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Edo guber: PDP challenges Ize-Iyamu over Oshiomhole’s comments  

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has challenged candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC for the September 19 governorship election in Edo state,  Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to present any positive comment made on him by former governor of the state,  Adams Oshiomhole. The PDP in a statement on Sunday, by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola …

Makinde played politics with my husband’s death — Florence Ajimobi

The Wife of the former governor of Oyo state, Florence Ajimobi on Sunday attacked the governor of the state, Engr. Seyi Makinde and his deputy, Engr. Rauf Olaniyan for playing politics with the death of her husband. She said her husband never had any problem with the state government despite their different political affiliation, but …



FG evacuates 317 Nigerians from UK

The Federal Government has announced that 317 Nigerians including 9 infants have departed the United Kingdom for Nigeria on Sunday. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama disclosed this on Sunday in a tweet on his verified Twitter account. UK procures COVID-19 testing machine for Nigeria Nigerian Start-ups get UK grant for COVID-19 invention He disclosed …

We no longer fix price of petrol — PPPRA

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) says it no longer fix the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol for marketers. PPRA Executive Secretary, Mr Saidu Abdulkadir, stated this in a statement in Abuja, on Sunday. IPMAN decries proposed merger of PTDF, PPPRA, PEF PPPRA parleys CBN on forex support …

NANS plans nationwide protest over ‘victimization’

In what has been tagged “National Action Day”, the National Association of the Nigerian Students (NANS) says it would embark on massive protest nationwide over students’ victimization and intimidation across the country. The association hinged its position on the suspension of the Student Union President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji. …

Reps summon Julius Berger over three key projects

The House of Representatives has again summoned construction giant, Julius Berger over the slow pace in the execution of three key projects being funded through the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF). The three projects are the Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Ibadan Highways and the Second Niger bridge which are being funded through the PIDF and supervised by the …

Airstrikes kill 10 militants in eastern Afghanistan

Ten militants were killed as warplanes struck a Taliban gathering in Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province on Sunday, provincial government spokesman, Wahidullah Jumazada, said. Acting on a tip-off, the aircraft struck a gathering of Taliban insurgents in Tawsang village of Dehyak district at 2.30 p.m. local time on Sunday, killing 10 militants on the spot and …



Nigerian economy: FG living in denial — Utomi

Renowned Economist and former Presidential Candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi at the weekend said the Nigerian economy is facing ‘a triple shock crisis.’ He said the problem has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that the Federal Government still continues to live in denial. Why foreign firms are afraid of coming to Nigeria – Utomi …

APC denies suspending Hilliard Eta, says no factions in Imo

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Cross River State, has denied that it had suspended a former national vice chairman of the party for South-South Prince Hilliard Eta. Last week, a factional secretary of the party, Francis Ekpenyong, issued a press statement purporting to affirm the earlier alleged suspension of Eta for alleged anti-party activities, issued …

FA Cup: Arsenal beat Sheffield to keep hope alive

Arsenal chances of playing in the Europa League next season is hitching close following their 2-1 victory over Sheffield United in the Quarter-Final match of the English FA Cup match. Dani Ceballos’ 91st-minute winner was the live saver for the North-London side in the match played on Sunday. Arsenal strike deals for four players in …

FA Cup: Barkely reveals what Lampard told Chelsea players at halftime of 1-0 win over Leicester

Chelsea midfielder, Ross Barkley, has revealed what manager, Frank Lampard told his team at half-time during their 1-0 victory over Leicester City in the FA Cup quarter-final fixture on Sunday. Chelsea defeated Leicester 1-0 at the King Power Stadium to book their place in the FA Cup semi-final after a second-half goal from Barkley. Lampard’s …
FA Cup: Barkely reveals what Lampard told Chelsea players at halftime of 1-0 win over Leicester

Man allegedly rapes employer’s twin daughters in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of one Chinedu Obi, 26. A statement on Sunday by the spokesman, Bala Elkana, said Obi allegedly defiled his employer’s twin daughters. Elkana noted that on June 16 at about 1455 hours, a woman in her mid-thirties (name withheld) reported the case at Aguda Police Station. …
Man allegedly rapes employer’s twin daughters in Lagos

Boko Haram: CJTF Commander, 14 soldiers killed in Borno

Residents of Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State in the northeast Nigeria has confirmed the killing of the operational commander of Youth Volunteer popularly called Civilian Joint Task Force, Mala Mintar alongside 14 soldiers in an ambush along the Maiduguri – Damboa road while escorting travellers on Saturday afternoon. The 87km Maiduguri-Damboa road was …
Boko Haram: CJTF Commander, 14 soldiers killed in Borno

President Buhari reacts as Kogi Chief Judge, Ajanah dies at COVID-19 isolation centre

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Kogi State over the passing of Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Nasir Ajana. DAILY POST reported earlier that 64-year-old Justice Nasiru Ajanah, the Chief Judge of Kogi State, died on Sunday morning. He died at the COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja. Ajanah had been battling …
President Buhari reacts as Kogi Chief Judge, Ajanah dies at COVID-19 isolation centre

COVID-19: Enugu Committee engages Bishops, Market Leaders

The ad hoc Expert Medical Advisory Committee (EMAC) on the de-escalation of the coronavirus infection (COVID-19) transmission set up by the Enugu State Government has interfaced with notable religious leaders and leaders of market and transport unions in the state. It will be recalled that the state government recently constituted a 12-man committee of medical …
COVID-19: Enugu Committee engages Bishops, Market Leaders

‘Save Yoruba from the hands of Fulani govt’ – Pastor Giwa begs Gani Adams

The Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, has called on the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams to wake up and save the region from the hands of Fulani. Giwa, while addressing his members in Akure on Sunday, said Adams should not wait for permission from anyone …
‘Save Yoruba from the hands of Fulani govt’ – Pastor Giwa begs Gani Adams

Buhari govt begins process to recruit 774,000 Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari administration has commenced the process that will lead to the earlier announced recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians. On Monday, the federal government will inaugurate the various committees in all 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The inauguration would be done in Abuja by the Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus …
Buhari govt begins process to recruit 774,000 Nigerians

Adamawa: Buhari reacts to death of Bachama paramount ruler, Stephen

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of Col. Honest Irmiya Stephens (rtd), the Hama Bachama and Paramount Ruler of Bachama Kingdom over the transition of the monarch. The President also condoled with the Bachama Kingdom, the government and people of Adamawa State, noting that the late traditional ruler who received his staff of …
Adamawa: Buhari reacts to death of Bachama paramount ruler, Stephen

Oshiomhole: ‘Nobody can dictate to Buhari’ – Presidency speaks on APC holding NEC meeting in Aso Rock

The Presidency on Sunday insisted that the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Executive Council, NEC, meeting held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa was virtual not a physical one. President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu said no one can dictate to the president where to sit or hold meetings. Recall that APC NEC …
Oshiomhole: ‘Nobody can dictate to Buhari’ – Presidency speaks on APC holding NEC meeting in Aso Rock

COVID-19: Why we are commencing strict enforcement of preventive guidelines – Plateau govt

Sequel to the rise in the cases of COVID-19 in Plateau State, and the flagrant disregard to safety guidelines, the State Government is to commence strict enforcement of the preventive guidelines Monday, 29 June, 2020 in the state. It equally said special emphasis will be in Jos North, Jos South, Kanam, Kanke, Barkin Ladi and …
COVID-19: Why we are commencing strict enforcement of preventive guidelines – Plateau govt

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