Widow narrates how in-laws are forcing her to drink water used in bathing her late husband’s corpse

Awka – A 34-year-old widow, Mrs Chioma Asomugha from Ubahuekem in Ihiala area of Anambra, has raised alarm that her in-laws were forcing her to drink water used in bathing her late husband’s corpse. Chioma, the widow, confirmed the report in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Awka. She alleged that the brothers of her late husband, Charles, …

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Duplicity and the Buhari interview

THE PUBLIC SPHERE with Chido Nwakanma President Muhamadu Buhari continued the unveiling of the PMB gauntlet on Thursday, 10 June 2021, by granting an interview to Arise Television. It was strategic in timing and import.The PMB Gauntlet is a series of actions and statements over the last six months making clear the decision of Mr President and the Presidency to implement the prioritisation of cattle …

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Bennett now new Prime Minister elect as Israeli Parliament votes out Netanyahu

The leader of the right-wing Yamina party, Naftali Bennett, will take the helm as Israel’s next prime minister, sending Netanyahu to the opposition benches. The majority vote in Bennett’s favour proved the final dramatic chapter in Israel’s worst political crisis in modern history. Over the past two-and-a-half years, the Jewish state held four inconclusive elections as Netanyahu’s rivals struggled to remove him from power. They …

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Anambra Guber: APC Chairmanship Hopeful, Al-Makura Commend Anambra Patriots

…As group continues engagement with visit to SGF. By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Governor of Nasarawa state, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has commended APC Patriots, Anambra for leading the charge to win the state for the All Progressives Congress in the November 6, 2021 elections. Speaking during an engagement with the group at the weekend, Al-Makura praised the group for raising the consciousness …

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Beach Volleyball: Rivers, Delta champions of Hon Daunemigha C’Ship

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Rivers and Delta state have emerged champions of the maiden edition of Hon Famous Daunemigha U21 South South Boys and Girls Beach Volleyball Championship. The 1st ever Hon Famous Daunemigha Beach Volleyball Championship was held at West Itam Sports Centre in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday. Rivers state beat Trailblazers 2-0 (21-15, 21-8) to win the …

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June 12: Abiola Funded 1985 Coup That Removed Buhari – Fani-Kayode Alleges

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister has alleged that Moshood Kashimawo Olawale, MKO, Abiola was behind the 1985 coup. Fani-Kayode alleged that Abiola funded the coup that removed President Muhammadu Buhari from power in 1985. He claimed that the same people Abiola used to remove Buhari from power annulled the 1993 presidential election he won. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain disclosed this in a series …

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Insist On Restructuring In All Ramifications Than Clamouring For Disintegration – Masari To Division Agitators

….Says Nigeria’s unity is non-negotiable By Our Reporter Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Saturday admonished those calling for the division of the country to jettison such ideas and join hands with other Nigerians to move the country forward. This is also as he has declared that Nigeria’s unity is non-negotiable and called on those planning to secede to have a rethink, saying Nigeria …

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Gov Sule seeks FG’s intervention to generate 50 megawatts from Farin Ruwa

Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Engineer Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has sought further intervention from the Federal Government, to enable the state generate 50 megawatts of power, from Farin Ruwa, in Wamba Local Government Area. Engineer Sule sought the assistance of the Federal Government, at the flagging-off ceremony for the completion work, on the Farin Ruwa Dam, initiated during the administration of Senator …

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Governor Sule restates willingness to implement workers’ promotion

By Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Governor of Nasarawa State, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has restated the willingness of his administration to implement outstanding promotion for civil servants of the state, if the economic conditions of the state changes for the better. Engineer Sule made this known when he hosted zonal, local government and development areas Engr. A A Sule coordinators, at the Government House, …

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June 12: Pro-Buhari groups get smooth sail to Unity Fountain

…as pro-Buhari protesters say they were promised N1,000 each. By Our Reporter ABUJA – As pro-democracy protesters were being brutalised, some youths who gathered in solidarity with Buhari were later granted access to the heavily guarded Unity Fountain for a rally. The youth, some of whom wore T-shirts with inscriptions such as “I am for Buhari” and “I stand with Buhari,” were conveyed to the …

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June 12: Gridlock in FCT, security agents disperse protesters

By Our Reporter ABUJA – Motorists heading to the Abuja city centre from the Karu-Nyanya axis of the Abuja-Keffi Expressway had a tough time on Saturday as soldiers stationed at the Kugbo military checkpoint carried out a ‘stop and search’ operation, causing gridlock. A combined team of policemen, soldiers, men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and others were also seen carrying out …

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June 12: Protest suffers low turn out, clashes in Lagos

…Police fire tear gas canisters at protesters who converged on Gani Fawehinmi Park. By Our Reporter ABUJA – The protests held across the country on Saturday to mark Democracy Day were marred by low turnout, police resistance and arrests, especially in Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory. The Lekki area of Lagos, where a bloody ambush on #EndSARS protesters was recorded on October 20, 2020, was mostly …

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#June12 protests paralyse activities in South-west despite crackdown

ABUJA – Like the #EndSARS protests which rocked Nigeria in October 2020, the June 12 protest paralysed business activities in South-west states on Saturday. The protest held simultaneously in the South-West states with the exception of Ekiti State. The Democracy Day demonstrations were organised by some civil society organisations and activists with no particular central leadership structure. They sought to express their grievances against the …

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Twitter CEO’s ‘solidarity’ tweet on June 12 sparks reaction

ABUJA – Undaunted by the Nigerian government’s criticism of his company and ban of its operations in the country, Jack Dorsey, the chief executive officer of Twitter, has again shown solidarity with Nigerians on another historic protest day on Saturday. Mr Dorsey tweeted the Nigerian flag at exactly 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, which is Nigeria’s official Democracy Day. Many Nigerians, however, chose the day to …

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