Mbaka: Villa and its Vulture

By Lasisi Olagunju Vulture means Igún in Yoruba. At the very beginning of time, he was the priest of the earth. The priest was also earth’s doctor. It happened that Olófin, the king in Ile-Ife that time, had his life in total disarray – a life broken like calabash and rent like cloth (ayé e rè fó bí igbá/ó fàya gbaragada bí aso). The town …

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Buhari approves National Centre for Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons

…Appoints Rtd Major General AM Dikko as the National Coordinator Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW) to be domiciled in the Office of the National Security Adviser. The Head, Strategic CommunicationOffice of the National Security Adviser, ZM Usman disclosed this on Monday in a statement made …

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Bill, Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years

American business magnate Bill Gates and his wife Melinda are divorcing after almost three decades of marriage. The pair announced the decision to end their marriage in a statement jointly signed by them on Monday. In the statement posted on the verified Twitter handle of the Microsoft founder-turned philanthropist, the pair explained that they decided to settle for the option of a divorce after “a …

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Commissioner’s murder: Kogi Govt vows to spare nothing to remain safest state in Nigeria

By Jesupemi Are Abuja – The Kogi state government says it will spare nothing to remain the safest state in the country. Kingsley Fanwo, Kogi commissioner for information, said this in a statement on Monday. TheCable had reported how gunmen, on Saturday, killed Solomon Adebayo, Kogi state pension board commissioner, and abducted Pius Kolawole, chairman of Yagba West LGA, who was with the commissioner at …

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At Least 13 feared killed as armed herders attack Benue Community

Abuja – At least 13 persons have been feared killed following an attack by armed herders in Tse-Amgbem community close to Aondoana in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State. According to local residents, the attackers burnt down the houses in the community in the early Monday morning attack. Chairman of Gwer West Local Government Area, Grace Igbabon, confirmed the casualty figure to Channels …

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Army Commander, Six Other Soldiers killed as Boko Haram Fighters Invade Military Base

Militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād have again attacked a military base in Borno state, killing an army commanding officer. SaharaReporters gathered that the bloody encounter also left six other soldiers dead. The terrorists had on Sunday invaded Ajiri village in the Mafa Local Government Area of …

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South East Presidency: The Strength, Odds before APC

By Ibejide Jones The decision by the two political parties to zone the 2023 presidency to the South must be commended, because the three geo-political zone; South East, South South and South West , (which makes up the region) possess experienced and credible personalities that can run and effectively manage the affairs of Nigeria without any worries. What should be of paramount importance at this …

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#WorldPressFreedomDay: Saraki says media critical stakeholders in the Nigerian project

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – As Nigerians join the rest of the world to celebrate Press Freedom Day, the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has said that the media are critical stakeholders in the Nigerian project. Saraki who stated this via his twitter handle account, noted that the press led the fight for our independence during the colonial rule and …

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NLC: Minimum Wage was more than $125 in 1981, today it is less than $60

Abuja – The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has taken a swipe at Nigerian politicians for being insensitive to the plights of the workers in the country. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, NLC President, Ayuba Wabba said the minimum wage in 1981 was more than $125, lamenting that it is currently less than $60. “The first minimum wage in 1981by Shagari was …

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2023: Wada throws weight behind Bala Muhammad Presidency

By Salifu Usman, Abuja The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 Kogi State governorship election, Engineer Musa Wada, has expressed confidence in the ability of Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, to salvage Nigeria’s current challenges if given chance to lead Nigeria in 2023. Wada made the assertion at the weekend when he received members of the national executive council of the …

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NERC approves five-year performance improvement plan for Discos

Abuja – The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved a five-year Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) and Capital Expenditure (Capex) benchmark for Distribution Companies (Discos), expected to run from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2026. The commission, in an order copied the 11 Discos, stated that the review of the capital expenditure allowances were to align with PIPs of the Discos and form the …

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Army kills 24 ‘suspected terrorists’ in Niger

Niger troops killed 24 “suspected terrorists” after they sought to escape after being captured in the west of the country, the government said on Sunday. The suspects had been planning an attack on the market town of Banibangou but the army was alerted and, after an exchange of fire, 26 people were arrested on 28 April, the defence ministry said in a statement. One of …

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Tinubu: Nigerians Will Feel Safe Under Buhari’s Government

Abuja – National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is optimistic that Nigeria will overcome its current security challenges. Speaking during the Special Ramadan Prayer Tafsir which held in Sunday at the Lagos House in Marina, Tinubu said Nigerians will feel safe under President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. President Buhari had swept to power in 2015 …

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Nigerian music star, Kizz Daniel celebrates 27th birthday, welcomes twins

By Priscilla Osaje Abuja – Nigerian music star, Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe a.k.a Kizz Daniel has welcomed a set of twins as he marked his 27th birthday on May 1. The renowned singer who could not hide his joy and gratitude to God, took to his Instagram [email protected] to share the good news to his fans and well wishers. According to the proud father of two boys, …

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Katsina United retain NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises trophy

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Katsina United beat Warri Wolves 4-2 on penalties in the final of the 3rd edition of the NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises to claim their second trophy following the heroics of goalkeeper Abubakar Anas. The interesting game produced some breathtaking moment for both teams avid fans in Enugu. The Seasiders created the first chance of the game after …

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South East attacks: Embrace dialogue, peace to forestall violence – Onukwube

By Alex Enebeli- Enugu – The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on youths in the country to embrace dialogue and peace and forestall violence ravaging the country. The Director of NOA in Enugu State, Mr Isaac Onukwube made the call on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) while reacting to recent attacks in the southeast and other parts of …

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