NCDC Confirms 1,301 New Cases of #COVID-19

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Tuesday confirmed 1,301 new cases of #COVID-19 in the country. These new cases were reported from the underlisted states as follows: Lagos-551FCT-209Oyo-83Plateau-65Kaduna-64Enugu-61Rivers-44Ondo-39Benue-37Akwa Ibom-31Kano-19Delta-18Gombe-18Ogun-16Edo-15Kebbi-10Ebonyi-9Jigawa-4Osun-3Zamfara-3Borno-1Nasarawa-1. The NCDC announced this via it’s twitter handle and gave the breakdown of total confirmed case across the 36 states of the federation including the FCT as follows:

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Joe Biden in Tears During Delaware Farewell Speech, Says Son Beau Should be President

By Our Reporter Washington (Precise Post) – United States President-elect, Joe Biden became teary-eyed Tuesday afternoon as he delivered a speech thanking his staff and honoring his late son, Beau Biden, saying it should have been Beau who was about to be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. At the Major Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III National Guard Center, named after …

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Ali Namadi Dies 3 Days After Elected as LG Chairman in Kano

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Ali Namadi, the newly elected chairman of Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State is dead. The deceased was elected three days ago under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just concluded local council elections in Kano. His Campaign Director, Ibrahim Adamu Tiga confirmed the development to Channels Television on Tuesday. “Alhaji Ali Namadi was …

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COVID-19 Protocols: Edo Moves to Ensure Full Compliance, Sets New Curfew Time From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has said that as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the novel virus, his administration has taken steps to ensure full compliance to COVID-19 protocols and regulations in the state. The governor who revealed this via his twitter handle informed that during his meeting with heads of security agencies in the …

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Gov Sule Directs Officials to Adopt New Strategy in Fertilizer Distribution, Flags Off Dry Season Fertiliser Sales

By Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has flagged off the 2020/21 dry season distribution of fertilizer to farmers, urging officials handling the distribution to employ new strategies with a view to cutting off middlemen. Engineer Sule gave the directive while launching the sales of fertilizer and other farming inputs to farmers in the state, at a ceremony in …

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NIN Registration: FG Extends Deadline to February 9

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The deadline for Nigerians to register and link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their SIM cards has been extended to February 9, 2021, the federal government said. This information was posted on the official Twitter handle of the NIMC. The NIMC had initially given a January 19 deadline for those with NIN and February 9 for those …

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Bawa Ka’oje Dies at Age 60

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Chairman, National Sports Commission, Bala Bawa Ka’oje, has died at the age of 60. In a statement titled, ‘Former Sports Minister Ka’oje dies at 60, buried in Abuja’ on Tuesday, Nigeria Football Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, said the country’s sporting fraternity was thrown into grief with Ka’oje’s death. The statement quoted NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, …

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Sports Minister Mourns Late Bawa Ka’oje, Says He’ll Be Remembered For His Contributions to Sports Development

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria’s Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare has grieved over the demise of former Chairman, National Sports Commission, Hon. Bala Bawa Ka’oje. Dare who said he received the news of the death of the former Sports Minister with sadness, added that he will be remembered for his contributions to Sports development. The Minister of Youthand Sports Development who took …

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EFCC Boss Rewards Zonal Offices With Outstanding Performance in 2020

By Francis Etuko Abujaa (Precise Post) – The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Mohammed Umar Abba on Tuesday honoured zonal offices that distinguished themselves in the mandate areas of the Commission for the year 2020. The Commission disclosed this in a statement released via it’s official twitter account. The Ibadan Zonal Office was rewarded with an award of excellence for …

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Pope Francis Honours Bishop Kukah With New Appointment

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Pope Francis has honoured the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah with a new appointment. The head of the Catholic church appointed Kukah as a member of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Human Integral Development. This is contained in a statement signed by Director, Social communications, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Reverend Father Christopher Omotosho, in Sokoto …

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Exposed! How Second Wife Killed Husband’s 17-year Old Fiancee Out of Jealousy in Kano

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – A housewife (second wife) identified as Suwaiba Shuaibu has allegedly killed her husband’s fiancee, 17-year-old Aisha Kabir in Gimawa Village, Doguwa Local Government Area of Kano State few days to their wedding. The husband, Shahrehu Alhaji Ali and his fiancee, Aisha (all residents of the same area) were said to be in a serious relationship for over six …

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Biden Won’t Lift COVID-19 Travel Ban – Aide Says

By Ogechi Okorie Washington (Precise Post) – The Spokesman of the US President-elect Joe Biden has quickly dismissed Donald Trump’s announcement Monday that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of Europe and Brazil would be lifted, underlining the fractious transition of power. “On the advice of our medical team, the Administration does not intend to lift these restrictions on 1/26,” tweeted Jen Psaki, …

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Why I’m Not Comfortable Paying Salaries in Percentages – Engineer Sule

By Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Engineer Abdulahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said that he is not comfortable paying salaries in percentages because throughout his working life, which spans close to 30 years, he never received his salary in percentages. Engineer Sule stated this while parleying with suspended local government Directors of Personnel Management (DPMs) and Finance and Supplies (DFAs), at the Government …

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