Football Unites, Super Six is bringing old friends together as love and peace spreads around Ijebu Ode

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Sworn enemies have dropped their weapons, war zones have become graveyards, gunshots have become goals, bullets have become balls as the NWFL Super six is daily uniting stakeholders of the beautiful game, who have all agreed to bury the hatchets for the sake of Nigeria football. For many months, leading to years, Christopher Green, a strong admirer …

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Late President Yar’Adua’s Daughter Fails To Appear Before Reconciliatory Panel Over Alleged N2billion Fraud

According to SaharaReporters, Mrs. Hajia Zainab Dakingari, a daughter of the late President Umaru Yar’adua has refused to appear before a reconciliatory panel set up to look into a N2 billion land fraud which involves her company, Marumza Development Co. Ltd. This was revealed to SaharaReporters by a reliable source on Thursday. SaharaReporters had last year reported how Zainab, who is also the wife of …

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JAMB Announces New Feature In UTME Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that it has announced a new feature in the ongoing registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The exam body in a statement issued on Thursday by its Head of Media and Protocol, Fabian Benjamin, said the feature, ‘Know Your Registration Officer,’ aims to fortify the registration process. According to Benjamin, the new feature …

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UPDATED: SANS kick as Lagos JUSUN resumes partially

Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) Messrs Femi Falana and Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa have condemned announcement by Lagos chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) that it has partially reopened courts. JUSUN Lagos said it had broken ranks with the national body and would be partially opening courts in the state on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays while continuing the nationwide strike on Mondays and Tuesdays. …

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Why Nigeria is bleeding, by Magashi

Minister of Defence Major General Bashir Magashi (Rtd) has explained why Nigeria is bleeding. He lamented the negative effects ethno-religious agitators have had on national security in recent times. Magashi, who spoke to State House Correspondents on Thursday during the weekly Ministerial Briefing, organised by the Presidential Communication Team, said these activities, which he also blamed on selfish elites, are causing the country to bleed. …

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Strike continues until our demands are –JUSUN, PASAN

The leadership of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria and Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria in Oyo State says the strike continues until their demands are met. On April 6, JUSUN Judiciary workers, under the aegis of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike demanding enforcement of constitutional provisions and court judgments granting financial autonomy to the judiciary at both …

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NCC arrests 5 suspects over SIM cards fraud

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Thursday announced the arrest of five suspects for allegedly engaging in the fraudulent registration and sales of Subscriber Identity Module cards. It said the arrest was carried out by a joint team from the Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Department of the commission, operatives of the Department of State Services and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in the Wuse …

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Strike: I can’t fault you, CJN tells judiciary workers

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, says the reason for the strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria is genuine. The CJN said it had become difficult to fault the idea of the strike since the rights of the union and its members which had been clearly defined in the constitution were being denied especially at state levels. “I can’t fault your …

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Buhari meets Nothern governors

The President, Major General Munlhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, met behind closed doors with some state governors from the Northern part of the country. The meeting held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja was also attended by the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari. The governors who met with the President include Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu; Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai; Plateau …

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Gunmen attack Kaduna hospital, kidnap nurses

Bandits suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two nurses working with Idon General Hospital in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The hospital is located less than a kilometer from a police checkpoint along the Kaduna-Kachia road in Idon. The incident which occurred in the early hours of Thursday comes barely 24 hours after several students were abducted and one person killed during an …

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Police rescue kidnapped student in Osun

The Osun Police Command on Thursday said it rescued a 25-year-old female student of the Osun College of Health Technology, Ilesa, who was abducted on Tuesday. According to a statement by SP Yemisi Opalola, the Osun Police Spokesperson, the victim, Rukayat Bayonle, was abducted on April, 20, at about 2.30 a.m, at Olomilagbala Area, Ilesa, Osun. “Upon a distress call that the victim was abducted, …

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JUSUN strike: Lawyers decry pending cases in court

A cross section of lawyers in Ekiti has decried the long “stay out of court” due to the strike embarked upon by members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). The lawyers said the strike has caused pending cases in various courts in the state. The lawyers spoke at different interviews with correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti. …

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Police arrest alleged killer of 29-yr-old man in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi Police Command said Wednesday it had arrested the alleged killer of 29-year-old Chukwudi Chukwu at a wake in Okposi, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Oda, told newsmen in Abakiliki that the suspect, who claimed to be a vigilante, was fake. According to Odah, investigations reveal that he is not a vigilante in Okposi. “He …

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There may be no elections in 2023 — Afenifere

Yourba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has vowed that there would be no general elections in 2023 unless the 1999 constitution is scrapped and a new one which includes fiscal federalism is agreed on by Nigerians. Speaking on Arise TV programme, leader of the organisation, Ayo Adebanjo, said the 1999 constitution is skewed to favour a section of the country and was responsible for the agitations for …

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No cash for police, IG Baba laments

The police have no money for its operations despite the serious security situation in the country, Acting Inspector-General of Police Alkali Usman Baba said on Wednesday. Without funding, yet faced with attacks on its assets and killing of its officers and men in parts of the country, the police have become “Miracle Player” to be able to achieve whatever results they have recorded, Baba said. …

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Prudent Handball Premier League To Hold In October As HFN revises its 2021 Sporting Calendar

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2021 will no longer be in phases but will hold on consolidated basis in October 2021 according to the new revised calendar of the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) In the revised calendar released by the Handball Federation of Nigeria, the top tier premier handball league which was hitherto played in …

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