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Police attacks won’t stop mass exodus to our party, PDP tells APC, IGP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has told the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Nigeria Police to stop fighting a lost battle, saying they can’t stop mass defection of APC members to its fold across the country. Condemning Police attack on the Ondo deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, the PDP in a statement Sunday, by its …

Non-performing service chiefs can go — Senate President

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Sunday said any officer found short of expectations should be shown the way out if he refuses to go. Lawan, who briefed State House reporters after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said the National Assembly was ready to receive supplementary budget to tackle the security challenge, …



Man 40, commits suicide in Ibadan

A 40-year-old man, Lanre Kazeem, allegedly committed  suicide at the early hours of Sunday by hanging himself in his house at Eyin Grammer area of Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the deceased was living in a rented house, and worked in a private palm kernel company around Soka Ibadan. Zamfara Government …

Real Betis sack coach after winless La Liga restart

Real Betis became the first La Liga club to sack a coach since the season re-started after being halted by the COVID-19 pandemic. They fired the coach, Rubi, who failed to win any of the team’s first three matches in their return to action. Malami refutes directive to stall NIRSAL’s investigation Zamfara Government denies inaction …

High import duty, others stall over 700,000 meter deployment

The increase in the import duty for meter devices and other implementation hiccups have stalled the deployment of over 700,000 meters in the first phase of the Meter Assets Providers (MAP). According to the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA), which tests and certifies meters, the DisCos were to present 1.023 million meters for testing …

Ondo deputy gov vs police: My side of the story – Police Commissioner

Ondo State Police Commissioner, Salami Bolaji, has explained the reason he was at the Ondo State Government House on Saturday night to prevent the Deputy Governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi, from leaving with official vehicles. A video trending on Social Media showed the Police boss stopping Ajayi from leaving the building. Ondo Deputy Governor …

Malami refutes directive to stall NIRSAL’s investigation

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Malam Abubakar Malami (SAN) has debunked a media report that he ordered the stoppage of investigation into the Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL). In a statement by his media aide, Dr Umar Gwandu, Malami explained that the implication of his …



Akwa Ibom govt seals Christ Embassy Church

The Akwa Ibom State Government has sealed the Headquarters of Christ Embassy Church in Uyo for attacking the COVID-19 Church compliance monitoring team. In a statement signed by Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Government and Chairman of COVID-19 Management Committee, and made available to newsmen in Uyo, the Church was sealed for obstructing, attacking …

COVID-19: FCTA warns nightclubs, bars not to open

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has warned operators of nightclubs, bars and gardens not to open for business until the COVID-19 restriction is lifted. Chairman of the FCT Ministerial Enforcement Task Team on COVID-19 Restrictions, Mr Ikharo Attah, gave the warning on Sunday while monitoring compliance by operators in Kubwa, Gwarinpa and Wuse. SSG, …

Ondo Deputy Governor dumps APC, picks PDP membership card

Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, on Sunday, resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Daily Trust gathered that Ajayi resigned from the party at Ward 2, Apoi in Eseodo local government of Ondo State. Ondo: Governor Akeredolu reacts to deputy, police saga Edo, Ondo gov’ships: INEC won’t declare results …

EPL: Lampard reveals why he benched Tammy Abraham for 2-1 win at Aston Villa

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has said he left Tammy Abraham on the bench for their 2-1 win at Aston Villa because he is trying to manage his squad efficiently. Abraham and Christian Pulisic were substituted for the Blues’ first game back after the COVID-19 break. Lampard opted to start with Willian and Olivier Giroud in …
EPL: Lampard reveals why he benched Tammy Abraham for 2-1 win at Aston Villa

Fayose reacts to Ondo govt house security saga, Deputy Gov dumping of APC

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the drama on Sunday in Ondo State where the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi was prevented from exiting the Government House. DAILY POST reported that Ajayi on Saturday night was stopped from leaving the Government House by the Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, who was said …
Fayose reacts to Ondo govt house security saga, Deputy Gov dumping of APC

Release approved funds – Zakari Sani, Captain attacked by herdsmen begs Nigerian Army

A Nigerian Army Captain, Zakari Sani, has appealed to the military hierarchy to come to his aid. The Zaria-born soldier, 32, an officer in the Special Forces Unit, was attacked together with his men by Fulani herdsmen during a military operation in Benue State in August 2018. He was admitted at the Airforce Hospital and …
Release approved funds – Zakari Sani, Captain attacked by herdsmen begs Nigerian Army

Ondo: You cannot stop mass defection from APC- PDP condemns attack on Agboola Ajayi

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have asked the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, to stop fighting a lost battle. PDP said the Nigeria Police can not stop the mass defection from the APC into its fold. The party made the remark while condemning what it described as an attack on …
Ondo: You cannot stop mass defection from APC- PDP condemns attack on Agboola Ajayi

Alleged $10m bribe: CUPP Spokesman, Ugochinyere being tortured, dehumanised because he’s Igbo – Southeast youths

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, COSEYL, has called for the immediate and unconditional release of Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, the Spokesman for the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP. In a statement signed by Hon. Goodluck Ibem, its President-General and Comrade Kanice Igwe, Secretary-General and made available to DAILY POST on Sunday, the Coalition …
Alleged $10m bribe: CUPP Spokesman, Ugochinyere being tortured, dehumanised because he’s Igbo – Southeast youths

Police arrest three cultists in Ondo for allegedly killing, burying 20-year-old

Three persons suspected to be cultists have been arrested by men of the Ondo State Police Command over the killing of a 20-year-old man identified as Adeola Omowomo. The killing of the young man occurred in the Zion area of Igbokoda, headquarters of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State on June 8, 2020. It …
Police arrest three cultists in Ondo for allegedly killing, burying 20-year-old

Amotekun Corps intercepts suspected bandits at Osun-Oyo

The Osun State Amotekun Security Network on Sunday intercepted an eighteen seater bus at Osun-Oyo boundary while trying to sneak into the state despite the ban on the interstate movement. The inter-state offenders were also suspected to be bandits from Lagos State going to Itagunmodi mining Site, in Atakunmosa West Local Government Area of Osun …
Amotekun Corps intercepts suspected bandits at Osun-Oyo

COVID-19: Gov.Udom seals Christ Embassy Church in Akwa Ibom indefinitely

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel on Sunday has directed the immediate and indefinite seal of the Christ Embassy Church at Nung Akpa Ime, State House of Assembly road in the state. The Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem who announced this in a press statement explained that the State government …
COVID-19: Gov.Udom seals Christ Embassy Church in Akwa Ibom indefinitely

Woman assaulted by Ogun task force for refusing to pay N15,000 lockdown violation fine VIDEO

A woman, who identified herself as Tolu Adesh, has shared a video, wherein she claimed she was beaten by an officer of the Ogun State COVID-19 task force for violating the Coronavirus lockdown order of the state government. DAILY POST reports that there is usually a total lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays in Ogun State, …
Woman assaulted by Ogun task force for refusing to pay N15,000 lockdown violation fine VIDEO

COVID-19: Osun records six new cases, one death

The Osun State Government on Sunday confirmed the discovery of six new cases of Coronavirus in the state. But according to findings, one of the cases, a returnee from Ibadan, whose spouse lives in Owode-Ede, died on Saturday before the result of his test was announced. It was further revealed that the late patient was …
COVID-19: Osun records six new cases, one death

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