Buhari appoints Emem Omokaro as DG National Senior Citizens Centre

….Approves constitution of 12-member board to be chaired by AVM. M.A. Muhammad (rtd) By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the take off of the National Senior Citizens Centre and appointed Dr Emem Omokaro as the Director General of the Centre. This is also as he has approved the constitution of its 12-member board with AVM. M.A. Muhammad (rtd) as …

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North East: Atiku, others hail Fintiri for constructing first overhead bridge

Abuja – Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2019 general election and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, ex-Adamawa Acting Governor James Barka, and residents have hailed governor Ahmadu Fintiri, for the completion of the first over head bridge in the North East. The overhead bridge inaugurated by the former Vice President Atiku, has an eight lane dual carriage way expansion approaching the …

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Gulak: Wike slams Uzodinma, says it’s too early to assume political assassination

By Our Reporter ABUJA- Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has slammed his Imo State counterpart, Hope Uzodinma, saying it’s hasty pronouncing that the death of APC chieftain, Ahmed Gulak was a political assassination. Recall that Uzodinma in his reaction on Monday to the gruesome murder of the Adamawa politician who was killed in Owerri said the murder of Ahmed Gulak was a pure Political assassination. …

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Gulak’s Death: Uzodinma breaks silence, says it’s clear case of political assassination

ABUJA – Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has expressed shock over the killing of APC stalwart, Ahmed Gulak, describing the incident as an unfortunate clear case of political assassination.  Addressing Imo people in a broadcast at the Government House in Owerri the Imo State capital, the governor said he is really saddened by the gruesome murder which underscores the ugly security situation in Imo State …

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Finally, Ize-Iyamu congratulates Obaseki over Supreme Court verdict

Benin – The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the 2020 Governorship Election in Edo Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Monday congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki, on his victory at the Supreme Court. Ize-Iyamu in a letter to the governor said that the Friday’s judgment of the apex court has put an end to the series of litigations on the governorship poll that returned Obaseki for second term. …

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Sea Incursion: NEMA distributes relief materials to over 5000 victims in Ondo

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to victims displaced by sea incursion in the riverine community of Aiyetoro, in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State. The Director-General of NEMA, retired AVM Muhammadu Muhammed, who sympathised with the victims, on Monday in Igbokoda, said the materials would help bring little succour to the people. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports …

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2 persons reported dead in Aba auto crash

Two persons have reportedly been killed in an auto crash that occurred in Aba North Local Government Area of Abia State, on the Uratta axis of the ever-busy Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway. Our correspondent gathered that the accident was caused by the driver of an articulate truck belonging to Dangote suspected to be conveying flour to Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It was gathered that the deceased …

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Falana, Falz, others protest insecurity, poverty in Lagos

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and his Musician son, Folarin, aka Falz, along with scores of Lagosians took to the streets on Monday to protest against the insecurity and poverty ravaging the country. The protesters, under the aegis of the Peoples Alternative Political Movement, marched from the busy Ikeja Bus Stop to the Governor’s Office through the Secretariat to the Lagos State House …

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Report of attack on Ebonyi community not true – Police

The Police Command in Ebonyi has debunked recent reports and pictures on social media that a community in Ebonyi has been attacked by suspected gunmen on early hours of Sunday. This is contained in a statement issued to reporters in Abakaliki on Sunday by the Command’s spokesperson, DSP Loveth Odah. According to the statement, “No herdsmen attacked any Ebonyi community.” “The attention of the Ebonyi …

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BREAKING: JAMB gives candidates two weeks to sort registration hassles

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given two weeks’ extension to candidates genuinely unable to complete their registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The deadline for registration was May 29, 2021. A statement by JAMB’s head of information and protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, noted that such candidates have between May 31 and June 15 to complete their registration if they …

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Dwindling resources: Okorocha bemoans Governors’ lack of vision

By Chris Udochukwu ABUJA (Precise Post) – The federal lawmaker representing Imo West in the red chamber, Senator Rochas Okorocha has taken a swipe at Governors for failing to think outside the box in their bid to rescue the economies of their respective states. Okorocha spoke in Abuja at the weekend when he hosted a Web Conference with Nigerians in South Africa under the aegis …

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Again, abductors invade Niger school, 200 students kidnapped, one killed

AT least, 200 students of an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been abducted. One person was said to have been shot dead while another was critically injured after gunmen carried out the kidnap operation at about 4:30pm on Sunday. A resident of the area, Zayyad Mohammed, confirmed the incident to The PUNCH. Though the details …

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Gov Lalong gets second jab of COVID-19 vaccine

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor’s personal physician, Dr. Benjamin Dashak, administered the vaccine on Lalong, his wife, members of the state executive council and some members of the state security council. Speaking after taking the jab, the governor said that fatal cases of COVID-19 disease is decreasing in the country as a result of the mass vaccination. He said he …

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Tribute to the 45, 000 innocent people, men, women, children of old Eastern Nigeria , butchered in 1966

By Chukwuemekalum C. Okolie WE REMEMBER!!! ” I’m heading to Uzoakoli to do battle. I’m heading to Uzoakoli, but My lover cries out, may the bullet not hit your head. My lover begs me to flee!But who will defend the land When I flee? My sweet heart begs me to Flee,But who will do battle when the Hausas come?” With the above song Biafran men …

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