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November 14, 2018 2:40 PM UN agency reveals crops disease affecting 1.5 million Nigerian households

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, FAO, on Wednesday released its situation report for November 2018, disclosing that an estimated one million and five hundred thousand (1.5 million) households are to be affected by the Fall Army Worm, FAW across some states in the country. The report, which was made available to DAILY POST by Patrina 20

November 12, 2018 6:01 PM Ondo Assembly crisis: Lawmakers relocate to Ibadan, seek Buhari’s intervention

Eighteen Ondo State lawmakers, who effected a leadership change in the State House of Assembly have alleged threats to their lives. Seven of them were allegedly beaten up and injured, last Friday, when members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, invaded the assembly, after the Speaker, Bamidele Oloyelogun, and his Deputy, Ogundeji 21

November 10, 2018 1:28 PM 2019 presidency: Okupe attacks El-Rufai over Peter Obi

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has attacked the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. Okupe was reacting to a tweet where Governor El-Rufai described Peter Obi, the running mate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as a “religious bigot.” El-Rufai recalled that Obi supported 23

October 29, 2018 2:09 PM EL Clasico: Ramos attacks Casemiro over comment made after Real Madrid’s 5-1 loss to Barcelona

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos has attacked his teammate, Casemiro over comment made on Los Blancos’ players following his side’s El Clasico 5-1 defeat by Barcelona in the La Liga fixture played on Sunday evening. Recall that Casemiro had blamed Los Blancos’ players for their humiliating defeat in the hands of Barca at the Camp Nou. Goals from Luiz Suarez 23

October 27, 2018 11:18 AM 3 shot dead as suspected cult groups clash in Otukpo, Benue

Three persons, including one Ochoche Dickson Iduh, who just completed his NYSC program has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Adoka/Ojira Streets, Otukpo, Benue State in the wee hours of Friday. A source told DAILY POST that the young man lost his life after two rival cult groups launched attack on themselves in the area. The source said battle has been going 24

October 26, 2018 5:51 PM Gunmen in military uniform attack Taraba community

Gunmen dressed in military uniform have attacked communities in Abbare, Lau Local Government area of Taraba State and killed no fewer than 100 cows. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr David Misal, confirmed this to NAN in Jalingo on Friday. He also said that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of the area had been directed 38

October 26, 2018 6:30 AM 2019 presidency: Northern, Igbo youths clash over Peter Obi

The Coalition of Igbo Youths Council, NIYC, has clashed with Coalition of Northern Youths Group, CNYG, over the choice of former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi as the running mate to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The NIYC lambasted their Northern counterparts for mentioning Obi, as one of the sponsors 24

October 23, 2018 12:57 PM Kaduna govt reviews curfew in parts of state

Rising from the security council meeting held on Tuesday to review the 24-hour curfew imposed in Kaduna and environs, the Kaduna State Government has selectively varied the 24-hour curfew declared on Sunday in Kaduna metropolis and other parts of the state with immediate effect. In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Nasir 24

October 21, 2018 3:43 PM Boko Haram goes on rampage in Borno, kills 12

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said 12 farmers were killed and 1,300 others displaced in separate attacks coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. Garba said the insurgents hacked 12 farmers to death while working on their fields on Saturday afternoon at Kalle village, 17 kilometres away from Maiduguri. “They used machetes 23

October 13, 2018 6:51 AM Ballon d’ Or: Shevchenko names player that has chance of winning award

Former Chelsea striker, Andriy Shevchenko has said that forward, Eden Hazard has every chance of winning this year’s Ballon d’ Or award. The Belgium international has scored eight goals for Chelsea this season so far. Shevchenko, who won the 2004 Ballon d’Or award during his time at AC Milan, described Hazard as a phenomenal player, who can also win the award 28