#COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 152 New Cases, Total Now 65,457

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 152 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total confirmed cases in Nigeria to 65,457. Releasing the report late Wednesday night via it’s twitter handle, the NCDC ststed that 61,337 patients have been treated and discharged while1,163 lives had been lost to COVID-19 related complications since the index case was reported …

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2021 Appropriation: Engineer Sule Presents N112bn Budget Estimate

…..Education takes lion share with 31% By Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Governor of Nasarawa State, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, on Tuesday presented the 2021 fiscal appropriation bill, before the State House of Assembly, pegged at N112, 923, 174, 543, with education/science & ICT taking the lion share with 31.35%. Tagged “Budget of Economic Recuperation”, the 2021 Appropriation Bill according to the Governor, is a …

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‘A man gets something it’s well deserved but when A woman does, she had to sell her body for it’ – Nengi laments

Nengi, a BBNaija housemate has lamented about how women have to constantly deal with double standards in society. In a tweet shared on her handle on Tuesday afternoon November 17, Nengi who was recently appointed a Special Assistant to Bayelsa state governor, Duoye Diri, stressed that when a man gets something, it is believed it’s well deserved but when a woman does, she must have …

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Task force, Okada riders clash on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

Officials of the Lagos State Task Force and Okada riders on Tuesday clashed at Second Rainbow Bus Stop along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. It was gathered that officials of the task force had arrived at the bus stop to impound Okadas when the clash occurred. Eyewitnesses narrated that the Okada riders resisted the officials of the task force from impounding their motorcycles. The PUNCH gathered that the …

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Buhari meets Buratai, Adamu, other service chiefs

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and the nation’s security chiefs are currently meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Relevant ministers are also attending the National Security Council meeting. Security chiefs in attendance include the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; Chief of Air Staff, Air …

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“Ogun Fire You Ma” Alex Ekubo Lashes Out At Woman Who Warned Nigerian-American Actress, Yvonne Orji Not To Work With Him

Alex Ekubo, a Nollywood actor has lambasted a woman who advised Nigerian-American actress Yvonne Orji to desist from working with him, telling her to stick with Hollywood rather. Alex shared a photo he took with Yvonne and captioned it, “First it was bitter, then it was sweet, then it was bitter sweet, then it was sweeeeeeeeet all the way to the end, then @yvonneorji gently …

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‘There’s A Limit To What Nigerians Can Tolerate,’ NLC Rejects Petrol Price Hike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has demanded the immediate reversal of the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol. In a statement on Monday by the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, the union took a swipe at the government and condemned the increase in the price of the product. It stated that the recent hike in petrol pump price has worsened the …

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Biden says if Trump administration doesn’t coordinate with his transition team, ‘more people may die’

President-elect Joe Biden is calling for access to the Trump administration’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, saying “more people may die” if there’s no coordination with his transition team. During an address on Monday, Biden celebrated the “great news” that COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer appear to be more than 90 percent effective, but said “the sooner we have access to the administration’s distribution plan, …

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New York boy, 14, steals his dad’s car to run away with his 11-year-old girlfriend

A New York teenager stole his father’s minivan and ran away with his 11-year-old girlfriend before being found more than 1,200 miles away. Kevin Figueros, 14, was pulled over by police for speeding in an Iowa town three days after going missing. The youngster and Amaya Arguelles disappeared form their Brooklyn homes on Thursday before being found in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Sunday, according to …

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Cuomo Threatens to Sue Trump Admin. to Ensure Vaccine Is Distributed to ‘Black and Brown Communities’

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday threatened to sue the Trump administration if it does not change its coronavirus vaccine distribution plan to allow for more equitable delivery among “black and brown communities” hardest-hit by the virus. “The Trump administration is designing the distribution plan, and their plan basically has private health care companies administer the vaccines,” Cuomo said in a speech at Manhattan’s …

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IGP in Firm Control of Workings of NPF – Force FPRO Says Rtd Maj Gen Wahab’s Comment Clearly Wrong

…..Speaks On Issues Outside His Area Of Core Competence, Says IGP Abuja (Precise Post) – The Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, DCP Frank Mba has declared that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, is firm control of workings of the Nigeria Police Force a nd have exhibited sterling qualities in what the operational/administrative command and control of the Force should be since assumption …

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Biden says if Trump administration doesn’t coordinate with his transition team, ‘more people may die’

President-elect Joe Biden is calling for access to the Trump administration’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, saying “more people may die” if there’s no coordination with his transition team. During an address on Monday, Biden celebrated the “great news” that COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer appear to be more than 90 percent effective, but said “the sooner we have access to the administration’s distribution plan, …

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New Police Law: Entry Qualification Now OND

By Ogechi OkorieAbuja (Precise Post) – The new Police law being proposed to reposition the Force and strengthen policing in the country stipulates that Nigerians seeking to join the Force, must possess a minimum of Ordinary National Diploma, OND if it sails through. Already, the bill, which will seek to repeal the law establishing the Police Service Commission and establish a new one, is being …

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Babatunde Fowler Returns To EFCC After N9.2bn Was Traced To His Account

A former Federal Inland Revenue Service boss, Babatunde Fowler is still answering questions over billions traced to his account. According to DailyPost, Fowler on Monday returned to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for further questioning. Fowler was said to have reported at the Lagos State office of the EFCC over FIRS’s involvement in alleged financial misappropriation during his tenure. The sum of N9.2bn …

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Traditional Ruler And Son, Shot Dead In Kaduna

Some unknown gunmen have invaded the residence of a traditional ruler and shot him dead. The tragic incident happened in Kaduna. According to TheCable, Haruna Kuye, district head of Gidan Zaki, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state was killed in the early hours of Tuesday. Kuye and his son were killed after gunmen invaded their residence in the early hours of Tuesday, according …

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“It’s A Shame!” – Charly Boy Condemns Bayelsa Governor for Appointing Nengi as Aide Over Young First-class Graduate

The governor of Bayelsa state, Douye Diri has been called out by veteran musician, Charly Boy for ignoring a first class graduate and appointing an ex-BBNaija housemate, Rebecca Nengi Hampson as political aide. He said such an act is wrong and a true reflection of a misplaced priority. Nengi recently got an appointment for the role of a Senior Special Adviser to the governor and …

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