NCDC Boss, Chikwe Appointed W.H.O Asst. DG

By Our Reporter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu, has been appointed as the World Health Organisation’s assistant director-general of Health Emergency Intelligence. This was disclosed in a letter signed by the WHO Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on Tuesday. Mr Ihekweazu will begin his tenure on November 1. “I am pleased to welcome Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu as an assistant director-general for Health Emergency …

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INEC office in Enugu gutted by fire

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Fire has gutted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Igboeze South Local Government Area of Enugu State. The fire incident which happened on Sunday evening razed a room in the office but was put out by fire service operatives. In a series of tweets on its official handle on Monday evening, the electoral body shared photos of the …

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Son of killed Chad president to take over as military head

A four-star general who is a son of Chad’s slain president Idriss Deby Itno will replace him at the head of a military council, the army announced Tuesday. “A military council has been set up headed by his son, General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno,” the army’s spokesman, General Azem Bermandoa Agouna, said on state radio, shortly after the announcement that the newly re-elected president had …

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NCDC to Nigerians: avoid non-essential travels

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has re-emphasised the need to avoid non-essential travels during the Easter and Ramadan celebrations to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Its Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that it is very important to adhere to public health and social measures required to reduce the risk of spread of …

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Insecurity: Wike Re-launches Rivers Security Outfit Tagged C4I

By Chris Udochukwu Port Harcourt (Precise Post) – In a bid to nip the activities of criminals in the bud, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has re-launches the State’s security outfit tagged C4I. Wike who announced this via his official twitter handle, said the members of the outfit comprises of 400 policemen and 200 civil defence personnel trained in relevant skills to ensure they carry …

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How EFCC Threat To Prosecute Ex-Custom Boss, Dikko After Refund of N1.9bn May Have Led To His Death

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – The threat by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prosecute the erstwhile Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko, contrary to the non-prosecution agreement entered into prior to his refund of N1.9billion may have contributed to his death. Recall that Dikko died on Thursday as a result of complications arising from cancer at the age …

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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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APC Moves To Take Over Taraba In 2023

Sylvanus Viashima Jalingo (Precise Post) – As political momentum is beginning to gather ahead of the 2023 general elections, the All Progressive Congress APC in Taraba State has disclosed that planning is in top gear to make sure that the party takes over the reign of office in Taraba unfailingly. The Taraba state chairman of the part Alhaji Ibrahim Tukur El-Sudi who disclosed this in …

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Why Argentina´s Fernandez Eyes ´Flexible´ IMF Deal, Possible Farm Tax Hikes

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Argentine President Alberto Fernández believes the International Monetary Fund should grant the country more “flexible” terms and warned that increasing inflation could lead his government to again hike export taxes or re-establish quotas, according to an interview on Sunday in the newspaper Página/12. Argentina has for months been in talks with the IMF to restructure the terms of …

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Ramos More Successful Than Real Madrid’s last 4 Spanish Captains Who Took Club To Major Glory

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Real Madrid’s last 4 captains who took the club to major glory were Spanish. While Raul & Iker Casillas left the club crying wanting to play more, Hierro was forced out by Perez for questioning the sacking of Del Bosque. Finally, there’s Ramos about to leave fighting over salary! We all know, Ramos is more successful than all …

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Suarez Double Fires Atletico Seven Points Clear

By Simple Okechukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Eibar goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic scored a penalty against Atletico Madrid on Thursday but a brace from Luis Suarez saw the La Liga leaders come from behind to win 2-1 at Ipurua. Dmitrovic drove an early spot-kick past fellow goalkeeper Jan Oblak, only for Suarez to inspire the comeback, his second also a penalty which he earned himself and …

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Paul Scholes Says Bruno Fernandes Bringing the Best Out of Manchester United Teammate Paul Pogba

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Paul Scholes, who is backing Bruno Fernandes to “really make a difference” to Manchester United’s title bid, says the Frenchman has brought the very best out of Paul Pogba. Pogba has rediscovered some of his best form in recent weeks, having struggled with injury and the coronavirus earlier in the season. Scholes believes the arrival of the Portuguese …

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EPL: De Gea Speaks on Man United Winning Season’s Title

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Ahead of the Tuesday night’s match, Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, has urged his teammate not to miss their a to win the Premier League title this season. Man United can go top of the Premier League table by avoiding defeat against Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday night. The Red Devils will then face champions Liverpool …

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Gibraltar: Clock still ticking’ for settlement despite Brexit deal

By Chris Udochukwu ABUJA (Precise Post) – Just days before end of transition period, ‘clock still ticking’ for settlement over Gibraltar despite Brexit deal. Negotiations over shared border between Britain and Spain ongoing just days before end of transition period. Days after the Brexit deal was sealed, the last-minute negotiations over Gibraltar are ongoing, as Madrid and London scramble to set out how the shared …

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Aston Villa Soar Into Top Six After Beating Crystal Palace 3-0

Abuja (Precise Post) – Aston Villa moved into the top six with victory over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday. Villa’s transformation from just staying up on the final day of last season to contending for Europe continued as they held on a man down for the full second half to beat Palace 3-0. The Eagles were thrashed 7-0 by Liverpool last weekend …

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