Oil Theft: Court Jails Six Foreigners Seven Years

By Ogechi Okorie Port Harcourt (Precise Post) – Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State presided over by Justice J. K. Omotosho has convicted and sentenced six foreigners and a Nigerian to seven years imprisonment for oil theft in Rivers State. They were jailed on Monday, November 23, 2020 after three years of diligent prosecution by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the …

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Cardi B Reacts After Being Compared With BBNaija’s Erica (Photo)

American rapper, Cardi B has given a rather encouraging response after being compared to BBNaija’s Erica Nlewedim. The comparison has to do with their fashion style. A user had taken to microblogging platform Twitter to upload photos of Cardi and Erica, in an attempt to mock the fashion sense of the reality tv star. Placing a photo of the US rapper beside that of Erica, …

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Court Orders Ndume to Be Remanded In Prison Over Disappearance of Maina

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Senator Ali Ndume who stood as surety for on-the-run former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has been ordered to be remanded in custody. A Federal High Court in Abuja gave the order today for Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South) to be remanded in Kuje correctional centre. Justice Okon Abang made the order on …

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Nigeria Will Exit Recession Soon – Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed Reveals

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has stated the current recession faced by the country at the moment will only last for a short period of time. Ahmed said this on Monday at the ongoing 26th Nigerian Economic Summit organised by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning. She said the country would …

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Wazobia FM Official Dies By Suicide Days After Losing His Job (Photo)

A Lagos-based broadcaster has reportedly killed himself days after losing his job. According to Peoples Gazette, the victim identified as Hillary Okechukwu worked with Wazobia FM, but died of apparent suicide two days after losing his job. His colleagues told Peoples Gazette on Sunday. Hillary Okechukwu was a sales executive with the Lagos-based broadcaster until November 18 when he was asked to resign after being …

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“Your Obsession With 2Face Will Be The Death Of You” – 2Face Brother,Charles Idibia Slams Blackface

Charles Idibia, the brother of Legendary Nigerian singer, Tu Baba Idibia has lambasted Blackface over his constant attacks on the singer. This is coming a week after BlackFace called out 2face for the umpteenth time. This time it was over the death of an ex-driver of the singer. BlackFace had blasted 2Face and his friends for not informing him of the man’s death when he …

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PDP Clarifies Purported Suspension Of Egwu, Others In Ebonyi

The Peoples Democratic Party has dismissed claims that federal lawmakers from Ebonyi state have been dismissed. The party made the declaration on a Twitter post. The post read: “The @OfficialPDPNig dismisses misleading publications suggesting that some key leaders in Ebonyi state, including former Governor of Ebonyi state, Senator Sam Egwu and 23 other leaders were suspended from our party. The @OfficialPDPNig stated that no PDP …

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NNPC Spent N81.41 Billion On Refineries for 8 Months, Without Refining a Drop of Crude Oil – Report

While refining zero crude oil, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation spent a staggering N81.41 billion on its refineries between January and August, 2020, according to its data. According to a summary of the report by Punch, the expenses were accumulated by Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, Port Harcourt Refining Company and Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company. The three refineries posted a cumulative revenue of N6.54bn …

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FCT vendor awaiting resumption in ministry before killing – Colleague

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday met with newspapers distributors and vendors in Abuja over the Thursday killing of one of them, Ifeanyi Okereke, by an operative of the Department of State Services attached to his convoy. This is just as one of his colleagues, Ejike Egberimnwa, said Okereke was awaiting resumption in the Ministry of Labour Employment and Productivity …

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Good intel will end Boko Haram – Ex-Army General

A retired Brigadier General of the Nigerian Army, Idris Bello ,has said that good intelligence gathering by the Nigerian military among others, is capable of bringing an end to the war against Boko Haram. He told Vanguard in an interview that: “on the issue of the arrest & prosecution of some Nigerians in Dubai accused of wiring huge funds to Boko Haram. This is a …

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Organised Labour Walk Out From Meeting With FG Over Fuel Price Hike

Labour union representatives on Sunday staged a walk-out from a meeting with the federal government, barely five minutes after it started. According to the president of the Trade Union Congress, Quadri Olaleye, on the meeting’s top agenda were the issues surrounding the hike in the price of fuel and electricity tariffs, not issues of palliatives. In his opening remarks before the closed-door session, Olaleye accused …

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US Expects To Start Covid Vaccinations In Early December

The United States hopes to begin a sweeping program of Covid vaccinations in early December, the head of the government coronavirus vaccine effort said Sunday as cases surge across the worst-hit nation. The beginning of vaccinations could be a crucial turning point in the battle against the virus that has claimed more than 255,000 lives in the US, the world’s highest reported toll, since emerging …

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2021 Budget Presented to NASS No Longer Tenable – Atiku to FG

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general election and former Vice Ptesident, Atiku Abubakar has said that the proposed 2021 budget presented to the National Assembly on Tuesday, October 8, 2020, is no longer tenable. Atiku who said the country neither has the resources to implement such a luxury heavy budget, warned against …

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