COVID-19 Fatalities Rise to 487 as NCDC Confirms 667 New Infections

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The COVID-19 fatalities have risen to 487 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 667 new infections on Friday. ‌With the new cases recorded, Nigeria’s coronavirus cases have increased to 19,147 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known through its verified twitter handle. NCDC said, “On the 19th of June 2020, 667 new confirmed …

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COVID-19: 7 Reasons Why Some Infected Patients Die While Others Survive

Abuja (Precise Post) – There are seven identified reasons the coronavirus causing COVID-19 hits some people harder than others, why it kills some and spares others : Though scientists at first thought age was the dominant factor, with young people avoiding the worst outcomes, new research has revealed a suite of features impacting disease severity. These influences could explain why some perfectly healthy 20-year-old with …

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Democracy is in Peril … – Says Shehu Sani as He Reacts to Arrest of CUPP Spokesperson

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Former federal lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district at the 8th senate, Comrade Senator Shehu Sani has condemned the arrest of the Coalition of United Political Party, (CUPP) spokesperson, Ikenga Ugochukwu. Shehu Sani who took to his verified twitter handle @ShehuSani to condemn the arrest noted that democracy is in peril when freedom of expression is not tolerated …

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Edo Guber: PDP NWC in Crucial Meeting With Obaseki

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party is currently in a crucial meeting with Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki. Recall that Governor Obaseki and his Deputy, Philip Shuaibu, defected to the PDP this afternoon in Benin City, Edo State. The purpose of the meeting is not known at the point of filing this report, but Precise …

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FG Details New Highway Development & Management Programme (HDMI)

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Federal Government has rolled out the details of new Highway Development & Management Programme (HDMI). According to the released details, “Phase one is for 10 Federal Government Highways namely: Benin–Asaba; Abuja–Lokoja; Kaduna–Kano; Onitsha–Owerri–Aba; Shagamu—Benin; Abuja—Keffi—Akwanga; Kano–Maiduguri; Lokoja–Benin; Enugu—Port Harcourt; Ilorin—Jebba.” The HDMI programme is funded by a series of highly-subscribed SUKUK bonds. The third of which has …

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PDP Grants Obaseki Waiver to Contest Primary

…Moves Party Primary to Thursday June 25 By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has granted waiver to Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the Edo governorship election primary. This is also as the NWC has further moved the Edo state governorship primary from an earlier slated date of Tuesday, June 23 to …

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PDP Welcomes Obaseki, Says Edo Has Always Been Home to Party

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) on Friday welcomed Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki for joining its fold. The party which assured all members of strict adherence to the principles of internal democracy in all its activities, noted that Edo state has always been home to the PDP. The party stated this on Friday in a statement signed by the …

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Jonathan Commends Ndayishimiye’s Promise to Unite Country, Ensure Freedom of Burundian Citizens

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commended the just sworn-in President Evariste Ndayishimiyi of Burundi for his promise to unite the country and ensure freedom of every Burundian citizen. Dr Goodluck Jonathan’s commendation was contained in a goodwill message he posted on his Facebook page. The goodwill message reads: “I congratulate His Excellency President Evariste Ndayishimiye who has just …

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Why I Joined PDP – Obaseki Speaks on His Defection

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has revealed why he defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Recall that the governor defected to the PDP on Friday 48 hours after announcing his retirement from the ruling All Progressives Congress following his disqualification by the party from participating in the party primaries. Speaking after his defection, Obaseki who took to …

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Your Forefathers Did 419 Codedly – Paul Okoye Hits Fraudsters For Flaunting Online

Paul Okoye has slammed fraudsters for showing off their wealth on social media, thereby exposing themselves to FBI, Interpol, or EFCC. The singer said their forefathers engaged in fraud but they did it “codedly, silently” and with “no show off”. “Una Yahoo Yahoo de shout anyhow, de show off de do anyhow,” he wrote to the fraudsters  He added that the show off is what …

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The Allegations Against Hushpuppi Is Not A Yardstick To Judge Nigerians Excelling Abroad– Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Chairman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has reacted to the arrest of Ramoni Igbalode a.k.a Ray Hushpuppi on charges bordering on internet fraud and other related activities.  In a tweet she shared, the NIDCOM boss stated that the allegations against Hushpuppi is not a yardstick to judge Nigerians excelling abroad.  Abike who urged Nigerians abroad to be law-abiding citizens, good ambassadors and not tarnish the …

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Edo 2020: Oba of Benin Warns against Godfatherism

By Our Reporter Benin City (Precise Post) – The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Nedo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II, has kicked against god-fathering in Edo state as the crisis in the escalates due to selfish attitudes of some politicians in the state. In a statement released on Thursday and signed by the Secretary to the Benin Traditional Council, Frank Irabor, the monarch kicked against …

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Finally, Obeseki Declares For PDP, Set to Grab PDP Ticket

Benin City (Precise Post) – Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has finally made his long-awaited defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). His declaration for the party means the effective take-over of the state from the All Progressives Congress (APC) from which he resigned recently after being controversially disqualified from contesting the party’s forthcoming gubernatorial primary. Obaseki is expected to emerge the PDP candidate for …

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