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February 23, 2018 6:23 PM South-African court makes final verdict on Henry Okah

South African apex court has upheld a 24-year-prison sentence for Henry Okah convicted of a series of terror attacks in Nigeria eight years ago. The convict was jailed in 2013 for masterminding a number of attacks, including twin bombings which killed 12 people in the Nigerian capital Abuja during Independence Day celebrations in 2010. His appeal was first 15

February 23, 2018 1:33 PM Suspected phone snatcher burnt to death in Calabar

A middle-aged man suspected to be a phone thief was on Friday burnt to death in Calabar. DAILY POST gathered that the incident happened at Goldie Street, along the University of Calabar (UNICAL) axis by Eastern Highway in Calabar South Local Government area of Cross River State. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Fidelis Ekpeyong explained that the incident 15

February 23, 2018 12:25 PM APC reacts to ‘EFCC raid’ of national secretariat

All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked reports that the party headquarters in Abuja was raided by anti-graft operatives. This was contained in a statement on Friday by, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, APC National Publicity Secretary. It reads: “Our attention has been drawn to syndicated fake news published in some sections of the media that the Economic 17

February 22, 2018 7:11 PM Parents weep as rescue of Dapchi schoolgirls turns false

Parents and guardians of the missing schoolgirls in Government Girls Technical College Dapchi, Yobe, broke into tears when Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam visited them without saying a word on the whereabouts of the girls. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the governor, Ibrahim Gaidam while addressing the parents at the District Head’s palace in Dapchi on Thursday 18

February 21, 2018 1:48 PM Dasuki’s Corruption Trial Adjourned

An FCT High Court on Wednesday adjourned until March 22, continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, pending the outcome of judgement of the Supreme Court on his appeal. The judge, Hussein Baba-Yusuf, adjourned the case after Mr. Dasuki’s counsel, Adeola Adedipe, holding the brief of Joesph Daudu applied 22

February 17, 2018 6:57 PM Zuma’s statue: I Go Dye counsels Gov Okorocha

Nigerian comedy ace, Francis Agoda, popularly known as ‘I Go Dye’ has advised Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha to remove the statue of the erstwhile South African president, Jacob Zuma from Owerri, the state’s capital. I Go Die commended ousted leader for listening to the voice of reason by calling it quit. The comedian also advised Nigerian leaders 39

February 16, 2018 1:46 PM Donald Trump’s Ban Targeting People From Six Muslim-Majority Countries Violates Constitution- Court

Another U.S. appeal court in Virginia on Thursday has ruled that President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion. This would be the second federal appeals court to rule against the ban, which was announced by Trump in September. The Supreme 16

February 16, 2018 9:57 AM ‘Herdsmen Attacks, Destruction Of Farmlands Worsen Food Insecurity’

The Co-Founder, Heart and Capital Nigeria Limited, Mr. Umar Adelodun, has said that the attacks of farmers by herdsmen and the destruction of farmlands has negatively affected food production in Nigeria. He factored agriculture as one of the major sector that can improve the economy of the nation. He added that agriculture could provide job employment 17

February 15, 2018 6:52 PM Dasuki: Court suspends ex-NSA, Dasuki’s trial

A High Court of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has adjourned further trial of former National Security Adviser Colonel Muhammadu Sambo Dasuki till March 22, 2018, to enable the determination of an appeal he filed at the Supreme Court. Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf adjourned the matter following an application to that effect by Dasuki’s counsel, Mr. Adeola 18

February 14, 2018 10:49 AM Power Demand By Manufacturers Hits 14,882MW, Want Stranded 2,000MW

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria on Tuesday announced the increment in the demand of electricity to 14,882 megawatts and appeal to the Federal Government to sell the stranded 2,000MW of power produced by the generation companies to its members. According to the association, the Federal Government eligible cistomers’ policy will allow the sale of the stranded 17