Gov Sule Flags-off N1.5bn NEWMAP Erosion Control Project In Lafia (Photos)

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Engineer Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has flagged-off the Lafia Storm Water and Gully Erosion Control, undertaken by the Nigeria Erosion Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), estimated at over N1.5bn. Governor Sule flagged-off the project during a ceremony in Lafia, the state capital, on Friday. According to Engineer Sule, the project, which is to be assisted by the World …

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BDC: Mailafia says Banks can’t be trusted, will hoard dollars

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja – A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, says commercial banks in the country cannot be trusted with forex sales, adding that they will “corner” the dollars and only release whatever that is left after satisfying their interest. He spoke on Wednesday while featuring on PUNCH Online interview programme, The Roundtable. Recall that CBN Governor, …

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Infrastructure major challenge confronting investors in Nigeria – Gov Sule

By Chris Udochukwu Lafia (Precise Post) – Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has identified infrastructure, as major challenge confronting investors in the country. Engineer Sule made this known, Tuesday, in a chat with journalists, shortly after undertaking a tour of a facility owned by the Halibis Industries, a private firm owned by an indigine of Nasarawa State, operating in Abuja. The governor, who spoke …

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Gov Sule has capacity, experience to lead central Nigeria – Emir of Lafia says

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Emir of Lafia, HRH Justice Sidi Bage (rtd), has said Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has the capacity and experience, to provide leadership in North Central Nigeria. The royal father stated this while hosting the Nasarawa governor, in his palace, on Wednesday. According to the Emir, there is every need for the people of the zone, …

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Osun govt distances from secession call

Osun State Government has dissociated the state from a seditious group going round public schools, disseminating secession message of the Yoruba nation to pupils. The government, through the Ministry of Education, has suspended head teachers of the three schools who allowed the seditious group into the premises to speak with the pupils. Reacting to a viral video, which showed the group talking to the pupils …

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Governor Umahi’s Aide Tenders Resignation, Cites “His Conscience”

Hon. Monday Kenneth Eze, an aide to Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has tendered his resignation. In the resignation letter dated Tuesday, April 6, Eze, who was the Senior Technical Assistant to the Governor on Media, stated his reason as not being able to betray his conscience. The letter reads: “Pursuant to the dictates of my conscience and my rights as enshrined in the …

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Negotiate With Bandits And Be Prosecuted – Kaduna Govt

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Governors Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has vowed to prosecute anyone caught using its name to negotiate with bandits or terrorists in the state. This is according to the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who made the government’s position known via a statement issued on Sunday. While noting that the government has not appointed …

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Governor Ishaku Recieves AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

By Sylvanus Viashima Jalingo (Precise Post) – Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku on Monday said the Oxford AstraZenica vaccine being rolled out in the country was safe and protective of the pandemic. Ishaku disclosed this shortly after receiving his jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine at the flagging off ceremony in Jalingo. “From my findings, astrazenica COVID -19 vaccine is safe and 79 per cent protective …

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Benue Governor, Ortom Escapes Death As Armed Herders Open Fire On His Convoy

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom Saturday morning narrowly escaped death after armed herders reportedly opened fire on his convoy at Tyo-Mu community in the outskirts of Makurdi town, along Makurdi-Gboko road. At the time of this report, the Governor who is still in shock was being expected to address the media on the development. Details later

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Enugu:Ezekwesili Condemns Life Pension Bill For Past Governors

….As Chidi Odinkalu calls out Ikechukwu Ezeugwu for sponsoring the criminal Bill. By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Minister of Education (a.k.a Madam Due Process) Oby Ezekwesili has condemned the contemplation of Life Pension Bill for the past governors by the Enugu State House of Assembly. Ezekwesili who made the condemnation when she took to her twitter handle account, described the move as …

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Wike Eulogises Okonjo-Iweala Over Her Emergence As WTO DG

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – River State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has eulogised the Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over her emergence as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Wike reminded that throughout Okonjo-Iweala’s career both at the World Bank and as Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, she had consistently demonstrated an exceptional taste …

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Farmers/Herdsmen Clash:Ogun Governor Orders Investigation

By Our Reporter Abeokuta (Precise Post) – Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has ordered the security agencies in the state to investigate the recent clash between herdsmen and farmers in the Yewa area of the state that led to the loss of a life and destruction of properties. In a Press Statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, in Abeokuta, Governor Abiodun …

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2023 Igbo Presidency Achievable – Senator Ayogu Eze

By Our Reporter Enugu (Precise Post) – Former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Enugu State, Sen. Ayogu Eze, at the weekend said that a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction was possible in 2023, if people of the region would unite and be committed to the project. Eze who was at the Enugu State APC Secretariat where he presented gift items to …

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Sokoto Governor,Tambuwal Goes Into Isolation, Awaits COVID-19 Test Result

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has gone into isolation after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. The governor who made this known via his Twitter handle, said he had undergone a COVID-19 test. “Gov @AWTambuwal goes into isolation after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19. The Deputy Gov will oversee all activities of the state pending …

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Court Orders CBN Governor, Emefiele to Give Account of COVID-19 Donations

An order has been given by a court asking Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, to account for all COVID-19 donation made to the country. The Federal High Court, Abuja gave the order on Monday by granting a suit, seeking to apply for judicial review and order of mandamus to compel the provide details of financial donations received by the country in …

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