PDP congress: Fayose’s camp youth leader candidate disqualified

The candidate presented by the camp of ex-governor Ayo Fayose for the post of youth leader at the PDP zonal Congress had been disqualified for being over-aged. Announcing the disqualification, Dr. Benson Abounu, said Aremo Femi Adetola from Oyo State from the papers presented to the screening committee, is 49 years old. Abounu said the PDP constitution stipulates that whoever will vie for the post …

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Edo: Obaseki Wins Again As Tribunal Dismises ADP’s Forgery Case

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, floored the Action Democratic Party, ADP, and its governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020, governorship election, Iboi Emmanuel at the Edo State governorship election petition tribunal as a petition brought against him and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was dismissed. In a five and a half hour ruling, Justice Suleiman Abubakar …

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Shun Imposition, Abia Bye-election Outcome A Wake-up Call On Anambra Guber – Group To Party Hierarchy

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Group under the auspices of APC Patriots, Anambra chapter has called on the All Progressives Congress to led from the mistake that led to the party’s abysmal performance in last Saturday’s bye-election in Abia state and jettison any plan to foist an unpopular candidate in this year’s gubernatorial election in the state. The group observed that the rancour …

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Nigeria Retains U19 Boys Title, Qualify For FIVB World Championship

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria U19 volleyball boys team retained their title as champions of Africa after beating Morocco 3-0 (25-8, 25-21, 25-23) at the just concluded 2021 African Nations Volleyball Championship in Abuja on Monday. The Nigerian boys were unstoppable in the first set as they cruised past the Moroccans in the opening minutes as fantastic combination of the setters …

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2023 Election: Bawa DId Not Advise INEC Against Sell Of Forms To Any Politicians – EFCC

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied the social media report alleging that the Commission’s Chairman, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not to sell forms to any aspirant who has a file with the agency, ahead of the 2023 general election. The Commission denied it in a statement signed by the …

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Insecurity: Nation Is Looking Up To You For Rapid Relief – Buhari To Service Chiefs

….Identify competent officers irrespective of seniority and paper qualifications and work with them to secure this country By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented the insecurity in Nigeria, charging the new Service Chiefs to be guided by the fact that the nation is looking up to them for rapid relief. Buhari who disclosed this via his twitter handle account @MBuhari, …

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#FixPolitics Seeks Amendment Of Weak, Problematic Sections Of Electoral Act 2010

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – FixPolitics, a citizens-led research-based initiative, has called on the National Assembly to carefully consider a bill before it, seeking to repeal the Electoral Act 2010 with particular reference to some sections of the Act that’s weak, problematic and filled with irregularities. FixPolitics made the call in a document addressed to the joint Senate and House of Representatives committee …

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Casualisation Bill: Senate Blame Banks For Turning Female Marketers Into Sexual Slaves, Harlots

…As Senate seeks to prohibit casual jobs for graduates in Nigeria. Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Senate has blamed banks for turning female marketers into harlots and sexual slaves in a desperate attempt by them to keep their jobs and meet unrealistic deposit targets.  The Senate, made the observation on Thursday, while considering a bill seeking to stop employers in the private and public …

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2023: Criteria To Becoming President Is That You Must Be National In Outlook – Okorocha

The federal lawmaker representing Imo West Senatorial District at the 9th Assembly, Senator Rochas Okorocha has called on Nigerians to insist that in 2023, the main qualification to becoming president is that you must be national in outlook . In this interview with our correspondent, Senator Rochas Okorocha who was a two term governor of Imo State also explained the rationale behind the proposed National …

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Reps Move To Criminalise Practice Of Journalism Without Media Degree

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – In a move to making it compulsory for practitioners to have degrees or diploma in media-related courses, the House of Representatives is working on a bill seeking to raise the qualification for journalism practice in Nigeria. The proposal is contained in the Nigerian Press Council Amendment Bill 2019 sponsored by Mr Francis Agbo, which has been slated for …

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COVID-19 Vaccine: PDP Takes Buhari To The Cleaners For WHO’s Exclusion of Nigeria

……Call For Dissolution Of PTF. By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken President Muhammadu Buhari to the cleaners over Nigeria’s exclusion from the list of nations to receive COVID-19 vaccines by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The party also called for immediate dissolution of the PTF on COVID-19 to pave way for a concerted private sector driven effort …

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2021 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Moved To April 10

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The 2021 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon earlier slated for February 13, has now been shifted till April 10, the organisers disclosed yesterday. Last week, the Nilayo Sports Management Chief Executive Officer, Bukola Olopade, stated that the number of athletes taking part in the 2021 event was reduced from its usual 100,000 runners to 300 …

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Supreme Court to Jack Up Retirement Age Of Justices To 75 Years

…..Senate to consider it in March this year, Omo- Agege…Says Committee on Review of 1999 Constiution has received over 250 Memoranda Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigerian Senate is putting in place measures to push for the retirement age of Supreme Court Justices in the nation’s apex court from the age of 70 to 75 years. According to the Senate, it is considering the proposal made …

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Jubril Martins Kuye Dies at 78

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye former Minister of State for Finance and Minister of Commerce and Industry is dead. He died at the age of 78 in his residence at Victoria Garden City, Lagos. One of his children, Bolaji, confirmed this to The PUNCH on Sunday. He said, “I can confirm to you that he passed on about 10:05 this morning. …

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PDP Says High Court Verdict on Edo Election Triumph of Justice

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party has described the federal High Court verdict on Edo Election as triumph of justice, victory for democracy and a seal on Governor Obaseki’s landslide victory as the clear choice of the people at the September 19, 2020 governorship election. Precise Post recalls that the High Court upheld the qualification and election of the Edo …

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