Fasoranti @ 94: This is Not Nigeria of Our Dream

Abuja (Precise Post) – Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo led other serving governors and eminent personalities from all works of life to celebrate the leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti as he marks his 94th birthday. The serving governors include Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, his Ekiti State counterpart, Kayode Fayemi, and Osun State governor Adegboyega Oyetola. Former governors present include that of Ogun and Kwara …

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$1m Oil Fraud: Court Sentences Two to 10 Years in Prison Each in FCT

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Mahmud A. Mohammed and Ikechukwu Nkwocha-Philip have been convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison each without option of fine. Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja, on Friday, September 25, 2020 convicted and sentenced the duo 10 years in prison each without option of fine for fraud. Also convicted was a …

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Transition Govt: Jonathan Congratulates New Malian Leaders

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria’s former President and Chairman, Ecowas_Cedeao mediation team, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the new Malian Leaders, His Excellency Mr. Bah N’daw and Colonel Assimi Goita as President and Vice President of Mali’s Transition Government. Today, we witnessed the swearing-in of His Excellency Mr. Bah N’daw and Colonel Assimi Goita as President and Vice President of Mali’s Transition …

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APC Nullifies Purported Suspension of Fayemi, Others

…Says No Faction in the Party By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has deceived as nullity the purported suspension of the Governor Kayode Fayemi as well as an earlier reported “indefinite suspension” of some other party members in the state. The party in a statement signed by Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena reiterated that Governor Kayode …

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Disregard to Court Order: Court Threatens to Initiate Contempt Proceeding Against IGP

By Our Correspondent Abuja (Precise Post) – The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, threatened to initiate contempt proceeding against Inspector General (I-G) of Police, Mohammed Adamu, over the failure of Nigerian police to comply with its order. Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the warning following the security agency’s refusal to produce an applicant, Gabriel Iyoha, who had been in police detention since September 4, in …

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Green Chamber: Installed Electronic System Will Aid Proceeding; It’s Promise Kept -Gbajabiamila

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the installed technology in the green chamber of the National Assembly to aid proceedings is promise kept. Gbajabiamila, who led journalists on inspection of the newly installed electronic system on Friday in Abuja said the move became necessary because what it had before now in the chamber was …

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Rail Line Into Niger: Presidency Reacts, Says It’s Only to Designated Border Point

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Presidency has reacted to the rumoured rail line project into Niger Republic, saying Nigeria isn’t building rail line into Niger but, only to the designated Border point. The Senior Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) who reacted via his twitter handle @GarShehu tweeted: “An agreement between Nigeria and Niger in 2015, coordinated by the Nigeria-Niger …

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Electoral Victory: Obaseki, Shuaibu in Aso Rock to Thank Buhari

Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy, Philip Shuaibu  on Friday met with the President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja to thank him for electoral victory in the just concluded Edo governorship election. The governor however told State House correspondents at the end of the meeting that it would be immoral for him to return …

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APC Suspends Fayemi Over Role in Obaseki’s Victory, Unholy Alliance With Fani-Kayode

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Barely 24 hours after the Suspension of Presidential aides and others, leaders of a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has suspended Governor Kayode Fayemi over alleged role in the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki and unholy alliance with Femi Fani-Kayode. According to a statement released by the party on Friday, the governor was …

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Abia Govt Announces Sept. 28 as Resumption Date for Schools

By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom Umuahia (Precise Post) – Abia State Government on Thursday announced that primary and secondary schools in the state are to resume on September 28 to complete the third term of the 2019/2020 academic session. The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, made this known in a statement he issued in Umuahia on the outcome of the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting. Okiyi-Kalu …

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Busted! Why FIFA Suspended Trinidad and Tobago

By Chris Udochukwu Zurich (Precise Post) – FIFA has announced the suspension of Trinidad and Tobago from international football for contravening the world governing body’s statutes. Precise Post recalls that the Trinidad and Tobago football Association (TTFA) pursued a dispute through the country’s High Court in contravention of the world governing body’s statutes. The TTFA and FIFA have been at loggerheads since March after the …

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UN Report: COVID-19 Threatens Progress in Women, Children’s Health

By Ogechi Okorie Uníted Nations (Precise Post) – United Nations (UN) report released on Friday said that coronavirus pandemic threatened to turn back the clock on a decade of progress in women and children’s health. The report highlights significant advances made since the launch of the UN’s Every Woman Every Child movement 10 years ago, including more than one billion children being vaccinated, and deaths …

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Oodua Republic Holds Global Rally October 1 – Yoruba Group

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Global rally for Oodua Republic actualization will hold on October 1, Yoruba One Voice (YOV) has declared. The YOV said Yoruba people and groups across countries in six continents were ready for peaceful demonstrations. Director of Communications, Zacheaus Somorin, in a statement on Thursday, said the ‘Oodua Republic sensitization campaign’ was designed to draw the attention of the …

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French Open Allows Only 1,000 People a Day – Prime Minister

By Ogechi Okorie Paris (Precise Post) – Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday that only 1,000 people a day, including players, staff and organisers, will be welcomed in the French Open.  This is down from the 5,000 spectators it had hoped for. “We will apply at Roland Garros the same rules as elsewhere. We will go from 5,000 to 1,000,” Castex said, clarifying that …

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UEFA Super Cup Spectator ‘Pilot Run’ Holds with Fans on Best Behaviour

By Francis Etuko Budapest (Precise Post) – European football governing body UEFA had used Super Cup game as a trial run to see if the world’s most popular sport can be played in front of live audiences once again. The European Super Cup game between Bayern Munich and Sevilla in Budapest passed off smoothly on Thursday. Fans began to arrive hours before the match, the …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 125 New Infections -NCDC

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria recorded 125 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported. Releasing the report via its twitter handle, the agency said the newly confirmed cases brought the total confirmed figure to 57,849 since the index case was reported on 27th February 2020. Out of the total confirmed figure, 49,098 patients have been …

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