Divorce: We’re probing possible hacking of Olori Naomi’s Instagram page, says Ooni’s palace

The palace of Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, says it is probing possible hacking of Olori Naomi’s Instragam page. It denied knowledge of the report that the marriage between the monarch and his wife has ended. Olori Naomi had announced through her social media handles on Thursday that her marriage to Ogunwusi has ended. But in his first official reaction to the claim, the …

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France suspends military cooperation with Ethiopia

France has suspended a deal on military cooperation with Ethiopia, two sources close to the issue said on Friday, as concern intensifies over the conflict in the country’s north. The deal agreed between Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Emmanuel Macron in March 2019 was suspended at the beginning of July, two official sources with knowledge of the issue told AFP, asking not to be …

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Breaking: PUMA Terminates It’s Four Year Contract With Nigeria

By Our Sports Correspondent Abuja (Precise Post) – Reports reaching Precise Post has it that PUMA on Wednesday terminated its four year contract with Nigeria. The termination letter partly reads: As a direct consequence of the recent developments, particularly at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, and pursuant to clauses 9.2 and 7.3 of the agreement, we hereby terminate the agreement with immediate effect. See the …

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Smart City Project: Nasarawa Govt, Gurku/Kabusu Communities Sign MoU

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nasarawa State government and Gurku/Kabusu communities, in Karu Local Government Area, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), for the development of the Gurku/Kabusu Mega City, earlier conceived in 2015. The agreement signing ceremony, took place at the Nasarawa Governor’s Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja, on Monday. This followed a determined effort by the Engineer Abdullahi Sule administration, to …

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APC Governors poised To Implement Judicial, Legislative Autonomy

Abuja – Governors elected under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) said they are poised to commence process for implementation of autonomy of the judiciary and state legislature as directed by the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) Committee and other stakeholders. Chairman of the Forum, Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi state said the decision was reached at an emergency meeting of the Progressive Governors’ Forum …

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Finally, Putin, Biden agree on return of envoys after ‘constructive summit’

Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday that he and United States (U.S.) President Joe Biden agreed in a “constructive” summit to return ambassadors to their posts, lowering tensions and beginning consultations to replace the last remaining treaty between the two countries limiting nuclear weapons. Putin said after the summit meeting that there was “no hostility” during the talks that wrapped up more quickly than expected. …

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At last, twitter writes FG over suspension

ABUJA – The Federal Government on Tuesday confirmed that Twitter has formally written to seek dialogue on issues leading to the indefinite suspension of its operations in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, confirmed this when he featured on “Politics Nationwide,’’ a Radio Nigeria call-in programme monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. “I can confirm that …

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After twitter ban, FG, Buhari’s aides switch over to Indian app, Koo

By Alao Abiodun. After the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria, the Federal Government has joined Koo, an Indian microblogging platform, The Nation has learnt. The Nation reports the Federal Government last week alleged Twitter was being used to undermine “Nigeria’s corporate existence”. The suspension of the platform since last Friday forced some Presidential aides and agencies to join Koo. The Nation observed Personal Assistant …

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Israel And Palestine Reach Ceasefire Agreement After 11 Days of Deadly Fighting

There was jubilation on Friday after Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas reached a ceasefire agreement. The two had been engaged in a deadly fighting that lasted 11 days. The ceasefire was brokered by a coalition of US, Egypt, Jordan, UAE and the UN meeting with the Israeli and Palestinian government. The ceasefire began on Friday May 21, bringing an end to 11 days …

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ESP: 2,000 hectares ready for FG’s housing scheme

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Abuja – OVER two thousand hectares of land with titled documents have been given by 24 States for the Federal Government’s Social Housing programme, while 17 have indicated interest to participate in the Solar Power programme in the ongoing Economic Sustainability Plan. This is as an agreement has been reached with one of the major cement manufacturers in the country to sell …

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How police ambushed me in Abuja, whisked me to Makurdi on Ortom’s orders over statement on poor handling of insecurity – Ode, Journalist

A journalist, Sunday Ode, who was arrested and detained on the orders of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, recalls his ordeal in this interview with OLALEKAN ADETAYO It was learnt that you recently had an encounter with some policemen. When was this and where? My name is Egena Sunday Ode. I am a journalist based in Abuja. Yes, I had a bitter encounter with …

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Zambia Orders Dangote, Others To Sell Cement For N1, 800 In Zambia

The Zambia Board of Commissioners of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has revealed why it ordered Dangote Cement Group to reduce its price and sell cement for 110 Kwacha (N1,800). However, the same cement sells for not less than N3 500 in Nigeria according to Sahara Reporters. According to the Zambia Board of Commissioners of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, it said it …

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NNPC Signs $1.5 Billion Contract For Rehabilitation Of PH Refinery

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed $1.5 billon agreement for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refinery in Alesa-Eleme, Rivers State. The agreement for the rehabilitation was signed on Tuesday between NNPC and Tecnimont SpA. The agreement is for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning (EPCIC) contract for the rehabilitation of the 210,000 barrels per day capacity Port Harcourt Refinery in Alesa-Eleme, …

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Strike: Fed Govt offers to pay salary arrears of doctors

As part of steps to end the on-going strike that has paralysed many hospitals, the Federal Government has directed immediate payment of salary arrears of over 450 medical doctors. Those affected are mostly House Officers, who are being owed for three months. Also, government said it has started discussing with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and other health associations on the review of the Hazard …

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