FG retaliates, suspends twitter operation in Nigeria

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Federal Government on Friday retaliated and announced the indefinite suspension of twitter operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in a statement issued by his office in Abuja. Recall that the suspension is coming days after Twitter deleted a tweet from President …

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APC expels 2 guber aspirants in Ondo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has expelled two of its former governorship aspirants, Mrs. Jumoke Anifowose and Dr. Nath Adojutelegan. Jumoke is a daughter of first Executive Governor of the state, Pa Adekunle Ajasin. Both Anifowose and Adojutelegan lost in last year’s APC primaries to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Dissatisfied with the outcome of the primaries, they dragged the party to court asking …

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Buhari Plans To Wipe Out Non-Fulanis From Nigeria – Ayo Adebanjo

A Yoruba leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo has revealed that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to wipe out Nigerians who are not Fulani from the country. Adebanjo is the factional leader of Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba group. The elder statesman was reacting to a recent war threat issued to the people of the South-East by the President, according to Daily Post. Recall that Buhari on Tuesday, …

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Spate of insecurity spurred by hunger -Okorocha

By Ijeoma Henry Abuja (Precise Post) – Senator representing Imo West in the ninth national assembly and former governor of Imo State Owelle Rochas Okorocha has cried out that the problem facing Nigeria in the area of security is spurred by hunger in the land and the failure to engage Nigerian youths who form more than seventy percent (70%) of the population. Senator Okorocha expressed …

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Why Nigeria is recording improved economic performance, by FG

The federal government has attributed the improved economic performance of the country to the positive growth recorded in 23 out of 46 sectors in the first quarter of 2021. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, said this during her presentation of the first quarter of 2021 gross domestic product (GDP) results and other performance indicators of Nigeria at the Federal Executive …

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Police Council confirms Baba as IGP

The Police Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has confirmed Usman Alkali Baba as Inspector General of Police (IGP). Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, who disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the meeting, said Baba was unanimously confirmed. President Buhari had on April 6, appointed Baba as acting Inspector General of Police. Source

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Are Corp Members Really Being Mobilised For War? Check Out What The NYSC Has To Say

According to The PUNCH, the National Youth Service Corps on Friday said that it is not mobilising corps members for war. The NYSC Deputy Director (Publications), Emeka Mgbemena, made the clarification in a statement titled, ‘Rebuttal: No corps member is being mobilised for war’, issued on behalf of its Director (Press and Public Relations), Adenike Adeyemi. The statement read, ‘This is to clarify the misrepresentation …

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Govt rejects failed state verdict by CFA, ex-U.S. envoy

The Federal Government yesterday rejected the labelling of the country as a failed state by the United States Council of Foreign Relations (CFR). It described such a verdict on Nigeria because of its security challenges as “preposterous.’’ Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja Also yesterday, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari …

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We are all to blame, says Obasanjo on Nigeria’s situation

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday reflected on the state of the nation and concluded that Nigeria is not where God has created her to occupy in the comity of nations. He lamented that rather than being a land flowing with milk and honey, it has regrettably become a “land flowing with bitterness and sadness”, urging Nigerians to change the narrative. The former President spoke while …

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‘I suddenly remembered why I fell in love with the President’

President Muhammadu Buhari spoke on Tuesday, warning troublemakers in the country that the picnic was over, and the next day, I saw this comment online from a Buharist, as lovers and admirers of the President are known: “I just finished watching the President on TV reading the riot act to troublemakers, and I couldn’t be prouder of the President. I suddenly remembered why I fell …

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Senate rules out new Constitution

The Senate yesterday ruled out the possibility of the National Assembly producing a brand new Constitution for Nigeria. It gave reasons. Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, Ovie Omo-Agege, gave the hint in his welcome address at the National Public Hearing on the review of the Constitution in Abuja. Many eminent Nigerians and groups, including Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief …

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Buhari presides over Police Council meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the Police Council meeting in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Those in attendance of the meeting include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Chairman of the Governors’ Forum Kayode Fayemi and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. Others physically attending the meeting are Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; Ministers of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi; …

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Group salutes Uzodinma’s courage in addressing security challenge

Imo Political Leaders’ Forum, a political pressure, group has lauded Gov. Hope Uzodinma’s courage in the face of daunting security challenges facing the state. The group’s Chairman, Mr Jude Ucheghara said this in a statement in Owerri.Ucheghara, a cleric, said the governor’s tactics in facing the situation head-on was an indication of his extraordinary courage, a quality which he said was necessary for a successful …

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Why I dropped out of university, by Dakore

Actress Dakore Egbuson-Akande has explained why she dropped out of the university. Many people were shocked to know Dakore- Akande does not have a degree and is a dropout.h But she remained one of Nollywood biggest stars with outstanding eloquence. The A-list Nollywood actress rolls side by side with Nollywood veterans with an outstanding brand. In an interview with Chude, the actress spoke about how …

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Use The Good Bandits To Fight The Bad Ones – Sheik Gumi Advises FG

Prominent Islamic cleric and tutor, Ahmad Gumi, has urged the Federal Government to support splinter groups among bandits as a way to stop the worsening insecurity in the nation. Gumi in a fresh interview with Punch, said many bandits were ready for a dialogue and that the Federal government could use them to fight the “ugly ones” and end the kidnappings carried out by them. …

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