EDO 2020: Ize-Iyamu Debunks Rumour of Quitting APC Guber Race, Refund of Nomination Form

By Simon Akwu Benin City (Precise Post) – All Progressives Congress aspirant in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu, has debunked rumour making rounds that he has exited the race to obtain the party’s ticket ahead of the governorship election and had demanded a refund of his nomination form. He made the clarification on Tuesday in a statement from his Campaign Organization signed by the …

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Minorities More Likely to Die from Coronavirus – British Study Suggests

London – People from ethnic minority groups in Britain are up to twice as likely to die after being infected with coronavirus than members of the white majority, a government report said on Tuesday. Allowing for demographic differences in age, class, income, and region, “people of Bangladeshi ethnicity had around twice the risk of death,” Public Health England reported. The agency said that the death rate …

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COVID-19 Update: 241 New Cases Confirmed in Nigeria – NCDC

by Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that 241 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Tursday. The Centre said the total figure of confirmed cases now is 10819 while the total death so far 314. On the 2nd of June 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced on its official website that 241 new confirmed …

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How Police Officer Shot Dead Youth for Refusal to Offer N100 Bribe

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Abuja (Precise Post) – Adamawa State Police Command has confirmed that one of their operatives has shot and killed a youth from Maiha town. The spokesperson of the Command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, confirmed this on Tuesday. A BBC Hausa report on Tuesday night said the trigger happy cop had, allegedly demanded one hundred Naira( N100) bribe from the deceased. ” The …

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Rivers on Trail of NDDC Staff, Contractors Who Had Close Contact With Late Etang Who Died of COVID-19

By Simon Akwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Rivers State Ministry of Health said it is on the trail of Niger Delta Development Commission’s staff and contractors who had close contacts with late former Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Elder Ibanga Etang, who died from complications attributable to Covid-19. Following the state, the Health Ministry therefore directed all the management staff of Niger Delta Development Commission, …

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Zamfara Assembly Donates N5m, Food Items to Family of Deceased Colleague

Gusau (Precise Post) –  The Zamfara House of Assembly has donated N5 million and 20 bags each, of rice and maize to the family of a member of the assembly, Alhaji Tukur Jekada, who died on Monday, June 1. Its Speaker, Alhaji Nasiru Magarya, announced the donation on Tuesday in Gusau, when he led his colleagues on a condolence visit to the the family of …

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External Borrowing Request: Senate Approves Buhari’s $5.513bn

 …Passes Amended 2020-2022 MTEF/FSP Abuja (Precise Post) – The Senate on Tuesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for external borrowing of $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million United States Dollars). The approval came following consideration and adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts.  The Special Assistant (Press)to President of the Senate, Ezrel Tabiowo disclosed this in a …

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Court Discharges Dino Melaye of Criminal Charges

Abuja (Precise Post) – Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Tuesday discharged former Kogi West Senator, Dino Daniel Melaye of criminal charges leveled against him by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami. The FCT High Court cleared Melaye of giving false information to police, as claimed by the Malami. He was accused of deliberately accusing the ex-Chief …

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COVID-19: Open One Airport Per Geopolitical Zone – Reps to FG

Abuja (Precise Post) –  House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 to open one airport per geopolitical zone to ease movement within the country. The House made the resolution following a motion of urgent public importance moved by Muhammed Monguno on Tuesday during plenary. Monguno said the House needs to intervene due to reports that the …

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Buhari Receives AfDB President, Adesina in Aso Villa

By Simon Akwu Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, who paid him a visit at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was gathered that Adesina arrived the State House at about 2.55p.m and was escorted to President Buhari’s office by protocol officials of the State House. As at the filing this report, the agenda …

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Tenure Extension Saga: NASC Moves to Sack National Assembly Clerk, Omolori

… As Committee Reverses Controversial 5-year Tenure Elongation of Clerk and over 150 Other Senior Directors of National Assembly By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The tenure extension hurriedly put in place by the 8th National Assembly without recourse to due process has come to hunt the beneficiaries as the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) has concluded plan to sack the Clerk to the …

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Highlights of #COVID-19 Report For June 1, 2020

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported that 416 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Monday in Nigeria. Below is the highlights of the report: • Four hundred and sixteen (416) confirmed cases were reported in the last 24 hours in twenty (20)states – Lagos (192), Edo (41), Rivers (33), Kaduna (30), Kwara (23), Nasarawa (18), …

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Release Orji Uzor Kalu from prison -Court Orders FG

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the release of Majority Chief Whip Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, from prison. Kalu was to serve 12 years in prison after he was convicted of N7.1bn fraud alongside his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited, and a former Director of Finance at the Abia State Government House, Jones Udeogu. Senator Orji …

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Declare Orji Kalu’s Seat Vacant Now – Protesters to Ahmed Lawan

…Say They Deserve to Have an Active Voice to Speak for Us in Senate By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – There was pandemonium on Tuesday morning as protesters under the aegis of Concerned Citizens of Abia North, Abia State stormed the National Assembly , calling on the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, to immediately declare vacant, the seat of the Senate Majority …

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Revealed! How Virus that Causes COVID-19 Spreads – NCDC

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed how the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads. According to NCDC, the virus that causes #COVID19 spreads through respiratory droplets produced from an infected person’s mouth. The NCDC therefore said it is important to stay 2 meters away from others at all times because some people do not show symptoms …

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