FG Approves Resumption Of Domestic Flights

The Federal Government has given approval for safe resumption of domestic flights in the country.  This comes after it lifted the ban placed on interstate travels with effect from July 1, provided such journeys are made outside curfew hours.  The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at the ongoing daily briefing of the task force in Abuja on Monday.  …

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NCDC Monday’s Report: 566 New Cases of #COVID19 Confirmed in Nigeria

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released its COVID-19 infections report for Monday. According to the report, 566 new COVID-19 infections were recorded bringing the total confirmed cases to 25,133. The health agency further said that 9,402 patients have been discharged while 573 deaths have been recorded, the report released on its twitter handle added. The …

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Exposed! Why NASS Halted Planned Electricity Tariffs Hike

Abuja (Precise Post) – The leadership of the National Assembly on Monday waded into the controversy on the planned hike in electricity tariffs from July 1st, 2020, and succeeded in convincing the Distribution Companies to defer the plan till the first quarter of 2021. This was contained in a statement issued late Tuesday by the Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, …

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INEC Gives Notice of Nasarawa Central State (House of Assembly) Constituency Bye Election

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has pasted the Notice of the Nasarawa Central State (House of Assembly) Constituency Bye Election at the Nasarawa State office of the Commission. This is in compliance with Section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), According to the statement released through the commission’s official Twitter handle @inecnigeria on Monday evening, …

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Buhari Appoints DCP Aliyu Abubakar Musa as His New Chief Personal Security Officer

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Aliyu Abubakar Musa, as his Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO). DCP Musa, from Nigerian Police Force Zone 5, Benin City, as his last station, hails from Niger State. Musa’s appointment follows the redeployment of his predecessor, Commissioner of Police (CP) Abdulkarim Dauda. This report was …

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Finally, FG Approves Partial Reopening of Schools, Lifts Ban on Interstate Movement

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Federal Government has partially lifted the ban on interstate movement as it extended the Phase Two of the eased lockdown by four weeks. It also agreed to partial reopening of schools for students in graduating classes to resume in-person in preparation for examinations. The announcement was made by the Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce PTF on Covid-19 and …

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No Excuse For Failure,You Are Professionals In Your Field, Buratai Urges Special Forces

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, on Sunday night warned members of the Special Forces deployed in Katsina State by the Nigerian Army to tackle banditry and that they have no excuse to fail in the assignment. He also warned them that their loyalty was to the Federal Republic and President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that they should not associate with people who …

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BBNaija 2020: Management Reveals Resumption Date For Season Five

The BBNaija 2020 has been slated to begin on July 19, this is according to a post by DSTV on social media. The organizers had announced audition for the show saying, “Participate in the BBN auditions by simply curating a 2-minute video motivating why you deserve to be in the #BBNaija House. Simple right? Entries open from 20th – 30th May 2020”. The show will …

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20-Month-Old Boy, 10-Year-Old Girl Among 14 People Shot Dead Over Weekend In Chicago

A toddler and a 10-year-old girl were among 14 people shot to death in Chicago in yet another weekend of gun violence that has rocked the city over the past month. Between Friday and Sunday morning, a total of 52 people were shot in Chicago, according to police department records.“As a mother, I am tired of the funerals. I am tired of burying our children,” Chicago …

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Crime: Gunmen Attack Pakistan Stock Exchange

Gunmen have attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange in the city of Karachi and the four assailants were killed along with two security guards and a police officer in the operation to secure the complex, police have said. The gunmen attacked the stock exchange grounds, in Pakistan’s financial capital, with grenades and guns on Monday morning. The building is in a high-security zone and also houses …

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LAUTECH: Resident Doctors Begin 5-Day Warning Strike Today

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital chapter, has called on its members to embark on a five-day warning strike from today, June 29. This was contained in a statement jointly signed by the NARD President, Dr Abraham Akinbola and the General Secretary, Dr. Abubakar Usman. world health dayThe statement, made available to newsmen on Sunday in Ibadan, hinged the action …

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FIFA: COVID-19 Threatens 2021 AFCON

If feelers from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) are anything to go by, then next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) billed for Cameroon may be played a year later in 2022 because of the Coronavirus Pandemic. The 2021 AFCON is originally fixed to be played from January 9 to February 6, 2021, in Cameroon, but the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced football and other …

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Covid-19: Police Command Set To Probe Abuja Event D’banj Attended

Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Police Command has called on Nigerians to provide any useful information about a house party which the music star, Dbanj attended, in contravention of COVID-19 guidelines. In an 18-second video which surfaced on the internet on Sunday, the musician was seen performing at a crowded party with some ladies clustering around him. After the video went viral, he was heavily …

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See What FG Says On N-Power Portal Been Hacked

The Federal Government has said the portal for the N-Power youth empowerment scheme has not been hacked.  The FG revealed that the portal is secured and that over one million applications were received under 48 hours.  Rhoda Iliya, the Deputy Director Information of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development,  said, “Over 1,000,000 applications have been received from across the Federation …

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BET Awards 2020: Rema Loses Out To Sha Sha

Nigerian new and hot sensation, Rema, missed out on winning the 2020 BET Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act Award, as Zimbabwean singer, Sha Sha, was adjudged the winner. The announcement was made by South African actress, Nomzamo Mbatha during the event’s virtual pre-show dubbed ‘Locked and Lit.’ The Best New International Act category had nominees including: REMA (NIGERIA), SHA SHA (ZIMBABWE), CELESTE (U.K.), YOUNG …

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COVID-19: FG Makes Revelations on Reopening of Schools

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Federal Government of Nigeria through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) has disclosed why the federal government is reluctant in reopening schools in the country NCDC’s Head of Risk Communication, Yahya Disu said poor public perception and compliance to health protocol on COVID-19 prevention was responsible for government’s refusal to reopen schools. Disu spoke during a webinar …

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