Itsekiri leader, Chief Isaac Jemide, dies

The Oshodi of Warri Kingdom and one of the oldest chiefs of Warri Kingdom, Isaac Jemide, is dead. He reportedly died around 10 am on, Sunday. He was one of the Itsekiri Leaders of Thought (ILOT), a lawyer and former commissioner representing Delta State on the board of the now-defunct Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission (OMPADEC). A statement signed by the secretary of the …

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”God Created Men To Guide The Affairs Of Women”- Kano Man Says As He Vows To Contest For Seat Of APC National Women Leader

Amir Sarkee, a male member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has declared his intentions in contesting for the office of the APC national women leader. This is not the first time the 26-year-old will be eyeing a post exclusively reserved for a woman. In 2019, he contested for the post of women leader in a Kwankwasiyya group – a group loyal to former governor …

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2020 Olympics: Team Nigeria Outing Show Of Shame – Dalung says, blames Dare

Immediate past Minister of Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung, has blamed the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of Sunday Dare for the “show of shame” witnessed by Team Nigeria at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Dalung, who appeared as a guest on Arise TV, lamented that the sports minister failed to provide leadership that could protect the image of Nigeria. The PUNCH …

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80th Birthday: Jonathan hails Deaconess Joan, describes her as woman of virtue

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Deaconess Joan Olatoyosi Ayo, OON, at the occasion of her 80th birthday thanksgiving service and Book Launch at Muson Centre, Lagos. Jonathan who disclosed this via his Facebook page, described the octogenarian as a woman of virtue and a patriot who has served Nigeria in different capacities including serving as …

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Mbaka’s action shakes Enugu Catholic diocese

By Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki (Precise Post) – The protest by Father Ejike Mbaka’s followers shook the Enugu catholic diocese on Thursday. The Bishop of Enugu, Callistus Onaga, called for seven-day prayer of atonement and reparation. He said it was to seek the face of God over the desecration of the holy altar of sacrifice. Recall that a protest rocked Enugu on Wednesday following a rumour …

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IMSU Law student, Chiwueze found dead after declaring intention to vie for student Union President

Chidiebube Okeoma Abuja – A 300-level law student of Imo State University, Owerri, Kingsley Chiwueze, has been found dead, five days after he went missing. Chiwueze was on Monday declared missing after effects made to find him proved abortive. Our correspondent gathered that the deceased who was involved in student unionism hailed from Oguta Local Government Area of the state. According to The PUNCH investigation, …

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Chadian rebels vow to resume advance after Idriss Deby’s funeral

Rebels in northern Chad were preparing to advance on the capital N’Djamena, a spokesman said on Saturday, following the funeral of President Idriss Deby who died on the battlefield. Deby’s death on Monday, just after he won an election to extend his 30-year rule, shocked the Central African country which has long been a Western ally against Islamist militants. read more A military council headed …

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Nnamdi Kanu: I sacrificed my parents for Biafra, I will sacrifice everything

Abuja (Precise Post) – Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has vowed never to back down on the struggle for Biafra freedom. Kanu said he had sacrificed his parents for the Biafran agitation and was ready to do more for the struggle. Kanu stated this on Saturday evening through an inscription on an image he tweeted on his official Twitter …

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Senate confirms appointment of Halilu Shaba as DG National Space Agency

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba as the Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA).  Shaba’s confirmation followed the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on Science and Technology.  In her presentation, Chairman of the Committee, Senator Uche Lilian Ekwunife, said although the Committee did not receive any petition …

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S’West PDP Congress: Why Fayose, Adeleke, others rejected Dino Melaye as screening committee chairman

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) _ The South West chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led by former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has rejected the choice of Senator Dino Melaye as Chairman of the Congress Screening Committee. The group insisted on Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, earlier agreed upon by both parties, saying “the sudden emergence of Senator Dino Melaye is …

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Tinubu Pays Condolence Visit To Wife Of Yinka Odumakin

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – National leader of the All Progressives Congress and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu has paid condolence visit to Dr Josephine Odumakin, wife of late Afenifere Spokesman Yinka Odumakin, at their residence at Omole Estate, Ikeja, Lagos. Tinubu who announced this via his twitter handle, posted his picuture with wife of the late Afenifere spokesman, Joe …

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National Conference of PDP Zonal and State Youth Leaders Holds On 22nd & 23 March In Abuja

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday announced the dates of it’s two-day National Conference of Zonal and State Youth Leaders. According to the statement released via it’s official twitter handle, the party said the two-day conference will hold between 22nd to 23rd March, 2021 at Bon Hotel, Wuse Zone 2, Abuja. The party firther informed that the theme …

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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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Tears Of Joy As Philanthropist Host Orphans, Widows And Disabled To Grand Party

By Sylvanus Viashima Jalingo (Precise Post) – For vulnerable persons especially widows, orphans and the disabled living in Wukari local government area of Taraba state, it was a moment of pure emotional outburst as a leading philanthropist in the state Chief David Sabo Kente hosts them to a grand party as part of activities to mark his 56th birthday. Kente, a Chieftain of the All …

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Anambra Governorship Election: PDP Postpones Purchase of Forms

…Extends Tenure of South-West, North-Central and North-West Zonal Caretaker Committees By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peiples Democratic Party has postponed the commencement of sale of forms for Anambra governorship primary election from the earlier scheduled date of Monday, March 1, 2021 to a new date of Wednesday, March 10,  2021. The party disclosed this on Sunday in a series of tweets via …

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Taraba Assembly Passes Violence And Discrimination Against Persons Prohibition Bill Into Law

By Sylvanus Viashima Jalingo (Precise Post) – Taraba State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the Violence and Discrimination against persons prohibition Bill 2021 into law. The new law proposes death sentence to anyone who has canal knowledge of a child and life imprisonment for transgenders respectively in the state. Sponsor of the Bill and Speaker of the state House of Assembly Dr Joseph Albasu …

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