How Facebook, Twitter Took Emergency Steps to Counter Trump’s False Victory Claim

By Martins Ifijeh in New Jersey, USA Abuja (Precise Post) – Facebook and Twitter have deployed emergency measures to counter President Donald Trump’s false claims of victory, a move that would bring them more directly into conflict with the US president than ever before. The two tech platforms had announced plans in the run-up to the election to counter misinformation about the vote, as well …

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$1.2b Brazil Loan: Don’t Reduce Nigeria to Beggar Nation – PDP Taunts Buhari

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The People Democratic Party has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to jettison the fresh plan to further mortgage our country through an additional $1.2 billion loan from Brazil but instead, to be more innovative and resourceful in galvanizing a productive economy instead of reducing our nation to a beggar status among the comity of nations. The party which warned …

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2023 Election: INEC Announces Resumption Of Voter Registration, Earmarks N1billion

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Ahead of the 2023 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise will commence in the first quarter of 2021 The sum of N1billion has also been earmarked by INEC for the exercise. This announcement was made on Wednesday by Chairman of the Electoral body, Professor Mahmood Yakubu during …

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Gov Sule Warns Public Officers Against Extra Budgetary Spending

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Governor of Nasarawa State, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has warned public officers under the employ of the state against extra budgetary expenditures, as such will go contrary to the Act establishing the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). Engineer Sule handed down the warning Tuesday, while declaring open a two-day workshop on the strict compliance with asset declaration for public …

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US Election: Biden Camp Calls Trump’s Victory Statement ‘Outrageous’

The camp of Democratic US Presidential candidate Joe Biden has described President Donald Trump’s declaration of victory as ‘outrageous’. US Election: In Major Boost, President Trump Wins FloridaPennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan Hold Key as Knife-edge US Election Goes to the WireThe Old World Isn’t Coming Back, No Matter Who Wins the US Presidential Election“The president’s statement tonight about trying to shut down the counting of duly …

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We’ll sustain our 3 state owned Universities despite financial challenges — Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has said that his administration would continue to sustain and develop the three state owned Universities despite the financial challenges. He spoke while playing host to top management staff of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba -Akoko(AAUA) at his office in Akure. Akeredolu who noted that “although the burden running three Universities is draining the resources,noted his administration will continue to …

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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu signs executive order to rebuild Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday signed an executive order for the rebuilding of the state as a result of the massive destruction inflicted by hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests. Sanwo-Olu also constituted the Lagos State Rebuilding Trust Fund to oversee the rebuilding of every aspect of the state and also look at the future and healing of wounds. Details later… Source

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Tuface, Annie Idibia’s daughter undergoes surgery

Tuface and Annie Idibia’s second daughter, Olivia, has undergone surgery. In a video post on Annie’s Instagram story, Olivia was seen watching a program on a tab with a cast on her leg. Annie, a popular actress, stated that she has not slept for two days but the surgery was successful. She said, “It is definitely not easy being a mom! But with a brave, …

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Trump declares win, vows court action

The US election was plunged into chaos early Wednesday as President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory and sought Supreme Court intervention to stop vote-counting — even as his Democratic rival Joe Biden voiced confidence in his own chances. In a divisive election cast under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 230,000 lives in the United States, Trump appeared to have …

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Oyigbo should not be turned into a killing field, group cautions FG, Wike, Army

A pro-democracy, environment and human rights group, Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Development (FENRAD), has raised alarm over news of disturbances and killings allegedly perpetrated by the Nigerian army in Oyigbo, Rivers State in a bid to curtail the activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It cautioned the Rivers state and Federal governments, as well as the military authorities not to …

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Thousands displaced as fire razes Borno refugee camp

A fire at a refugee camp in northern Nigeria left at least 7,200 people without shelter, authorities said early Wednesday. A total of 1,200 tents were burned in the fire at the camp in Gajiram village in Borno state, according to Yabawa Kolo, an official from Nigeria’s Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). The camp includes those who escaped the violence of the Boko Haram terror group. …

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Obigbo: Nothing justifies military killing Nigerians — Ezeife

Reflecting on the current chaos and alleged killings of members of Obigbo community by the military, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, former governor of Anambra State, has said that nothing justified the military killing people at random. The former governor said that it was unfortunate that some statements from radio Biafra could be annoying. He maintained that extra-judiciary killing was not the best approach to handle lawlessness …

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US Election: Trump Wins in 23 States With 213 Electoral Votes

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls closed across the United States — and the American people waiting for results in key battlegrounds still up for grabs. As it stands, there are seven states still left uncalled, including major prizes such as Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — meaning …

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IGP Approves Promotion, Posting of DIG Sanusi Lemu and AIG Usman Alkali Baba

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has approved the posting of Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Sanusi N. Lemu, mni and Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG Usman Alkali Baba, fdc as DIG in-charge of the Department of Operations and Ag. DIG in-charge of Finance and Administration, respectively. The promotion/posting of the Senior Officers is sequel to the recent vacuum occasioned …

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PDP admits error in Obaseki’s certificate

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has admitted the error in Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki’s University of Ibadan (UI) certificate. It blamed the photocopying machine for the error. The error disqualified Obaseki from seeking a second term on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A petition by the Action Democratic Party (ADP) and its governorship candidate, Iboi Emmanuel, accused Obaseki of forgery, giving …

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Trump tweets video of his Nigerian supporters

An October 25 prayer walk by supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump in Onitsha, Anambra, has caught his attention. On Tuesday, Trump tweeted an Election Day message of gratitude for the parade describing it as a “great honour”. “A parade for me in Nigeria, a great honor!”, the president said in the message, which accompanies a video of the parade. According to reports, the parade …

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