FG Warns Applicants Not to Pay Facilitation Fee for MSMEs Grant

By Joshua OlomuAbuja (Precise Post) – The Federal Government says applicants will not pay any ‘facilitation fee’ to access its intervention grant for Micro, Small and  Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), and cautions unsuspecting applicants  against  fraudsters. Mrs Mariam Katagum, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, stated this at a news conference on the implementation process of the Survival Fund in on Thursday in Abuja. Katagum, who is …

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Be Exemplary, Ganduje Tells 4 Newly Appointed Permanent Secretaries

By Ogechi Okorie Kano (Precise Post) – Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment of four new Permanent Secretaries into the state civil service.‎ This is also as he has enjoined them to be exemplary. Ganduje announced the appointment in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Abba Anwar, on Thursday in Kano. ‎The governor directed the new permanent secretaries to be …

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Revealed! Why Senator Sandars Said ‘Hunger is a Political Choice’

By Our Correspondent Washington (Precise Post) – United States of American Upper House lawmaker, Senator Benie Sandars has said that in the wealthiest nation in the history of the world, hunger is a political choice. According to him, “While Senate Republicans believe we can’t afford to help millions of American families struggling to put food on the table, they had no problem providing a trillion-dollar …

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Dishonesty is Official Policy of Buhari’s Government – Reno Alleges

By Our Correspondent Abuja (Precise Post) – Special Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri has alleged that dishonesty is the official policy of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. Reno made the allegation when he took to his twitter handle account @renoomokri when he pointed out the contradictions in the statements credited to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Senior Special Adviser to …

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Ondo Guber: PDP Campaign Warns INEC Against Use of Zpad

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The People Democratic Party National Campaign Council for Ondo Governorship election has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission against using the unreliable Zpad technology in voter accreditation process during the October 10, 2020 Ondo Governorship election. Precise Post recalls that the Zpad technology had failed during a test-run deployment for voter accreditation in Nasarawa bye-election; a situation that …

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Protests: Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong Has Been Arrested

Hong Kong (Precise Post) – Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, has been arrested, according to a post on his Twitter page. Wong was arrested upon reporting to the semi-autonomous city’s central police station at 1.00 p.m. (0500 GMT) on Thursday, the tweet said. “The arrest is related to participating in an unauthorised assembly on Oct. 5, 2019,’’ it said. Wong was told that …

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Reps Spokesman, Kalu Reacts as FEC Approves Construction of Umuahia-Bende-Ohafia Road After 44 Years

By Michael Shuaib Abuja (Precise Post) – Spokesman for the Nigerian House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin Kalu, has described as biggest intervention, the approval for the construction ofUmuahia-Bende-Ohafia road (LOT 2) in Abia state by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). At its sitting on Wednesday, the FEC had given approval for the construction of the road which had been abandoned for 44 years. The approval, …

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FCT Police Command Appoints New Spokesperson

By Monday Ijeh Abuja (Precise Post) – The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, Mr Bala Ciroma, on Thursday approved the appointment of ASP Mariam Yusuf as the new Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the FCT Command. Until her appointment, Yusuf was the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer for the Command. She takes over from DSP Manazah Anjuguri, who served in that position The …

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Fraud: Man In Soup For Stealing N770,000

By Deborah Akpede Ikeja (Precise Post) – A 26-year-old man, Ahmed Ibrahim, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for alleged N770,000 fraud. Ibrahim, who resides at Ketu area of Lagos State,  is facing charges of obtaining money under false pretences and stealing. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Prosecutor, ASP Ezekiel Ayorinde, told the court that the defendant committed the …

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Lokoja Explosion: Kogi Declares A Two-Day Mourning

Lokoja (Precise Post) – The Government of Kogi State has declared a two-day mourning in honor of the victims of the Felele tanker explosion on Wednesday. The government’s position is contained in a statement issued on Thursday by the Kogi Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo. Most of the victims of the tanker explosion, which occurred in the Felele area of Lokoja, along the …

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Infidelity: Businessman In Court For Burning His Wife’s Property

By Aderemi Bamgbose Okitipupa (Precise Post) – A 45 year-old businessman, Andrew Oteri, has on Thursday appeared in an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly setting his wife’s property on fire over infidelity. The police charged  Oteri, whose address was not given, with two counts of felony and malicious damage. The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Ayodeji Omoyeigha, told the court that the defendant …

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COVID-19: UNILORIN Institute Assures Students, Says No Cause For Alarm,

By Fatima Mohammed-Lawal Ilorin (Precise Post) – The University of Ilorin (Unilorin)’s Institute of Education (IOE) has re-assured its part-time students not to lose hope regarding the 2020 contact session despite the disruption in the academic year occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic. Prof. Ayodele Fajonyomi, the Director of the Institute, told newsmen during an interview in Ilorin that all measures had been put  in place …

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Awesome! Singer, Zayn Malik And Super-model, Gigi Hadid Welcome Baby Girl

Abuja (Precise Post) – United States model Gigi Hadid and former One Direction singer Zayn Malik have welcomed a “healthy and beautiful” baby girl. Zayn announced the birth of their daughter by sharing a black-and-white picture of the baby girl’s tiny hand clutching his finger on social media. He tweeted; “Our baby girl is here, healthy & beautiful to try put into words how i …

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Humanitarian Affairs Minister, Sadiya Marries Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Secretly

Abuja (Precise Post) – Apparently in a self-saving move, the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari has been said to have facilitated a secret wedding between the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, in a secret ceremony in Abuja, Sahara Reporters reports. Precise Post recalls that this is coming one year …

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Lokoja Explosion: Buhari Mourns Victims, Shows Care And Concern

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the death of 23 people, as confirmed by the Federal Road Safety Commission, “represents another disturbing and saddening incident in the litany of tragedies that have befallen our country.” The president made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja …

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Edo State Governorship Elections : U.S. Expresses Satisfaction Over Peaceful Conduct Of Election

By Lizzy Okoji Abuja (Precise Post) – United States (U.S) government has shown satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of the Edo State governorship elections on Sept. 19. The U.S. government made this known in a message posted on the Facebook page of the United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria on Wednesday, as it hailed the people of Edo people for a credible and peaceful poll. …

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