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COVID-19 cases hit 174

COVID-19 cases hit 174 despite 50 measures by presidency

COVID-19 cases hit 174: The presidency yesterday released a “chronicle of some of the reactions by the agencies and trained experts under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari” as the coronavirus continues to spread in the country. Signed by Special [...]

April 2, 2020 General
Ekiti court convicts two Egyptians, others for flouting lockdown

Ekiti court convicts two Egyptians, others for flouting lockdown

An Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday found 12 persons guilty of violating the Ekiti State Coronavirus (Prevention of Infection) Regulations, 2020. They included two Egyptian nationals and 10 others who received various fines for violating the stay-at-home order [...]

April 2, 2020 General
FG begs US billionaire for ventilators on Twitter

Coronavirus: FG begs US billionaire for ventilators on Twitter

The Federal Government has come under attack for going on social media to plead with United States billionaire, Elon Musk, for ventilators to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Musk, who is the founder and Chief Engineer, SpaceX, had tweeted on Thursday [...]

April 2, 2020 General
East-West road

FG Orders Contractors On East-West Road To Return To Site

The Federal Government has ordered the contractors handling the construction of the East-West road sections 1 to 4 to return to the site within the next week for the speedy completion of the project. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, [...]

March 17, 2020 General

Buhari ordered Ganduje to remove Sanusi – Kwankwaso

Former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso has alleged that the removal of Muhammadu Sanusi II as Emir of Kano was ordered by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). Speaking to BBC Hausa, Kwankwaso who installed Sanusi as Emir [...]

March 11, 2020 General

Why Sacking Me, Others Won’t End Boko Haram – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff ,Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has said President Muhammadu Buhari sacking his service chiefs would not end Boko Haram. Naija News reports that the Senate, House of Representatives and Nigerians had called on Buhari to replace his service chiefs as they [...]

February 12, 2020 General
Boko Haram

Stop Releasing Our Killers – Soldiers Cry Out As 1,400 Boko Haram Suspects Are Released

The news of the return of 1,400 suspected Boko Haram members into the society in Borno State has attracted ‘worrying’ reactions from some soldiers. The disappointed soldiers lamented that the government is releasing ‘killers’ that they had previously captured back into the [...]

February 12, 2020 General
Archbishop Chukwuma

Enugu govt is not building Islamic Centre – Archbishop Chukwuma

The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has described the allegation that the Enugu State Government was building an Islamic Centre at Uwani, Enugu, as untrue and misleading. Archbishop Chukwuma who spoke when the family of [...]

February 9, 2020 General

Stories about Abacha loot are lies-Al-mustapha

Abacha loot: A former National Security Adviser to late ex-Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, has revealed that he was forced to implicate President Muhammadu Buhari in a caseof public funds looting. Al-Mustapha disclosed that he was forced to implicate [...]

February 9, 2020 General

Why My House Was Bombed, Edo APC Chieftain, Inegbeniki Explains

In this interview, Chief Francis Inegbeniki, a chieftain of the Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC spoke on the bombing of house in Benin City on Saturday, 1st February 2020 while he was away hosting a rally [...]

February 8, 2020 General
Governor In Imo

There Will Be No Governor In Imo Should Supreme Court Fail To Review Her Judgement.

The ex-deputy governor of Imo state, Hon Engr Gerald Irona has said that there will be no governor in Imo State if the Supreme Court fails to upturn her January 14 judgment delivered in favour of Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the [...]

February 8, 2020 General

Enugu govt distributes motorcycles, bicycles to 260 wards

The Enugu State Government has commenced the distribution of the 260 motorcycles and 260 bicycles it procured for the 260 electoral wards in the state, to complement and facilitate the operations of the Forest Guards. It would be recalled that [...]

February 6, 2020 General
Meet Ghana female teacher

Meet Ghana female teacher who spends her lunch break sewing pupils’ torn uniforms

A kindhearted Ghana female teacher has set the bar high for other educators by putting her all in her job. Naomi Awomeh has brought a new meaning to the word service as she always endeavors to leave smiles on her [...]

February 6, 2020 General

We can handle coronavirus – Health minister

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has assured that Nigeria has the capacity to detect and respond to the coronavirus if it is imported into the country. The coronavirus, a deadly new virus which originated in Wuhan, China, has [...]

February 5, 2020 General

I will establish 10,000 new churches in Nigeria ― Oyedepo

Dr David Oyedepo, President and Founder, Living Faith Church (LFC), says the church has commenced efforts at planting additional 10,000 new churches across the country in 2020. Oyedepo disclosed this while addressing the church workers forum at the International Headquarters [...]

February 3, 2020 General
Ghana trade union shuts down more Nigerian-owned businesses

Ghana trade union shuts down more Nigerian-owned businesses

Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has launched more attacks on businesses belonging to Nigerians in the country. The union on Monday closed down 15 more shops belonging to Nigerians at Opera Square in Accra, capital of Ghana. National president [...]

November 12, 2019 General
Lai Mohammed

FG To Regulate Social Media – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has made known its intention to regulate social media – Lai Mohammed. This was made known by Lai Mohammed, Information Minister. Mr Mohammed at a press conference said the government would not fold its arms and watch [...]

October 29, 2019 General
Court reduces Sowore’s bail from N100m

BREAKING: Court reduces Sowore’s bail from N100m

Sowore’s bail: An Abuja Federal High Court on Monday reduced the bail term earlier imposed on the co-convener of RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. Justic: e Ijeoma Ojukwu had imposed a N100m bail bond on Sowore [...]

October 21, 2019 General, Government and politics

Tinubu, Bamanga Tukur, state governors hail Gowon as he turns 85

A former governor of Lagos State and leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has congratulated former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, as he turns 85 on Saturday. Mr Tinubu, in a statement on Friday night, made available by [...]

October 19, 2019 General
200,000 N-Power Beneficiaries

FG To ‘Disengage’ Over 200,000 N-Power Beneficiaries

An official has disclosed that the federal government is working on how to disengage over 200,000 N-Power beneficiaries. According to reports, the president’s senior special assistant on social investment, Maryam Uwais, during an interview with NTA, said she is discussing [...]

October 16, 2019 General, Power
Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide, has said that he will not sit idly and allow an unelected cabal disgrace vice-president Yemi Osinbajo.

Reno Omokri takes side over alleged face-off in presidency

Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide, has said that he will not sit idly and allow an unelected cabal disgrace vice-president Yemi Osinbajo. This is a connection to the purported face-off between a cabal in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and [...]

September 26, 2019 General
N90bn alleged fraud

N90bn alleged fraud: Resign as Vice President, face Timi Frank ‘man to man’ – Fani-Kayode mocks Osinbajo

N90bn alleged fraud: Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister has reacted to remark by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on being probed for allegedly collecting N90bn from Federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS, for 2019 election. Fani-Kayode dared Osinbajo to prove his [...]

September 26, 2019 General

BREAKING: ASUP Chair, scribe, three others kidnapped in Oyo

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, Mr. Opadijo Olujide, along with Secretary of the Union, Gbenga Alayande and three others have been kidnapped. DAILY POST gathered on Saturday that they [...]

September 21, 2019 General

Full text of Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande’s speech as he resumes office as UNGA President

Ms Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year. The ceremony, held inside the General Assembly Hall of the [...]

September 18, 2019 General

2023: Jev speaks on fighting Gov. Ortom over Senate seat

Senator representing Benue Northwest District, Emmanuel Orker Jev has said the relationship between him and Governor Samuel Ortom will not become frosty over the National Assembly seat in 2023. Hope For Nigeria Online reports that the political arena in the [...]

September 17, 2019 General
Orji Kalu

Tribunal sacks Orji Kalu

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abia State has nullified the election of Orji Uzor Kalu as the senator representing Abia North. The tribunal has also ordered for a rerun election for Abia North Senatorial District. [...]

September 10, 2019 General
Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth

Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth

Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth Nigeria’s quest for sustainable economic development and diversification would not take place if concerted attention was not paid to catalyse and revitalise a critical labour intensive and revenue yielding industry like CTG [...]

August 31, 2019 General
Ahmad Lawan

Ahmad Lawan Reveals Why Opposition Senators Support Him

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed confidence that the 9th Senate will work for the progress of Nigeria and its citizens because he has “full cooperation” of senators of the opposition political parties, Hope For Nigeria Online reports. Hope For [...]

August 29, 2019 General
IPOB Lacks the Power to Track Down

IPOB Lacks the Power to Track Down any South-East Governor Anywhere in the World—Umahi

Says Assaulting us abroad not the solution to agitation – S’East govs Meanwhile, the South-East Governors Forum on Saturday said the IPOB order directing its members to attack them anywhere abroad would not solve the problem of their agitation for [...]

August 19, 2019 General, Nigerian-Biafran War
Henry Idahagbon


Barrister Henry Idahagbon is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and leader of Edo People’s Movement (EPM). he insisted that the choice of Godwin Obaseki as APC flag bearer in 2016 was a mistake and would be corrected in [...]

August 19, 2019 General