Blackout in Pakistan as National Power Grid Breaks Down

By Ogechi OkorieIslamabad (Reuters) – Pakistan was on Saturday thrown into darkness due to the breakdown of the country’s national power grid, official said. “A countrywide blackout has been caused by a sudden plunge in the frequency in the power transmission system,” Pakistan’s Power Minister Omar Ayub Khan said on Twitter. He said efforts were underway to determine the reasons behind the situation, and asked …

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How Police Raided Night Club, Arrested Fun Seekers For Violating COVID-19 Protocols In Lagos

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The Lagos State Police authorities on Saturday raided a nightclub and arrested many fun-seekers in the state in a bid to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The operation was carried out by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu. A total of 237 culprits were arrested and moved to the State Force Headquarters at …

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U.S Job Crisis: My Team Will Build Back Economy That Works For All Americans – Biden

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – United States President-elect, Joe Biden has lamented what he called the most inequitable economic and jobs crisis prevalent in the country today, assuring that his job team will help build back an economy that for all Americans. Biden who took to his twitter handle account to announce this, tweeted as follows: “From the most inequitable economic and jobs …

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PDP Grieves Over Demise of Right Activist – Late Esther Uzoma

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has grieved over the demise of social crusader and right activist – late Esther Uzoma, describing it as a huge loss to the nation and humanity at large. The party in a statement released in series of tweets via it’s official twitter handle, commiserated with Barr. Uzoma’s husband, her children, the larger Uzoma …

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Indonesia Plane With More Than 60 People On Board – Including 10 Children Crashes Into Sea

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Indonesian plane, Boeing 737 passenger plane carrying more than 60 passengers -including 10 Children is said to have crashed into the sea after disappearing from radar and plunging 10,000ft. The Sriwijaya Air passenger jet lost contact after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta earlier today en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province. The Indonesian navy has …

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PDP Says High Court Verdict on Edo Election Triumph of Justice

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party has described the federal High Court verdict on Edo Election as triumph of justice, victory for democracy and a seal on Governor Obaseki’s landslide victory as the clear choice of the people at the September 19, 2020 governorship election. Precise Post recalls that the High Court upheld the qualification and election of the Edo …

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Pontianak-Bound Indonesia Plane Missing Shortly After Take-Off

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – “A Sriwijaya (Air) plane from Jakarta to Pontianak (on Borneo island) with call sign SJY182 has lost contact,” said ministry spokesman Adita Irawati. Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air lost contact with one of its Boeing 737 passenger planes shortly after take-off from the capital Jakarta, the transport ministry said Saturday. “It last made contact at 2:40 pm (0740 GMT).” It …

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Moyo, Widow Of Tunde Thomas Breaks Silence, Denies Telling Husband He Was Not The Father Of Her Children’

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Embattled Moyo, widow of Tunde Thomas has finally spoken up, saying she never told her husband that he was not the father of her children — contrary to the claims on social media. Social media has been awash with claims in a petition that the children of Moyo, a former employee of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), were …

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Infrastructural Development: Forces Avenue, Olumeni and Harley Streets Now Dual Carriage – Wike

By Ogechi Okorie Port Harcourt (Precise Post) – Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has announced that Forces Avenue road, Olumeni and Harley streets are now dual carriage, completed with street lights, drainages and side walks. Wike who is now called “Mr Project” as a result of the numerous projects he has executed and commissioned in Rivers State since assumption of office as Governor of Rivers …

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Digitalisation: Seven SIM Cards Can Be Linked To One NIN – Pantami

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has said that as many as seven SIM cards can be linked to one National Identification Number on the National Identity Management Commission Mobile App launched recently. The minister said the ministry and NIMC are working on transforming the NIN enrolment process and the onward linkage to SIM cards …

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Mr. Barnett, West Virginia Lawmaker Who Sat At Speaker Pelosi’s Desk Faces Charges

….As FBI Probes Officer’s Death By Chris Udochukwu Washington (Precise Post) – Mr. Barnett, the West Virginia state lawmaker and a man pictured sitting at U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk are among those facing federal charges stemming from the siege on the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters, federal prosecutors said on Friday. In a related development, Acting Attorney General Jeffrey …

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COVID-19 Update: NCDC Confirms 1,544 New Cases in Nigeria

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The latest COVID-19 report from the Centre for Disease Control has it that 1,544 fresh cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Friday. The report released via it’s twitter handle stated that the total confirmed cases have risen to 97,478 out of which 78,552 patients have been discharged from across the various isolation centres in Nigeria. The health agency …

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