Lecturer accused of sexual harassment granted bail

A Kano Chief Magistrate Court has granted bail to a lecturer standing trial over alleged sexual harassment of his female student. The 36-year-old lecturer, Ali Shehu, was granted N200,000 bail with two reliable sureties in like sum by Chief Magistrate Muhammad Idris. He said one of the sureties must be a Senior Lecturer of Kano …

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House committee to monitor enforcement of Buhari’s expatriate restriction order

The House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring (NCDM) has been mandated to monitor compliance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive order putting restriction on employment of foreigners for jobs where Nigerians have the skills. President Buhari in February, 2019 issued Executive order 5 which prohibits the Ministry of Interior from issuing visas …

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Two suspected rapists arrested in Ibadan

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, on Tuesday said it arrested two men, Muyiwa Olatunde, 32, and Fatai Wahab over an alleged rape. NAN reports that NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Mr Segun Oluwole disclosed this while parading the suspects before newsmen on Tuesday in Ibadan. He stated that Olatunde was …

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Salary Arrears: Abia pensioners beg Assembly to compel Ikpeazu to pay them

Hundreds of Abia State pensioners have protested the payment of their pension arrears, as well as the alleged failure of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led administration in the state to enhance their welfares. Speaking at the Abia House of Assembly premises while being received by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji flanked by some …

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Aisha vs Daura: Omokri reacts to conflict in Aso Rock

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the impasse between Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari and Mamman Daura’s family. Recall that while Aisha Buhari was out of the country, a video had surfaced online showing her being locked up in a room in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Upon her …

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PSC disowns list of successful constables released by police

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said members of the public should disregard a list of candidates scheduled for training and allegedly released by the Police in respect of the recruitment exercise into the Constable cadre of the Force. A statement by the Head, Press and Public Relations officer of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani, in …

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Political party files fresh suit challenging Buhari’s election at Supreme Court

In a new twist to litigations on the 2019 presidential election, the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has again filed a suit at the Supreme Court praying it to reverse itself in the judgment delivered on October 3, which on technical ground dismissed its appeal filed against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The party claimed …

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Kogi Guber: 2face storms Lokoja, sues for peace, violence-free election

Veteran Nigerian music star, Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly called 2Face, on Tuesday, stormed the city of Lokoja, the Kogi State capital to sue for peace and ensure a violence free governorship election in November. The music icon who is championing ‘Vote not fight, election no be war’ campaign told DAILY POST that he was in …

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N-Power: Buhari govt moves to disengage 200, 000 beneficiaries

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Investment, Maryam Uwais, has disclosed that the Nigerian government was working on how to “disengage” over 200,000 beneficiaries of the government’s social intervention programme, N-Power. Uwais made the disclosure while featuring on Nigerian Television Authority, NTA. She disclosed that the government was in talks with …

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Anambra Govt. speaks on sanctioning officers extorting motorists

The Anambra Government on Tuesday said it would dismiss any officer of the Anambra Traffic Management Agency (ATMA) who extorts motorists. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Christian Madubuko, made the disclosure during a 2020 budget defence before the State House of Assembly Committee on Transportation in Awka. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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Gideon Obhakhan: Obaseki: A man desperate for second tenure

Major signs of distress, defeat and desperation are beginning to manifest in recent actions taken by the incumbent governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki. The actions have exposed the innermost feelings of a man desperate to return for a second tenure as governor of Edo State – thanks to Edo People’s Movement, EPM …

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Access Bank hits over N1bn in daily digital lending

Access Bank’s expanded digital lending portfolio, which gives Nigerians quick and 24/7 access to funds for emergencies without any collateral, has hit a record N1billion daily in loan value. According to Victor Etuokwu, Executive Director, Retail Banking, Access Bank Plc, “We are at the forefront of digital lending across the continent. This is a deliberate …

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Flood: Relocate Ondo varsity students now – NEMA warns

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA has advised that students of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, who live in flood-prone areas to immediately move to a safer place till the rains subside. Coordinator of NEMA in Ondo, Osun and Ekiti states, Mr. Olusegun Afolayan gave the advice when lawmakers of the Ondo State House …

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La Casera flags off refresh and connect consumer promo

The manufacturers of Nigeria’s leading apple drink, La Casera Apple Drink have announced the launch of a new Under The Crown Consumer Promotion tagged REFRESH & CONNECT. The consumer promotion was flagged off on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at The Sojourner by Genesis Ikeja, Lagos. The promo is aimed at rewarding the brand’s esteemed consumers …

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Chukwueze fails to make Golden Boy 20-man shortlist, De Ligt, Guendouzi included [Full list]

Super Eagles’ Samuel Chukwueze, has failed to make the final 20-man shortlist for the Golden Boy award. The prestigious award is given out by Italian newspaper, Tuttosport, for the best player under 21, who plays in the top tier of European football. Chukwueze, who plies his trade in LaLiga for Villarreal, made the initial nominees’ …

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Adamawa Assembly begins assessment of LG transition committees

Ad-Hoc committees constituted by the Adamawa State House of Assembly with a mandate to assess the performance of the 21 Local Government Transition Committees (LGTCs) in the State, began its assignment on Tuesday. The committees are expected to, among other things, carry out assessment of the performance of the LGTC Chairmen within their first 100 …

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President Buhari seeks Senate approval of N10 billion for Kogi

Nigeria Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan on Tuesday announced President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for approval of N10 billion for Kogi State. In the letter, Buhari said, the amount was expended on projects on behalf of the Federal government which he was seeking the refund through promissory notes and bonds. The letter also explained that …

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Flights cancelled as protest rocks Barcelona airport

Dozens of flights at Barcelona’s airport were cancelled or delayed on Tuesday as the fallout from massive protests over the sentencing of nine Catalan leaders continued to be felt. At least, 45 flights had to be completely scrapped on Tuesday, and many passengers had to spend the night at the airport after the Monday night …

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Why I married 58-year-old Ned Nwoko – Regina Daniels [VIDEO]

Popular Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has given actual reason she got married to 58-year-old Ned Nwoko, billionaire Nigerian politician. Regina, who clocked 20 years days ago said she married someone way older than her because of her stubbornness. She added that she did not marry someone within her age bracket because she is a stubborn …

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My relationship with Benue, Ortom cordial – Lalong

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has congratulated Samuel Ortom on his victory at the Benue Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal. Lalong, stated this, on Monday, at the 2019 Jos International Trade Fair. “I wish to congratulate Governor Samuel Ortom on his victory at the general election and verdict of the elections petitions tribunal. The presence of …

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Again, 173 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday received 173 Nigerians assisted to return from Libya, where they had been stranded. NAN reports that the returnees, who arrived the country in two different flights, were received by the Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, Alhaji Abubakar Muhammed at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International …

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Sultan of Sokoto reveals how to end security challenges in Nigeria

President-General of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of homegrown solutions to the security challenges facing the country. Abubakar made the call in Sokoto on Monday, during a Town Hall Meeting on Security Matters organised by the Sultanate Council in collaboration …

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2023 presidency: Peter Obi cries out, says Nigeria has not treated Igbo fairly

Peter Obi, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, 2019 presidential running mate, has lamented that the South East has not been treated fairly in Nigeria. Obi claimed that every part of the country has been treated with equity but that the South East has not been treated fairly. He stated this while reacting to the possibility of …

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How Mamman Daura’s family stopped me from entering Aso Rock apartment – Aisha Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has made revelations on the power tussle at the State House in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In an interview with BBC Hausa on Monday, Aisha Buhari again confirmed the viral video that circulated online last week. The First Lady said she ranted after she was denied access to parts of …

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Why Soyinka should be blamed for poor state of Nigeria’s education – Omokri

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to a statement by Nobel Laurete, Prof Wole Soyinka that Nigeria’s educational system is nothing to write home about. Soyinka on Sunday at the University of Lagos, Akoka, during the presentation of a play, ‘Folly of Men said education in Nigeria is horrific, adding that …

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Nigerians react to conflict between Aisha Buhari, Mamman Daura’s family in Aso Rock

Some Nigerians have reacted to the impasse between Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari and Mamman Daura’s family. Recall that while Aisha Buhari was out of the country, a video had surfaced online showing her being locked up in a room in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Upon her return, she confirmed the authenticity of …

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Troops rescue 4 abducted students in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer,1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Col Ezindu Idimah told the News Agency of …

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Aisha vs Daura: Leave Buhari family alone – Fani Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Tuesday reacted to the leaked video of Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari being locked up in a room in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. DAILY POST recalls that footage had last week surfaced online of Aisha been angry after a disagreement with Mamman Daura, the president’s cousin, some …

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