See Senate President’s reaction to twitter ban by FG

ABUJA – Senate President Ahmad Lawan has broken his silence on suspension of micro blogging and social network platform Twitter by the Federal Government. He said Nigeria and Twitter need each other. He called for amicable resolution of the feud with Twitter. Lawan bared his mind at a briefing in Abuja to mark the second anniversary of the 9th Senate. He said: “Our belief is …

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Revealed! How Poly Ibadan final year student was murdered week to wedding

By Our Reporter Abuja – It has been reported that a final year student of the Department of Music Technology, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Ebenezer Ayeni was on Thursday morning murdered by armed robbers in Ojoo area of Ibadan. The Police public relations officer of the Oyo State Police Command, Adewale Osifeso confirmed the incident to The Nation in Ibadan on Friday. Also, the public relations …

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June 13: PDP says it has uncovered Plot by FG to clamp down on Protesters

By our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – The main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged plots by the Federal Government to clamp down on groups and individuals planning peaceful protests to mark the June 12 Democracy Day and demand for good governance in the country. In a statement on Friday by the spokesman for the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said the government …

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After twitter ban, FG, Buhari’s aides switch over to Indian app, Koo

By Alao Abiodun. After the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria, the Federal Government has joined Koo, an Indian microblogging platform, The Nation has learnt. The Nation reports the Federal Government last week alleged Twitter was being used to undermine “Nigeria’s corporate existence”. The suspension of the platform since last Friday forced some Presidential aides and agencies to join Koo. The Nation observed Personal Assistant …

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Planned June 12 Protest: We won’t allow #EndSARS experience – Police warns

Agency Reporter Abuja – Ahead of the June 12 planned protest in some parts of the country, the Ondo State Police Command has warned that it will not fold its arms and watch any protest, under whatever guise, in the state to degenerate to the #EndSARS mayhem. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Tee Leo-Ikoro, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the telephone …

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Dot in circle comment: Afenifere blasts Buhari, says remarks unpresidential

By Our Reporter ABUJA – The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent comment against the Igbo nation. Afenifere noted that “the President takes delight in ridiculing the Ndigbo which he used IPOB to represent.” Buhari had during an interview with Arise TV on Thursday said that the, ‘”IPOB is just like a dot in a circle. Even if they …

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Omo-Agege says June 12 a positive history worth sustaining

By Chris Udochukwu. Abuja (Precise Post) – Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege has reflected on the “June 12” and the exemplary roles of political leaders, students, voters and all other citizens whose roles culminated into this historical landmark, describing it as a positive history worth sustaining. Senator Omo-Agege who stated this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yomi …

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Full Speech by Senate President, Ahmed Lawan at press conference to mark 2nd anniversary of Ninth Senate

“BEHOLDING THE SILVER LINING IN NIGERIA” PROTOCOL I am very delighted to address you, once more, on the auspicious occasion of the second anniversary of the ninth senate. The remarkable anniversary of our inauguration has featured glorious comments from distinguished colleagues across party lines and has seen us visiting the Wasa Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) Camp in Abuja.We have considered it worthy to address gentlemen …

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SWAN FCT congratulates Minister of State, Hajia Tijjani on milestone achievements

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) led by Comrade Bunmi Haruna has joined the league of eminent persons to congratulate the Minister of State for FCT, Hajia Ramatu Tijjani on her 51st Birthday Celebration. SWAN also congratulate the minister for the chieftaincy title to be conferred on her, Saturday June 12, 2021. “The minister, no doubt …

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Traces of drugs found in dam that supplies water to Abuja

According to Premium Times, “Our research investigated the occurrence of selected antibiotics and analgesics (painkillers) in water and sediments of Usuma dam in Abuja. Pharmaceuticals – drugs used to prevent or treat human and animal diseases – are essential for health and well-being. But the increasing use of these drugs means that remnants of them are showing up in the aquatic environment. They are contaminating …

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Damien Tarel, the man who slapped French President bags 18 month jail term

…. Reveals why he slapped Macron Abuja – Damien Tarel, the man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron during a walkabout on Tuesday, told the court Thursday that his action was not done with intent. He said while he considered doing something notable like throwing an egg or cream tart, slapping Mr Macron was an act of impulse. He claimed that although he belonged to …

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Rescind #TwitterBan – U.S. to FG

…says restricting the ability of Nigerians to report, gather, and disseminate opinions and information has no place in a democracy.” By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – The United States government has called on Nigerian government to respect its citizens’ right to freedom of expression by reversing the indefinite suspension of Twitter as restrictions to access or dissemination of information has no place in democracy. …

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Insecurity: Halt proposed June 12 protest – Bello appeals to NANS

By Lizzy Okoji Abuja – Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has appealed to the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to stop the proposed June 12 national protest, considering the security situation in the country. Bello made the appeal when the leadership of the association paid him a consultation visit on Thursday in Abuja, urging them to respect the recognition of the Democracy Day by …

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PDP dissolves Plateau exco, appoints caretaker committee

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party has approved the dissolution of Plateau State Executive Committee of the party. The party disclosed this in statement by its National Organising Secretary, retired Col. Austin Akobundu, on Thursday in Abuja. Akobundu said that the NWC also appointed a State Caretaker Committee to oversee the affairs of the State for …

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FG inaugurates N62.7bn Kano-Gwarzo-Dayi highway project

Abuja – The Federal Government has on Thursday, inaugurated the construction work of the 90.65km Kano-Gwarzo-Dayi Federal Highway linking Kano and Katsina States. Mrs Boade Akinola, Director of Public Relations Unit, Ministry of Works and Housing disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Akinola said the contract for the reconstruction of the road to dual carriage way was approved by the Federal Executive …

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Top of the table cracker should be televised – Boboye

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Akwa United Head Coach Kennedy Boboye says the Match-Day 27 Nigeria Professional Football League Fixture tagged “Top of the Table” clash between Kano Pillars and Akwa United should be televised. The former Sunshine Stars, Plateau United and Abia Warriors tactician made this known in an interview, during a visit to Portharcourt for the game between Rivers United …

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