2019: APC governors to pressurise President Buhari to seek re-election

State Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are billed to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in their bid to pressure the president to seek re-election in 2019. The meeting which has been fixed for 2.p.m., may also deliberate on some national and party issues including the President’s disapproval of tenure elongation for APC national […]

In Pictures: Governor Bagudu clears drainage

The governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Bagudu, recently demonstrated what it means to lead by example. The governor led members of his cabinet to clean up drainages in Birnin-Kebbi, capital of the state. The cleaning up of the environment is part of their effort to tackle malaria. Here are some pictures: @today.ng

President Buhari, APC governors meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting, which was held at the Council Chamber of the State House, started when the President arrived the venue at 2:14 p.m. Governors at the meeting included Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Jubrilla Bindow (Adamawa), Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa), Rauf […]

Oil prices rise due to lower U.S. drilling activity

Oil prices rose on Monday, lifted by a drop in U.S drilling activity as well as by expectations that the United States could re-introduce sanctions against Iran. U.S. WTI crude futures were at 65.18 dollars a barrel at 0025 GMT, up 24 cents, or 0.4 per cent, from their previous settlement.  Brent crude futures were […]

Gunmen invade Kogi police station, Kill 3, cart away riffles

Suspected gunmen numbering about five on Tuesday morning stormed Gegu Beki police station in Kogi Local Government, firing and killing two police men. The officers killed are identified simply as Jacob and Akile, who were on duties. Also killed in the incident was a detained suspect who was arrested for failing to produce a suspect […]

Liverpool vs Manchester City: Klopp reveals game plan

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has said his aim is for his team to play a good game against Manchester City in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final clash at Anfield. Klopp also said he want his team to make life ‘unpleasant’ for City. Klopp’s men are the only team that have defeated Pep Guardiola’s side 4-3 in […]

7 countries from 3 continents confirm interest to host 2026 Olympic Winter Games [See list]

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday announced that seven National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have expressed official interest in hosting the Olympic Winter Games in 2026. In a statement by the IOC, the committee added that there were also other NOCs already considering to host in 2030 and beyond, including the United States Olympic Committee […]

Juventus vs Real Madrid: Ronaldo is ‘extraordinary’ – Allegri

Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri has described Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo as ‘extraordinary’ ahead of Tuesday’s first leg Champions League quarter-finals clash in Turin. Allegri said for his team to stop Ronaldo from causing damage against the Serie A league leaders, they need to play as a team. Speaking at a pre-match conference on Monday, […]

Boko Haram: Army sets up 4-member investigative committee on Maiduguri attack

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday constituted a four member committee to unravel the cause of the Easter Sunday attack in the suburbs of Maiduguri. DAILY POST recalls that no fewer than 15 persons were killed while 55 others sustained injuries in a Sunday night attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Bale community in the outskirts of Maiduguri. […]

PDP Reps tackle Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, caucus at the House of Representatives has tackled the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government over the “worsening sufferings” of Nigerians. The caucus noted that more Nigerians were hungry due to lack of food, while many others were unemployed or under-employed. This was contained in a statement in Abuja on Monday […]