2019: Cleric urges Nigerians to shun violence

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a cleric, AbdulRasaq Erubu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from violence and acts capable of truncating democratic structures. The cleric gave the advice in llorin on Monday in a sermon at a special prayer for Mr Tunde Mohammed on his elevation to the position of Chief Superintendent of Police […]

Ogun NSCDC declares total war against vandals

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ogun State command, has declared a total war against vandals, particularly electricity installations and pipeline vandals. The state’s Commandant of the Corps, Philip Ayodele, gave this declaration, on Monday, during a press briefing held at the NSCDC’s headquarters, Oke Ilewo, Abeokuta. The commandant added that Ogun NSCDC […]

Bauchi rainstorm forces village head, others to relocate to public school

The village head of Tirwun in Bauchi surbub, Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed, has said that he has been forced to relocate his family including his subject’s families to a nearby primarily school. This followed the devastation caused by the rainstorm in Bauchi state. The village head spoke to DAILY POST in his residence, describing the incident […]

Nigerian govt to shut down land border

The Federal Government has said that it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country in a few days to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made the disclosure in Abuja on Monday while speaking with youths in a […]

New Boko Haram video shows Shekau leading insurgents in Eid prayers

Ahmad Salkida, a journalist known to have access to Boko Haram’s leadership, has claimed that the insurgents observed Eid prayers over the weekend. In a tweet on Monday, Salkida posted a collage of images showing the insurgents praying, led by their leader, Abubakar Shekau. According to him, the pictures were obtained from a new video […]

Tompolo speaks on ‘decamping to APC’

Former militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, better known as Tompolo, has denied rumours that he has joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking to Vanguard through Paul Bebenimibo – his media adviser and consultant, Tompolo described the report as untrue. He said, “I am not a politician. “How can one who does not belong […]

2019: We’ll soon leave APC for good – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani has said that he and other aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will quit the party if the identified challenges were not resolved. The Senator spoke to journalists, who paid him Sallah homage in Kaduna yesterday, adding that he will be contesting the governorship […]

Buhari cancels FEC meeting over signing of 2018 budget

The weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting for this Wednesday, will not hold. DAILY POST gathered that the development may not be unconnected to the signing of the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law. The budget is expected to be signed on Wednesday. Principal officers of the National Assembly, including the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and […]

Why Saraki will be spending 3 days in Russia from Tuesday

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, will by tomorrow, Tuesday, lead a delegation of the Senate on a three-day parliamentary visit to Russia, aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries. During the visit, the President of the Senate is expected to address the Federation Council of the […]

Terrorism: Air Force deploys two helicopters to Zamfara

The Nigeria Air force has deployed two helicopters to 207 Quick Response Group Air Force Base in Zamfara state to combat terrorism and beef up security. The deployment was made to support personnel operation in the fight against army bandits and terrorism in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the Nigeria Air […]