Don’t vilify Abacha, query those who stole the billions he left – Al-Mustapha

Abacha’s former Chief Security Officer (COS), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo In defense of Nigerian former head of state, General Sani Abacha, his former Chief Security Officer (COS), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha said instead of blaming the late military ruler for the billions looted during his regime, Nigerians should instead query those who […]

Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala for new appointment

By Ifreke InyangPresident Muhammadu Buhari has approved Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s nomination for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This was confirmed by one of Buhari’s media aides, Bashir Ahmaad, on Twitter on Thursday night. The president initially nominated Nigeria’s permanent representative to WTO, Yono Frederick Agah, for the same role. However Agah’s […]

Nigeria: Rape convicts escape castration in proposed federal law

(NNP) Rapists and would-be rapists in Nigeria must be celebrating after the House of Representatives rejected a notion that rapists be castrated as part of a suite of recommendations in a proposed bill to stem the spate of rape in the country. The notion, put forward by Mr. James Faleke, ran into troubled waters when […]

Obaseki reveals how he helped Oshiomhole become Edo Governor

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has said his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, had no money when he contested to become governor in 2007. Oshiomhole, who was a former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), contested under the Action Congress (AC) and lost the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Oserheimen Osunbor. However, he challenged […]

Dangote writes Ohanaeze over influx of Almajiris to Nigeria’s South

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has refuted assertions that his company’s trucks were being used to transport Almajiris from the Northern part of Nigeria to the South. His reaction was contained in a letter dated May 27 and addressed to the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo. It was released to DAILY POST Wednesday […]

Panic as Buhari probes Abba Kyari’s office, others

A wave of apprehension is sweeping through Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as President Muhammadu Buhari begins a probe into the office of the late Chief of Staff Abba Kyari. The investigation may lead to all appointments and approvals made by Kyari without Buhari’s permission being cancelled. This is as pundits said the volte face […]

Buhari under fire for giving ‘strategic’ appointments to Fulani, Hausa, Kanuri

By Seun Opejobi Civil Rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has expressed apprehensions over the lopsided appointment by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. HURIWA condemned the continued domination of strategic appointments by Hausa, Fulani, and Kanuri extraction under Buhari’s administration. It stressed that due to the deep-seated Northern Muslims domination […]

COVID-19: The Economy will go into recession – FG

COVID-19: Economy’ll go into recession — FG ON May 21, 20209:59 PMIN NewsBY Urowayino Jeremiah Kindly Share This Story: Says Nigeria faces huge economic downturn; We haven’t seen the worst yet — Badaru GDP to contract by -8.94% in 2020; NEC sets up c’ttee to reopen economy By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Federal Government yesterday painted […]

Vaccine: Bill Gates makes clarification on ‘offering House of Reps $10m bribe’

The co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has rubbished claims that it offered a $10million bribe to members of the House of Representatives to pass the Infectious Diseases Bill. DAILY POST had reported that the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) had alleged that the Green Chamber of the National Assembly had been offered money to […]

Senate considers bill to boost advance healthcare in Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday at plenary considered a critical bill seeking to boost advanced healthcare service delivery in Nigeria. It will also act as safeguard and response to medical emergency in the future. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Sandy Onor (PDP-Cross River Central), seeks to establish the Advanced Healthcare Development Fund. Leading the debate on […]

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