We will soon deploy 5G technology, says FG

The Federal Government has announced it is going ahead with arrangements for deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) Technology in the telecommunications industry. The government allayed fears and concerns on health and security implications over deployment of 5G, asserting Nigeria cannot afford to be left behind. It added the resources and revenues to be earned from the deployment are so huge they cannot be ignored. Executive …

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BREAKING: Tension over whereabouts of Mbaka

There is tension in Enugu over the whereabouts of Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka. Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, on Wednesday, raised the alarm over his whereabouts, saying the cleric was missing. President-General of OYC, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, alleged Mbaka was last seen on Tuesday, adding that every effort to trace him had failed. “We have it on good authority that his …

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Insecurity: “Shiekh Gumi Is A PR Officer for Bandits And Terrorists, Arrest Him Now” – Fani-Kayode

Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has accused Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi of conniving with Boko Haram members and bandits to terrorize Nigerians. He therefore, called on the Federal Government to arrest and Interrogate him over his activities with Bandits in the North. In a statement on Wednesday, FFK accused Gumi of being a “Front, Bagman and PR” for the dreaded Bandits. “I hereby …

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Abducted Greenfield students: FG working to bring this tragic saga to an end – Presidency

By The Editor Abuja (Precise Post) – The federal government said it deeply share the anguish of the parents of the abducted Greenfield University students, stressing that it’s working to support the Kaduna State Government to bring this tragic saga to an end with no further loss of innocent life. Precise Post recalls that the parents of the abducted students had during a protest yesterday …

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Prosecuting Bandits Not FG’s Job —Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, on Tuesday, has stated that the prosecution of bandits is not the responsibility of the Federal Government because it is not a federal offence. Mohammed said this at a press conference in Abuja. He was responding to statements credited to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on the security challenges facing the country. The minister said, “The PDP …

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BREAKING: Parents of abducted Kaduna students storm Abuja, occupy NASS

Parents of the abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka in Kaduna State have occupied the National Assembly complex, Abuja, in protest. The protesters which include members of the students union Government of the institution are lamenting over what they described as the negligence of the state and Federal Government in securing the release of the children. The protesters gathered at the Unity …

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FG To Effect Electricity Tariff Hike By July 1

According to the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, the hike in electricity tariff will take effect from July,1. The government’s latest move which is part of the half-yearly review of the Multi-Year Tariff Order, MYTO, has been backed by a recent report by the World Bank that every Nigerian pays less for electricity than what it costs to supply electricity to them. The World Bank …

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NBA urges inclusion of members in NHIS

By Funmilayo Okunade Ado-Ekiti – The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ekiti branch, on Friday, appealed to the Federal Government to include its members in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Secretary of NBA Ikole-branch, Mr Oluwasola Olarewaju, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti. He said the association had proposed to set up a committee on …

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#NOTTOOYOUNGTORUN promoters, Sunday Okereke, Hamza Lawal bag awards

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The African Leadership and Development Academy in Abuja Nigeria on Friday honoured Ambassador Chibuzor Okereke and Mr Hamza Lawal – the two leading promoters of the Political Youth Advocacy Group known as the #NotTooYoungToRun Movement with the ALDA Afrika Youth Support and Community Development Awards. According to the President of the Pan-African Youth Mentorship Group, Mr. Efe Ekure, …

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National Security: Buhari Disappointed, Sad To Hear Ortom’s Accusations – Presidency

Abuja The presidency has reacted to accusations levelled against President Muhammadu Buhari by the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom over the insecurity in the country. Recall that Ortom had on Tuesday accused President Buhari of working for the Fulani ethnic stock to take over Nigeria in a reaction to the recent killing of residents allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen. But the Senior Special Assistant to the …

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Insecurity:Nigeria fast becoming a failed state, urgently seek foreign help – Peter Obi to FG

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general election and former governor of Anambra State, Dr Peter Obi has said that Nigeria is fast becoming a failed state and urged the federal government to urgently seek foreign help. Peter Obi who declared this when he took to his twitter handle, called on all …

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FG declares Monday public holiday to mark workers’ day

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 3, 2021, a public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers for witnessing this year’s celebration. He commended them for their patience, understanding and support in driving the policies and programmes of the regime of the …

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Nobody gives criminals amnesty, they’re enemies of the state – Sen Sani Musa

….Says govt need to redirect security strategies By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Federal lawmaker representing Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Sani Musa has kicked against call in some quarters for pardoning of terrorists, saying that nobody will give such criminals amnesty because they are enemies of the state and so they shall be seen and treated.” This is also as he has called …

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IDPs Block Makurdi-Lafia Highway, Protest Killing Of 7 By Herdsmen

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the Abagana camp have blocked the Markurdi-Lafia Federal Highway protesting the recent killings by herdsmen and laying the corpses of the victims on the road. Benue State Governor addresses the protesting IDPs The suspected herdsmen on Tuesday morning invaded Abagana IDP camp killing seven persons and injuring about 15 of them. According to an eyewitness account present at the protest, …

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Insecurity: Reps To Audit Military Assets, Ask Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency

Considering the present situation, they believe this will ensure the fast track of all measures towards restoring peace in the country. The call formed part of the resolutions reached at the closed-door session to discuss pressing national issues, which lasted about four hours on Tuesday at the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. Reading the other resolutions reached at the end of the …

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Expose 400 BDC operators funding Boko Haram, Ndume tells FG

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has called on the Federal Government to expose all the over 400 Bureau De Change operators recently arrested for allegedly funding the activities of Boko Haram insurgency in the country. Ndume, who is representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, made the call in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Sunday. The Senator …

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