Sen. Wamakko Warns Against Fake news, Hate Speeches

By Muhammad Nasir Bello Sokoto – The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC- Sokoto), has warned supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the state against disseminating fake news and hate speech. Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District,  spoke on Sunday in Sokoto, at a one day Summit on the Use of Social Media, organised by the Sokoto …

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Air Peace Signs firm Order for 3 Additional E195-E2 jets, Worth $212.6m

Lagos – Air Peace Airline says it has signed a contract with Embraer for three additional E195-E2 aircraft, worth $212.6 million. The company said in a statement on Sunday in Lagos that the contract confirmed the purchase rights from the original contract signed in April. It said the new E195-E2s would be included in Embraer’s 2019 fourth-quarter backlog and the $212.6 million was based on …

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Kogi Poll: Ad-hoc Staff in Olamaboro LG safe, Sound – INEC

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says all its 30 ad-hoc staff in Olamaboro Local Government area of Kogi are safe and back in their respective homes after the Saturday’s governorship election. The Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, stated this in a statement issued on Sunday, in Abuja. Oyekanmi said the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood …

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Halt Passage Of Hate Speech Bill, Clerics Urge NASS

By Chidinma Ewunonu-Aluko Ibadan – Pastor Benjamin Olayiwola, Chairman, Oyo State Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has urged the National Assembly to halt the passage of the Hate Speech bill religious, political and cultural differences are resolved in the country. Olayiwola made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ibadan. “If these are not resolved, we will …

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Kogi Poll: Police Confirm 3 Dead

By Kola Adeyemi Lokoja – The police in Lokoja on Sunday confirmed three persons dead during the governorship election held in Kogi on Saturday. The Commission of Police in Kogi, Mr Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen, said that the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.Busari also said 10 persons were arrested across …

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Kogi Decides: PDP Rejects Election Results, Tells INEC What To Do

Kogi – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday rejected what it termed fictitious results being reeled out by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from Okene and other areas to favour the All Progressives Congress (APC). PDP demanded the “immediate cancellation of such allocated results, particularly in Okene Local Government Area.” A statement by PDP’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, maintained that “nobody can accept the provocative …

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Jigawa Govt Targets 1.8m Children for Measles, Meningitis Vaccination

By Muhammad Bashir Dutse – The Jigawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA) says it will vaccinate no fewer than 1.8 million children against measles and meningitis in the state. Dr Kabiru Ibrahim, the Executive Secretary of the agency, made this known during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Sunday. Ibrahim said the state government had provided enough …

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Bayelsa Residents Eagerly Await release of Governorship Poll result

By Azubuike Okeh Yenagoa – Residents of Bayelsa  are eagerly awaiting the release of Saturday’s governorship election result by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Bayelsa people defied flooding and other challenges to exercise their franchise in the election. While the voting process took place amidst tight security in some areas, eligible voters in flooded parts of …

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Army Provides Free Medical Services to Community in Ondo

By Muftau Ogunyemi Ugbo(Ondo State) – The Nigerian Army on Sunday provided free medical services to people of Ugbo community in Ilaje Local Government area of Ondo State. Brig. Gen. Zakari Abubakar, the Commander of 32 Artillery Brigade, said that the gesture was part of on-going exercise of Crocodile Smile lV in the area. He said that the gesture was to enhance the life of …

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NAFDAC Seals 47 Bakeries, Water Factories in Borno

By Hamza Suleiman Maiduguri – National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has sealed 22 bakeries and 25 “sachet  water” factories during routine inspection in Maiduguri. The agency’s Coordinator in Borno, Nasiru Mato, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) shortly after a raid in Maiduguri on Sunday. Mato said some of the shut factories did not …

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Guber Elections: Violence In Kogi Worse Than Bayelsa – Police

Abuja (Precise Post) – The force public relations officer, Frank Mba, has stated that the gubernatorial poll held in Bayelsa and Kogi state on Saturday were both violent but pointed out that Kogi was tougher that Bayelsa. Speaking on Channels Television, he added that this is so because politicians in those states play politics as a do or die affair and such was expected. His …

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Court Victory Over Alleged Rape: Group Urges Fatoyinbo To Remain Focused On Divine Assignment

…Called On COZA Members To Remain Steadfast In Their Faith By Chizoba Daniel Abuja (Precise Post) – Group known as Christian Prevailing Movement (CPM) has urged the founder and Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Rev Biodun Fatoyinbo, to remain focused on his divine assignment given to him by the Lord Jesus Christ in the aftermath of his court victory over rape case …

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Alleged Rape: Full Text Of Dakolo’s Reaction To Court Ruling

By Simeon Akwu Lagos (Precise Post) – I have just been briefed by my lawyers on the court’s ruling in the matter before it pertaining to my stand against injustice represented by the reprehensible actions of Mr. Biodun Fatoyinbo and, in light of the present and anticipated inquiries from friends, family and well-wishers, it is pertinent to convey my sincere reaction to the said ruling. …

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2019 Presidential Poll: Why Atiku Lost Suit – S’Court

By Simeon Akwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Supreme Court, on Friday, explained why it declined to nullify President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. The apex court stressed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, failed to prove their case against the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. The apex court which gave its reasons, sixteen days after it summarily dismissed the joint …

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Finally, APC Holds NEC Meeting Friday

…As Suspended Okorocha, Amosun, Akeredolu, Others, Know Fate Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Barring any last minute hitch, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will hold its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Friday. The party’s last NEC meeting was held in August last year, where it decided on the mode its primaries. A few months after the meeting, the current …

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Another Catholic Priest Abducted In Enugu

Enugu (Precise Post) – The Enugu Police Command said Saturday in Enugu that it has commenced a massive manhunt of abductors of a Catholic Priest, Rev.-Fr. Theophilus Ndulue. This was coming barely two weeks after the release of another catholic priest earlier abducted in the state. According to the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, Ndulue was abducted by unidentified gunmen on his way …

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