Corruption remains leitmotif of leadership failure in Nigeria – Peter Obi

By The Editor Abuja (Precise Post) – The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democcratic Party in the 2019 general election and former governor of Anambra State, Dr Peter Obi has said that corruption has remained the leitmotif of leadership failure in Nigeria for many years. Peter Obi reminded that this accounts for why a country that ought to have moved on with other countries …

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Senate considers bill to establish Correctional Services Academy, others

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to give legal backing to the establishment of the Nigerian Correctional Service Academy, Ijebu Igbo.  The bill which scaled second reading during plenary is sponsored by Senator Olalekan Ramoni Mustapha (APC, Ogun East).  In his presentation, Mustapha said the bill seeks to provide the legal and institutional framework for the already …

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Presidency alleges plot to remove Buhari; accuses ethnic groups’ leaders, foreign elements

ABUJA– The presidency has said it had uncovered a plot by some disruptive elements to forcefully unseat President Muhammadu Buhari and throw Nigeria into turmoil. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement issued on Tuesday said the aim of the disruptive elements is to create a situation whereby a vote of no confidence would be passed on President Muhammadu Buhari. “Further unimpeachable evidence shows that …

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2023 Presidency: Obasanjo backs Akinwunmi Adesina over Tinubu

…as efforts to reconcile Tambuwal, Kwankwaso fail…..Pushes for hybrid party to replace APC, PDP By Soni Daniel Abuja – Formerr President Olusegun Obasanjo is in support of a move to draft the current President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, into the 2023 presidential race, a competent source close to the former President confirmed last night. The move comes as the former Head …

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If the country must divide, it must divide between the rich and the poor- Rochas

By Our Reporter Abuja (, Precise Post) – The Senator (APC) Imo West,Anayo Rochas Okorocha has expressed his strong views on the issues bordering the nation as the country has been going through some stormy clouds ranging from insecurity,banditry,killings,kidnappings,terrorism,poverty, food crisis,etc. The President Abuja Newspaper Distributors Association of Nigeria in a meeting with the senator at his Abuja office gave their support to Rochas, he …

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Post-Okorocha Imo: Matters Arising

By Alozie Erugo It is no longer news that Imo state, the Eastern Heartland is now a ghost of its old self, recent events from the attack by gunmen on the correctional facility in Owerri, (a short distance away from the Imo state government house) to last week’s renaming of the government house after the slain ESN commandant ‘Ikonso’ is evident of the fact that …

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Boko Haram War: Nigerian Army renames Lafia Dole to Operation Hadin Kai

Abuja – The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, approved the renaming of the operation in a release obtained by SaharaReporters, saying this would bring better efficiency. According to SaharaReporters, the Nigerian Army announced on Friday that the anti-Boko Haram insurgency war in the North-East would no longer be Operation Lafiya Dole but Operation Kadin Kai. The Chief of the Army Staff, …

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Insecurity: Uzodinma relocates and governs from Abuja as Aides go into hiding

Abuja (Precise Post) – Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma may have temporarily relocated to Abuja following attack on his country home, Umuoma in Oru East Local Government Council of Imo State, last Saturday by gun men suspected to be IPOB militia, Capital Post has said. The attack which saw an operative of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps guarding his ancestral home dead …

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Lawmakers debate insecurity as senator says 42 Niger communities occupied by Boko Haram

Abuja – Nigerian senators on Tuesday asked the leadership of the National Assembly to have a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and brief him on the state of insecurity in Nigeria. This was one of the many resolutions adopted by the lawmakers after deliberations on kidnappings and banditry across the nation. During the debate, a Niger State senator told his colleagues that 42 communities in …

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Report ranks Nigeria third worst country in the world

The Chandler Good Government Index has ranked Nigeria as the third worst governed country in the world. The report ranked the nation very low in governance, leadership and foresight, scoring the country 102 out of 104 countries with a score of 0.319 points, ahead of Zimbabwe and Venezuela. The 2021 report released in Singapore on Monday by the Chandler Institute of Governance, noted that the …

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APC will retain Presidency in 2023; Buhari won’t exceed his tenure — Tinubu

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Abuja – National leader of the All Progressives Congress, and former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said, yesterday, that the chances of the party retaining the Presidency in 2023 were as bright as midnight star. He also said no president would intentionally want his citizens exposed to banditry and danger. Tinubu said:“I don’t want to predict that one (chances of the …

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Sports Is An Industry For Human Development says Musa Nimrod

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The President, Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimord has described sports as an industry for human development. He said sports is a process of recracation that is rooted in identity, self determination, loyalty,  the preservation of human dignity and social pride. Nimrod stated this at the closing ceremony of the 2nd edition of  Numan Federation Volleyball Unity …

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‘Nigeria at war yet we continue to pretend’ – Wole Soyinka

By Ifeoluwa Adediran “This nation is at war, yet we continue to pretend that these are mere birth-pangs of a glorious entity. They are death throes…” In a statement on Saturday titled ‘The Endless Martyrdom of Youth’, Mr Soyinka said the country is on the brink unless an urgent action is taken. Mr Soyinka’s statement came following the killing of three kidnapped students of Greenfield …

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Attack On Geidam: Troops Eliminate 21 Boko Haram Terrorists

The Nigerian Army says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), on Friday eliminated 21 Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the border town of Geidam in Yobe. It came after reports that Boko Haram terrorists had attacked the town on Friday. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said that troops also recovered a …

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Ms Nigeria UN launches pageantry to advance SDGs, humanitarianism

By Ifeanyi Nwoko Abuja (Precise Post) – Ms Nigeria United Nations, Queen Hadassah Allaputa, has launched a new family pageant aimed at improving humanitarian services and contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The pageant launched in Abuja on Friday and tagged ‘United Nation’s Pageants Nigeria’ will draw participants from the six geo-political zones to jostle for eight titles.Briefing newsmen at the launch …

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Why IG ordered withdrawal of police officers in EFCC

Inspector-General (IG) Usman Alkali Baba’s directive on the immediate withdrawal of senior police officers from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is in line with the recommendations of the Justice Isa Ayo Salami’s panel of inquiry, it was learnt on Wednesday. The Justice Salami panel claimed that about 850 police officers and men were attached to the agency. But, the IG said his directive …

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