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The federal government has said it received almost N800 million in support of the fight against COVID-19. The chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, stated this on Friday during the daily briefing. According to Mustapha, corporate bodies, development partners, individuals, groups, religious bodies have donated cash and kind to the...

The Jigawa State Government has confirmed that two health workers were tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. Chairman of the state COVID-19 Task Force, who doubles as the state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Abba Zakari, disclosed this to DAILY POST on Saturday. He said a total of 44 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the state. He explained that out the...

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called on anti-corruption agencies for necessary investigation of alleged corrupt practices of inflated Airfare rates for members of staff of the Nigerian Ports Authority management. In a release issued to DAILY POST by CACOL and signed by Adegboyega Otunuga, the anti-corruption organization’s Coordinator,...

Speakers from the six State Houses of Assembly in the southwest geo-political zone have pointed out that the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) popularly known as Operation Amotekun, is similar to the already existing Hisbah and Joint Task Force (JTF) in Northern Nigeria. They made the assertion via a communique issued at the end of a one-day...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, Friday arraigned Tukur Lando Yabo, Director Works, councillor of Tureta Local Government Area, Hon. Abubakar Nasarawa Maigishiri for alleged conspiracy, criminal breach of trust and diversion of N980,000 meant for payment of workers salary. Other alleged complices are Sambo Abdullahi, Cashier,...

Nigerian Senate said it would legislate against the high cost of accommodation in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, saying that the city is not meant for the rich alone. Chairman of Senate Committee on FCT, Senator Abubakar Kyari stated this at an interactive session of the Committee with FCT Minister, Mohammed Sani Bello in Abuja. Kyari lamented that the cost...

Several persons; including an Assistant Superintendent of Police were killed on Tuesday evening when suspected kidnappers ambushed Abuja bound Sharon car from Port Harcourt. The incident, which occurred within Koton-Karfe axis of Kogi State left several others with bullet wounds. DAILY POST gathered that all occupants of another Toyota Camry car coming from Ibadan...

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, is like Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo socio-cultural groups and thus should not be criminalised. Shehu also defended the meeting between the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the leadership...

Dr Stella Oyedepo, the incumbent General Manager and the Chief executive Officer (CEO) of the National Theatre (NT) in Lagos is dead. She died late on Easter Monday while returning to Lagos from an official trip Her car was said to have rammed into an articulated vehicle at Sagamu, along the Benin- Ijebu-Ode Express Road. Mr Abiodun Abe, the Director in charge of...

Long queues of vehicles in some petrol stations are gradually resurfacing in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital, an indication of fuel scarcity as observed by DAILY POST Monday. An investigation carried out showed that in most of the petrol stations where the product is available, a litre is sold for above the official pump price of N145 to mostly N147. DAILY POST...

Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has advised the Federal Government to ensure that Nigerians begin to feel the impact of the country’s exit from recession. CACOL said the government should ensure that the ordinary Nigerian, who felt the pain of recession was given “succor”, and the economy be diversified. A statement signed and sent to...

Parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls on Tuesday hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for considering the option of negotiation to rescue the girls. The Parents speaking to News Agency of Nigeria in Damaturu said the option of negotiation gives them hope for safe return of the girls. Alhaji Bashir Manzo, chairman of parents association of the abducted schoolgirls,...

The United States Government has reacted to the release of the Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram. The world power noted that there still remained enormous challenges in Nigeria which would require the attention of the United Nations and other international players. This is part of remarks by the American Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan, during the...

The Enugu State Commissioner for youths and sports, Mr. Joseph Udedi, Wednesday, hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his keen interest and commitment to youth empowerment and development. The commissioner spoke during a town hall meeting organized for youths in the state by the state government to interact and acquaint them with the basic principles and programmes...

At least, seven persons were in the early hours of Thursday killed after suspected herdsmen entered a church in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. DAILY POST gathered that the herdsmen were said to have stormed Mbamondo clan around 12.20am and attacked some displaced persons who had taken refuge at an African Church in the area and killed seven of them. Richard...

Mr. Chijioke Chukwu, a House of Assembly aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Abia state, on Tuesday, criticized Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led government for the current infrastructure decay in the state, saying that the governor had not performed well. Speaking to newsmen in Aba, Abia state, Chukwu described the PDP-administration in Abia as...

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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has filed a fundamental human rights enforcement suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja on behalf of a journalist, Jones Abiri. Abiri has been held in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) for about two years without charge. The suit wants an order directing the DSS to pay to the journalist the sum of N200m...

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has recovered more than 693 containers of power equipment abandoned at ports due to tariff. Usman Mohammed, managing director (MD) of TCN, who made this know in a statement in Lagos on Friday, said some of the containers had been at various ports for about 15 years. According to him, some of the power equipment had been auctioned...

The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has inaugurated the Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy. Malami, chairman of the committee, inaugurated members at the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in Abuja on Tuesday. “This is a committee of mercy. May God have mercy on us,” the minister said. The...

Nigeria’s literary icon, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has identified what may bring about a third world war. The Nobel Laureate, who spoke at a symposium in Abuja on Wednesday, identified fake news as a threat to mankind. Soyinka said that during the last Presidential election he was quoted as saying that it serves former President, Goodluck Jonathan right for marrying...

Nigeria’s literary icon, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has identified what may bring about a third world war. The Nobel Laureate, who spoke at a symposium in Abuja on Wednesday, identified fake news as a threat to mankind. Soyinka said that during the last Presidential election he was quoted as saying that it serves former President, Goodluck Jonathan right for marrying...

The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has inaugurated the Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy. Malami, chairman of the committee, inaugurated members at the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in Abuja on Tuesday. “This is a committee of mercy. May God have mercy on us,” the minister said. The...

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has recovered more than 693 containers of power equipment abandoned at ports due to tariff. Usman Mohammed, managing director (MD) of TCN, who made this know in a statement in Lagos on Friday, said some of the containers had been at various ports for about 15 years. According to him, some of the power equipment had been auctioned...

Posted on Jul 5 2018 - 11:01pm by admin
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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has filed a fundamental human rights enforcement suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja on behalf of a journalist, Jones Abiri. Abiri has been held in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) for about two years without charge. The suit wants an order directing the DSS to pay to the journalist the sum of N200m...

Mr. Chijioke Chukwu, a House of Assembly aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Abia state, on Tuesday, criticized Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led government for the current infrastructure decay in the state, saying that the governor had not performed well. Speaking to newsmen in Aba, Abia state, Chukwu described the PDP-administration in Abia as...