Why Everybody Believes State Governors Are Thieves – Nasir

Abuja (Precise Post) – Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday said most people believe Governors are corrupt and ineffective. He made the comment on Sunrise Daily while responding to a question about why he believes the worst job in Nigeria is to be a Governor. El-Rufai said his perspective was shaped by his time in office. “We came into office at a very bad time in …

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Motorists Decry State of Roads in Kuje

By Gami Tdanyigbe Kuje (Precise Post) – Motorists and road users in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have decried the deplorable state of roads in the area. The motorists, who spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, cited Tipper garage, AA Rano junction, Secretariat and market roads among those in dire need of attention. They …

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Edo Speaker Hails Obaseki, Commends Buhari, INEC, Others

By Nefishetu Yakubu Benin City (Precise Post) – The Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Francis Okiye, on Monday congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Philip Shaibu, describing their re-election as a victory for democracy and Edo people. This is contained in statement signed by the Speaker and made available to newsmen in Benin. “On behalf of my family, Members and Staff of the …

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Preliminary Report on Lagos Helicopter Crash Released by AIB

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The preliminary report on a helicopter crash that occurred at the Opebi area of Lagos State on August 28, 2020 has been released by the Accident Investigation Bureau. The accident involved a Bell 206B III helicopter with nationality and registration marks 5N-BQW operated by Quorum Aviation Limited. The report revealed that the helicopter had a valid Certificate of …

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(Photos) Wike’s Wife Welcomes Him With A Peck After Edo Election Victory

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja |(Precise Post) – Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike after leading his party to victory in Edo state has been welcomed by his wife with a peck on arrival to Rivers State. Precise Post recalls that Governor Wike was the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party National Campaign Council for Edo State election. Re all that Governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday won Edo …

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NPA Says 20 Ships Discharging Petrol, Frozen Fish Others at Lagos Port

Lagos (Precise Post) – No fewer than 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Monday. The NPA made this known in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to newsmen in By Lagos. It listed the contents of the ship as general cargo, containers, bulk wheat, petrol, frozen …

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Hate Speech Bill: Osinbajo Engages APC Social Media Influencers to Support Passage

By Emmanuel Mogbede Abuja (Precise Post) – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is ready to support youths to influence the passage of the hate speech bill presently before the National Assembly. Osinbajo gave the assurance on Monday in Abuja while engaging the All Progressives Congress (APC) social media operators and influencers at a virtual meeting held at the party’s national secretariat. The …

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Family Petitions IGP, Narrates How SARS Raped and Killed Their Daughter

Abuja (Precise Post) – The family of a 28-year-old graduate of the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, Ifeoma Abugu, has been thrown into mourning after she was allegedly sexually assaulted and killed by the personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Federal Capital Territory Command, Abuja. It was gathered that three policemen on September 10, 2020, around 5pm, stormed the residence of Ifeoma’s fiancé, Afam …

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Edo Election: INEC Boss Hails Stakeholders for Successful Poll

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Chairman, Independent, National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has commended all stakeholders who made the September 19 governorship election in Edo state a success. Yakubu gave the appreciation while winding down INEC Situation Room on the Edo Governorship election in Abuja on Sunday. The chairman reminded all stakeholders that there was no respite yet for all as …

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Democracy Will Mean Nothing if Votes of People Don’t Count – Buhari Hails Obaseki

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the election process in Edo State which led to the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The President said democracy will mean nothing if the votes of the people don’t count or if their mandate is fraudulently tampered with.” The Senior Special Adviser to the President …

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Obaseki’s Victory: The Big Losers

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Comrade Adams Oshiomhole who was governor of Edo State between 2008 and 2016 and national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) between 2018 and June this year, perhaps, shot himself on the leg, when he turned around to indulge against his preaching on political godfathers. The immediate past national chairman of the APC, had after leading his …

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Busted! How 1 Died, 7 Worshipers Escaped Death as Windstorm Wrecked Havoc in Kwara

By Our Corresponent Ilorin (Precise Post) – The corpse of a young man has been recovered from a building which collapsed in the Ita-Egba area in Ilorin during the rainfall which accompanied by windstorm. Seven worshippers who were holding night vigil at the Apostolic Church, Station Area, opposite the General Post office, Ilorin, have been rescued alive by men of the Kwara State Fire Service …

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Okorocha Reacts to APC Defeat in Edo, Says Respect for Buhari the Only Thing Party Has Left

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has reacted to the defeat of APC in Edo, saying there is no more APC, what we have is the respect for President Muhammadu Buhari”. Okorocha who stated this on Sunday congratulated the people of Edo State for fighting against alleged injustice in the just-concluded election won by Governor Godwin Obaseki …

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Gov Sule Visits Nasarawa Flood Site, Orders Immediate Evacuation of Victims

….directs that relief materials including food items and mattresses be distributed to persons affected By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Sunday paid on the spot assesment visit to the headquarters of Nasarawa Local Government Area affected by flood and ordered for the immediate evacuation of the flood victims. Engineer Sule equally directed that relief materials including food …

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NCDC Confirms 97 New Cases of COVID-19; Total Now 57,242

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Sunday confirmed 97 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 57,242. According to the report released by the agency, the states where these infections were recorded are; Lagos-46; Kwara-12; Rivers-11; Adamawa, Niger, Ogun and Osun-4 each; Ekiti, Imo, and Kaduna-3 each; Plateau-2 and FCT-1. The NCDC …

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