Beware of fake Bawa Twitter accounts masquerading as genuine – EFCC to public

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the general public to beware of fake Twitter accounts masquerading as genuine Twitter handle of the Executive Chairman, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa. The Commission which raised the alarm on Sunday in a statement signed by Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren urged public to note that the fake account include: @AbdurasheedBawa, …

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Busted: Why FG grounded Pastor Adeboye’s Helicopter 

Abuja (Precise Post) – The Federal Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has grounded a private chopper belonging to Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at the Lagos Airport, investigations by Sunday PUNCH, has revealed. It was learnt that the aircraft, AgustaWestland AW139 chopper, with registration number 5N-EAA, was suspended from flying over two weeks ago, following the expiration of …

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Matawalle suspends district head for conferring title on military officer who sells ammunition to Bandits

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has suspended Surajo Namakkah the district head of Badarawa, Shinkafi emirate, for conferring a title on a military officer who was arrested for selling ammunition to bandits. Matawalle who disclosed this in a statement released via his twitter handle account, said that the military officer was recently arrested in possession of 20 …

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Nnamdi Kanu: I sacrificed my parents for Biafra, I will sacrifice everything

Abuja (Precise Post) – Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has vowed never to back down on the struggle for Biafra freedom. Kanu said he had sacrificed his parents for the Biafran agitation and was ready to do more for the struggle. Kanu stated this on Saturday evening through an inscription on an image he tweeted on his official Twitter …

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FACT CHECK: Did other countries print money as claimed by Emefiele?

While speaking at the Edo transition committee stakeholders engagement last week, Godwin Obaseki, governor of the state, said Nigeria is in huge financial trouble, adding that the federal government printed N60 billion as part of federal allocation for March. The governor expressed worry that the country has continued to borrow despite unclear means of refunding payments. “So we have run a very strange economy and strange presidential …

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How man killed creditor demanding N100K repayment

Abuja (Precise Post) – A revenue collector in the Umuleri area of Anambra State, Ifeanyi Ezinwa, is being held by the police for the murder of his relative, Chukwuebuka Iloegbunam. Ezinwa reportedly strangled 19-year-old Iloegbunam for persistently demanding repayment of N100,000 he borrowed from him. It was learnt that Ezinwa, 29, asked the victim to meet him at a bush path near a secondary school …

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Candidates urged to check portal as UI releases 2020/2021 Post-UTME results

Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria’s Premier University, the University of Ibadan (UI) has released the results of its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening exercise for candidates who chose the institution. This is contained in a statement by the institution’s Director of Public Communications, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, in Ibadan on Saturday. Oladejo stated that the Registrar, Mrs Olubunmi Faluyi, announced the release of the results …

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Pantami reacts to terrorism allegation, says he employed more christians than muslims as staff

Abuja (Precise Post) – The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has denied any ties to terrorist groups or ethnic and religious bigotry, saying he employed more Christians than Muslims as his staff. Pantami, a Muslim cleric, said he had never had issues with his Christian aides, friends and associates of many years. He stated this in an interview with Peoples Gazette …

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How NSCDC nabbed eight fake naval officers, 29 oil thieves in Rivers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Friday paraded eight fake naval officers on an illegal escort in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The impersonators were paraded alongside 29 suspected oil thieves. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Muktar Lawal, disclosed this while parading the suspects and seized trucks before journalists at the command’s headquarters in Port Harcourt Lawal stated “Today (Friday), the command is …

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Lessons From Prince Philip’s Burial Today – Dele Momodu

Thirty mourners including Queen Elizabeth II will bid the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, farewell as he is buried today. Today’s funeral will be a “profound” chance for Queen Elizabeth II to say farewell to her husband of 73 years. Prince Philip’s funeral will take place at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle at 15:00 BST today. The duke’s children will walk alongside his hearse …

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IGP moves to strengthen police capacity to stabilise internal security order and restore public confidence in the Force

….Assures new operational protocols will bequeath to the Nation stable security order By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has unveiled a new policing vision and crime fighting strategies aimed at strengthening police capacity to stabilise the internal security order and restore public confidence in the Force. According to the statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, …

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NAF partners NiDCOM to tap into skills, competences of Nigerians in diaspora (Photos)

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oldayo Amao has said that the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) is collaborating with Nigerias in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) to tap into the skills, competences, knowledge and exposure of Nigerians in Diaspora. This is also as the CAS has expressed support for the proposed Diaspora Defence and Security Conference, which he believes …

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Blackout caused by breakdown of some National Integrated Power Plants – Power minister apologises to Nigerians

Abuja (Precise Post) – The minister of Power, Engr Sale Mamman has apologised to Nigerians for the blackout across the nation and the difficulties it has brought to the citizenry. According to the minister, who took his twitter handle to apologise said the outage is caused by breakdown of some National Integrated Power Plants supplying electricity to the national grid. The affected plants, he said …

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Six killed, many injured as gunmen invade Plateau, open fire on villagers

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Fresh attack on Thursday night claimed six lives as gunmen opened fire on some villagers at Wereng village, Riyom local government area of Plateau State, killing six and injuring three villagers.  The attack occurred at the time villagers returned from their day’s businesses and were preparing to retire for the night when sporadic gunshots jolted them Before the …

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What CDS Irabor said as he decried bearing of Illegal arms

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Lucky Irabor, Friday, said the Presidential directive to shoot-at-sight anyone illegally bearing an AK-47 rifle was very clear and must be enforced. Irabor who stated this in Asaba, the Delta State capital while addressing journalists after a courtesy visit to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, as he decried the proliferation of illegal arms in …

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Army Chief Receives NDLEA, NAPTIP, Others on

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd) on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, paid courtesy visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru at the Army Headquarters, Abuja. The NDLEA boss said he came to congratulate the COAS on his well deserved appointment and subsequent promotion to the enviable rank of Lieutenant General. He …

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