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Osinbajo panel meets Buhari’s economic advisory council

Tobi Aworinde, Abuja The Economic Sustainability Committee, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, met with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council over a sustainability plan by the committee. The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had, on April 2, inaugurated the committee with the aim of tackling the economic challenges and fallouts of […]

Policemen enforcing interstate closure lament non-provision of PPE

Raphael Ede, Enugu Personnel of the Enugu State Police Command enforcing interstate boundary closure as a result of the coronavirus pandemic have decried the non-provision of personal protective for them. Our correspondent, who monitored some checkpoints at the Enugu-Abakaliki border on Wednesday, reports that only few operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps […]

Gunman opens fire on Cuban embassy in Washington

A person was arrested early Thursday after opening fire on the Cuban embassy in Washington, the US Secret Service said. No one was injured. The unidentified person fired multiple rounds from what some reports said was a high-powered assault rifle. “This morning at approximately 2:15 am, US Secret Service officers responded to the Embassy of Cuba following […]

BREAKING: FG directs civil servants from level 14 to resume Monday

Kayode Oyero The Federal Government has ordered civil servants in the country to resume duties effective Monday, May 4. This was contained in a memo signed on Thursday by the Head of Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan. In the memo directed to all heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, the HoS said the […]

COVID-19: Details of Trump’s phone conversation with Buhari emerge

The Presidency has provided more details about the telephone conversation between President Muhammadu Buhari and President Donald Trump of the United States of America. DAILY POST reported earlier that there was a telephone conversation on Tuesday afternoon between Buhari and Trump. A statement to DAILY POST on Tuesday night, signed by Femi Adesina, the President’s […]

Nigeria gets $3.4bn loan from IMF

The International Monetary Fund(IMF) has approved Nigeria’s request for $3.4 billion loan to fight the devastating effect of the COVID-19. The loan, which has a maximum repayment period of five years was approved by the Fund’s board Tuesday. The emergency financial assistance was approved under the Rapid Financing Instrument to support the authorities’ efforts in […]

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, reacts to FG’s demand for account statements from US banks

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to report that the Federal Government has requested his account statements and that of his wife, Patience, from banks in the United States. Nigeria is requesting “all documents concerning any transactions to, from, or for the benefit” of Jonathan and his wife between 2009 and the present day. […]

Again, President Buhari allegedly gives appointment to dead person

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, allegedly appointed a dead person into the board of one the federal government agencies. DAILY POST reported that Chief Tobias Chukwuemeka Okwuru is one of the member-nominees (Ebonyi State) in Buhari’s letter to the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan. The president in the letter to Lawan, requested for Okwuru’s confirmation by […]

I dont need a dime from Blessing Okagbare! Says enstrangled husband

I don’t need a dime from Okagbare, estranged husband opens up he controversies surrounding the sudden break-up of the marriage between U.S.-based Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare and former Super Eagles player, Jude Ighoteguonor continues. The husband has broken his silence on the divorce saga, saying he had long moved on with his life. In fact, […]

Ivory Coast sentence ex rebel leader and presidential candidate, Guillaume Soro, to 20 years in prison

(NNP) The West African nation of Ivory Coast has sentenced an ex rebel leader and candidate in the upcoming October presidential elections, Guillaume Soro, to 20 years in prison. Soro who is exiled in Europe was sentenced in absentia. Soro, a former prime minister from 2007 to 2012, was charged with embezzlement in a trial […]

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