Malami denies knowledge of clandestine sale of recovered assets

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami has distanced himself from the reported clandestine sale of government property recovered from looters. In a statement yesterday in Abuja by his media aide, Dr. Umar Gwandu, the minister said his office had not officially started the sale of Federal Government’s property and that he was unaware of the reported sale of the …

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“Lai Mohammed Is A Pandemic” – Activist Rinu Oduala Slams Minister For Calling Lagos EndSARS Report Fake

Popular Nigerian activist, Rinu Oduala has slammed the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, calling him a pandemic. Her reaction comes shortly after Mr Lai told journalists today in Abuja that the Lagos Endsars panel reports can not be relied upon and for a fact, it is fake. She reacted on twitter.

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June 12: Nigeria Will Shut Down If …. Igboho’s aide

…Urges Nigerians Store Foodstuffs Ahead Of D-Day ABUJA – Highly charged Yoruba Nation agitators have threatened to shut down the country if there is bloodshed in the South-West region during the protest that will be staged on June 12 –Democracy Day. This was made known by Olayomi Koiki, media spokesman for Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) in a Facebook broadcast monitored by SaharaReporters. SaharaReporters …

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Gunmen attack home of Uzodinma’s Information Commissioner, set houses ablaze

OWERRI – Home of Imo State Commissioner for Information, Hon. Declan Emelumba has been burnt by unknown gunmen. The gunmen attacked his community, Ubulu-Ihejiofor in Oru West L.G.A in the early hours of Sunday and set the two houses in his compound ablaze. Heavy shooting was reported in the hitherto peaceful community as villagers ran into the bushes for fear A villager who confided in …

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Govt rejects failed state verdict by CFA, ex-U.S. envoy

The Federal Government yesterday rejected the labelling of the country as a failed state by the United States Council of Foreign Relations (CFR). It described such a verdict on Nigeria because of its security challenges as “preposterous.’’ Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja Also yesterday, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari …

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How Police arrested suspected killers of Gulak, killed 3 in gun battle

By Ikechukwu Iweajunwa Owerri – Police Commissioner in Imo, Abutu Yaro, says operatives of the command have arrested suspected killers of Mr Ahmed Gulak, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, in the state on Sunday. The CP confirmed this in a press statement issued signed on his behalf by the command’s spokesman, SP Bala Alkana. He said the command acted on credible information before rounding …

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Why Zamfara govt revoked all land titles, asked property owners to apply

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Zamfara State government has revoked all land titles in the state. Yusuf Gusau, media aide to Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, disclosed that the decision was announced on Thursday at the flag-off of the issuance of electronic certificates of occupancy. According to him, the decision was taken to address corruption associated with the manual issuance of certificates …

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Deal With Nigeria’s Problems – Northern Elders Forum Tells Buhari

The Northern Elders Forum has accused the Presidency of scaring Nigerians with the rhetoric of subversion with its continuous claim of an alleged attempt to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari. Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the Forum, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed in a statement he released, asked the Presidency what it wants Nigerians to do with such information. Challenging the Presidency to mention the plotters it …

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PDP Secretary Kidnapped In Jigawa After Paying Ransom For His Abducted Relative

A former secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Auyo Local Government of Jigawa State has been kidnapped by some unknown persons. The victim, Adamu Digitawa, 64 years, was kidnapped on Tuesday around 1:30am at Aguza village. Source confined to DAILY POST that the victim was kidnapped after he paid a ransom for one of his relatives earlier snatched by the criminals. This is …

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Abductors Of Ekiti Monarch Demand N20M Ransom

Unknown gunmen who abducted the Obadu of Ilemeso Ekiti, Oba David Oyewumi have demanded the sum ofN20 million ransom to secure his release. Suspected gunmen, numbering six, last week Thursday besieged the palace and abducted the monarch around 9pm. The abductors who fired gunshots sporadically were said to have scaled the fence to the palace and moved straight into the monarch’s apartment and whisked him …

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Nigerian Soldiers Retake Damasak From Boko Haram Terrorists (Videos)

Nigerian troops have retaken Damasak a town in Borno that was reportedly overrun by Boko Haram terrorists in multiple attacks. The insurgents also attacked the town at the weekend, destroying facilities owned by global aid organisations. Four people were killed. However, in a recent statement, the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, disputed the latest reports that the insurgents are occupying the town. Although …

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Woman jailed for searching husband’s phone without permission

A woman has been jailed for three month by United Arab Emirates (UAE) court for looking through her husband’s phone without his consent. The woman’s husband filed a lawsuit against her, accusing her of violating his privacy, and she was put on trial. A court in Ras Al Khaimah – the northernmost Emirate of the United Arab Emirates and known for its Arabian Gulf beaches …

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Boko Haram: Presidency Reacts to Report of ‘Buhari’s Minister, Pantami On US Watchlist’

Reports that Nigeria’s Minister of Com­munications, Isa Pantami have been placed on US terror watch-list has been dismissed by the presidency. Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, on Monday made this known. Reports had emerged on Sunday that Pantami had been placed on the list over alleged ties with Boko Haram leader. The report claimed that the minister was said …

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CSP, two others killed, four missing in IPOB, police clash – Command

Three police officers, including a Chief Superintendent of Police, Ben Ajide, on Monday lost their lives when they clashed with suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in Ikot Akpan community in the Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. It was gathered that four other officers have been declared missing in the operation which was led by the deceased CSP The …

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EFCC Will Prosecute Any Whistle Blower Who Gives Agency False Information – Bawa Vows

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Abdurasheed Bawa has vowed that the Commission will not hesitate to prosecute any whistle blower who willfully provides the agency with false information. He therefore warned that the Whistleblower Policy was not designed as a tool for unscrupulous citizens to send law enforcement agencies on wild goose chase …

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Power Probe: We Need More Time To Provide Comprehensive Response – World Bank Replies SERAP

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The World Bank has responded to request by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) for details of spending of funds approved for electricity projects in Nigeria since return to democracy in 1999, demanding for additional days beyond the normal 20 days response period to enable it come up with a more comprehensive response. Precise Post recalls that …

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