COVID-19 Update: 627 New Cases Confirmed in Nigeria – NCDC

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja -The National Centre for Disease Control has said that 627 new cases of #COVID19 patients were confirmed on Friday in Nigeria. According to the health agency, Friday’s new cases brought the total confirmed infections figure in country to 15,181 since the index case in February. The NCDC further reported that 4, 891 patients have been treated and discharged while the country …

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Jonathan Greets Abdulsalami at 78, Describes Him as a Statesman, Patriot

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Erstwhile President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has greeted former Head of state, General Abdusalami Abubakar on the occasion of his 78th birthday. Jonathan described Abdulsalami as a statesman and a patriot who has promoted peace and unity in Nigeria and across the globe. In a goodwill message he personally signed, Dr. Jonathan recalled the role Gen. Abdulsalmi played …

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2020 Democracy Day: Gombe Governor Commissions Projects Executed Within One Year in Office (Photos)

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has commisioned some projects he executed within his first year in office as part of activities to mark the 2020 democracy day in the state. Although the activities were devoid of the usual pomp, pageantry and large gatherings due to the covid-19 pandemic, people could not hide their appreciation to the …

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Ize-Iyamu Reacts to Obaseki’s Disqualification, Calls on Party Members to Close Ranks

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has urged stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress to close ranks to ensure electoral victory in forth coming governorship election in the state after the following the report of the Screening Committee that disqualified the incumbent governor, Patrick Obaseki. Recall that while Ize-Iyamu scaled through, the Professor Jonathan Ayuba-led Screening Committee disqualified the incumbent governor, …

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Just In: Showdown as Obaseki Dumps APC, Moves to PDP

By Chris Udochukwu Benin City (Precise Post) – The political feud in Edo state is getting messier as the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has reportedly dumped the All Progressives Congress and pitched tent with the Peoples Democratic Party. He was alleged to have collected membership card at ward 4, Oredo Local government, In Aso state. It was gathered that he is moving to PDP with …

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Why Obaseki Could Never Have Out-manouvered Oshiomole – Fani-Kayode Reveals

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has given reasons why Edo State governor, Patrick Obaseki could never have out-manouvered the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. According to Fani-Kayode, Oshiomole is a formidable adversary, a skillful fighter and a tough cookie. Fani-Kayode who warned against biting finger that fed you, reminded that one …

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APC Disqualifies Obaseki From Edo Governorship Election

The All Progressives Congress has disqualified Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and two other aspirants from contesting the primaries of the party in the June 22 primary for the governorship election in the state.  The party made the announcement on Friday.  Announcing the disqualification at the party headquarters in Abuja, the chairman of the screening committee, Professor Jonathan Ayuba, said only three aspirants were …

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Nationwide Broadcast: Killings in Katsina, Borno Result of COVID-19 – Buhari

By Fikayo Olowolagba President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the recent killings in Katsina and Borno States. In his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians on Friday morning, Buhari promised that security agencies were on top of security matters to arrest perpetrators and bring them to justice. He disclosed that the recent killings in both States were as a result of criminals taking advantage of COVID-19 …

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Edo 2020: APC Disqualifies Obaseki from Party Primary

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki was on Friday disqualified from contesting in the primaries of the the party scheduled to hold in June 22 in the state. He was disqualified along with two other aspirants. Announcing the disqualification at the party headquarters in Abuja, the chairman of the screening committee, Professor Jonathan Ayuba, said only three aspirants were …

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June 12 Broadcast: Buhari Frowns At Rape, Reveals Next Action

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his anger over incidents of rape and gender-based violence against women and young girls across the country. He made this known in his Democracy Day broadcast, reiterated his administration’s determination to fight gender-based violence. He said this will be achieved through the instrumentality of the law and awareness creation, adding that Nigerian women remain a special treasure to this nation. …

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COVID-19: FAAN Gives Latest Update On Reopening Nigerian Airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), on Thursday, held a virtual meeting with the management of Munich International Airport, Germany, to share experiences and compare notes on the effects of COVID-19 lockdown on airports. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, said in a statement that aim of the meeting was to assess the readiness of FAAN to gradually begin operations, following …

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Democracy Day: Nigeria Driven Against All Ideals and Spirit that June 12 Represented – Shehu Sani

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – As Nigerians celebrate democracy day today, the former federal lawmaker that represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s recognition of the struggle led by late Chief M. K. O Abiola, but stressed that the nation is driven against all the ideals and the spirit that June 12 represented. He made …

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June 12: I Am Upset At Recent Incidents of Rape, Especially of Very Young Girls – Buhari

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Nigeria as the country celebrates democracy day today. He assured that the Police are pursuing these cases with a view to bringing perpetrators of these heinous crimes to swift justice. Buhari in a nationwide speech to said among other things that he is particularly upset at recent incidents of rape especially of …

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June 12: Governor Inuwa Yahaya Hails Gombe People and Nigerians, Calls for Rededication to Nation-building

…says Democracy has Brought Sustainable Development to Gombe State By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general as the country marks the 2020 democracy day today. In a goodwill message, Governor Yahaya called on the people of the state to rededicate themselves to nation building and remain …

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June 12: Abiola Paid the Supreme Price for Democracy We Now Enjoy in Nigeria – APC

By Chris Udochukwu Abeokuta (Precise Post) – The Ogun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has said that the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, M.K.O Abiola paid the supreme price for the democracy we now enjoy in Nigeria. The Party also described Chief MKO Abiola, as a “martyr for democracy who paid the supreme price for the democracy the nation now …

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Alarming! 681 New COVID-19 Patients Confirmed on Thursday in Nigeria

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The infection curve of COVID-19 in Nigeria is rising at an alarming rate as 681 new patients were confirmed on Thursday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The NCDC in its report released through its confirmed twitter handle said that the a total of 14,554 cases of #COVID19 has been recorded in Nigeria since the first inde …

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