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February 17, 2018 3:33 PM Ortom speaks on absence at APC governors‘ visit to Buhari in Daura

The state’s chief executives did not make the trip to Buhari’s country home in Daura, Katsina state, on Friday. Ortom spoke on Saturday through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase. DAILY POST reached Akase to respond to reports that Ortom might have deliberately stayed away from the meeting. He said there was no need to read meaning to his principal’s 17

February 17, 2018 2:01 PM IBEDC Staff, Four Others Docked Over Cable Theft

A 64-year-old staff of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), Akinpelu Adesina, and four other persons were on Tuesday arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate Court over alleged theft of electric cable wires. The other accused persons are Akeem Odeola, 45, Sanusi Usman; 19, Sabiu Suleiman; 19, and Abubakar Ahmadu; 28. The Prosecutor, Inspector 17

February 17, 2018 9:09 AM Tinubu, other APC leaders to meet Buhari in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari will Saturday afternoon meet All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains at his country home in Daura, Katsina State. Others are current APC national chairman, John Oyegun and former national interim national chairman, Bisi Akande. The official agenda visit is to commiserate with the President who recently lost two members of his extended 17

February 16, 2018 2:01 PM Nigerian Army Consolidates Success In Sambisa Forest, Builds Borehole For Troops

The Nigerian Army has consolidated its hold on the Boko Haram playground of Sambisa Forest by clearing the location of terrorists. The clear out offensive, led by troops attached to Operation Deep Punch 11, has turned the heat on the sect’s commanders, including its factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, who has been forced to flee. In a demonstration of its success 17

February 16, 2018 11:08 AM Boko Haram: Army offers N3m for information on Shekau

The Nigerian Army has offered to pay N3 million cash reward for credible information that could lead to the arrest of the Boko Haram’s factional leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, who made this known in a statement, advised anyone with any credible information to contact either the Military Command 16

February 16, 2018 10:48 AM Court remands 2 cattle breeders for alleged culpable homicide

Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday ordered the remand of Yusuf Adamu and Ibrahim Abubakar for alleged culpable homicide. The accused persons are standing trial on a five-count charge of criminal conspiracy, trespass, culpable homicide, armed robbery and kidnapping. The prosecutor, Insp. Muazu Abdullahi, told the court that one Yahaya Sule of Ashiwa 18

February 15, 2018 8:59 PM Atiku compares transition of power in South Africa to 2015 elections

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has described the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as South African president as relevant to democracy in Africa. He compared the transition of power from Jacob Zuma to Ramaphosa earlier on Thursday to the 2015 elections conducted in Nigeria. Cyril Ramaphosa was on Thursday‎ declared president by Chief Justice Mogoeng 13

February 14, 2018 5:58 PM Boko Haram: Nigerian Army declares Shekau wanted ‘dead or live’

Nigerian Army on Wednesday declared the elusive leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau wanted “dead or alive.” The declaration was made by the Theatre Commander of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, during a press conference in Maiduguri, Borno State. Operation LAFIYA DOLE is currently battling to rout Boko Haram insurgents out of the North 15

February 14, 2018 5:53 PM Four suspects arrested for rape, robbery in Sokoto

Sokoto State police Command has arrested four suspects for rape and armed robbery in Kuringa village of Yabo Local Government Area. Spokesman of the command, Cordelia Nwewe, made the disclosure on Wednesday while briefing newsmen on the arrest in Sokoto. Nwewe said that items recovered from the suspects include: one locally made pistol, Dane gun and live ammunition 14

February 14, 2018 11:50 AM Atiku reacts to death of Bauchi students

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has reacted to the death of over 20 students from Bauchi who died on their way for an excursion in Kano on Tuesday. The students and three teachers died on Tuesday in a fatal accident on their way from Kano after an excursion. In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party chieftain wrote, ” we lost 22 students in a road carnage 19