How my wife sponsored our wedding –Retired principal

Retired school principal, Meshach Odeja, 91, tells EMMANUEL OJO about his 42 years in public service, family and related issues You recently celebrated your 91st birthday. How do you feel living up to this age? I have to thank God at this age. God has been guiding me. I don’t have any wisdom of my own. It’s only God that gives that wisdom. I miss having pupils around …

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How I wedded in canoe to defeat flood – Delta man

Can you tell us more about yourself? I am a media practitioner and a researcher in the Niger Delta region. I currently work with the GbaramatuVoice Media Organisation as the managing editor. In the course of my duty as a journalist, through GbaramatuVoice, I have gone round almost all the creeks and towns in Delta, Bayelsa, Ondo and Edo states. One fact remains that the Ijaw region is …

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How hospital removed eyes, ear of my dead baby –Father demands justice

hirty-six-year-old Promise John, who accused a private hospital in Asaba, Delta State of mutilating the corpse of his newborn baby, speaks to MATTHEW OCHEI about his demand for justice Please introduce yourself. My name is Promise John. I am from Akwa Ibom State but I live in Ubulu-Okiti, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State. I’m 36 years old while my wife is 30 years old. …

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Kogi Flood: My life is finished, nothing is left – Victim whose wife died in gas explosion laments

The tragedy that struck Musa Muhammed, a vigilante sacked by the 2022 flood in Lokoja, Kogi State, but later claimed the life of his wife after a gas explosion has made life unbearable for him. Muhammed, in an exclusive interview DAILY POST said he feels like taking his life since he has lost all his properties, including his Wife. Excerpt Tell us about yourself My …

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My ordeal in hands of spiritualists – 29-year-old searching for mum

Twenty-nine-old Victor Adung, who is searching for his mother from whom he was separated since he was an infant, tells OPEYEMI ADEFEMI what he has been through Please tell us about yourself. My name is Victor Adung.  I am from Cross River State. I am 29 years old. I just graduated from the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro. I am awaiting call-up for national youth service. You recently made …

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Wife, children think I’m crazy offering Ekweremadu’s daughter kidney – Journalist

Kaduna-based journalist and publisher of Daily Newstime, John Adi, recently attracted public attention when he publicly made an offer to donate a kidney to the ailing daughter of a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. In this interview with ISRAEL BULUS, Adi responds to some of the questions thrown up in the public space by his offer Tell us a bit about your background. My …

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Peter Obi, Symbol Of Frustrations Of Nigerian Youths By Hon. Victor Ogene

Hon Victor Afam Ogene, a journalist, represented Ogbaru Federal Constituency of Anambra State in the House of Representatives and was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC before he recently defected to the Labour Party. In this interaction with a cross section of journalists in Abuja, Hon. Ogene speaks on why he defected, as well as shared insights on what he knows about …

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Many CSOs are PDP members in disguise — Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, who also doubles as spokesperson for the Tinubu Presidential Campaign Council, speaks to DEBORAH TOLU-KOLAWOLE and SOLOMON ODENIYI on the achievements of the current regime and responds to the criticism by the opposition Are you considering resigning as a minister following calls in some quarters? Without meaning to demean these civil society organisations, I have noticed some disturbing trends …

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Why pregnant women should avoid cats – Ex-UI DVC, Prof Olanike Adeyemo reveals

Prof Olanike Adeyemo, a former  Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships), at University of Ibadan, has talked about herself and her career. In this interview, she tells OLUFEMI OLANIYI about her career and the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities Apart from being an academic, what other things do you do? In the order of importance, I am a mother, I’m a wife …

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How wall crushed my three-year-old son to death – Gombe mother tells her story

Fatima Ibrahim of Anguwa Wakili Mazara, Bajoga, in the Funakaye Local Government Area of Gombe State, tells Chima Azubuike, about the pain of losing her last child to devastating effects of a heavy rainfall on July 30, 2022. How old are you and what do you do for a living? I’m a 30-year-old petty trader. I sell tomatoes. I’m the mother of the three-year-old boy …

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I feared only God as a military woman– 84-year-old retired Major

84-year-old retired Major Hassan Oyedeji tells EMMANUEL OJO about her military career and family life You recently celebrated your 84th birthday. How do you feel at 84? Well, all I know is that I’m ageing. It’s not like before that I could run around and do many things. Now I know that age is telling on me. There are a lot of things I love to do (that …

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ASURI To Head of Service: Circulate Conditions Of Service For Research Institutions(Photos)

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI) has frowned at the failure of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF) to transmit the Conditions of Service for Research and Development Institutes to stakeholder Ministries, Departments and Agencies two years after approving the document. Speaking at a rally on Friday in Abuja, the Secretary General …

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Electoral Act Amendment: Senate Working For Nigerians And With Nigerians – Sen Prof Nora Daduut

Federal lawmaker representing Plateau South Senatorial district, Senator (Prof) Nora Daduut, has said that the fact that senate is looking into the observations raised by President Muhammadu Buhari goes to show that the Senate is working for Nigerians and with Nigerians In this interview with Precise Post correspondent, the Plateau South Senator speaks on the re-amendment of the Electoral Act (2010) Amendment Bill, insecurity in …

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PDP May Fail To Return To Power In 2023 If … – Olopoeyan

A leader of aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State, Bisi Olopoeyan, tells OLUFEMI OLANIYI that the party may fail to return to power in 2023 if its 13 governors continue to control the party Why were the aggrieved PDP members in Oyo State absent from the party’s national convention? I went to Abuja but I did not go to the Eagle …

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Buhari’s Decision On Electoral Bill Will Be In Best Interest Of Democracy, Nigerians – Sen Bamidele

The Chairman, Southern Senators’ Forum, who also chairs the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Opeyemi Bamidele, speaks with SUNDAY ABORISADE about the controversial Electoral Bill and his aspirations to contest the Ekiti State governorship election in 2022 The Electoral Act (amendment) Bill passed by the National Assembly has not been signed and you are planning to go on recess when the …

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