At last Immigration Reopens Passport Application Portal

By Amos Okpu ABUJA – The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (CGI), Muhammad Babandede MFR, has announced the reopening of the Passport application and payment portal effective 8th June 2021 by 12 midnight to allow eligible Passport applicants to apply and make payments for the various categories of Passports of their choice. The Passport portal was closed following the directives of the Minister …

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Woman whose husband is unemployed gives birth to 10 babies at a go

A South African woman claims to have given birth to ten children in what would be the world’s largest-ever live birth if confirmed by doctors, the Daily Mail of UK reported on Tuesday. Gosiame Thamara Sithole, 37, who is already a mother of twins, gave birth to seven boys and three girls by Caesarean section at a hospital in Pretoria late Monday, her husband said. …

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Miracles will continue in Synagogue Church – Worshippers reveal how

ABUJA – Some worshippers in the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), on Tuesday, expressed the belief that miracles would continue in the church, in spite of the demise of the founder. The worshippers, who gathered at the Synagogue to offer prayers to God to be kind with Joshua’s soul, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that their faith in the founder …

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Yoruba group accuses ex-president, northern clerics of plotting to destroy Buhari’s govt

Abuja – Group under the auspices of Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has accused a former president, some northern clerics and other politicians of engaging in a grand plot to destroy the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has alleged that a former president, some northern clerics and other politicians are engaged in a grand plot to destroy the administration of President …

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Lawan: Restored budget cycle has boosted investors’ confidence in Nigeria

…As Senate President bags Awards for Good Governance and Budget Cycle Restoration. By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the restoration of Nigeria’s budget cycle to the January to December timeline has resulted in increased predictability of the country’s fiscal plans as well as boosted the confidence of local and foreign investors.  The Senate President explained …

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Senate moves against piracy, seeks stiffer punishment for copyright violators

By Chris Udochukwu ABUJA (Precise Post) – The Senate on Tuesday commenced amendment of Nigeria’s copyright laws in a direction that seeks stiffer punishment for violators and persons involved in piracy.  The move to amend the country’s copyright laws followed the consideration of a bill to that effect which seeks to repeal and re-enact the Copyright Act 2004. The bill which scaled second reading during …

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CORRUPTION: Imo State, least corrupt state in Rochas regime – NBS

By Kelechi Henry “Imo state during my tenure is the least corrupt state in Nigeria according to National Bureau for Statistics in partnership with Amnesty International research and findings. I challenged the EFCC as at then to prove me corrupt on the issue of the frozen account which was not my account as claimed but was the account of the state which they denied me …

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Reps bemoan casualisation of workers in public, private sector

By Nicholas Kalu, Abuja ABUJA -. The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, condemned the continuous and persistent casualisation of workers and the degrading treatment meted out on them by their employers in the private and public sectors. It, therefore, called on the Federal Government to put mechanism and policies in place to ensure that employers of Labour conform to internationally acceptable standards of employment. The …

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House of Reps in rowdy session over twitter ban

…PDP members stage walk out gbajabiamila-to-nigerians-dont-play-politics-with-covid-19-vaccines By Chris Udochukwu House of Representatives experienced some minutes of rowdy session on Tuesday as some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives staged a walk out during sitting when Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila ruled out of order, the leader of the party in the House on the issue of the ban on twitter …

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IPOB alleges plot by security agents to attack southeast

Abuja (Precise Post) – The security operatives had concluded arrangements to launch attacks on Igbo communities beginning with Anambra State, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged. The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said it had uncovered plots by security agencies to attack different states in the Southeast. The group which claimed to have uncovered the plot, disclosed this in a statement by its …

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Super Falcons arrive U.S ahead of 4-nation tournament

By Ijeoma Okigbo Abuja – Nigeria’s Super Falcons have arrived the United States ahead of a four-nation tournament, comprising Portugal, Jamaica and hosts U.S. A statement by the Communications Department of the Nigeria Football Federations (NFF) said this on Tuesday in Abuja. According to the statement, nine home-based players and some members of the technical crew left the country on Monday and arrived Houston on …

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Development problem in Nigeria is because most of our leaders are not wholly citizens – Sam Amadi reveals

“If you look at the present National Assembly, most of their families are 100% citizens elsewhere. They themselves are citizens of whether it is Dubai, Saudi Arabia, US or UK or France or anywhere. “How do public officers whose children, wives or husbands, as citizens of other countries really maintain the passion to invest their time in building their country?” These are some of the posers …

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CAF Women’s Champions League: 5 Nigerians picked for qualifying tournament

Abuja – Ruth David of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and four other Nigerians have been picked as officials for the West African qualifying tournament for the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League. David, NFF’s Acting Director of Competitions, and the others are to play key roles in the tournament’s organisation. She has been named as one of the Match Commissioners in the tournament slated for …

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Ebonyi: CAN, lawmaker condemn abduction of children over land dispute

By Christian Ogbonna Abakaliki – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Ebonyi on Tuesday condemned the abduction of children in Enyigba community in Abakaliki Local Government Area over a land dispute. The community and the Enyibichiri community in Ikwo Local Government Area had been engaged in a prolonged land dispute in spite of a permanent demarcation of the land by the Ebonyi government. Ebonyi’s …

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