COVID-19: Lagos Confirms 57 New Cases on Tuesday as 146 Persons Test Positive in Nigeria -NCDC

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Lagos state Tuesday confirmed 57 new cases of COVID-19 patients as 146 Persons Test Positive in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. This has brought the total number of confirmed cases to 4,787. The centre disclosed this on Tuesday night via its verified Twitter handle. It tweeted: “146 new cases of #COVID19; 57-Lagos, 27-Kano, 10-Kwara, 9-Edo, 8-Bauchi, 7-Yobe, 4-Kebbi, 4-Oyo, 3-Katsina, 3-Niger. Others are 2 in …

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20-year-old Says She Sold Newborn for N130,000 so Child Will Not Die of Hunger

By Our Reporter Abuja – Police in Lagos have arrested a 20-Year-old woman arrested by the police for selling her newborn for N130,000 to suspected traffickers on Monday said the money she took was for her upkeep and that she gave the child away because it would have died of hunger in her care. The suspect identified as Miracle Kalu was trailed to Imo State by the police in Lagos after operatives on pin-down patrol …

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2 Chinese Arrested by EFCC for Offering N100m Bribe To Top Officer

By Our Reporter Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto zonal office said it has arrested two Chinese, Mr. Meng Wei Kun and Mr. Xu Koi for offering a sum of N50,000,000 as bribe to its Zonal Head, Mr. Abdullahi Lawal.   Precise Post recalls that the EFCC is Nigeria’s Leading Anti-Graft Agency Charged With The Responsibility of Investigation and Enforcement of all Economic and Financial Crimes Laws in Nigeria. According to EFCC, the …

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#Rivers’ Hotel Demolition: Power Must be Exercised With Restraint – Fani-Kayode Blasts Wike

By Chris Udochukwu Port Harcourt – Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the demolition of two hotels by Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, saying power must be exercised with restraint and caution no matter who wields it. Precise Post recalls that Governor Wike who appeared on AIT via Skype to reply to the criticisms that have trailed the demolition of the hotels, said the ‘Executive Order‘ was clear on the consequences of violating …

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Senate Receives Buhari’s Request to Confirm Law Reform Commission, NDIC Nominees

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Senate on Tuesday received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the confirmation of Professor Jumai Audi, as a Chairman of the Nigerian Law Reform Commission.  Also to be confirmed are: Hon. Ebele Bernard Chima, Commissioner, South East; Barr. Bassey Dan Abia, Commissioner, South-South; and Hon. Mohammed Ibraheem, Commissioner, South-West. The Special Assistant (Press)to President of the Senate, Ezrel Tabiowo disclosed this in a statement made available to Precise Post. According to …

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COVID-19: Buhari Approves Collection of Madagascar’s Cure Drug – PTF

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on coronavirus control, Boss Mustapha, on Monday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed that Madagascar’s COVID-19 cure syrup be  brought to Nigeria, The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), speaking at the PTF briefing in Abuja, said: The Madagascar COVID-19 solution would go through standard validation process before it could be considered for use in Nigeria. “It has been sent …

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Policeman Who Killed 52 Years Old Man in Karmo Detained

By Our Reporter Abuja – RESIDENTS of Karmo, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have protested the killing of 52-year-old Solomon Eze by a policeman on Sunday. Eze was shot when policemen went to the community to arrest a robbery suspect. The Nation learnt that Eze was shot in the confusion that ensued as residents tried to stop the policemen from taking the suspect away. It was gathered that the suspect escaped …

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Revealed! Why Ex-militants Back Nass Over N40bn NDDC Probe

By Our Reporter Abuja –  The National Assembly’s probe of an alleged N40billion irregular expenditure by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has received the support of group of ex-militants known as ‘Conscience of the Niger Delta’. In a statement by the Coordinator on Monday in Abuja, Mr Odudoh Okpokiri, the group called on the National Assembly and all anti-corruption agencies to “ignore the ranting of fake militants.’’ The coordinator alleged that shadowy groups were …

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COVID-19: Total Infections Hits 4641 as NCDC Records 242 New Cases in Nigeria

By Our Reporter Abuja – The total number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria now stood at 4641 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday recorded 242 new cases in the country. The NCDC also said that 10 new patients had been confirmed dead, bringing the total number of deaths to 150. It said that no new state reported a case in the last 24 hours. “Till date, 4641 cases have been confirmed, …

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