NCDC COVID-19 Report for Sunday: 307 New Cases Recorded, Nigeria’s Total Confirmed Cases Now 10,162

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC), has released its COVID-19 report for Sunday, saying that 307 new cases were recorded, bringing total confirmed patients in the country now to 10,162. According to NCDC, the death toll has now reached 287 and no new state reported a case in the last 24 hours. Precise Post recalls that since …

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Court Dismisses Suit Against Reps Over Regulation of NGOs Bill

Abuja (Precise Post) – A suit filed by 23 civil society organisations (CSOs) challenging the constitutionality of the decision by the House of Representatives to consider Bills seeking to regulate the activities of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the country suffered a set back as Federal High Court in Abuja dismissed the case. The Bills are: HB111 – NGO Regulatory Bill, sponsored by Honourable Duro Faseyi …

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One year of “OtoGe” in Kwara

By Raheem Adedoyin Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq is easy going but he is a complicated leader. He is unfazed by hate-driven criticism; he is unmoved by  sychophancy. When you praise him, the best thing you get is a smile. The Kwara Governor is one year old in office. And the jury is out! To the common people who matter most in his political orbit, *Ramonu* ( …

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Boko Haram Commander Dumps Group, Surrenders to JTF With Child, Wife

A top Boko Haram commander has abandoned the terrorist group and defected with his wife and child to a secret location manned by the Multinational Joint Task Force(MNJTF), PM News reports. According to Colonel Timothy Antigha, Chief of Military Public Information for MNJTF, the defector voluntarily denounced the terrorists groups and surrendered. The defector disclosed that he joined Boko Haram in 2015 and took part …

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Governor Inuwa Yahaya Mourns Death of Shuaibu Danlami, Director in Gombe Govt House

…Described Him as a Hardworking and Dedicated Administrator Who was Always Willing to Take Up Tasks By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has expressed sadness over the death of Shuaibu Danlami – a Director in the Government House, who died today in Gombe after a brief illness. The Governor, in a condolence message signed by his Senior …

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Revealed! Why US Wants AfDB President, Adesina Out – Akinterinwa, ex- NIIA DG

•‘The genesis of travails’ By Yinka Ajayi A new perspective into the travails of the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, was offered, yesterday, by a former Director General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Bola Akinterinwa, who described Adesina as a victim of colonial repression. In a nutshell, Akinterinwa said the US wants Adesina out of AfDB because …

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Criminal Conspiracy: Six NAF Officers Jailed Over Murder of Former CDS, Alex Badeh

Abuja – The General Court Martial (GCM) sitting in Abuja, has sentenced six Nigerian Air Force Personnel for criminal conspiracy, dereliction of duty over the gruesome murder of former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh. The sentences are however subject to confirmation by the Appropriate Superior Authority. The convicted Officers were Squadron Leader Tom Gwani, Flight Sergeant Amu David, Flight Sergeant Philemon Degema, Flight Sergeant …

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Abia: Absconded COVID-19 Patient Finally Comes Out of Hiding

Abuja (Precise Post) -The COVID-19 patient in Abia state, Emmanuel Ononiwu, who was declared wanted by the state government after he bolted from isolation facility in Aba, has reportedly submitted himself to the medical team for treatment, The PUNCH reports. This was disclosed Saturday afternoon by the Information Commissioner; Chief John Okiyi-Kalu. According to Okiyi-Kalu, Ononiwu is now in medical custody and currently at the …

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COVID-19: Govt Gives Green Light for Resumption of English Premiership League as Latest Tests Show No Positive

London – The government Saturday gave the green light for the resumption of elite sports in England after the latest batch of novel coronavirus tests produced no positive results. The tests were carried out on Thursday and Friday. “The Premier League can today (Saturday) confirm that on Thursday and Friday, 1,130 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, zero have tested positive,” …

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Olujimi Welcomes Oni’s Return to PDP, Denies Saying She’s His Leader

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Senator representing Ekiti South at the National Assembly, Chief Biodun Olujimi has welcomed the return of former Governor, Segun Oni to the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Senator said as a frontline member of the party, she welcomed Oni’s good intention and his followers to team up to build a virile PDP in …

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Sylva, Kachikwu, Others Pay Tribute to ex-GMD of NNPC Baru

Abuja – The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has described the news of the demise of the immediate past Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, as sad and shocking. Sylva, in a statement signed by his media aide, Alhaji Garba Deen Muhammad in Abuja, on Saturday sympathised with the family and friends of late Baru. He described the …

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Bayern Munich Thrash Fortuna Duesseldorf to Close in On League Title

Munich (Precise Post) – Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski ended a personal jinx when he opened his account against Fortuna Duesseldorf by scoring twice in a 5-0 win on Saturday. The win ensured the title-holders moved closer to a record-extending 30th Bundesliga title. The thumping victory left leaders Bayern Munich, who are chasing an eighth successive league title, top of the standings on 67 points …

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Alarming! Nigeria Confirms 533 New Cases of COVID-19 in One Day

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria on Saturday confirmed that 553 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded across 15 state in the country, making it the highest figure recorded in a day since the index case was reported in February. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated that with the new COVID-19 infections, the country now has a total of 9,855 with 2,856 …

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Busted! Why Microsoft Laid Off Journalists, Editorial Workers

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Facts have emerged why Microsoft is laying off dozens of journalists and editorial workers at its Microsoft News and MSN organizations. The layoffs are part of a bigger push by Microsoft to rely on artificial intelligence to pick news and content that’s presented on MSN.com, inside Microsoft’s Edge browser, and in the company’s various Microsoft News apps. Many …

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Multichoice Moves to Reward Subscribers’ Loyalty, Rolls Out Packages

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – To reward its subscribers for their support, MultiChoice Nigeria, owners of digital satellite television (DStv)and GOtv platforms has rolled out packages to offer discounts on their subscription in a campaign tagged; “We’ve Got You.” The packages: #DStvThereforYou and GOtvDeyYourSide were launched on April 20, 2020, deployed to broadcast stations to catch the attention and connect with subscribers. Director …

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Senate President, Lawan Condoles Buhari over Death of Nephew

By Simon Akwu Abuja (Precise Post) President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his nephew, Alhaji Ibrahim Dauda. Lawan also extended his condolences to the family of Alhaji Dauda, the Daura community, and the government and people of Katsina over the tragic loss. The condolence message was contained in a statement signed by Special Adviser (Media) …

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