Defection: Umeahi’s Action Dampens Hope for Liberation – Fayose

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Erstwhile governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has said that Dave Umeahi’s defection is a reflection of the type of leadership our country parades, adding that his action dampens hope for liberation. Fayose who said Umeahi’s defection was not a surprise, stated that Umahi cross-carpetted to APC long ago before this unjustifiable move, which clearly has nothing to do …

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Wike Reacts to Umeahi’s Defection, Says He’s Desperate To Be President

By Francis Etuko Port Harcourt (Precise Post) – Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the defection from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) by his Ebonyi State counterpart, Dave Umahi, was induced by his desperation to be President. Wike reacting to Umahi’s formal defection on Tuesday said the Ebonyi governor was not being insincere and blackmailing the PDP in blaming …

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Supreme Court dismisses suit against Bayelsa gov, deputy

A seven-man panel of the Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed Douye Diri as the duly elected governor of Bayelsa State. In a unanimous judgement by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, the apex court dismissed the six appeals filed against the governor and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. Justice Ngwuta, in his judgement, predicated the dismissal of the appeals on the withdrawal of the six appeals by lawyers of …

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Presidency ‘regrets’ FG’s absence from South-South stakeholders’ summit

The Presidency on Wednesday said it regretted the absence of its representatives from a meeting of South-South stakeholders fixed for Tuesday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State While attributing the development to an emergency meeting of the National Security Council held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on the same day, it said a new date for the meeting would be fixed after dues consultations. The Senior …

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BREAKING: FG Says No Plan To Increase Taxes As FEC Approves Finance Bill

The 2020 Finance Bill has been approved by the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, The PUNCH reports. The decision was taken at a meeting of the council presided over by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, briefed State House correspondents of the meeting’s outcome. She said the 2020 Finance Bill was meant to support the …

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Breaking: Ebonyi PDP NASS Caucus Distances Self From Umeahi’s Defection

Abuja (Precise Post) – The Ebonyi Peoples Democratic Party National Assembly caucus has distance itself from the defection of the State Governor, Dave Umeahi. The federal lawmakers led by Senator Egwu said if there is anybody who has benefitted immensely from the party that it should be the Governor who has occupied several positions in the and Governor for 8years. Details later….

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Surveyor General Commends FG for Coming to Terms With Reality of Geospatial Technology

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The Surveyor General of the Federation, Surveyor Samuel Adeniran Taiwo has commended the federal government through the Ministry of Works and Housing for establishing Geospatial Information System. Adeniran Taiwo gave the commendation in Abuja, at the 2020 GEOSON annual conference, AGA and GIS day celebration. The celebration which had the theme Geospatial Technology A Panacea for 21st Century …

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Hon Fred Udeogu Chairs Ebonyi State 7-man Caretaker Committee

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Hon Fred Udeogu has been appointed the chairman of the 7-man Ebonyi State Caretaker Committee that will pilot the affairs of the party in the state. The National Working Committee made the appointment following the dissolution of the Ebonyi State Exco of  our great party. Precise Post recalls that PDP dissolved the Ebonyi state exco yesterday after Governor …

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Bread Tax Is Evil, Perm Sec Facing Disciplinary Action – Kogi Governor

An unnamed permanent secretary is under probe for being behind the purported law placing tax on bread in Kogi state. The governor of the state, Yahaya Bello made this known while denying approving the controversial bread tax in the state. According to him, the move is evil. The governor said those behind the purported law would soon be unmasked and punished accordingly. He said: “The …

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Trump Sacks Top US Election Cybersecurity Chief Who Rejected Voter Fraud

A top cybersecurity official, Chris Krebs has been sacked by US President, Donald Trump over statement he made that there was no electoral fraud in the 2020 US Election. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, fired Krebs in a message on Twitter, accusing him without evidence of making a “highly inaccurate” statement affirming the November 3 election was secure and rejecting claims of fraud. Trump has …

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It Is Time For Igbo To Produce President – Rochas Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, the Senator representing Imo West Senatorial district and former governor of Imo State has hinted on contesting in the 2023 presidential election. The former Governor who spoke as he received a group called Igbos for Rochas 2023 President, led by Jeff Nwaoha from the five states of the Southeast zone, stated that it is time for the Igbos to produce the next president …

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No Helicopter Was Shot Down In Borno – Nigerian Air Force Debunks Claim

The Nigeria Air Force has debunked claims that an helicopter was shot down by Boko Haram Insurgents in Borno state today, killing five persons. Reports were written online earlier today claiming members of the terrorist group shot down a helicopter in Banki, a community in Borno state leading to the death of the five passengers in the helicopter. Reacting via his Twitter handle, the Director …

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South-South Governors Demand Apology From Presidency After Cancelled Meeting

South-South leaders on Tuesday demanded an unreserved apology from the presidency for abruptly canceling a stakeholders meeting scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt. According to a statement from the Rivers State Government, the presidency had fixed a meeting for Tuesday with the Governors and other leaders of the region to discuss burning national issues, including the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest. The federal government delegation …

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Fake News: How Facebook, Twitter Defended Actions Over US Election At Congress Hearing

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – At a heated congressional hearing Tuesday, Facebook and Twitter defended their handling of US election misinformation where one key senator assailed the platforms for being the “ultimate editor” of political news. The hearing, the second in less than a month, came with social media under fire from both the left and the right for their handling of political …

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Insecurity: Boko Haram Shots Down Helicopter in Borno

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Terrorists suspected to be Boko Haram members have shot down a helicopter in Borno State.The chopper belongs to the Nigerien government.The incident occurred on Tuesday near Banki, Daily Trust reports.The town is located in Bama, a local government area frequently terrorised by Boko Haram.Five persons are reportedly dead.The total number of passengers in the aircraft is not known …

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Finally, Umahi Bids PDP Farewell, Pitches Tent With APC

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) -. Finally, Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi has bidded farewell to the Peoples Democratic Party and has pitched tent with the All Progressives Congress. This is coming after weeks of speculation of his defection. The governor claimed the South East zone has suffered injustice in the PDP. Precise Post recalls that Umahi had in August 8, read riot acts …

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