El-Rufai breaks silence on appointment of Emir of Zazzau

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has broken his silence on the appointment of the Emir of Zazzau. There are two leading contestants, the Yariman Zazzau Munir Jaafaru and Magajin Garin Zazzau, Ahmed Nuhu. In a Facebook post, the governor said he is currently reading Prof M G Smith’s book on the selection of […]

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Insecurity: Security operatives deployed to construction sites in Taraba

By Saidu Adamu Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba said military and police operatives had been deployed to construction sites in the southern part of the state to provide security. Ishaku disclosed this while inspecting road construction sites in Tsokundi and Chanchangi villages in Wukari and Takum local government areas of the state. He explained that […]

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FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago over High Court claim

FIFA has suspended Trinidad and Tobago from international football after its football association (TTFA) pursued a dispute through the country’s High Court in contravention of the world governing body’s statutes. The TTFA and FIFA have been at loggerheads since March after the world governing body dissolved the executive of the cash-strapped association. FIFA said it […]

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Tiv/Jukun conflicts: Gov. Ishaku urges fleeing communities to return home

By Saidu Adamu Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba has called on the people of Chonku village who had fled to Wukari town in the wake of the Tiv/Jukun crisis to return home and resume their normal activities, saying peace has returned to the area. Ishaku made the call while laying the foundation of a Military […]

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Lagos governor seeks monthly payment of house rent for residents

The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the call on Thursday in Lekki, during the Policy Roundtable Dialogue with key stakeholders in the Real Estate Sector. The […]

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Vatican money: Pope Francis forced me to resign – Cardinal accused of diversion

Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu on Friday claimed that Pope Francis forced him to resign. He said the Catholic Church leader accused him of using Vatican money to help his family members. Becciu, 72, left top position in Vatican’s sainthood cases department on Thursday. The former official no longer has cardinal privileges, including participation in papal […]

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COVID-19: Abia govt releases guidelines as schools resume in state

Abia State government has released COVID-19 guidelines each school must strictly comply with, following the reopening of primary and secondary schools in the State. A statement signed by the state Commissioner, Ministry of Education, Prof Kanelechi CK Nwangwa said there must be use of thermometers to check the temperature at the school gate every day. […]

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Nigerian governors are not Chief Security Officers, they are logistics bosses – Wike

The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has declared that no Governor in the country is a chief security officer of their states. He said instead, the Governors should be seen and referred to as logistic officers. Appearing on Channels Television Sunrise Daily monitored by DAILY POST, Wike said they’re only needed when it […]

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Oyo evacuates 32 destitutes in Ibadan [PHOTOS]

Oyo State Government on Friday said it has evacuated no fewer than thirty-two beggars in Ibadan the state capital. DAILY POST gathered that the evacuation exercise was carried out around Dugbe market and Mokola under bridge in Ibadan, Thursday afternoon. Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja Faosat Sanni, who spoke through the Director, […]

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Edo election: Gov Wike reveals how US, UK helped Obaseki defeat Ize-Iyamu

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has attributed the adjudged free and fair governorship election in Edo State to the threat of visa ban on politicians by the United Kingdom and the United States prior to the polls. Incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki defeated his closest challenger and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Pastor […]

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