Uganda’s Election: Museveni Takes Commanding Lead as Rival Alleges Fraud

By Our Reporter Kampala (Precise Post) – Fifth term leader Yoweri Museveni had a commanding lead in Uganda’s presidential election according to preliminary results on Friday though his main rival Bobi Wine said there had been widespread fraud. With 6.8 million ballots counted, or 37% of registered voters, Museveni had won 4.05 million, or 62.2%, while main opposition candidate Wine had 1.99 million votes (30.6%), …

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Michael Okpara University Resumes Physical Classes January 25

By Chris Udochukwu Umuahia (Precise Post) – After a protracted nationwide strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the management of the Federal University of Agriculture Umudike aka Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUA), Umudike, has said academic activities will resume on January 25, 2021. Prompt News has learned from sources close to the Senate of the school that lecturers will …

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99 Percent of Buhari’s Appointments not Based on Merit – Junaid

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Junaid Mohammed, a second republic lawmaker, says over 99 percent of Buhari’s appointments are not based on merit. Mohammed said this in reaction to comments credited to Matthew Kukah, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto. The bishop had accused Buhari of nepotism. Speaking with The PUNCH on Friday, the former lawmaker said the issue Kukah raised on …

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Paul Scholes Says Bruno Fernandes Bringing the Best Out of Manchester United Teammate Paul Pogba

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Paul Scholes, who is backing Bruno Fernandes to “really make a difference” to Manchester United’s title bid, says the Frenchman has brought the very best out of Paul Pogba. Pogba has rediscovered some of his best form in recent weeks, having struggled with injury and the coronavirus earlier in the season. Scholes believes the arrival of the Portuguese …

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How 23 Died in Norway After Receiving Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine – Officials

By Our Reporter New York (Precise Post) – Health officials in Norway said that twenty-three people died within days of receiving their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, with 13 of those deaths — all nursing home patients — apparently related to the side effects of the shots. Common reactions to the vaccine, including fever and nausea, “may have contributed to a fatal outcome …

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‘Mother Luck Didn’t Smile On Us’ – Nasarawa United Defender, Tebo

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The much talked about Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL Match Day 4 tie between Adamawa United FC finally ended in a barren draw and defender, Uchenna Tebo Franklin has expressed mixed feelings over the result.  In a chat with newsmen on arrival from Gombe, the no nonsense centre back said: “It wasn’t the result we wanted, but …

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Armed Forces Day: Nigerians React as Buhari’s Pigeons Refuse to Fly

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Twitter has been buzzing with reactions from some Nigerians since President Muhammadu Buhari’s pigeons refused to fly as part of the events performed every 15th of January during the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration. The doves, otherwise known as white pigeons, released by the President refused to fly despite multiple attempts by the President thereby sparking a debate …

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Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Gov Sule Solicits Support for Families of Fallen Heroes

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has solicited for support from Nigerians for the families of the country’s fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for the peace and unity of the country. Engineer Sule made the call during this year’s wreath laying ceremony marking the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, at the Government House, on Friday. The Governor called …

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Tinubu Eulogises Bisi Akande as He Celebrates 82nd Birthday

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has eulogised a chieftain of the party, Chief Bisi Akande on the ocassion of his 82nd birthday. Tinubu described Akande as a committed democrat and a prudent yet compassionate leader of men, who has done much for this country and for the progressive family. He stated this …

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Challenge Nigerian Government And We Will Crucify You – Sokoto Cleric To Kukah

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah has been warned by the a Sokoto-based Islamic cleric, Abubakar Malami to desist from challenging the Nigerian government or risk being crucified. This development comes amidst the severe criticisms surrounding the bishop’s Christmas message and subsequent statements he has made. In a video sent to SaharaReporters, Malami, during a sermon, said …

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NYSC Releases Postings for 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream II, Warns against Night Travel

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has announced the release of postings for prospective 2020 Batch B Stream II Corp Members. He disclosed this during a sensitisation webinar, DG further urged those concerned to check the NYSC site to know the states they are deployed to. “I want to inform the …

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Jonathan Emerges Africa Peace and Security Leader of 2020

By Kazeem Ugbodaga ABUJA – Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has emerged as the African Leadership Magazine Africa Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2020, ahead of many other distinguished nominees across the continent. Publisher of the United Kingdom-based magazine, Dr Ken Giami who announced the award at the U.K. Head Office of the group stated that Dr. Jonathan was overwhelmingly chosen by poll …

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Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Taraba Speaker Salutes Courage of Army

By Sylvanus Viashima Jalingo (Precise Post) – The Speaker Taraba State House of Assembly Dr Joseph Albasu Kunini on Friday commended the courage of Nigerian military personnel in confronting security challenges facing the nation and ensuring that the country remain one indivisible entity. Kunini who spoke to journalists in Jalingo as part of activities to mark this year’s armed Forces Remembrance Day noted that the …

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Twitter Set to Hand Over Presidential Accounts to Biden’s Team at Inauguration Day

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – As the January 20 swearing-in of the President-elect, Joe Biden approaches, Twitter said it will be at work transferring its institutional “@POTUS” account to him, the company announced Thursday. Twitter’s other institutional White House accounts — @WhiteHouse, @VP, @FLOTUS, and @PressSec — will also be moved to the Biden administration. For this transition of power, the company also …

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Tokyo Olympics: Japanese Minister Concedes ‘Anything Can Happen’

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – A Japanese cabinet minister admitted Friday that “anything can happen” with the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first senior official to concede uncertainty about the Games as Japan and other countries battle a surge in cases. Taro Kono, minister for administrative and regulatory reform, did not rule out the possibility of the Olympics being cancelled, with greater Tokyo …

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