Bauchi Yellow Fever outbreak: Death toll rises to 22 from

Following the recent outbreak of yellow fever in Bauchi State, which led to the death of over 15 people, another six new deaths have been recorded, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths so far to 22. This is just as immunisation of workers in the oil exploration sites in the state has began. This …

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Kogi: Buhari under attack over approval of N10bn for Yahaya Bello’s state

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under attack over request for the approval of N10 billion for Kogi State. DAILY POST reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sought the permission of the Senate to approve over N10bn for Kogi State.  In the letter, Buhari said, the amount was expended on projects on behalf of the …

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Gunmen kill man, abduct 2 children in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a man identified as Ayuba Chashe, and abducted his two children at Yebu community in Kwali Area Council of FCT. The Chairman of Kwali Area Council, Mr Danladi Chiya, confirmed the development to NAN on Tuesday. Chiya said that the incident happened at midnight on Monday when the …

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EPL: Saha names one player that can revive Man Utd’s fortune

Ex-Red Devil, Louis Saha has named his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo as one player who could revive Manchester United’s dwindling fortunes in the English Premier League. Saha and Ronaldo had played together for five seasons at Old Trafford, winning the League in 2006/07 and 2007/08 seasons. While Saha retired in 2013, Ronaldo is still going …

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Obaseki plans to dump APC – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has accused Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State of creating crisis among members in the party. The National Chairman of the ruling party said Obaseki was planning to dump APC, hence his reason for creating crisis in the state and blackmailing him. Oshiomhole, however, advised Obaseki …

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Aisha vs Mamman Daura: Apostle Johnson Suleman reacts, tells Buhari how to treat First Lady

Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministry has reacted to the conflict between the First Lady, Aisha Buhari and the family of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura. Suleman called on President Muhammadu Buhari to defend his wife and make her his priority. In a tweet, the clergyman wrote: “I am praying for the president’s …

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Bayelsa guber: INEC issues stern warning ahead of election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has warned that it would not accept any form of attack on its personnel, ad hoc staff or materials to be deployed for the Bayelsa State Nov. 16 governorship election. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, gave the warning on Tuesday in Yenegoa during the commission’s interactive session with the …

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Minimum wage: Labour unions under fire for insisting on nationwide strike

The Coalition of Nigerian Youths for Good Governance (CNYGG) on Tuesday lambasted labour unions for insisting on embarking on industrial action, following breakdown of negotiation with Federal Government over the new minimum wage. CNYGG described labour unions unrelenting attitude towards embarking on strike over the proposed salary increase across board as unpatriotic. In a statement …

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Transfer: Barcelona tablesl €8m for Nigerian striker

Barcelona have reportedly tabled €8m for Nigerian-born Germany junior international, Karim Adeyemi. Adeyemi currently plays for FC Red Bull Salzburg of Austria and has been on the radar of Barca Youth chief, Patrick Kluivert. Mundo Deportivo reports that Barcelona feel it will be a good move to go for the 17-year-old striker, who has been …

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How gunmen kidnapped 48 doctors in the last 2 years – NMA president cries out

The President of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Adedayo Faduyile, on Tuesday lamented the kidnapping of medical doctors in the country. Faduyile said about 48 members of the association had been kidnapped in the last two years. The NMA president, who spoke at a news conference to mark 2019 Physicians’ Week in Akure, said doctors …

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Alleged UNILAG gang-rape: What happened in court on Tuesday

The absence of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial on Tuesday. DAILY POST reports that the students are facing trial at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly raping a 17-year-old student …

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Aisha Buhari vs Mamma Daura: Why President should take leave of absence – HURIWA

A pro-democracy and civil rights group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Tuesday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to take a leave of absence to enable him resolve his family crisis. HURIWA said Buhari should should consider taking leave of absence to resolve family crisis before returning back to duty to avoid undue distractions. …

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Samuel Chukwueze in shocking move to Barcelona

Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze, could leave the club for Barcelona at the end of the season. According to Gol Digital, the La Liga champions are interested in signing the Super Eagles star from Villarreal after failing to re-sign Paris-Saint-Germain forward, Neymar last summer. The newspaper reports that Barcelona believe Chukwueze will be a cheaper alternative …

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Serie A: Buffon’s agent reveals age goalkeeper will retire from football

Juventus goalkeeper, Ginaluigi Buffon’s agent, Silvano Martina, has revealed the age when his client will finally retire from football. According to Martina, the 41-year-old shot-stopper can continue playing until the age of 44, before perhaps moving into coaching. Buffon returned to Juventus last summer on a one-year deal after a single season at Paris Saint-Germain. …

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Constitutional, legal amendments cannot solve electoral crises in Nigeria – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday declared that constitutional and legal amendments alone cannot solve array of electoral crises in the country. INEC National Chairman, Professor Mahmod Yakubu, made this declaration while delivering his keynote address at the public presentation of the report of the 2019 general elections entitled “Women’s participation in the …

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Border Closure: Sellers lament as Nigerians shun local rice

Rice sellers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have expressed worry over the reluctance of consumers to buy locally produced rice. Some rice sellers who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday said consumers preferred to pay more for foreign imported rice than the cheaper locally produced one. A rice seller, Mallam …

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Pope Francis makes new appointment

Pope Francis on Tuesday named a new head of the Vatican security services, a day after the previous holder of the job resigned because of a media leak. Gianluca Gauzzi Broccoletti, 45, was appointed Commander of the Vatican Gendarmerie and director of the Vatican’s security and civil protection services, a statement said. He replaces Domenico …

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Fayemi reveals why Nigerian govt stopped states from rehabilitating federal roads

The Governor of Ekiti State, Governor Kayode Fayemi, has said shortage of funds forced the federal government to stop states from rehabilitating Federal roads. Fayemi gave the clarification in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday at a colloquiuim tagged: ‘Building a Sustainable Economy Through Values Orientation and Innovative Thinking’, marking the first year of his second term …

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Senator Ndume makes shocking revelations about Boko Haram, Nigerian soldiers

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has revealed that Boko Haram insurgents have killed 847 soldiers from 2013 to date. Ndume also revealed that “the deceased officers were buried in the military cemetery located in Maiduguri, Borno capital.” The lawmaker made the revelation after a visit to Borno by committee members, according to …

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Fayemi one year in office, a colossal failure – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State has described the one year administration of Dr Kayode Fayemi-led All Progressive Congress government as a colossal failure with no visible achievement to showcase. The party noted that the several billions of naira collected as allocations to the Slstate from the Federal government by the Governor has …

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How fire explosion rendered family homeless in Akwa Ibom

The family of the late Elder Robert Udo Nnanga of Ibiono Ibom local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State was over the weekend rendered homeless following a fire outbreak in his home from a kerosene lantern. The fire was said to have started at about 7.30pm on Saturday night after a power outage. It was …

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Lagos ready to pay above N30,000 minimum wage – Gov Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed on Tuesday that the state was ready to pay more than the N30,000 benchmark for the National Minimum Wage. Sanwo-Olu said the implementation of the new minimum wage payment would take off when the Federal Government and labour unions conclude their negotiations. The State, he said, was drawing up …

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Kogi: PDP reacts as Buhari seeks senate approval of N10bn for Yahaya Bello’s state

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday reacted after President Muhammadu Buhari sought the permission of the Senate to approve over N10bn for Kogi State.  PDP called on the National Assembly to invoke its statutory powers and directly channel the N10.069 billion Presidential funds for payment of salaries and pensions of suffering Kogi State workers. …

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Boundary dispute: One feared dead as two communities clash in Delta

A man simply identified as William has been reported dead in a clash between Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh Communities in Udu and Warri South-West Local Government Government Areas of Delta State over boundary dispute. Details as to what caused the latest crisis are still sketchy at the time of filing this report. DAILY POST learnt that …

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Minimum Wage: NLC postpones meeting with House committee due to negotiation with FG

The meeting between the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the House of Representatives Committee on Labour has been postponed due to ongoing negotiation between Labour union and the federal government over national minimum wage. The meeting between the committee and the Union was earlier slated for 2 pm at the National Assembly complex. However, the …

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Election Petition: NGO demands explanation on whereabouts of equipment, judges emolument

Social Justice League (SJL), a non-governmental organization, has demanded for a speedy investigation into the allegations that judges and other judicial officers who were part of the just concluded election tribunals nationwide have not yet been paid their allowances. In a statement which was signed by its spokesperson, Mr. Salisu Ibrahim and made available to …

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Protest as CJN approves Alaibe’s request for case transfer to Abuja

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has approved the request of the former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Ndutimi Alaibe for the transfer of his suit against the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), flag bearer of the Party, Senator Douye Diri over the disputed September 3rd …

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