Contract Scandal: N87bn Fraud Rocks Construction of Maritime University Okerenkoko

..As Senate Panel Sustains Indictment Report. By Our Corresponent Abuja (Precise Post) – The officials of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) were alleged to have fraudulently paid for contracts not executed to the tune of N87 billion under the guise of construction of Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Delta State. Consequently, the office of the Auditor General of the Federation not comfortable with the …

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How Police Killed 29 Bandits, Nabbed 304 Kidnappers in Katsina

By Ogechi Okori Abuja (Precise Post) – Investigations by the Nigeria Police Force reveal that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians. The Katsina State Police Command yesterday said it had massacred 29 bandits and nabbed 304 notorious kidnappers terrorising farming communities in the state between January and December 2020. The command also apprehended 1,053 criminals in connection with …

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Okorocha Angry that APC is Gaining Grounds in South-East Under My Watch – Uzodinma

By Chris Udochukwu Owerri (Precise Post) – Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma has blasted Senator Rochas Okorocha, saying he is angry because APC had gained more grounds in the South-East under his watch, including the entry of the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, into the party. Uzodimma who said this while reacting to Okorocha’s accusation that he was working against the interest of the All …

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Busted!How Gunmen Killed Prominent Journalist in Western Afghanistan

By Our Corresponent KABUL, Afghanistan (Precise Post) — Unidentified gunmen in western Afghanistan, Friday shot and killed an Afghan journalist and human rights activist, the fifth journalist to be killed in the war-ravaged country in the past two months, a provincial spokesman said. Bismillah Adil Aimaq was on the road near Feroz Koh, the provincial capital of Ghor, returning home to the city after visiting …

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US Poll Result: Pence Seeks Dismissal of Suit Aiming to Overturn Election

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Justice Department has asked a federal judge to dismiss a last-gasp lawsuit led by a House Republican that seeks to give Vice President Mike Pence the power to overturn the results of the presidential election won by Joe Biden when Congress formally counts the Electoral College votes next week. The Justice Department has asked a federal judge …

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Dispense Corruption Cases Expeditiously – Buhari to Judiciary

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the judiciary to ensure that corruption cases are dispensed with expeditiously. Buhari who made the call in his new year address to Nigerians, assured that the executive would be working with the Legislature to enact laws that would strengthen this fight against corruption. Stressing that they would also be looking at reviewing …

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Biden’s Treasury Nominee Yellen Offers to Resign as Consultant for Australian Investment Firm, Others.

….. discloses paid speaking gigs for financial firms By Ogechi Okorie Washington (Precise Post) – President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Treasury secretary, Janet Yellen, agreed to resign from her position as a consultant for Australian investment firm Magellan Financial Group Ltd if she is confirmed by the Senate. She also outlined several divestments in public company stock that she would implement if she is confirmed. …

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Gov Ishaku, Kunini salute the people on new year

By Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Jalingo (Precise Post) – Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku on Friday congratulated the people of the state for making it to the new year after a very challenging 2020. In a statement issued in Jalingo and signed by Mr Bala Dan Abu, Special Adviser to the Governor, Ishaku urged the people of the state to remain steadfast in their support for …

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#NewYearProtest: Police Arrest Sowore, Others in Abuja

Abuja (Precise Post) – “Eyewitnesses say policemen suspected to be with the Rapid Response Squad stormed Gudu junction in Abuja, wounding Sowore before carting him away with other activists at the location,” the portal said in a short report in the wee hours of the New Year, January 1, 2021. Rights activist and Amnesty International designated Prisoner of Conscience, Omoyele Sowore, and other activists in …

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Gov Sule Swears in Justice Aisha Bashir Aliyu as first Female Acting Chief Judge

By Chris Udochukwu. (Precisee Post) Engineer Abdulahi Sule of Nasarawa State has sworn in Hon. Justice Aisha Bashir Aliyu as the acting Chief Judge of the state. She is the first female acting Chief Judge to be appointed since the creation of the state. Engineer Sule performed the swearing in ceremony of the new acting Chief Judge, at a ceremony at the Government House, on …

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Nasarawa Receives Second Tranche of Siftas, Sets Aside Funds for Payment of LG Pensioners

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nasarawa State Government has received its second tranche of the fiscal transparency grant, with the state government setting aside a percentage to pay local government retirees their monthly pension. Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, disclosed this while swearing in the new acting Chief Judge of the state, Hon. Justice Aisha Bashir Aliyu, at a ceremony at the …

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