Gov Sule says trust, justice penacea to prevailing insecurity

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has identified mutual trust, fairness and justice, as essential ingredients of peace, without which the country will continue to grasp with the challenges of insecurity. Engineer Sule stated this while flagging-off a two-day multi-stakeholders regional peacebuilding dialogue, for Taraba, Benue, Nasarawa states, among others, holding at the Taal Conference Hotel, on Tuesday. …

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EFCC boss Bawa raises the alarm, says high-profile Nigerians threaten to kill me

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, says corruption does fight back, adding that he has been receiving death threats since he came on board as the chairman of the anti-graft agency. He spoke on Tuesday when he featured in Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ programme. The President Muhammadu Buhari, had in November 2016 said, “Corruption …

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Why Nigeria may not celebrate another Democracy Day – Soyinka reveals

ABUJA – Another Democracy Day may not be celebrated in Nigeria if the system of government is not decentralised, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said. Soyinka said this during an interview with Arise News which focused on the June 12 Democracy Day that was celebrated on Saturday. The Nobel Laureate lamented that the country is on a slide, as he advised the President, Major …

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AFN: Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Bukola Olopade Congratulates Tonobok Okowa

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Hon. Bukola Olopade has congratulated Chief Tonobok Okowa on his emergence as the President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). Hon. Olopade noted that Chief Okowa’s emergence is capable of further strengthening and taking Athletics in Nigeria to a greater height and expressed optimism that his reign …

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2021 Olympic Games: Athletics Federation of Nigeria received kits from Puma

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has taken delivery of the huge consignment from Puma International for its athletes and officials ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The consignment which includes  Track suits, vests, shoes back packs, wheel bags, face masks and others items whose open market price runs into millions of naira was delivered on Sunday,13th, July. The …

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2023: Count me out of Sokoto guber race – Dasuki

Our ReporterAbuja – Sokoto Commissioner for Finance, Hon. Abdussamad Dasuki, has said that he is not in the race for the 2023 governorship seat. Dasuki said this while appearing on a local radio station where he spoke on the achievements of Governor Aminu Tambuwal, as part of activities marking 2021 Democracy Day. Responding to a question on the 2023 governorship election and whether he would …

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At last, twitter writes FG over suspension

ABUJA – The Federal Government on Tuesday confirmed that Twitter has formally written to seek dialogue on issues leading to the indefinite suspension of its operations in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, confirmed this when he featured on “Politics Nationwide,’’ a Radio Nigeria call-in programme monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. “I can confirm that …

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Oshiomhole renews battle with Obaseki over lawmakers 

Erstwhile National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole on Monday resumed his political battle with Governor Godwin Obaseki over the non-inauguration of 14 APC House of Assembly members-elect. Oshiomhole also accused Obaseki of marginalising Edo North Senatorial District by not siting a single project there. The 14 APC members were elected more than two years ago, but their inauguration were stalled due …

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INEC Nomination: Lobby for Onochie gears up at Senate

Abuja (Precise Post) -; The Senate is under pressure to confirm Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), it was learnt on Monday. A principal officer of the Senate is spearhead the lobbying, according to a source. After eight months of suspense, Senate President Ahmad Lawan referred it to the Senate …

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Grazing Route Plan: Soyinka, Clark fault Buhari’s position

By Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark on Monday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s demand for the recovery of “encroached” grazing routes. The President, in an interview on Arise TV, said he had directed the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to dust off a First Republic gazette on grazing routes. He said: “What I did was …

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Amaechi and death penalty for rail vandals

By Victor IkhatalorSIR: The federal government, according to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi is mulling capital punishment for rail track vandals in the country. During a Town Hall meeting on “Protecting Public Infrastructure” which held in Abuja on Monday, June 7, Amaechi opined: “rail track vandalism is a capital offence and its consequences should be treated as such”. Rail track vandalism, cannot just be …

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Nigeria To Play Cameroon In Quarter Final Of Africa Women Handball Championship

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria will play host Cameroon in the quarter final of the Africa Women Handball Championship on Tuesday. The qualification of the National Women Handball Team was confirmed after they defeated Kenya 26-21 in their last group to qualify as one of the two best losing teams. The Coach Rafiu Salami tutored side had lost their first two …

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Buhari’s Dot-In-A-Circle and Makinde’s AK-47

By Festus Adedayo Was it better that President Muhammadu Buhari remained unapologetically deaf to all entreaties to address Nigerians or open a window into his mind and reveal a cesspit of foul-smelling hate? Peradventure there were still nationalistic remnants among his coterie of admirers, after last Thursday’s interview the president granted Arise TV, they would be at the crossroads. Their dilemma may jolly well be …

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