U.S Army Officer Kidnapped by Gunmen Regains Freedom after Paying Undisclosed Ransom

Ado Ekiti (Precise Post) – The retired United States of America army officer, Major Jide Ijadare kidnapped in Ekiti State has regained his freedom after the payment of undisclosed sum as ransom. Recall that gunmen last Tuesday, invaded Ijadare’s palm oil factory along Ijan Ekiti – Ise Ekiti Road at Ijan in the Gbonyin council area of the state, shot dead one of his workers …

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#EdoDecides Results:PDP in Early Lead as Results Begin to Trickle In

Benin City (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party candidate and incumbent governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki is in early lead as results begin to Trickle in from different Units and wards. Polling Unit 16, Ward 8, Ikpoba-Okha LGA APC- 20PDP- 75 Polling Unit 15, Ward 8, Ikpoba-Okha LGA APC 70PDP 80 Edo Election Results Unit 3, Ward 7, Egor LGA APC: 50 PDP: …

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El Rufai Vows to Sustain Kaduna Marathon

….Elite winner to get $10,000, Nigerian winner N3m. …..Marathon holds November 21 By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Kaduna (Precise Post)- Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai, has vowed to sustain the Kaduna Marathon. For the marathon which hold on November 21, 2020, Gov. El Rufaicalled on all indigenes of the state, both old and young, to be involved in the Marathon. “As 80 years old …

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#EdoDevides: Obaseki Wins Ize-Iyamu at Oyegun’s Polling Unit

By Chris Udochukwu Benin City (Precise Post) – Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Edo gubernatorial election, Godwin Obaseki has defeated the All Progressives Congress candidate, Pastor Ize-Iyamu at polling unit 02, ward 002, Oredo local government area, on Saturday. Precise Post recalls that polling unit 02, ward 002 is where the former national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), …

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Edo Election: I Expected A Better Planning, I’m Disappointed – Obaseki Declares After Voting

Edo (Precise Post) – The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has expressed disappointment over the conduct of the today’s governorship election in the state , The PUNCH reports. He said the Independent National Electoral Commission should have prepared better for the election. Obaseki spoke after casting his vote at Polling Unit 19, Ward 4, Oredo Local Government Area. The governor lamented that he stayed for …

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Edo Election: Security Operatives Investigates Reports Of Gunshots

Deborah Coker Benin (Precise Post) – The Heads of security for the Edo governorship election have announced on Saturday that they have set out to investigate various areas and polling units where cases of gunshots were reported earlier during accreditation and voting. Mr Adeleye Oyebade, Deputy Inspector-General of Police, who heads the Edo election Security Monitoring Team, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that …

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Edo Election: Serious Commotion As Man Attempt To Disrupt Voting At Obaseki’s Polling Unit

According to the PUNCH reports, there was drama at the polling unit of Governor Obaseki – Oredo Ward 4, Benin City on Saturday. The drama started when an unidentified man at Oredo Ward 4, Benin City, attempted to disrupt the voting process in Unit 19. The man had argued that since a group of persons disrupted his voting unit, he would disrupt Ward 4, Unit …

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Edo 2020: Frustration As Card Readers Fail To Authenticate Fingerprints In Esan West, Central

Igbaugba Ehigimetor Ekpoma (Precise Post) – Card Readers provided for the Edo Governorship election to authenticate fingerprints of voters in Esan West and Esan Central Local Government Areas of Edo on Saturday failed to recognise some voters. Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who monitored the election in the areas, report that while the Card Readers easily identified the voter cards, they failed …

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Edo Election 2020: Obaseki Queues Up To Vote, See Photos

Ruona Isikeh Benin (Precise Post) – The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Saturday followed the prescribed electoral process by standing on the queue to be accredited, before casting his vote. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obaseki arrived his Oredo Ward 4 Polling Unit at Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City at about 10:25am. Mr Church Haris, a voter at the …

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Edo 2020: Presiding Officers, Observer commend electoral process in Ward 4

Monday Ajogun Benin (Precise Post) – Some Presiding Officers in the Sept.19, governorship election in Edo and an international Observer team, Centre for Strategic Conflict Management, have commended the peaceful electoral process in Oredo Ward 4. They gave the commendation at the on-going governorship election on Saturday in Benin.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the Oredo Ward 4 is the voting point of …

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Edo 2020: APC Candidate, Ize-Iyamu Votes At Ugboko Ward 4

Joy Odigie Ugboko (Precise Post) – The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast his vote at Ugboko ward 4, unit 26, Orhionmwon Local Government Council of the state at about 9: 25 a.m. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Ize-Iyamu joined the queue at his polling unit located …

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Tension As Gunmen Invade Relaxation Spot In Kogi, Kill One, Injure Many

Kola AdeyemiLokoja (Precise Post) – Three gunmen attacked Royal Garden Relaxation Spot in Egume, Dekina Local Government of Kogi on Friday, killing one person and injuring many others, the police said on Saturday. Accordding to state police command, the armed men shot sporadically into the premises of the relaxation spot at about 7:45 pm on Friday. A statement by the command spokesman, DSP William Aya …

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Nigeria Confirms 221 New Cases of COVID-19

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post ) – Nigeria on Friday confirmed 221 new cases of COVID -19 recorded from 18 States and FCT. The eighteen states including FCT are as follow: Lagos-59Abia-46FCT-22Gombe-20Plateau-17Rivers-11Bauchi-7Benue-6Ekiti-6Imo-6Kaduna-4Kwara-4Ondo-4Ogun-3Osun-3Bayelsa-1Edo-1Kano-1 The NCDC in the report released via twitter handle said the total confirmed cases now stand at 56,956 and total discharged case now 48,305. Also 1,094 deaths have been recorded so far …

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Latest 18 Appointments: Atiku Debunks Alleged Moves for 2023 Presidency

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar on Friday debunked reports that his latest appointment of 18 aides was part of moves for the 2023 presidency. Atiku said he was currently working with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to ensure victory in all upcoming elections in Edo, Ondo and Anambra States respectively. Recall …

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Misau Dumps PDP, Returns to APC

By Our Correspondent Bauchi (Precise Post) – Yakubu Dogara’s stounch politicalsupporter, Senator Isa Hamma Misau, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and rejoined the All Progressives Congress. Misau, who represented Bauchi Central Senatorial District in the 8th Assembly, announced his defection back to APC during a meeting with the APC Caretaker Chairman, MaiMala Buni, at the Yobe Governor’s Lodge in Abuja on Friday. But in …

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