EU writes Buhari, urges him to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy

The European Union(EU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy and unify its people, in line with the 2019 Abuja Peace Accord. The EU made the plea in a letter formally congratulating President Buhari on his re-election as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The union expressed its willingness to work […]

BREAKING: PDP wants Kano supplementary election cancelled

The opposition party in Kano, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for the immediate cancellation of the rerun election currently going on in the state. In a press briefing, the Acting State Chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Rabiu Suleiman Bichi, called the exercise as “Charade,” saying “what we have in Kano is nothing but sham”. […]

60 persons dead as two buses collide in Ghana

No fewer than 60 people died in a head-on collision between two passenger buses on a highway in Ghana on Friday, emergency workers said on Friday. Kintampo Municipal Fire Commander, Ankomah Twene said the incident occurred in Ampoma town in Ghana’s Bono East Region, NAN reports “It took the fire service about 30 minutes to […]

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern receives death threats – “Next it’s You”

COMMENTS Police in New Zealand are investigating death threats sent to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on social media. This follows the remembrance ceremony held earlier today at Masij al Noor, which was broadcast on all free to air TV channels. According to reports, a Twitter post containing a photo of a gun and captioned “You […]

Just in: Kano’s commissioner of police can’t be trusted – Ganduje alleges

Ahead of the governorship supplementary election in Kano, the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has declared that the commissioner of police, Muhammed Wakili, can no longer be trusted. Ganduje claimed in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service that Wakil is politically partial. The governor was quoted by Vanguard as saying during the programme: “I […]

Pregnant woman, two children burnt to death as fire guts home in Anambra

A pregnant woman, Mrs Nwazuru Okeke and her two children, Chidiebube Okeke and Makuochukwu Okeke, have lost their lives to a mysterious fire that gutted their residence on Tuesday evening. Sources told DAILY POST that the cause of the incident which happened at Umuoffor village, Okija in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State at […]

Again, Buhari condemns violence in Kaduna, urges stakeholders to embrace mediation

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is deeply troubled by persistent communal killings in Kaduna state, which has now been politicised. The president made his feelings known when he reacted to the endless carnage in Kaduna state in a statement by by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday […]

Senator Bala Mohammed set for victory as INEC cancels supplementary election in Bauchi

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday cancelled supplementary elections in Bauchi state and ordered for the conclusion of collation and announcement of the result of the disputed Tafawa Balewa Local Government. Before the declaration of the Bauchi governorship as inconclusive, the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bala Mohammed, polled 469,512 […]

Amaechi apologises to Nigerians over suspension of free Iju-Abeokuta train ride

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Friday apologised to Nigerians over the suspension of the Iju-Abeokuta free train ride during the 2019 general elections. Amaechi tendered the apology during the monthly rail inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan modernisation project in Ibadan. He said that the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation […]