How NIS Rescued 40 Human Traffic Victims, Arrested 10 Offenders in Oyo

By Ogechi Okorie Ibadan (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said. The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Oyo State Command, has rescued 40 human traffic victims and arrested 10 trafficking offenders in year 2020. The NIS Comptroller in the state, Usman Babangida, …

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Liquidated Nigeria Airways: FG Commences Final Verification of Workers

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The federal government has commenced the final verification of former staff of liquidated Nigeria Airways. The verification exercise will be carried out by the Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit, (PICA), Federal Ministry of Finance, in conjunction with the Ministry of Aviation. A statement from the federal ministry of finance said the exercise “is the last the ministry of …

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Gov Sule Approves Over N700m For August 2016 Salary Arrears

By Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has approved N726, 893, 530.92, as payment of outstanding August 2016 salary arrears owed civil servants in the state. The approval was contained in a press release issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Nasarawa State Government, Mallam Ibrahim Addra, issued to the media in Lafia, on Wednesday. According to the …

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Diversion of Fund: EFCC Presents First Witness Against Babachir Lawal Over Grass-cutting Scandal

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, opened its case in the ongoing trial of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF), Babachir Lawal and three others when it presented its first witness, Mohammed Babansule, a relationship manager with the First City Monument Bank, FCMB. Precise Post recalls that the …

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FG Approves New Teachers Retirement Age

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The federal government has approved the new teachers retirement age under the harmonised Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) gave the approval at its meeting on Wednesday at the State House. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, said the bill also …

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NCDC Confirms 1,301 New Cases of #COVID-19

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Tuesday confirmed 1,301 new cases of #COVID-19 in the country. These new cases were reported from the underlisted states as follows: Lagos-551FCT-209Oyo-83Plateau-65Kaduna-64Enugu-61Rivers-44Ondo-39Benue-37Akwa Ibom-31Kano-19Delta-18Gombe-18Ogun-16Edo-15Kebbi-10Ebonyi-9Jigawa-4Osun-3Zamfara-3Borno-1Nasarawa-1. The NCDC announced this via it’s twitter handle and gave the breakdown of total confirmed case across the 36 states of the federation including the FCT as follows:

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COVID-19 Protocols: Edo Moves to Ensure Full Compliance, Sets New Curfew Time From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has said that as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the novel virus, his administration has taken steps to ensure full compliance to COVID-19 protocols and regulations in the state. The governor who revealed this via his twitter handle informed that during his meeting with heads of security agencies in the …

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Gov Sule Directs Officials to Adopt New Strategy in Fertilizer Distribution, Flags Off Dry Season Fertiliser Sales

By Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has flagged off the 2020/21 dry season distribution of fertilizer to farmers, urging officials handling the distribution to employ new strategies with a view to cutting off middlemen. Engineer Sule gave the directive while launching the sales of fertilizer and other farming inputs to farmers in the state, at a ceremony in …

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NIN Registration: FG Extends Deadline to February 9

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The deadline for Nigerians to register and link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their SIM cards has been extended to February 9, 2021, the federal government said. This information was posted on the official Twitter handle of the NIMC. The NIMC had initially given a January 19 deadline for those with NIN and February 9 for those …

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Sports Minister Mourns Late Bawa Ka’oje, Says He’ll Be Remembered For His Contributions to Sports Development

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria’s Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare has grieved over the demise of former Chairman, National Sports Commission, Hon. Bala Bawa Ka’oje. Dare who said he received the news of the death of the former Sports Minister with sadness, added that he will be remembered for his contributions to Sports development. The Minister of Youthand Sports Development who took …

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EFCC Boss Rewards Zonal Offices With Outstanding Performance in 2020

By Francis Etuko Abujaa (Precise Post) – The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Mohammed Umar Abba on Tuesday honoured zonal offices that distinguished themselves in the mandate areas of the Commission for the year 2020. The Commission disclosed this in a statement released via it’s official twitter account. The Ibadan Zonal Office was rewarded with an award of excellence for …

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Pope Francis Honours Bishop Kukah With New Appointment

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Pope Francis has honoured the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah with a new appointment. The head of the Catholic church appointed Kukah as a member of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Human Integral Development. This is contained in a statement signed by Director, Social communications, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Reverend Father Christopher Omotosho, in Sokoto …

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Exposed! How Second Wife Killed Husband’s 17-year Old Fiancee Out of Jealousy in Kano

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – A housewife (second wife) identified as Suwaiba Shuaibu has allegedly killed her husband’s fiancee, 17-year-old Aisha Kabir in Gimawa Village, Doguwa Local Government Area of Kano State few days to their wedding. The husband, Shahrehu Alhaji Ali and his fiancee, Aisha (all residents of the same area) were said to be in a serious relationship for over six …

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Why I’m Not Comfortable Paying Salaries in Percentages – Engineer Sule

By Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Engineer Abdulahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said that he is not comfortable paying salaries in percentages because throughout his working life, which spans close to 30 years, he never received his salary in percentages. Engineer Sule stated this while parleying with suspended local government Directors of Personnel Management (DPMs) and Finance and Supplies (DFAs), at the Government …

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NCDC Says 1,617 New Cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 1,617 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Monday in Nigeria. The announcement was contained in a statement released via it’s twitter handle account. The health agency said that the new cases were recorded from 18 states including the FCT as follows: Lagos-776Kaduna-147Kwara-131FCT-102Plateau-78Edo-59Ogun-53Osun-45Rivers-37Taraba-36Nasarawa-34Adamawa-33Kano-26Delta-20Ebonyi-16Bayelsa-11Gombe-11Borno-2. The NCDC further stated that …

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