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Shiites protest in Kaduna, demand release of El-Zakzaky

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, on Friday in Kaduna, protested the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Malama Zeenatuddin Ibrahim. The members including children, between the ages of 10 and above with adults, marched from Kano road Juma’at Mosque through Ahmadu Bello Way …

Illicit financial flows in Africa hit $80bn – Report

Illicit financial flows in Africa are now estimated at between $50 billion and $80bn; and 44% of continent’s financial wealth is thought be held offshore, which corresponds to tax revenue losses of €17bn, the latest Tax Transparency in Africa report has revealed. But the report however added that African countries had made great strides in …



Ajimobi’s burial will strictly be a family affair — Aide

The burial of former governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi would strictly be a family affair in line with COVID-19 safety protocols. The Media aide to the former governor, Mr Bolaji Tunji disclosed this on Friday. Adieu Constituted Authority – Five interesting facts about Ajimobi Lagos reveals cause of Ajimobi’s death Tunji told newsmen in …

‘Nigerians now romancing COVID-19’

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has said that despite his 40 years of politicking, he would not be attending any political rallies for now. He also lamented that many Nigerians are now ‘romancing’  COVID-19 as if the virus has lost its …

Former APC spokesman dumps Oshiomhole, backs Caretaker Committee

The immediate-Past National Publicity Secretary, of the dissolved National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, has solicited support of all members for Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee of the party. Issa-Onilu, in a statement issued on Friday, declared his support for the actions taken by …

Despite flight restrictions, Lagos Airport records spike in drug trafficking

Despite the lockdown and flight restrictions occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos arrested 27 suspected drug traffickers from January till date. Besides, the command made a seizure of 301.282 kilograms of illicit drugs such as cocaine, heroin, cannabis sativa, ephedrine, …

Bagudu dismisses court threat by Oshiomhole’s camp over APC NWC dissolution

The Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) and Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, says the purported plan by some members of the sacked National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to go to court is a creation of media reports. Governor Bagudu said this on Friday at the Presidential …



How to get rid of Dandruff

Dandruff is a condition of the scalp that causes flakes of skin to appear and is often accompanied by itching which can be embarrassing especially when the urge to itch the scalp hits in public spaces. This however doesn’t apply to females alone as men experience itchy beards and babies also develop a kind of …

COVID-19: 145 Nigerians evacuated from Sudan

145 Nigerians have arrived Nigeria from Khartoum, Sudan. They arrived Nigeria on Friday following a successful evacuation process. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made this known via his twitter handle @GeoffreyOnyeama “Evacuation Update: Air Sudan conveying 145 Nigerians departed Khartoum, Sudan at 9.00am and arrives Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at 12.45pm today, …

National Open University not recruiting — Management

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has described as fake news a report by an “obscure website” claiming that the institution is recruiting. A statement issued on Friday in Abuja by NOUN Director of Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, described the story published on June 20 as fake news. NOUN to begin virtual …

FAAN to increase passenger service charge

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said there will be a 100 per cent increase on passenger service charges on domestic and international flight tickets from August 1, 2020. FAAN’s Managing Director, Rabiu Yadudu, revealed in a letter to airlines, with reference FAAN/HQ/MD/18E/VOL.86/72. According to Yadudu, the decision has been approved by the …
FAAN to increase passenger service charge

Ohanaeze decries insecurity, rising killings in Nigeria

Ohanaeze Youth Council,(OYC), an Igbo socio-cultural Organization, has said it would liase with ethnic youth nationalities to chart a best approach to proffer functional solutions to tackle the security challenges ranging from Boko Haram, dreaded herdsmen, banditry and kidnapping. This was even as President Muhammadu Buhari has berated his Service Chiefs over the spate of …
Ohanaeze decries insecurity, rising killings in Nigeria

‘Thunder Strike’ foils attempted Kidnap of passengers along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

Troops of Operation THUNDER STRIKE under the auspices of the ongoing Operation ACCORD, on Friday, foiled an attempted kidnap of passengers along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway by armed bandits In a statement on Friday by Coordinator Defence Media Operations Defence Headquarters, Major General John Enenche, said, “Sequel to actionable Human Intelligence on the activities of armed …
‘Thunder Strike’ foils attempted Kidnap of passengers along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

Political cases: No more ex-parte orders – FHC warns judges

Justice John Tsoho, Chief Judge of the Federal High Court (FHC), has warned judges to stop granting ex-parte orders in political matters. Tsoho also told them not to entertain matters outside their judicial divisions. His directive was contained in circular titled: “Grant of Ex-parte Orders/Hearing of Cases from Outside Immediate Territorial Jurisdiction.” The CJ recalled …
Political cases: No more ex-parte orders – FHC warns judges

Nolito reveals what God did to Lionel Messi

Celta Vigo forward, Manuel Nolito, has claimed that God touched Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, with the magic wand three or four times to make him the best footballer in the world. Nolito said this ahead of Celta Vigo’s home La Liga clash against Barcelona on Saturday evening. The Spaniard, who played alongside Messi during his …
Nolito reveals what God did to Lionel Messi

PDP attacks Buhari for conducting APC NEC meeting in Presidential Villa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday, berated President Muhammadu Buhari for violating his oath of office by using the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Chambers and government resources to conduct the affairs of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). PDP said the action of Mr. President, in using public facilities and resources for APC’s …
PDP attacks Buhari for conducting APC NEC meeting in Presidential Villa

Eight doctors, nurses test positive for coronavirus in Ogun FMC

Eight staffers of the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, DAILY POST reports. It was gathered that the affected staff consist medical doctors, nurses and an administration staff. DAILY POST reported earlier that a two-year-old kid tested positive for COVID-19 in the hospital. The management of Ogun FMC confirmed …
Eight doctors, nurses test positive for coronavirus in Ogun FMC

Transfer: Hakimi accepts five-year contract with new club

Borussia Dortmund right-back, Achraf Hakimi, has agreed to sign a five-year contract with Inter Milan. This was made known by respected transfer expert and sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano. Romano disclosed this in a tweet via his official Twitter account on Friday. According to him, the agreement to sign Hakimi, who is currently on loan at …
Transfer: Hakimi accepts five-year contract with new club

Demolished Nigerian High Commission building: What Gbajabiamila discussed with Ghana’s Speaker

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said that the government of Ghana will rebuild the demolished building belonging to the Nigerian embassy in Accra, Ghana. The Speaker said this following a phone conversation with the Speaker of the Ghanaian Parliament, Rt. Hon. Aaron Mike Oquaye, on Thursday. In a press statement by …
Demolished Nigerian High Commission building: What Gbajabiamila discussed with Ghana’s Speaker

Alleged fraud: Hushpuppi still innocent’ – Daddy Freeze finally reacts after attacks from Nigerians VIDEO

Controversial media personality, Daddy Freeze, has come out to address the criticisms thrown at him by Nigerians for his acquaintances with the arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Raymond Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi. DAILY POST recalls that a video on Thursday went viral on social media showing Daddy Freeze sometime in 2019 dining with Hushpuppi and …
Alleged fraud: Hushpuppi still innocent’ – Daddy Freeze finally reacts after attacks from Nigerians VIDEO

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