WHO sounds alarm over DRC cholera epidemic

The World Health Organization on Saturday sounded the alarm over a cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has already claimed 528 lives and reached “worrying proportions”. The UN says cholera is a major public health problem in the country with millions of cases registered every year. Last year, the disease claimed 817 […]

Federal character hampers national devt – El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, saturday in Ibadan said Federal Character in the nation’s body politic, is hampering national development. El-Rufai spoke at the 2017 Founder’s Day Celebration in memory of Prof. Ojetunji Aboyade, which was organised by the Development Policy Centre (DPC). According to the Governor, “How can we promote a […]

Iniesta clears up confusion over Barcelona contract

Andres Iniesta has explained his “misunderstanding” with Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, after the 5-0 win over Espanyol and says he is in no rush to sign a new contract. Last week, Bartomeu told Mundo Deportivo that Barca had an “agreement in principle” for Iniesta to extend his career-long association with the club. Iniesta refuted […]

EPL Table: Standings after Saturday’s Week 4 results, top scorers

Manchester United saw their perfect start to the season end, after they were held to a 2-2 draw at Stoke City on Saturday. However, Romelu Lukaku moved clear at the top of the goalscoring charts. The Belgium striker struck his fourth league goal of the season, his first shot initially parried by goalkeeper Jack Butland […]

‘I am neither dead nor dying’ – Popular Nigerian Actor, Sadiq Daba

Popular Nollywood actor, Sadiq Daba, has debunked rumours making the rounds on social media that he is terminally ill and on the verge of dying. A filmmaker, Sonny McDon, had in a Facebook post asked people familiar with the actor to put a call to him, “as he needed encouragement.” He wrote: “Dear colleagues and […]

Don Williams dies at 78

Country music star and Hall of Fame member, Don Williams, has passed away at the age of 78. Williams reportedly died after a short illness. The Tulsa Time singer played his final tour in 2006 and in 2010 was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 1991, every single he released hit the […]

Police arrest five suspects linked to shooting of Catholic Priest in Lagos

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested five suspects in connection with the shooting of a Rev. Father, Daniel Nwankwo, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Onilekekere, in Lagos state. DAILY POST had reported that the assailants struck between 8.45 – 9am Friday. In a statement issued to newsmen, the spokesperson of the command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, […]

Some people angry over Nigeria’s exit from recession – Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, a Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has accused some Nigerians of ‘cutting themselves with stones’ over the country’s exit from recession. Adesina said while many Nigerians were happy that the country had overcome its first reccision in 25 years, others were busy denting the air with hate speeches. […]

Atiku finally reacts to Mama Taraba’s comment on Buhari, APC, 2019 election

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said the comments by Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Jumai Alhassan, concerning President Muhammadu Buhari, “couldn’t have been said any better”. Atiku declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is a coalition and that appointees have the right to keep their allegiance with whosoever they please. Atiku, recently elevated […]