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August 17, 2018 6:43 AM Nigerian Army begins operation ‘Python Dance lll’, warns Biafra agitators

The Nigerian Army has announced that it would be commencing its annual training programme, the ‘Operation Python Dance III’, also known as Exercise Egwu Eke III, in the South East States formations and units under 82 Division, Nigerian Army. The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 82 Division Nigeria Army, Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Boman Kabuk, disclosed this yesterday 15

August 16, 2018 7:30 AM NYSC releases names, states of drowned corps members [See list]

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has released the names of the nine corps members that drowned in a river in Taraba State. DAILY POST reported last week that some serving corps members drowned at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. The corps members were part of a 22-man group that embarked on a picnic near the river 25

August 12, 2018 2:48 PM Obiano’s aide dies in his sleep

Mr Randie Chima, a media aide to Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has been reported dead. Chima, who was Senior Special Assistant to Obiano on television documentary, was found dead in his room at Nwakpodulu Avenue, Awka, the Anambra State capital. Chima, a media personality, it was gathered was last seen on Friday evening “hale and hearty 30

August 2, 2018 2:00 PM INEC chairman, Yakubu storms court, challenges order for his arrest

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu, has asked the Court of Appeal to quash the arrest order issued against him by the Federal High Court in Abuja on alleged disobedience to court orders. Yakubu stormed the Appeal Court and challenged the arrest order issued against him on Wednesday by Justice Stephen 18

August 2, 2018 12:58 PM FG releases N140b for Social Investment Programme in 2017 –

The Federal Government, on Thursday, said the sum of N140 billion out of the N500 billion budgeted for its Social Investment Programme (SIP) in 2017 has been released. It also said for 2016, only N80 billion of the budgeted N500 billion, was released bringing total sum released to N220 billion out of N1 trillion within the period for the implementation 22

August 2, 2018 7:58 AM INEC reacts to court verdict ordering arrest of Mahmood Yakubu

Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, Publicity Director, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has reacted to a federal high court ruling in Abuja, which issued an arrest warrant on Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the electoral body. Stephen Pam, the presiding judge, ordered Yakubu to be arrested after the INEC chairman failed to appear before him for the third 24

July 26, 2018 9:51 PM Ex-gov Obi appears before Anambra tax officer –

governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi yesterday, appeared before the Onitsha office of the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service (Tax office). Obi was summoned by Mrs. Nwakpudolu Juliet, the Chief Tax Officer coordinating GRA Phase 2 Onitsha as a senior business manager. Our correspondent, on another mission at the tax office was there when Obi entered 21

July 23, 2018 4:32 AM NEMA issues flood alert on Anambra, identifies high risk areas– The Sun News

The Nigerian Hydrological Services Agency has said 14 local governments in Anambra State were at high risk of heavy flooding this year. They include Onitsha North, where the home of the pioneer President of Nigeria, the late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe is located; Orumba North, home of a former vice president, the late Dr. Alex Ekwueme; Anambra East, home of Governor 17

July 21, 2018 11:38 AM ‘Mikel Obi has not spoken to me in 5 years’ – father

Chief Michael Obi, the father of professional footballer and Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi, has opened up on the kind of relationship he shares with his celebrity son. Pa Obi, 74, said that were it not for an opportunity created by the just concluded World Cup in Russia, it would have been five years since he last spoke to Mikel on phone 20

July 19, 2018 12:04 AM Trickster: Umeh regrets supporting Okorocha, threatens to publish documents– The Sun News

Former national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and a senator representing Anambra Central, Victor Umeh, has threatened to “expose” Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for referring to him as nonperforming lawmaker. He said he regretted supporting Okorocha’s governorship ambition in 2011. Umeh described Okorocha as a “trickster 20