Nasarawa to lead other sugar producing states – National Sugar Development Council says

Like By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), has selected Nasarawa State to lead other sugar producing states in the country. Executive Secretary of the NSDC, Zack Adedeji, made this known when he paid a courtesy call on Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, at the Government House, on Thursday. While lauding the sugar production efforts of the Nasarawa …

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Subversion of Constitution: Group Petitions APC National Caretaker Committee against Lagos party chairman

Like By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – A group under the auspices of concerned APC Progressives based in Lagos has written a strongly worded petition to the APC National Caretaker Committee in Abuja against the Chairman of the Lagos State APC Chapter, Alhaji Tunde Balogun accusing him of anti-party activities, subversion of the provision of the Constitution and indulging in actions capable of eroding …

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APC senators reject electronic transmission of election results

Like Members of the All Progressives Congress in the Senate on Thursday voted against electronic transmission of results. The Committee had, in the report, recommended in Section 52(3) that, INEC “may transmit results of elections by electronic means where and when practicable.” But an APC senator from Niger North, Sabi Abdullahi, amended the clause to read, “INEC may consider electronic collation of results, provided the …

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Lawan hails Senator Danbaba on emergence as Deputy Minority Whip

Like By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Senator Ibrahim Danbaba (PDP, Sokoto South) on his nomination and emergence as the Deputy Minority Whip of the Senate.  Danbaba replaces Senator Sahabi Ya’u (Zamfara North) who on July 21, 2021, defected from the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ya’u said his decision to resign his …

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Supreme Court dismisses ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu’s appeal against seizure of $9.7m, £74,000

Like Senators in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly are poised for a showdown this morning as the Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission pushes for the confirmation of Prof. Sani Adams, whose nomination was stepped down on Tuesday. Adams and a presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, were not cleared by the Senate on Tuesday. While Onochie was rejected based on issues bordering …

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Anger in Senate as INEC panel moves to clear rejected nominee today

Like Senators in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly are poised for a showdown this morning as the Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission pushes for the confirmation of Prof. Sani Adams, whose nomination was stepped down on Tuesday. Adams and a presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, were not cleared by the Senate on Tuesday. While Onochie was rejected based on issues bordering …

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80th Birthday: Jonathan hails Deaconess Joan, describes her as woman of virtue

Like By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Deaconess Joan Olatoyosi Ayo, OON, at the occasion of her 80th birthday thanksgiving service and Book Launch at Muson Centre, Lagos. Jonathan who disclosed this via his Facebook page, described the octogenarian as a woman of virtue and a patriot who has served Nigeria in different capacities including serving …

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UPDATED: NAFDAC approves Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use

Like The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved use of Moderna and AstraZeneca and Sputnik V vaccines for emergency use. The AstraZeneca approved is from the Republic of Korea (SK Bioscience Co Limited) as a result of the stall in the procurement of AstraZeneca vaccine, also known as Covishield, manufactured under licence by Serum Institute of India, due to …

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Biden, Merkel to discuss Afghanistan, Russia, Cyber-attacks — Official

Like U.S. President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel would discuss matters concerning Afghanistan, Russia and cyber-attacks, among others. The discussion would hold at the White House later on Thursday, a senior U.S. official said. “I expect they will discuss the full range of shared security challenges, including Afghanistan, Libya, and the Sahel. “I expect the leaders also will discuss shared ways to respond …

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BREAKING: (Alleged N3.4b laundering): Court forfeits $1.52b to Fed Govt

Like Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke made the final order following an ex-parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). It followed the expiration of the judge’s June 18 interim forfeiture order which invited anyone with a lawful interest in the sum to show up and show cause. The anti-graft agency, through its counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, had told the court that the sum was part …

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Full Speech By Buhari At Ground Breaking Ceremony of Kaduna-Kano Segment of Lagos-Kano Railway Modernization Project

Like PROTOCOLS:Executive Governors here present,Honourable Ministers,Leaders of the National and State Assemblies,Members of the Diplomatic Corps,Heads of MDAs,Traditional and Community Leaders,Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to preside over the ground breaking ceremony to mark the commencement of construction activities on the Kano – Kaduna Segment of the Lagos – Kano Railway Modernization project at the proposed site of the Kano Railway Station, Kano …

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Senate okays Professor Adam as INEC National Commissioner

Like The Senate on Thursday confirmed nomination of Professor Sani Adam for appointment as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to represent North Central. The confirmation followed consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on INEC, which was presented by the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya (Kano South). The Senate had on Tuesday stood down the confirmation of …

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BREAKING: Anger In Senate As INEC Panel Moves To Clear Rejected Nominee Today

Like The PUNCH reports that senators in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly are poised for a showdown this morning as the Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission pushes for the confirmation of Prof. Sani Adams, whose nomination was stepped down on Tuesday. Adams and a presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, were not cleared by the Senate on Tuesday. While Onochie was rejected …

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Stop Allowing Your Premises Become Havens For Cybercrime – EFCC Warns Hoteliers

Like The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned hoteliers across the country to desist from aiding and abetting internet fraudsters. The anti-graft agency’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Wednesday, that owners could become criminally liable for allowing their premises to be used for cybercrime. He noted that this is a contravention of the Advance Fee Fraud Act which on conviction …

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