The Police Command in Rivers State said that Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, have arrested two notorious kidnappers and recovered the decomposed body of their victim. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni made this known in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Wednesday. Omoni said the culprits were arrested by the […]
Senegal resumed international flights on Wednesday, four months after severing air links because of the coronavirus pandemic. An Air Algerie flight arrived at Dakar’s international airport at midnight Tuesday and six other flights were scheduled to depart Senegal and arrive throughout the day, according to the Ministry of Air Transport. Passengers departing for the WestRead
So one renegade reporter began spewing some lies about the Vice President last week but what Nigerians know about the impeccable integrity and unquestionable character of Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is not a new subject of public discourse. On July 3, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari said some flattering words about his deputy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. […]
The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to set up a committee to review the age limit inhibiting Nigerians seeking employment in government agencies. The senate resolution followed a Point of Order raised by Sen. Ibrahim Gobir (APC-Sokoto) at plenary, which motion he tagged “Urgent Need to Review Age Barrier for Job Seekers DuringRead
Social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale (alias Adeherself), charged with fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was on Wednesday granted N500,000 bail by an Ikeja Special Offences Court. In a ruling, Justice Sherifat Solebo also ordered that Adewale must provide two sureties with reliable means of income which would be verified by the […]
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari has called on wealthy individuals to support the less privileged persons, especially victims of criminality living in the Internally Displaced Persons Camps. Mrs Buhari made the call on Wednesday when she received classroom wooden furniture and kitchen utensils donated to her NGO, Aisha Buhari Foundation (ABF), by BAMUS NOK GLOBAL […]
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, uncovered the numerous spendings by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from February to May 2020. The cumulative sum of N81.5bn was said to have left the account of the NDDC without due process and for no implementation of any known project since […]
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Media practitioners in Delta have been called upon to stick to the ethics of journalism in their reportage and eschew speculative and fictitious reporting.
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The head of DR Congo’s constitutional court, who is under US sanctions, has resigned, the presidency said on Wednesday. Benoit Lwamba’s departure comes as a government rift deepens over controversial judicial reforms which include proposals to define the powers of judges. Critics say it is a ploy to muzzle the judiciary in a country notoriousRead More
The Senate on Wednesday at plenary, approved the sum of N168,809,476,220 to fund the proposed 2020 budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS). The approval covers Personnel, Overhead and Capital expenditure cost of the FIRS for the 2020 fiscal year. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the approval was sequel to the […]
By Chioma Obinna As the fight to curb the spread of the Coronavirus rages, Reckitt Benckiser, RB, through its brands, Dettol and Jik has donated over 800,000 units of hygiene products worth N65 million to the Federal Ministry of Health. The donation was part of its global project “Fight for Access Fund”, aimed at improvingRead More
Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon Abdullahi Adamu Candido, including other officials and political appointees of the area council have tested negative to the deadly coronavirus. Briefing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, Candido disclosed that after the council secretary, Mrs. Abisola Abdullahi, tested positive to the virus, he led other officials and political appointees […]
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has denied sponsoring the attack on Gani Audu, the Deputy Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the forthcoming election in Edo State. The PDP, however, said that it was the people of Agbede in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, who protested against Audu, who […]
…fixes Oct 13 for continuation of trial By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted into evidence, two confessional statements that were allegedly made by co-defendants of alleged Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume). The two confessional statements that trial Justice, Binta Nyako, admitted and marked as ExhibitsRead
ABUJA-THE National Youth Council of Nigeria,NYCN, Wednesday, rose in defence of the Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami in the corruption allegations levelled against him in the social media, describing the allegations as false.
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As the administrative committee of inquiry set up by the Bauchi State government to look into land disputes in the state starts to receive memoranda, Daddo Pulaku group, a conglomerate of Fulani socio-cultural associations in the state, has demanded 4% of the total landmass of the state as contained in the list of gazetted and […]
The Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala (aka Wadume) until Oct. 13. Justice Binta Nyako adjourned the matter following the cross-examination of Insp. Samuel Habila and the evidence-in-chief of ASP Bawa James, both prosecution witnesses. During cross-examination by the defence counsel, Habila told the court that he was […]
Football teams could be allowed to continue using up to five substitutes during the 2020/21 season after the sport’s lawmakers extended a temporary solution to a congested schedule in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The International Football Association Board (IFAB) said the measures were taken due to the short turnaround between the end ofRead More
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing of Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, and condoled with her family on the loss of such a promising officer. In a condolence message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Wednesday, the president noted that Arotile’s short stay on earth […]