Thai woman dies ‘after being electrocuted in bed by new mobile phone’ given to her as a birthday present by her husband

A Thai woman was found dead after she was electrocuted while playing on a new smartphone as it charged. Yooyen Saenprasert, 54, was on the bed with the charger cable resting on her arm while it was plugged into the mobile device and the mains at the home in Udon Thani province, northeastern Thailand on May 6. Saenprasert loved playing games on the smartphone while …

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Presidency Confirms foiled robbery attempt in Aso Villa

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Presidency has confirmed a foiled robbery attempt in the Aso Villa. A gang of armed robbers reportedly attacked the residences of Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and that of Administrative Officer, Abubakar Maikano, on the premises of the Presidential Villa, Aso-Rock, Abuja. Confirming the report, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and …

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NPA, NDDC Looting: Sack, Prosecute Amaechi, Hadiza Usman now – PDP

….Says Agencies Are Now APC Cash Cows By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party has reacted to the foul stench of corruption oozing out of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), demanding the immediate sack and prosecution of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Managing Director of NPA Hadiza Bala Usman. The PDP maintained that …

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NABTEB Releases Results of 2020 Nov/Dec Exams

Nigerians who sat for the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) exams can now check their results. This comes after NABTEB on Monday released the results for the 2020 Ordinary and Advanced level examinations. A total of 25,844 candidates scored five credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics, out of the 32,541 that sat for the exam. This was confirmed by …

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Strange disease kills 6 in Kano – Official

The Kano state government on Monday confirmed that six persons died of a strange disease in Minjibir Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner for Health of the state, Dr Aminu Ibrahim-Tsanyawa, who confirmed this said 46 other affected persons had been hospitalised. Ibrahim-Tsanyawa said the disease broke out in Gandun Koya village on May 7, and spread to adjourning communities. “The cause of …

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No student was found dead in BUK campus – Official

The management of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), has debunked news making the rounds that a student was found dead on its new campus. Lamara Garba, Secretary, Information and Publication Unit of the University, said this in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen on Monday in Kano. According to the statement, “social media post alleging that a student of BUK was found dead …

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INEC expands Ogun polling units to 1,832

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Ogun State has disclosed that not less than 1,832 Polling Units have been created as additional voting centres to the 3,210 existing ones across the state. The commission said the creation of new polling units is part of the commission’s voter access expansion. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. AbdulGaniy Raji, said this on Monday in Abeokuta, during a …

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INEC office in Abia set ablaze

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State has been set ablaze. This happened on Sunday night days after the Commission’s office in Akwa Ibom was set ablaze by unknown men. The incident was confirmed by the Resident Electoral Commissioner for the state, Dr. Joseph Iloh, when the Commission met today to discuss a wide range of …

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Insecurity: Wike extends curfew in 23 LGs

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has extended the night curfew across the 23 local government areas of the state from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., with effect from Tuesday, in order to stem dastardly attacks on security formations in the State. The governor said the decision was taken in the wake of multiple armed ambushes on police checkpoints along the East-West road which resulted …

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148 IDPs may miss 2021 UTME over SIM card issues – Official

About 148 internally displaced persons at International Christian Centre in Ohogua, Ovia North East Local Government Area, Edo, may miss 2021/2022 UTME due to SIM card issues. Solomon Folorunsho, the Coordinator of the centre, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday. He expressed fears that the students might miss the examination because of their inability to get SIM cards needed to generate …

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Fans react as Davido stops daughter from twerking

A video snippet has surfaced online which shows iconic singer, Davido, cautioning his second child, Hailey, against twerking. At a party, the little girl wanted to show off her dancing skills to onlookers as she assumed the ‘twerking position’. Her superstar father hurriedly stopped her by taping her lightly on her shoulder. However, the Fem singer’s action has drawn several reactions on social media especially …

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Abandoned reports: National Assembly’s long list of endless probes, loud hearings, dead results

In this report, SUNDAY ABORISADE and LEKE BAIYEWU examine endless probes by both chambers of the National Assembly and observe that the investigations have produced few or no effects Consecutively, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, asked all ad hoc committees of the House to lay their reports by the end of April 2021. He made the announcement on April 20; reminded the …

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Army denies alleged deployment of only Northern officers to Southeast

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigerian soldiers The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed an allegation that it was deploying only commanders of Northern extraction to quell tension in the Southeast. In a statement issued on Monday in Abuja, Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima said there was no truth in the allegation. He was reacting to an online publication entitled: “Nigerian Army …

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Rationale Behind Yearning For South East Presidency

By Sylvester Udemezue The zoning of the presidency to the South in 2023 came to many as cherry news, however that feeling of nostalgia that follows news of that nature has been short-lived with the realization that the south as it were in Nigeria is consisting of the South West; South East and the South South.This realization has posed different worries to Nigerians who have …

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Amaechi to Investigative Panel: Probe all contracts NPA awarded under Hadiza Bala Usman

Abuja (Precise Post). Against the backdrop of financial misdeeds allegedly perpetrated by suspended Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, inaugurated an investigative panel to probe the books of the agency. The Chairman of the 11-man committee is Auwalu Suleiman, the Director of Maritime Services and it is co-chaired by Mr Ben Omogo, Director, Organisation Design & …

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