“You No Fit Wreck Me As You Wreck Other People” – Pissed Off Portable, Calls Out Linda Ikeji Again [Video]

Za zu master and Yoruba-born rapper, Portable Omolalomi, sends a note of warning to the lifestyle blogger, Linda Ikeji, over a false report about him. The singer who had earlier cried out for help over a fine of N5M slammed on his vehicle calls out Linda for making a fake report about him being wanted by the police. In an Instagram video, Portable lashed out …

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Viral video: I wasn’t expelled for twerking, says UNN medical student

A medical student from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Mirabel Obi, has broken silence on her alleged expulsion from the school because she twerked in a bikini on campus. A viral video on Saturday showed a lady in bikini dancing amid cheers from other students. Alongside that video was another one, where a man, identified as the UNN Dean of Students stated that the student …

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Facebook, others launch #NoFalseNewsZone to minimise spread of fake news

Facebook, Big Cabal Media and Comic Republic on Wednesday announced the launch of #NoFalseNewsZone, a campaign aimed at minimising the spread of fake news in Nigeria. Facebook, in a statement, said #NoFalseNewsZone is an educational campaign focused on helping people identify false news and educate them on the actions to take to help minimise its spread in Nigeria. Oluwasola Obagbemi, Facebook’s Corporate Communications Manager for …

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Tinubu Out Of Nigeria, Not Hospitalised –Aide Says

Abuja – All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, is currently out of Nigeria but not hospitalised, his Media Adviser, Tunde Rahman, has said. Online reports had claimed that the former governor of Lagos State between was hospitalised abroad. However, in a short statement sent to our correspondent on Saturday, Rahman said his principal was “hale and hearty”. The statement reads, “His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Tinubu …

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SPEAKING TO PDP IN THE LANGUAGE IT UNDERSTANDS

By FEMI ADESINA. There’s this recent cartoon in Daily Trust Newspaper that sends me holding my sides in laughter each time I see it. And I tell you that I’ve viewed it over and over again. Two bandits are in flight, really showing a clean pair of heels. This news item kicks you into the cartoon: ‘Scores killed as troops, vigilantes, ambush Kebbi students’ kidnappers.’ …

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Ensure Editors, Journalists Work by Creed of their Profession – Tinubu Tasks Mustapha Isah

….Congratulates newly-elected Executive Committee of the Nigeria Guild of Editors By Chris Udochukwu. Abuja (Precise Post) – National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated Mallam Mustapha Isah for his re-election as the President of the Nigeria Guild of Editors. Tinubu tasked the newly elected President to ensure that editors and journalists live and work …

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#EndSARS: Witness plays video that claims Army shot protesters at Lekki toll gate

Abuja – The Lagos State judicial panel on restitution for victims of SARS related abuses resumed sitting on Saturday with the continuation of the testimony of an EndSARs co-ordinator, Serah Ibrahim. Serah came along with several videos, some of which she said she shot personally with her iPhone. One after the other, she played the videos which according to her demonstrates that soldiers shot at …

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Press Freedom Day: Media expert harps against recruiting unprofessionals

By Hassana Yakubu Kaduna – A media expert, Dr Piman Hoffman has condemned the recruitment of unprofessionals by some media organisations, saying the attitude has dented the image of journalism profession in the country.  Hoffman, an Assistant Director with African Climate Reporters, noted that some private media organisations now recruit “phone callers, quacks and other unprofessionals into the field of journalism”. Hoffman made the observation …

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Nigerians ‘ll regret if Pantami is removed – Gumi says

Abuja – Ahmad Gumi, prominent Islamic cleric, says the nation will regret it if Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, is removed from office. Many Nigerians and groups have been asking President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Pantami after videos from the 2000s resurfaced wherein the minister was seen supporting Al-Qaeda and the Taliban. Pantami has, however, recanted his past views on the terror …

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We don’t engage in torturing – DSS denies being responsible for Buhari’s driver’s death

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The Department of State Services has said that it does not engage in torturing and as such could not have tortured Sai’du Afaka, the President’s official driver, to death.  It therefore described a report by an online news medium, Saharareporters, that it tortured the deceased as misleading.  The news site had reported that Afaka misled the President, Muhammadu …

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Senate President Denies Saying He Won’t Mind Constitutional Amendment To Allow Unlimited Term Of Office For Buhari

….Says he stands by the Nigerian Constitution on term limit for President By Our Reporters Abuja (Precise Post) – President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan has denied saying that he “won’t mind a constitutional amendment to allow unlimited term of office for President if President Buhari wishes to remain in office beyond 2023.” He denied this on Tuesday in a statement signed by his Special …

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2023 Election: Bawa DId Not Advise INEC Against Sell Of Forms To Any Politicians – EFCC

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied the social media report alleging that the Commission’s Chairman, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not to sell forms to any aspirant who has a file with the agency, ahead of the 2023 general election. The Commission denied it in a statement signed by the …

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Makinde Reveals What He Discussed With Buhari in Aso Villa

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, had disclosed what he discussed with President Muhammadu Buhari. Makinde said in his briefing, he told the President that tension in his state will “definitely go down” if a lot of the youths are gainfully employed. Speaking with reporters after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock on Wednesday, Makinde said …

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Fani-Kayode Eulogises Trump as American Congress and Senate Meet Jointly for Certification of Presidential Election

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has eulogised the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump ahead of today’s epoch making ocassion when the American Congress and Senate will meet jointly with the ‘Electors’ of each state for a certification of the presidential election. He noted that whatever happens later today will shape the collective fortunes of …

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The Forgotten Figure Who Explains How Trump Got Almost 74 Million Votes

Abuja (Precise Post) – Even as he lost the presidential election decisively, President Trump surprised many Americans by receiving close to 74 million votes — second-most in history to president-elect Joe Biden. But maybe we shouldn’t have been surprised. After all, an equally divisive figure who sounded a lot like Trump managed to win five Senate elections despite polls often showing him losing: North Carolina’s …

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Fake News: How Facebook, Twitter Defended Actions Over US Election At Congress Hearing

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – At a heated congressional hearing Tuesday, Facebook and Twitter defended their handling of US election misinformation where one key senator assailed the platforms for being the “ultimate editor” of political news. The hearing, the second in less than a month, came with social media under fire from both the left and the right for their handling of political …

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