Election 2020: Michigan Judge Throws Out Trump’s Request To Recount Votes

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Michigan Judge has thrown out Trump’s request to recount votes. This is also as Trump campaign is considering 2024 run as concerns of losing grows inside White House. “There are some aides and advisers that are beginning to talk of the potential not only that the president is going to loose this election but that he may mount …

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I’ll Govern As American President – Joe Biden Says As He Inches to Occupy White House

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Joe Biden has made it clear that though he campaigned as a proud Democrat, but that he will govern as an American President. Precise Post recalls that Joe Biden is inching towards occupying the White House as the results of the US election so far released put him ahead of the incumbent President, Donald Trump with slim chances …

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15 Outstanding Bye-Elections in 11 States: INEC Gives Update

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given update on the 15 outstanding bye elections in 11 states of the federation. The electoral body said the Commission suffered extensive damage to and vandalization of its LG offices. The INEC which disclosed this via it’s twitter handle on Thursday stated that it will consult all critical stakeholders before deciding …

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Engineer Sule Intervenes, Direct Payment of Salaries, Pensions of LG Workers, Pensioners

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Governor of Nasarawa State, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has directed for the payment of salaries and pensions of local government workers and retirees across the state, with payments expected to commence on Friday. Engineer Sule gave the directive shortly after a meeting involving local government chairmen, LG workers and pension union officials, which held at the Government House, on …

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Oyigbo Killing: NBA Sets Up Fact Finding Team

Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigerian Bar Association has set up a fact finding team over the alleged killings in Oyigbo which has triggered a controversy.  NBA President Olumide Akpata who made the announcement, said that while the Presidents of the professional association of lawyers in Ukwa and Port Harcourt expressed concern over the current situation, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers repeatedly denied ordering the …

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Sirika To Airlines: Stop Blaming Govt For Profit Decline

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has cautioned members of the Airlines Operators of Nigeria, against accusing his ministry and aviation regulatory agencies for the unfavourable operating environment and decline in their profits. Sirika gave the caution at the Senate during the closing session of a three-day public hearing on the six executive bills to restructure the aviation sector. The minister was reacting to claims …

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Rising Debt Servicing Cost Can Impede Growth – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has expressed concern over the rising cost of debt service being incurred by the Federal Government. The CBN, in its half-year 2020 economic report, said the trajectory of Federal Government’s debt further constrained fiscal policy during the period, as interest payment obligations amounted to N1.15tn in the first half of 2020. “This suggested that, despite the subsisting revenue challenge, which …

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DPR Warns Against Illegal Refilling Of Gas Cylinders

The Department of Petroleum Resources has warned Liquefied Petroleum Gas retail outlets against cylinder-to-cylinder gas refilling and decanting because of the associated risks. The Operations Controller, Yola DPR Office, Mr Sadeq Ibrahim, gave the warning at a one-day sensitisation meeting with gas retailers in the state held on Monday in Yola, according to a statement issued by the DPR. Ibrahim said the warning became necessary …

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Stock Market Advances With N5bn Gain

The bulls maintained their grip on the market activities, following gains recorded majorly by blue-chip stocks as investors positioned to leverage undervalued stocks. The key market performance measures, the NSE All Share Index and market capitalisation rose by 0.03 per cent as market sentiments extended, gaining streaks to the second day following investors’ sustained optimism. The market breadth closed positive with 12 gainers against 11 …

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Fed Govt Signs N105bn Afam Power Sale Pact Today

The signing ceremony for the sale of Afam Power Plant for N105bn to the preferred bidder will be done by the Federal Government Thursday (today). It was gathered on Wednesday that the ceremony, which holds at the Office of the Vice President, would lead to the official sale of the power generation company to the preferred bidder, Transcorp Power Consortium. In October 2019, the National …

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NCAA To Sanction Airlines Over N22bn Debts

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has concluded plans to embark on recovery of over N22 billion owed aviation agencies by indigenous carriers in the last 20 years. The move by the regulatory body would lead to disruption in air services at airports nationwide. NCAA’s Director-General, Capt. Musa Nuhu, who made this known in Abuja at a stakeholders and general public hearing on the repeal and …

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EndSARS: INTRAPID Calls for Revisit of Oransaye Report for Restructuring

As a possible measure to end political unrest in Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation, The Initiative for Transformative Policy and Inclusive Development (INTRAPID, Africa), has called for the reformation of Nigeria political process to meet the developmental needs of the country against the current culture of predatory leadership. In a press statement signed by the Executive Director of the organisation, Dr. Mike Omilusi, in Abuja, on …

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Nigerian Navy Resumes Recruitment Exercise 2020

The Nigerian Navy wishes to inform the general public of the resumption of online registration for the 2020 Recruitment Exercise for two weeks from 5 – 18 November 2020. It is to be noted that this is a continuation of the online registration which had commenced in March 2020 but was later suspended in April 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Interested candidates are to …

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Kwara Receives N7.1bn UBEC Grants to Fix Schools

Kwara State Government has received N7,151,142,190 grants from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), the first time since 2013 when the state was blacklisted from the national scheme. The development represents a historic feat for Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq who has spent the last one year working to reposition basic education in the state, beginning with the payment of N450m diverted funds which had brought Kwara …

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Illegal Detention: Nigerian Journalist, Uhia’s Release Suffers Set Back as Court Fails to Sit

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The release of the the 72-year old Journalist, Pa. Oga Tom Uhia illegally detained suffered a set back on Thursday as the court failed to hear the fundamental human rights enforcement suit instituted by his legal team. Pa. Uhia has spent 26 days in secret detention at the Force CIID, Garki, Abuja, following his arrest after allegedly publishing …

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Your Negligence Led to Corruption in Nigeria – Senate Public Accounts Committee Blasts OAGoF

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Senate Public Accounts Committee Thursday blasted the Auditor General of the Federation saying that the negligence of duty on the part of Office of the Auditor General of the Federation (OAGoF) led to the prevailing corruption in Nigeria. The committee which bemoaned the below expectations implementation of 2020 budget despite the release of the fund, frowned at …

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