14-year-old girl commits suicide over father’s refusal to buy her hijab in Jigawa

A 14-year-old girl, Faiza Mustapha, has hanged herself to death at Maizogale village in Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State. An eyewitness told DAILY POST that the incident occurred Saturday afternoon in a bush near the village. He said the girl used rope to hang herself on a tree to register her sadness over …

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Anambra 2021: PDP orders members to withdraw litigations, Obi counsels aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ordered its members in Anambra State to withdraw all litigations ahead of the November governorship election. NAN reports that Vice Chairman, South-East, Ali Odefa, issued the directive on Monday in Awka during a meeting of the Zonal Working Committee. He said the decision was to give way for peace …

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Adamawa re-enforces COVID-19 rules, mandates facemask use, bans night movement

The Adamawa State Government has expressed worry about lack of compliance with COVID-19 restrictions and announced renewed commitment to enforce the restrictions. This is coming following identification of a new variant of the COVID-19 virus and directives by the Presidential Task Force on the disease. The state government which said this, added that its renewed …

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‘You won’t get much time at Chelsea’ – Lampard warned after 3-1 defeat to Man City

Former Manchester United star, Roy Keane, has said that Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard is running out of time at Stamford Bridge. Lampard saw Chelsea slip to eighth on the Premier League log after a 3-1 defeat to Manchester City on Sunday The Blues performed woefully on Sunday as the defeat continued a concerning run of …

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Israel Akanji emerges Baptist Convention president, Makinde reacts

Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) has appointed a new president, Israel Akanji. Akanji was the priest-in-charge, First Baptist Church, Garki in Abuja. The cleric takes over from Supo Ayokunle, the current Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) president. Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has urged Akanji to take NBC to greater heights. Makinde commended Ayokunle for the …

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Fire destroys farm produce, apartments, other valuables in Damaturu [PHOTOS]

A Monday early morning fire disaster at the residence of a Damaturu based renowned farmer, Engr. Samaila Adamu, destroyed grains and apartments worth millions of naira. Eyewitnesses claimed that the fire outbreak was caused by burning sesame stalks in the house which is located at 3-Bedroom Housing Estate, Gujba road, Damaturu, led to the destruction …

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Police arrest 22-year-old over alleged murder of teenager

The police in Bauchi State have arrested a 22-year-old man, one Musa Hamza for alleged gruesome killing of a teenager in Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state for money making ritual. The suspect, according to the state police command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, lured the victim, one Adamu Ibrahim, …

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Enugu State schools resume January 18 – Govt

The Enugu State Ministry of Education has announced January 18, 2021, as resumption date for all schools in the State. The decision, according to a statement by the State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, was reached at a meeting between the Ministry and major stakeholders in the sector, on Monday. Prof. Eze disclosed that …

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US election: Georgia official opens up on Trump’s request to “find votes”

Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s Republican top election official, on Monday, said the White House pushed him to take Saturday’s call from President Donald Trump. Trump has been accused of pressuring the state to overturn his November presidential election defeat. In a recording published by U.S. media outlets, the President told Raffensperger, Georgia Secretary of State, to …

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