389 Test Positive as NCDC Releases COVID-19 Report for Saturday

By Ogecji Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Three hundred and eighty nine (389) Nigerians tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday according to the report released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday, 5th June 2020. The health agency reported that total casualties as are 342 while total discharges cases are 3,826. “Since the index case in February, about 100 days ago, the total infections in the country is 112,233 with Lagos,the epicentre …

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What Will Happen Before Date of School Resumption is Announced – Govt Reveals

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The federal government on Saturday revealed what will happen before the dates of resumption of schools are announced. Recall that government said there is no fixed date for reopening of schools shut over the coronavirus pandemic. It said despite the agitations for reopening of schools, it would continue to monitor situations with a view to preventing a spike in the infection rate. “As soon as the details between …

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38-year-old Man allegedly Rapes his Seven Months Old Daughter Remanded

Markurdi (Precise Post) – A 38-year-old man, Mr Simon Emeka has been remanded by a Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly raping his seven-month-old daughter. At the hearing on Friday, the Police Prosecuting Officer, Sergeant Friday Kanshio told the court that on June 1st, 2020, one Josephine Habba of number 34 Modern Market Road Makurdi went to the Nigerian Police Force ‘D’ Division Makurdi and reported the matter. “In her account, she said on the …

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Interstate Travel Ban to Be Lifted June 21 – FG

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The interstate travel ban imposed by the federal government may be lifted on June 21, the federal government has said. Nigeria will likely be permitted to travel freely across the states from June 21 as the government continues the gradual opening of businesses shut down to prevent COVID-19 spread. Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmed announced this on his verified Twitter handle on Thursday. …

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FG Committed to Reviewing Legal Framework for Nigeria’s Digital Identity – Malami

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – The Federal Government is committed to reviewing the legal and regulatory framework to accelerate the implementation of Nigeria’s digital identity for development, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said. Malami disclosed this on Friday in a statement signed by his special Assistant on Media, Dr Umar Gwandu made available to newsmen in Abuja. According to the statement, Malami said this after attending …

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Man Kissing Minor in Viral Video Now in Police Net

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Man identified as Adeyeye Babatunde, resident in Kajola street, Shagamu , Ogun state who was seen in a viral video kissing his three-year old step sister has been arrested by the Lagos state police command. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement on Friday, said that Babatunde was a Botany student of Lagos State University, Ojo. “The state Commissioner of Police, CP …

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#KogiBankRobbery: IGP Deploys Crack Detectives to Apprehend Perpetrators

By Clement Chimeremeze Abuja (Precise Post) – The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has deployed a team of crack detectives from the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), the Special Tactical Squad (STS) and Federal-SARS to Kogi State to ensure that the criminals involved in the Isanlu police station attack and bank robbery are apprehended and brought to book.    IGP Adamu who gave the order in a statement signed by the Force Public Relation Officer, …

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Atiku Hail Buhari’s Removal of Fuel Subsidy, Price-fixing

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described the stoppage of subsidy and price-fixing for petrol as a right move by the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku, who took his verified twitter handle, called on Federal and State Governments to remove other impediments and roll out incentives to spur investments in the oil sector. Recall that the Federal government has finally withdrawn the fuel …

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Omo-Agege Eulogises Utuama at 73, Describes Him as Accomplished Legal Practitioner

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Deputy President of the senate, Senator Omo-Agege has eulogized the former Deputy Governor and Attorney-General of Delta State, Professor Amos Utuama on the occasion of his 73rd birthday, describing him as an accomplished legal practitioner. Omo-Agege extolled the leadership qualities and astute contributions of the erudite scholar and administrator on Friday in a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga made available to Precise …

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What Buhari Should Do to End Banditry, Herdsmen Violence – Shehu Sani

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Federal lawmaker representing Kaduna Central at the red chamber in the 8th senate, Comrade Senator Shehu Sani has suggested what President Buhari should do to end banditry and herdsmen violence in Nigeria. The senator said there is need to form a committee made up of prominent but pure fulani leaders to interface with all stake holders and end attack Shehu Sani said President Buhari should delegate a …

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North East: Switzerland Pledges Support in Protection of Vulnerable Girls

By Justina Auta Abuja The Ambassador of Switzerland to Nigeria, Mr George Steiner, has pledged to support the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs to strengthen its role in the protection of women, girls and the most vulnerable, especially in the North-East. Steiner made this known on Friday when he paid a courtesy visit to Mrs Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, in Abuja. According to him, women across the globe play vital roles in …

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Accept Responsibility, Apologise to Nigerians – Omokri Reacts to Soyinka’s Comment against Buhari

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Former aide to ex-president Godluck Jonathan has reacted to a statement credited to Prof Wole Soyinka against President Muhammadu Buhari, to the effect that the latter is not in charge in Aso Rock. Recall that Soyinka was quoted to have said on Thursday that he “do not believe there is really anybody in charge in Aso Rock. Reacting, Omokri in a tweet on his official Twitter page on Friday, said …

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#COZA: Busola Dakolo Says Police Done With Investigation, Bemoans Ministry of Justice’s Silence

By Simon Akwu Abuja – Busola Dakolo – the celebrity photographer, on Thursday, said Police have concluded investigation on her rape allegation against the founder of Commonwealth of Zion, COZA, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo. Busola said, “Today, I have a major update. The police have concluded its investigation. And handed over its report to the Ministry of Justice in Abuja for onward prosecution of Biodun Fatoyinbo. He clearly has a case to answer. But there has …

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Exposed! Reason Why Soyinka Said Buhari is Not in Charge in Aso Rock

Abuja – Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka on said said President Muhammadu Buhari is not on top of things in Nigeria. Soyinka was reacting to the letter written to Buhari by the former military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar(retd), wherein he advised Buhari to change his mode of appointments, noting that his skewed appointments into offices of the Federal Government, favouring some and frustrating others, would bring ruin and destruction to the …

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Truck in Flames on Niger Bridge

By Our Reporter Awka – A truck otherwise called articulated vehicle is currently on fire on the River Niger bridge in Onitsha, Anambra state. The incident which started at the early hours of the morning, the Nation learnt, has raised anxiety among residents of the area. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. The Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Pascal Anigbo confirmed the incident. He said, “A truck …

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Insecurity: We Need Support From General Public, We Need Human Intelligence – Air Chief

Gusau (Precise Post) – The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar on Thursday demanded for support from the general public and human intelligence from the people as he visits Zarafara state for operational inspection. He said the support would help in addressing security challenges in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar had earlier visited Gusau Government House where he met with Gov. Bello Matawalle behind closed door. Speaking …

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