME THAT BECAME A SCAM

A year ago, the electricity regulatory body introduced a regulation directing power distribution companies (DisCos) to supply consumers with more prepaid meters. How well has this worked? TheCable, in an investigation spanning across 33 communities in 10 states, finds out that power consumers think whole scheme is a scam. TOBS AGBAEGBU: Share on: WhatsAppPlease follow […]

NO TO RUGA SETTLEMENTS

South East Governors, Ortom, Ishaku. others rejects Federal Government Ruga settlement for herdsmen As the controversy on the proposed Ruga settlement for herdsmen rages, the Federal Government stated that in the next five years, the establishment of Ruga settlements in the country would stop open grazing by herdsmen and end herdsmen-farmers’ clashes across the country. […]

From The Editor-in-Chief (July Edition): N37 Billion Pre-Payment for Prepaid Meter: Our Exclusive

Low level of electricity supply in Nigeria,no doubt, is a major concern for everybody. On a daily basis, every hour, every minute, we feel the impact, at family level, at office and business levels, in virtually everything we do, and where we stay. Electricity is life. That is why; every bit of information about it […]

SNIPER CONTROVERSY

By Victor Ugborgu Controversy has continued to trail the ban on the manufacture of smallbottles of ‘Sniper’, an agro-chemical which has seemingly become the choiceof many persons contemplating suicide. Since the ban was announced in Nigeria, opinions have been divided on the need or otherwise. Some people interviewed by Verbatim believe the action amounted to […]

RETURN HOME! Northern Elders tell herdsmen

Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) and Northern Elders Forum (NEF) have expressed concern over the safety of Fulani herdsmen in the southern part of the country and ordered them to relocate to the North. This followed alleged threats to their lives, by southerners. Addressing newsmen in Abuja, after a meeting, yesterday, CNG’s spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, frowned […]