How ENDSARS protests was hijacked, misdirected Buhari tells Former heads of state

It is unfortunate that the initial genuine and well-intended protest of youths in parts of the country against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was hijacked and misdirected, President Muhammadu Buhari told former Heads of State and Presidents of Nigeria, Friday in Abuja. In a virtual meeting with the former leaders, President Buhari reiterated that the Government will not fold its arms and allow miscreants and …

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Atedo to Nigerian Youths: Take Back the Country in 2023

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The Chairman of ANAP Foundation, Atedo Peterside has charged Nigerian youths to take their future in their own hands because the future is theirs. Speaking on Friday morning on a live breakfast television programme on Arise TV, Peterside stressed that he had anxiety and hope for the Nigerian youth. He was however optimistic that the events of Tuesday …

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Buhari, Gowon, Obasanjo, other former leaders meet

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is currently meeting some former Nigerian leaders. Although the agenda of the meeting is not made public, issues bothering on the current security situation in the country are believed to top the agenda. While Buhari is presiding from the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, some former Nigerian leaders are participating virtually. Those participating virtually include General …

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#EndSARS: Oyetola suspends curfew

Osun State Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola on Friday suspended the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state. This, according to a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, is to allow members of the public approach the state panel of inquiry on police brutality and submit their complaints and go about their lawful businesses. The statement added that government has noticed …

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Busted! How #EndSARS Campaign Became Vehicle to Prepare for Power Grab in 2023 – Femi Adesina

….Blamed churches, mosques as well as some sections of the media for promoting messages of hate By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has said that the EndSARS campaign began as an agitation against police brutality, in which there was unanimity of purpose.l and suddenly, it became a vehicle of hate. Against leadership, against …

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Riots Could Result Into Complete Anarchy, Find Solutions – Buhari Tells Govs, LGA Chairmen, Others

The protests across the nation had been very peaceful, but all hell broke loose after Tuesday when security operatives used live arms at unarmed protesters in Lagos, resulting to deaths and injuries. After the incident, hoodlums under the guise of protesting took to the streets of Lagos and other areas around the country, unleashing mayhem. It on this premise that President Buhari at a National …

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Defection: PDP drags Gbajabiamila, Rep to court

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has sued the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, Rep. Ephraim Nwuzi, representing Etche/Onuma Federal Constituency of Rivers State and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the defection earlier this month to the All Progressives Congress, APC, by Nwuzi. Rep. Nwuzi had on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, announced his defection from PDP, to the APC on …

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Lekki: I will never be part of any carnage, says Tinubu

All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, says he will never be part of any carnage. Tinubu was reacting to Tuesday night attack which saw security forces open fire on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos State. The former Lagos State governor spoke on Wednesday morning in a telephone interview with Channels Television monitored by The PUNCH. He condemned the action allegedly perpetrated …

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Mob burns down Sanwo-Olu’s family home on Lagos Island

KINDLY SHARE THIS STORY Irate youths on Wednesday set ablaze the family home of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Omididun Street, throwing stones at the house. Sanwo-Olu had imposed a curfew on the state due to the #EndSARS protests. Soldiers were subsequently called in and eyewitnesses claimed seven persons, mostly youths, died in the attack. Eyewitnesses told The PUNCH that one of the youths …

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No death recorded in Lekki shootings —Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says no death was recorded in Tuesday night attack in the Lekki toll gate area of Lagos State. The governor made this known in a live broadcast on Wednesday morning, saying two critically wounded victims had been operated on and were in stable condition while others with “mild to moderate” cases are still receiving treatments at various hospitals in the …

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How Secondus-led NWC Caused Defeat of PDP in Ondo Governorship Election – Wike

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has accused Chief Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee of being responsible for the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party in the just concluded governorship election in Ondo state. According to Wike, the NWC failed to unite members of the party in the state ahead of the last Saturday’s election in Ondo. Wike made …

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Why Many People Hate Me and Want to Bring Me Down – Femi Adesina

…Says He Has Receives Curses On His Phones Over EndSARS By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has alleged that many people hated him because they were envious of his position as the President’s spokesman. He, however, said he would remain loyal to the President, describing him as his hero. The Presidential spokesman …

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PDP Condoles Makinde Over Mother’s Death

… Describes Her as A Rare Gem By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party has condoled the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde over the death of his mother, Madam Omojolagbe Abigail Makinde. The party in a statement release via its twitter handle @OfficialPDP described late Madam Makinde as a rare gem who lived a fulfilled life and bequeathed to our nation, …

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Lauretta Onochie Partisan and Not Qualified to Be Member of INEC – Falana

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Human Rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that Lauretta Onochie is an unrepentant member of the ruling party who has consistently attacked members of other political parties and as such partisan and therefore not qualified to be a member of INEC.” Lagos based Lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has faulted the appointment by President …

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Edo Assembly Impeaches Speaker; Marcus Emerges New Speaker

By Ogechi Okorie Benin City (Precise Post) – Hon Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West State Constituency has been sworn in as new Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly. This followed the removal of the former speaker, Francis Okiye after 9 out of 10 members signed impeachment letter during a brief sitting on Monday. According to Punch, his removal followed a motion by the Majority …

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