Prince Philip’s funeral: UK military prepares for big role

WINDSOR, England (Precise Post) — British soldiers, sailors and air force personnel were practicing, polishing and making final preparations Friday for Prince Philip’s funeral, a martial but personal service that will mark the death of a royal patriarch who was also one of the dwindling number of World War II veterans. More than 700 military personnel are set to take part in Saturday’s funeral ceremony …

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Inter take title push to Napoli as Juve, Atalanta clash for Champions League

Abuja (Precise Post) – Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan take their title push to Napoli on Sunday looking to extend their winning streak as Juventus travel to Champions League rivals Atalanta. Inter are 11 points ahead of second-placed AC Milan and chasing a 12th consecutive league win to push them closer to a first title since 2010. Champions Juventus are third, a further point back, with …

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I’m not behind rice distribution in north – Tinubu denies

Abuja (Precise Post) – National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has denied being responsible for the distribution of rice in some states in the northern part of the country. Tinubu in a statement on Thursday, April 15 by his media aide Tunde Rahman said he personally had nothing to do with the photos and videos making the rounds where persons …

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Buhari throws weight behind Shagari’s grandson for Abuja Municipal Council Chair

Abuja (Precise Post) – Indications have emerged revealing that a grandson of former President Shehu Shagari, Bello Bala Shagari,  has received the blessings of President Muhammadu Buhari to contest for the chairmanship position of Abuja Municipal Area Council,  (AMAC). Bello Bala Shagari, who is a former President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, (NYCN), is contesting on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC. In a …

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IGP moves to strengthen police capacity to stabilise internal security order and restore public confidence in the Force

….Assures new operational protocols will bequeath to the Nation stable security order By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has unveiled a new policing vision and crime fighting strategies aimed at strengthening police capacity to stabilise the internal security order and restore public confidence in the Force. According to the statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, …

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NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises: Goals Galore As Pillars, Heartland & Katsina United Win On Day 2

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Benin City(Precise Post) -. Kano Pillars thrashed Lobi Stars FC 3-0 in the day 2 of the 2021 NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises on Friday. Jubril Isah opened the scoring for Pillars in the 26th minute before Imrana Musa made it 2-0 in the 53rd minute. The third goal of the match was scored by Idris Khamus with three minutes left on …

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NAF partners NiDCOM to tap into skills, competences of Nigerians in diaspora (Photos)

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oldayo Amao has said that the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) is collaborating with Nigerias in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) to tap into the skills, competences, knowledge and exposure of Nigerians in Diaspora. This is also as the CAS has expressed support for the proposed Diaspora Defence and Security Conference, which he believes …

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Blackout caused by breakdown of some National Integrated Power Plants – Power minister apologises to Nigerians

Abuja (Precise Post) – The minister of Power, Engr Sale Mamman has apologised to Nigerians for the blackout across the nation and the difficulties it has brought to the citizenry. According to the minister, who took his twitter handle to apologise said the outage is caused by breakdown of some National Integrated Power Plants supplying electricity to the national grid. The affected plants, he said …

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Six killed, many injured as gunmen invade Plateau, open fire on villagers

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Fresh attack on Thursday night claimed six lives as gunmen opened fire on some villagers at Wereng village, Riyom local government area of Plateau State, killing six and injuring three villagers.  The attack occurred at the time villagers returned from their day’s businesses and were preparing to retire for the night when sporadic gunshots jolted them Before the …

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What CDS Irabor said as he decried bearing of Illegal arms

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Lucky Irabor, Friday, said the Presidential directive to shoot-at-sight anyone illegally bearing an AK-47 rifle was very clear and must be enforced. Irabor who stated this in Asaba, the Delta State capital while addressing journalists after a courtesy visit to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, as he decried the proliferation of illegal arms in …

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Army Chief Receives NDLEA, NAPTIP, Others on

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd) on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, paid courtesy visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru at the Army Headquarters, Abuja. The NDLEA boss said he came to congratulate the COAS on his well deserved appointment and subsequent promotion to the enviable rank of Lieutenant General. He …

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Germany Picks Ghana As Location For Its West African Centre For Global Health

Germany West African Centre for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention has chosen Ghana as a location for its headquarters. German ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff disclosed this in a tweet he shared on Thursday April 15. He added that the Ghanaian centre is one of eighth others worldwide. The announcement came days after social media giant, Twitter also announced that it will site its African …

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#PantamiResign: Civil Society Drags Petitions US, Wants Buhari’s Communications Minister Added To Terror Watch List

A civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, has petitioned the United States government, urging the Joe Biden-led administration to investigate alleged involvement of Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, with terrorist groups. The group also asked that the US place the minister on its terror watch list if the allegations against him were found to be true. The petition dated April 11, 2021 …

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Nasarawa Assembly’s Minority Leader Defects From PDP To APC

Mr Danladi Jatau, the minority Leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Jatau, representing Kokona West constituency, registered with the APC at his polling unit in Uke-Bassa, Kokona Government Area of the State. While calling on his constituents to embrace the ongoing APC membership registration and revalidation exercise, the …

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It’s our job to print money, says CBN

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele has said printing money is a cardinal job of the lenders. Emefiele, on the official twitter handle of the CBN @cenbank on Friday, said printing money is about lending money. He was probably responding to Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki who alleged the Federal Government printed N60bn to augument March allocation to States at the weekend. There had …

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‘Bandits’ Shot Dead As Traders Flee Zamfara Market In Fear

According to a report by Daily Trust, a group of vigilantes otherwise known as Yan Sakai on Friday stormed Dansadau market in Zamfara State, where they executed several suspected bandits. The Yan Sakai mostly from Ruwan Tofa and some other neighbouring communities invaded the market and killed the suspects to retaliate Thursday’s killing of three farmers in Ruwan Tofa. Residents told our correspondent that the …

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