Tokyo 2020: Be Our Worthy Ambassador – Gumel

Like By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Engineer Habu Ahmed Gumel has urged the Nigerian contingent, “Team Nigeria” who will participate at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan to be worthy ambassadors of the country. Gumel, on his arrival at the Narita Airport in Tokyo on Sunday spoke with the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria …

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu cheery, preached unity in DSS custody -Lawyer

Like Abuja – Aloy Ejimakor, the Nigerian lawyer of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, says the separatist is cheerful in the custody of the Department of State Services. He made this known in a tweet after meeting the IPOB leader in the DSS custody. According to him, Nnamdi Kanu stressed the importance of unity and tolerance on all …

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Buhari blames flood, insecurity, middlemen for rising food prices

Like President Muhammadu Buhari has cited prevalence of excessive flooding, insecurity and unscrupulous practices of food products’ middlemen as some of the reasons for current high cost of food commodities in the market. Buhari offered the explanation on Monday in his Sallah message to Nigerians, especially Muslims, to mark this year’s Eid El-Kabir celebration. The President also restated the determination of his administration to create …

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NECO gets new Registrar

Like The National Examinations Council (NECO) has gotten a new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Professor Godswill Obioma. Professor Obioma’s appointment has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a letter dated 15th May 2020 with Reference No: FME/PS/396/C1/1/134 and signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, the letter stated that the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years takes …

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President Buhari’s Eid Message to Nigerians

Like President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to end insecurity in the country while felicitating with Muslims celebrating the Eid El-Adha celebration. In his message marking the auspicious Muslim occasion, the President restated the determination of his administration to create a just, harmonious and prosperous country in which the safety of life and property is assured. According to a statement released by his media aide, Garba …

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Five quick facts about BBNaija season 6

Like As #Big Brother Naija 2021 comes alive on Sunday, Nigerians are poised to be hooked up to easily the most followed reality show in the continent. The very first edition in 2006 featured housemates like Gideon Okeke and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. It was won by 38-year-old Katung Aduwak who hails from Zonkwa, Kaduna. Efe Ejeba won the BBNaija Season 2 ‘See Gobe’ edition with housemates …

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DSS stops Kanu from signing letter for UK consular assistance —Lawyer

Like By Our Reporter Abuja – The Department of State Services has stopped detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from signing a consular assistance form by the United Kingdom. One of the counsels for the detained IPOB leader, Aloy Ejimakor, disclosed this in a statement on Monday after visiting Kanu in DSS custody. Kanu, who was born on September 25, …

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Winners’ Chapel: PFN declines comment on pastors’ sacking

Like The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has declined comment on the sacking of some pastors by the Living Faith Church Worldwide aka Winners’ Chapel. Efforts by our correspondent to get the reaction of the National President of PFN, Bishop Wale Oke, on the issue was not successful. The media aide to the PFN president, Mr Kayode Oladeji, said his principal would not comment on the …

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Adewale Ayuba, Jaywon, others hold procession for late Sound Sultan

Like Fans of late Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, including celebrities, gathered on Sunday for a procession and night of tributes to the musician who died at the age of 44. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that he died following a hard fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma (ATCL) on July 11. ATCL is a fast-growing, aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma …

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CP assures Enugu residents of adequate security during, after Eld-el-Kabir

Like The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Aliyu, has assured residents of the state of adequate security during and after the Eid-el-Kabir celebration and holiday season.This is contained in a statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Monday. “Consequently, the Commissioner has ordered Area Commanders, Divisional Police …

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2023:There has to be an immediate change in PDP leadership-Rep. Kwewum

Like Rep. Rimamnde Kwewum (PDP-Taraba), says there has to be an immediate change in the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) if it plans to win the 2023 presidential election.Kwewum, who represented Donga/Takum/Yangtu Federal Constituency, said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday. “It is imperative for PDP to be competitive in the next election. There …

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BBNaija season 6 kicks off July 24, July 25

Like The 2021 edition of Big Brother Naija will have two opening shows scheduled for Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25, 2021. Multichoice Nigeria, organisers of the show, announced the new dimensions and additions to the sixth season of the BBNaija. Multichoice Head of Marketing, Martin Mabutho announced the new developments ahead of the 2021 edition. This fresh move, Mabutho said, is in the …

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Alleged N29b fraud: Court orders ex-Gov Nyako, son, others to enter defence

Like A Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected the no-case submission by former Adamawa Governor Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd), his son, Abdulaziz and others being tried for their alleged complicity in the diversion of about N29billion public funds. Nyako, Abdulaziz, Zulkifik Abba, Abubakar Aliyu, Sebore Farms and Extension Ltd, Pagado Fortunes Ltd, Blue Opal Ltd, Tower Assets Management Ltd and Crust Energy Ltd are …

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We have what it takes for e-transmission of election results – INEC Counters NASS

Like By Our Reporter Abuja – The use of the technology will be feasible in the deepening of democracy in Nigeria, despite the rejection of electronic transmission of election results by the National Assembly in the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, the Independent National Electoral Commission said on Saturday. The commission premised its optimism on the fact that its joint committee made up of telecommunication stakeholders …

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Court stops planned impeachment of Zamfara Deputy Governor

Like A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained Zamfara Speaker and two others from proceedings with its planned impeachment of Deputy Governor, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau. Also restrained are‎ the Governor and the Chief Judge. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave the restraining order on Monday after listening to Ogwu James Onoja (SAN), who moved a motion ex-parte to that effect, on behalf of the plaintiff in …

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Raise VAT on hotels, Perfume, Wine, others – ECOWAS to Nigeria

Like By Our Reporter Abuja – The Economic Community of West Africa States has canvassed an increase in the Value Added Tax on luxury items including perfume, wine and other alcoholic beverages, fuelling speculations about inflation on the items. According to ECOWAS, Nigeria remains the least VAT paying country in West Africa. The ECOWAS Director of Domestic Tax, Tiemtore Salifou, made the submission on the …

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