Eid-el-fitri: Senate President Prays With Family at FHA Mosque Maitama (Photos)

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan was on Friday joined by his family members to observe the Eid prayer at the FHA Mosque in Maitaima, Abuja. Recall that Nigerians joined other Muslim all over the world to celebrate eid-el-fitri. The office of the President in a twitter @SPNig disclosed this in a tweet thus: “Earlier this morning, …

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AfDB: Ex-Liberian President Sirleaf ‘Rejoices’ Over Adesina’s Vindication

Abuja (Precise Post)- Praises and salutes keep pouring in for Nigerian-born President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, on his vindication by an independent panel which investigated corruption allegations levelled against him. Continental and regional blocs including the African Union and the Economic Community of West African States as well as notable leaders around the world have since congratulated the former Nigerian minister of …

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‘All Secondary School Teachers Should Resume Aug. 3 Ahead Of WASSCE, Ogun Govt Directs

By Yetunde Fatungase Abeokuta (Precise Post)- Ogun government has directed all secondary school teachers in the state to resume on Monday, Aug. 3 ahead of the West African Senior Secondary Schools Examination (WASSCE) scheduled for Aug. 17. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs Ronke Soyombo, gave this directive in Abeokuta on Friday. Soyombo quoted Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun …

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‘He Was A Selfless Statesman’- Orji Kalu Mourns Pa Ayo Fasanmi

By Ikenna Uwadileke Abuja (Precise Post)- The Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu, has expressed sadness over the demise of elder statesman and  Afenifere Leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi. In a condolence message from the office of the Chief Whip, Kalu commiserated with people and government of Ekiti, family members, friends and associates of the late senator. Acknowledging the contributions of the late politician …

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NBA Election: Akpata Emerges Winner

Abuja (Precise Post) -The Nigerian Bar Association Electoral Committee has declared Olumide Akpata winner of the NBA presidential poll, which held electronically between 11pm on Wednesday and 11pm on Thursday. The Chairman of the ECNBA, Chief Tawo Tawo (SAN), announced at the end of the poll late last night that Akpata polled 9,891 votes to defeat Dr Babatunde Ajibade (SAN) and Mr Dele Adesina (SAN). …

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Ex-Delta State Governor, Ibori Becomes Patron Of Former Governors Forum

Abuja (Precise Post) -The former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who was Jailed for corruption In UK has been appointed as patron of the Former Governors Forum, a group made up of past state governors in Nigeria. In a letter signed by Chairman of the group and former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, and Prof Tunde Esan, the Executive Secretary, Ibori’s appointment took …

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Eid-el-kabir: YSFON Boss Felicitates With Muslims

By Joan Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The president of Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON), Dr Nasir Yusuf Gawuna has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah and Nigerian sportsmen and women on the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir celebration. In his Sallah message to all the state chapters, members and friends of the foremost grassroots sports body in the country, Gawuna urged Nigerian youths to keep their …

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Not a Dime of Recovered Funds was Fraudulently Converted for Personal Use – Magu

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has said that not a dime of the recovered funds was fraudulently converted for his personal use. He challenged his accusers to produce evidence of such fraudulent conversion while giving a detailed response and defense of the petitions and allegations leveled against him. In …

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Insecurity: Multiple Explosions in Maiduguri Leave One Dead, 16 Injured

•Borno gov blames military saboteurs for convoy attack By Ogechi Okorie Maiduguri (Precise Post) – Barly 24 hours after gunmen, believed to be terrorists, attacked the convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum at Baga, multiple explosions from mortars fired by suspected Boko Haram insurgents hit the troubled town, killing one person and injuring 16 others. The governor yesterday blamed the attack on military saboteurs, threatening to …

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NCDC Confirms 481 New COVID-19 Cases

Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 481 new Covid-19 cases. The health agency released the report on Thursday via its twitter handle. The tweet reads: 481 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; FCT-96Lagos-89Plateau-68Ogun-49Edo-44Rivers-43Oyo-25Osun-23Delta-15Enugu-11Kano-7Kaduna-7Bauchi-2Bayelsa-1Yobe-1 42,689 confirmed19,270 discharged878 deaths

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Opinion: COVID-19 Cure And Demon Sperm

Abuja (Precise Post) -On Monday, I watched as Breitbart, an American right-wing media, streamed a speech by a gathering of doctors in Washington D.C. The doctors had travelled to the nation’s capital to dissent against their fellow doctors’ consensus on COVID-19. The event was organised by Republicans who want to push back against the tyranny of science. When this lone black woman among them came …

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Covid-19:158 Stranded Nigerians Returns Home From Niger

Okechukwu Nnodim Abuja (Precise Post)-The Federal Government has received 158 stranded Nigerian migrants from Niamey, Niger Republic. All 158 citizens were received by officials of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, and the National Emergency Management Agency. They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja around 10 pm on Wednesday …

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Avoid Sharing Prayer Mats, Ablution Kettles, NCDC Cautions As Muslims Mark Sallah

Abuja (Precise Post)- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has warned Muslims against sharing prayer mats or ablution kettles as they mark this year’s Eid al-Adha. It adds that persons who are 50 years and over should worship at home. The warning, it says, is to guard against contracting the global pandemic in the course of celebrating the Sallah. This years Eid al-Adha celebration in …

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Gwagwalada Flood Victims Receives Relief Items From FCTA

Abuja (Precise Post)- The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has donated assorted food items to some communities in Gwagwalada Area Council that were affected by flood as a result of recent torrential rainfall. A statement by Mr Austine Elemue, Special Assistant on Media to the FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, on Thursday, said the minister presented the items to the victims when she …

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Eid-el-Kabir: IGP Orders CPs to Ensure Intensive Patrols, Assures Adequate Security

….Enjoins Citizens to Voluntarily Obey Ban on Mass Socio-Religious Gatherings By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has directed the Commissioners of Police in all the States of the Federation and the FCT as well as their supervisory Assistant Inspectors General of Police in the seventeen (17) Zonal Commands to intensify confidence building patrols in all nooks and …

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Magu’s EFCC: See What Transpired as Ozekhome Met Ayo Salami Panel

Abuja (Precise Post) – Justice Ayo Salami panel met with Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Tuesday, 28th July, 2020, over its investigation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the last five years. Mr Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of EFCC, was said to have been physically present at the session with his lawyer, Mr Wahab Shittu. Ozekhome was said to have begun his presentation by …

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