N-Power: FG Reveals When Beneficiaries Will Get April Stipend

By Our Reporter Abuja – The Federal Government has revealed when the N-power beneficiaries will receive their stipends. According to the minister of humanitarian affairs, Sadiya Farouq, enrollees under the N-Power programme will receive their April stipends in the coming week. N-Power is one of the National Social Investment Programmes (SIP) designed by the present administration to reduce poverty, unemployment and social insecurity among Nigerians. It involves the deployment of thousands of unemployed graduates to …

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FAAC Shares N606.196bn to Federal, State and Local Governments

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja – A total sum of N606.196 billion has been shared to the three tiers of government by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) for the month of April 2020. This amount, includes revenue from Value Added Tax (VAT), Exchange Gain, Solid Mineral Revenue, Excess Bank Charges and Excess Oil Revenue. The Federal Government received N169.831 billon, the States received N86.140 billion, Local Government councils got N66.411 billion, while the oil producing …

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Tiamin Rice Ltd: Court Orders IGP, NSCDC To Unseal Property or Face Contempt of Court

… Awards N300,000 as Cost in Favour of  Applicants/Judgment Creditors Payable by Respondents/Judgment Debtors Before Taking Any Steps in the Proceedings By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Kano State Government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to forthwith, jointly and unconditionally unseal the rice mill factory belonging to Tiami Rice Limited given that they legally and are rightful …

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COVID-19: Gombe Discharges 18 More Patients (Photos)

…as Task Force Receives Additional Donation from Chinese Firm By Ogechi Okorie Abuja – Gombe state Task force on COVID-19 says aside from the 72 patients earlier discharged, it has given a clean bill of health to 18 additional patients who tested negative, bringing the total number of discharged cases to 90. The Spokesperson of Gombe State Governor, Ismaila Uba Misilli disclosed this on Friday in a statement he signed and made available to Precise …

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Rise Above Partisanship, Former Rep, Victor Afam Slams Gbajabiamila

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Victor Afam Ogene, has called on the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, and indeed the 9th House of Representatives, to rise above personal sentiment in the discharge of their official duties. Speaking against the backdrop of the House response to the position of the Nigerian Governors Forum(NGF), on the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, Hon. Ogene …

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Full Test of Governor Inuwa’s Broadcast on Review of Measures Taken to Contain Spread of COVID-19

My dear people of Gombe State. It is with profound gratitude to Allah (SWT) that I address you once again on the corona virus pandemic and the reviewed measures taken by the Government in order to contain its spread in our dear State. As you are aware, the COVID – 19 pandemic has continued to ravage the world with more than 4 million infected persons globally and over 5,000 confirmed cases in Nigeria as at …

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Obasanjo, World Leaders Demand Free of Charge COVID-19 Vaccine When Developed

By Simon Akwu Abuja – As the world searches for a vaccine against the novel virus, Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and other 140 current and ex-presidents across the world have called for a free COVID-19 vaccine for all when developed. Their call is contained in a petition they signed on Thursday in which they urged all governments to push for a free COVID-19 vaccine for all when developed. The petition was initiated by …

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Enforce Compliance on Use Of Face Mask – FG Orders Security Agencies

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha has tasked the governors and security agencies to enforce compliance on the mandatory use of face mask order of the federal government. Boss Mustapha made the call on Thursday at the 31st joint national briefing of the taskforce in Abuja. According to Mustapha, the use of face mask is not an option …

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Police Arrest Man Who Battered Wife; To Arraign Him Friday

By Our Reporter Lagos- Police in Lagos said a man, Afobaje Maiyegun, who allegedly battered his wife and filmed in a viral video boasting about the assault has been arrested. Lagos Coordinator of Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), Mrs Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, said he will be charged to court on Friday. Vivour-Adeniyi said on Thursday that Maiyegun dared his bleeding wife to call police on him, saying he was “waiting for her police”. She …

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Gombe Governor, Inuwa to Deliver State-wide Address by 11am

Gombe – Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya will deliver a state-wide address today by 11am. The Senior Special Adviser to Gombe state Governor, Ismaila Uba Misilli announced this on Friday in a statement sent to Precise Post. According to the statement, the address will be broadcast live by all radio stations in the state and via social media platforms. The general public are advised to hook up for the broadcast.

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Health Minister Denies Knowledge of Whereabout of Chinese Doctors

….Says They Are Not Really Our Quest By Our Reporter Abuja – The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire on Thursday denied knowledge of the wherabout of the Chinese doctors that arrives Nigeria recently to assist Nigeria to contend the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at the daily briefing of the PTF in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, wondered why there was so much interest in knowing the whereabouts of the Chinese …

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COVID-19 Cases in Nigeria Now 5,162 as NCDC Confirms 193 Cases Thursday

Abuja – With the announcement of 193 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, the total number of cases in the country now is 5,162, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said. The NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle on Thursday. it also said that 58 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos. It tweeted: “93 new cases of #COVID19; 58-Lagos, 46-Kano, 35-Jigawa, 12-Yobe, 9-FCT, 7-Ogun, 5-Plateau, 5-Gombe, 4-Imo, 3-Edo, 3-Kwara, …

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