Okorocha’s Foundation Partners with Group to Achieve SDG 1, 2 and 4

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – The Senator representing Imo West, Senator Rochas Okorocha has pledged his commitment to partner with a youth group, Unite 2030 to achieve Sustainable Development Goals; One,Two and four. Owelle Okorocha made the pledge in Abuja when he played host to the group led by Comrade Abideen Adams who led other Global change agents under the umbrella of Unite …

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Okorocha Urges Onion Sellers to Remain Peaceful following N13.5 million Loss

By Ijeoma Henry Abuja (Precise Post) – The federal lawmaker Representing Imo West in the Ninth Senate, Senator Rochas Okorocha has appealed to Onion sellers to maintain their calm after heavy losses were made in the wake of attacks on two trucks of Onions in Sokoto, worth 13 .5 million naira. Okorocha made the appeal in his office in Abuja when he played host to …

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Igbo’s will Lose More if Nigeria Divides -OKorocha

By Ijeoma Henry Abuja (Precise Post) – The Senator Representing Imo West in the ninth senate, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has warned against any secessionist agenda that will destroy what the founding fathers of Nigeria worked so hard to build. He said this at the Unity house, Abuja, when he played host to three women groups; the Omalicha Umu Ada-igbo; Nigeria Women of Integrity and the …

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Gusau hopeful of Tokyo Games Qualification as National Trials begin in Lagos

Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Engr Ibrahim Shehu Gusau is hopeful that some Nigerian athletes will be able to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo ahead of today’s National Trials holding at the Yaba College of Technology Sports Complex on Thursday. Speaking after he was returned for another four year term, a passionate …

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Revealed! What President Buhari Told Nigerian Troops In Borno

By Our Reporter ABUJA – Muhammadu Buhari has said that quite a lot needs to be done to tackle securitiy challenges in the country. Addressing the troops of the Joint Task Force at Maimalari Cantonment parade ground in Maiduguri, Borno State capital on Thursday, Buhari commended the resilience of the military personnel but reminded them that there was still a lot of work to be …

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BBNaija Lockdown Reunion Show premieres Thursday

ABUJA – The much anticipated moment for the BBNaija season 6, Lockdown Reunion Show finally premieres today, June 17, 2021. BBNaija fans from across the African continent can finally see their favourite lockdown housemates ‘Lockdown geng’ on their DStv and GOtv screens as they set things straight on the Reunion Show. Fans of the reality TV show can now get the chance to look back …

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World Bank Report: FG borrowed N1.3tn in four years to subsidise power consumers, firms

By Our Reporter ABUJA – The World Bank has said that the Federal Government has borrowed a total of N1.3trn since 2017 to ensure that generation companies and gas suppliers received enough payments to continue generating electricity. The bank said this in its ‘Resilience through Reforms’ report. According to the report, the power sector in Nigeria will cost the Federal Government an additional N3.08tn through …

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EFCC chairman, Bawa reveals why Magu exited unceremoniously

By Our Reporter ABUJA – The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has revealed why his predecessor, Ibrahim Magu left the office without funfair. Bawa attributed the unpleasant circumstances surrounding exits of his predecessors to ‘corruption fighting back’. Bawa stated this on Thursday while speaking during the weekly Ministerial Briefing organized by the Presidential Media Team at the Presidential Villa, …

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Constitutional Review: Gov Uzodimma makes case for additional South East state

Agency Report Abuja (Precise Post) – Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo has called for the creation of an additional state in the South East. Uzodimma made the call delivering an address at the South East Zonal public hearing of the House of Representatives on the review of the Nigerian Constitution. ”Ndiigbo will begin to see equity in action when an amended constitution births a sixth …

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Insecurity: CDS, Service chiefs, IG in Borno ahead Buhari’s visit

Our Reporter Abuja – Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, arrived in Borno capital with other Service chiefs on Wednesday ahead of today’s visit to Maiduguri by President Muhammadu Buhari to assess the security situation in Northeast. On Irabor’s entourage are Chief of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Farouq Yahaya; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Awwal Gambo. …

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N25.7b fraud: Bank PHB ex-MD Atuche jailed six years

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank) Francis Atuche was Wednesday sentenced to six years imprisonment for N25.7 billion fraud by an Ikeja High court. His co-defendant, Ugo Anyanwu, was also sentenced to four years imprisonment. The duo was convicted in 21 of 27-count charges against them. Atuche and Anyanwu were sentenced to six …

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Fallacy or fact: Buhari’s dot in the circle

By Ike Abonyi “Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” Dr Martin Luther King, Jr At his June 10, 2021, Arise News TV interview, President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed to civilised democracies that the democrat is not …

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Curtail NBC’s powers – Media stakeholders urge Reps

By Our ReportersAbuja (Precise Post) – For allegedly being a judge in its own case and taking politically- motivated decisions that have adversely affected Nigeria’s broadcast industry, the International Press Centre (IPC) and Centre for Media Law and Advocacy has asked the House of Representatives to curtail the powers of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The two media-based non-governmental organisations also asked the House to …

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Finally, Putin, Biden agree on return of envoys after ‘constructive summit’

Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday that he and United States (U.S.) President Joe Biden agreed in a “constructive” summit to return ambassadors to their posts, lowering tensions and beginning consultations to replace the last remaining treaty between the two countries limiting nuclear weapons. Putin said after the summit meeting that there was “no hostility” during the talks that wrapped up more quickly than expected. …

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Gunmen abduct four Chinese railway workers

By Chris Udochukwu Less than two weeks after the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi sought for military protection for the rail project contractors, four expatriates of Chinese origin handling the construction of a railway terminus at the Ibadan-Lagos federal government standard gauge railway project, along Ibadan-Abeokuta Road, were abducted by armed men on Wednesday, June, 2021. In the process of abducting the Chinese workers, a …

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