Busted! Why NCDC Directed Schools to Remain Shut Till January 18

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The NCDC Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, directed that all schools in the country should remain shut till January 18 because the centre detected increased COVID-19 cases in schools and offices. Ihekweazu also said as part of efforts to battle COVID-19 second wave, the NCDC had deployed more rapid response teams to states. Recall that following the outbreak of …

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NIN Registration: Nigerians Stranded As NIMC Workers Down Tools Nationwide

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The entrance gate of the NIMC office in Bauchi State is shut at NIN applicants as workers of the agency begin a nationwide strike on January 7, 2021. The ongoing National Identity Number (NIN) registration appears to be running into more troubled waters, as Nigerians who have turned up for the exercise have been left unattended at various …

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COVID-19:Taraba Speaker Caution Against Violation of Protocols

By Sylvanus Viashima Jalingo (Precise Post) – Due to the persistent rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Speaker Taraba State House of Assembly, Dr Joseph Albasu Kunini on Thursday urged the people to take precautionary measures to avoid a disastrous spread of the pandemic in the country generally and in Taraba in particular. Kunini who spoke while interacting with journalists …

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Leave While Ovation is Loudest – Reno Advises Trump

By Ogechi Okorie (Precise Post) – Disturbed by the horrifyisusng scenes in Washington, Reno Omokri has written to the United States President Donald Trump urging him to leave when the ovation is loudest. Reno who wrote to Trump via his twitter handle, appealed to him to let the system work, think of his legacy and to remove himself from the picture so he can see …

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Sen. Jeff Flake Says Riot at Capitol Building “Beyond Awful,”

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Senator Jeff Flake has said that Wednesday’s riot at the US Capitol building was “beyond awful.”  “It was the most awful feeling I have had a long time,” Flake told CNN’s Don Lemon. “I was on Capitol Hill during 9/11. I was on the baseball field being shot at. I can tell you, neither of those experiences would …

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52 People Arrested by DC Police Amid Capitol Violence – Chief Says

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – No fewer than 52 persons were arrested by the Metropolitan police as a result of the violence at the US Capitol today, Chief Robert Contee said at a news conference. Twenty-six of the 52 arrests were made on US Capitol grounds, Contee said. Here’s a breakdown of the arrests, according to the chief: 47 arrests were elated to curfew violations and …

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House Rejects Objection to Arizona’s Electoral Vote

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The United States House voted to reject an objection to throw out Arizona’s electoral college for President-elect Joe Biden. The measure was also dismissed in the Senate. The effort failed in the House by a final vote of 303 to 121. A majority of Republicans voted to reject the electors, 121-83. The House and the Senate will now …

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Busted! Ashli Babbitt, Protester Killed at Capitol, Was Air Force Vet From California

By Elizabeth Rosner and Kate Sheehy Washington (Precise Post) – Ashli Babbitt, the President Trump supporter killed in the Capitol building Wednesday was an Air Force vet from California who tweeted a day earlier how “nothing will stop us” and “the storm is here.” Ashli Babbitt, who had 14 years in the service and did four tours of duty, was married and lived near San …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 1,664 New Cases on Wednesday

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Wednesday confirmed 1,664 new cases of #COVID19, the highest ever in a single day since the outbreak of the novel virus. The report released by the health agency said that the new infections were recorded from the underlisted states including the FCT: Lagos-642FCT-407Plateau-160Kaduna-83Rivers-62Adamawa-47Nasarawa-38Abia-29Edo-28Anambra-27Niger-24Ogun-24Imo-15Oyo-14Kano-12Osun-12Borno-9Delta-7Enugu-7Bauchi-5Ekiti-5Sokoto-5Jigawa-2.

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Breach at Capitol Building: Go On National Television and Demand An End To This Siege – Biden to Trump

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The United States President-elect, Joe Biden has reacted to the president’s supporters violent rioting at the U.S. Capitol building, calling on Trump to go on national television now to fulfill his oath and defend the Constitution by demanding an end to this siege. Biden who made the call via his twitter handle stated that “America is so much …

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