Web Shutdown: Parler sues Amazon

By Chris Abuja (Precise Post) – social platform Parler sued Amazon on Monday after the tech giant’s web division forced the conservative-friendly network offline for failing to rein in incitements to violence. Nevada-based Parler asked a federal court for a restraining order to block Amazon Web Services from cutting off access to internet servers. The suit comes amid a wave of action by online giants …

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Place Travel Ban on Trump Over Capitol Riot – Group Urges Buhari

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Group under auspices of Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari to place a travel ban on the out-going President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, over his role in the Capitol Hill riot. The group made the call on Monday in a statement by its director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, titled ‘Place …

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Fraud:Two Convicted for Cyber Crime in Ibadan

By Francis Etuko Ibadan (Precise Post) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, January 11, 2021, secured the conviction of two internet fraudsters before Justice Omolara Adeyemi of the Oyo State High Court 12, Ibadan. The convicts, Olanrewaju Ibrahim Bidemi and Abiola Amoo David, were found guilty of obtaining money by false pretences contrary to Section 419 of the …

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Next 4 Years Will Be Restoration of Democracy and Recovery of Respect For Rule of Law – Biden

By Francis Etuko Washington (Precise Post) – United States President-elect, Joe Biden has said that the next four years of his administration must be the restoration of democracy and the recovery of respect for the rule of law. Joe Biden who awaits his swearing-in on the 20th of January as the 46th United States President, also said it would be a period of the renewal …

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Alleged Internet Fraud: EFCC Arrests 10 Suspects in Lagos

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Lagos zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) said it has arrested 10 persons for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud. According to the statement released by the Commission via it’s official twitter handle account, the alleged suspects are: Jonathan Daniel Adebayo, Lawal Waidi Seun, Adeosun Joseph, Taiwo Gbemileke, Oseni Omotayo, Emmanuel Fakiyesi, Rasheed …

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Jonathan-led ECOWAS Team Arrives Bamako (Photos)

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Former President Goodluck Jonathan-led Ecowas_Cedeao mediation team has just arrived Bamako for an update on the progress being made by the country’s Transition Government as it implements its programmes towards the restoration of democracy. The former Nigerian President announced his arrival this evening via his facebook page. Jonathan wrote: “It is always nice to return to the warm …

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Constitutional Review Process: Jonathan Departs Banjul, Hails Govt of Gambia and Stakeholders for Confidence Reposed in Him

By Chris Udochukwu. Abuja (Precise Post) – Erstwhile President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has thanked the Government, political party leaders, parliamentarians, civil society leaders and other stakeholders in The Gambia for the confidence reposed on him as he departed Banjul, Gambia. Precise Post recalls that Jonathan left Nigeria to Banjul last week Thursday to continue the process of building national consensus and backing the …

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FG Signs USS1.959bn Kano-Maradi Railway Line

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Federal Government in its bid to link the whole country by rail, has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Mota- Engil Group on the construction of US$1.959 billion Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Railway lines. The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi today in Abuja signed on behalf of the Federal Government while the Managing Director, Mota- Engil, …

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How Covid-19 Upsurge Stalled Lagos-Ibadan Rail Commissioning – Amaechi Reveals

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Minister of Transportation,  Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday revealed that the commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line would be put on hold due to the upsurge of Covid19 in the country. Amaechi disclosed this at a Television Interview in Abuja. According to him, over 60 staff on project site have been infected by Covid19 while trying …

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Commerce Secretary Says Businesses in Hong Kong Want Law and Order

By Chris Udochukwu Hong Kong (Precise Post) – In response to concern about the impact of a sweeping national security law on the business environment, Hong Kong government official said on Monday that International businesses in the country see law and order as key for investment. Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau said in an interview at a Reuters Next conference that the …

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FixPoliticsNig Offers Full Scholarship to Pioneer Class

By Chris Udochukwu. Abuja (Precise Post) – FixPoliticsNig has offered full scholarship to the pioneer class of The School of Politics, Policy and Governance (SPPG), former minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has said. Ezekwesili who disclosed this on Monday via her twitter handle account tweeted thus: “TheSPPG is a social enterprise- a non-profit educational entity created by @fixpoliticsnig which itself is a Citizens Collective of …

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Maiduguri: Court Convicts Man for Stealing, Dishonesty

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Justice Umaru Fadawu of Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on Thursday, January 7, 2021 convicted one Mustapha Kyari on one count charge which bordered on dishonesty and stealing, the Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has said. The defendant allegedly misappropriated the sum of N900,000.00 (Nine Hundred Thousand Naira) given to him by …

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How Bev Hills Plastic Surgeon Died From COVID-19 After Patient Coughs On Him

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Dr. Payman Simoni – a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills has died from COVID-19 … and it appears to be entirely because he was able to keep working on patients during a pandemic. Dr. Payman Simoni — who’s been featured on “The Doctors” show — passed away while hospitalized in L.A. –– this after he contracted the virus …

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COVID-19: NCDC Says 1024 New Cases of #COVID19 Confirmed in Nigeria

Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Sunday reported that 1,024 new cases of covid-19 were recorded in Nigeria. The cases were reported from the underlisted states including the FCT as follows: Lagos-653Plateau-63Benue-48Zamfara-45FCT-42Rivers-27Ondo-26Adamawa-26Kaduna-22Edo-18Ogun-16Imo-12Kano-9Yobe-6Ekiti-5Jigawa-4Osun-2. The health agency in it’s report released via it’s twitter stated that the total confirmed cases in the country have risen to100,087 out of which80,030 patients have been discharged …

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