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November 17, 2018 11:22 AM Gunmen invade beer parlour, kill four in Rivers

At least four people have been feared killed by unknown gunmen in Aluu community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. DAILY POST gathered that gunmen, who are suspected to members of a cult gang, invaded a beer palor within Omuada village in Aluu, Friday night and opened fire on their targets. The hit was directed at a group of boys drinking 18

November 17, 2018 8:06 AM 2019: UN vows to ensure credible elections

The United Nations, UN, has stated that it was committed to ensuring credible elections in 2019. The United Nations special representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas spoke with reporters in Port Harcourt yesterday. He said this after a meeting with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, at the Government 19

November 16, 2018 7:11 PM Nigerians need to live as brothers – Senator Abaribe tells Buhari

The Senator representing Aba South Senatorial district at the National Assembly, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians need to live as brothers. The lawmaker called on the Federal Government to institutionalise peace among the tribes and federating units of the country. According to NAN, Abaribe made the appeal when members 19

November 16, 2018 6:34 PM What Nigerians, govt should do before 2019 elections – Primate Okoh

The Primate of Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh has called on Nigerian Government to fulfil its social contract with the people ahead of the 2019 general elections. Okoh made the call on Friday in Abuja during the consecration of three new Bishops and presentation of Archbishops at the Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Bartholomew 20

November 16, 2018 3:23 PM Buhari makes new appointments [Full list]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five Chief Executive officers and two Executive Directors of some Federal Agencies. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary (General Services) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday in Abuja. According to him, Mr Okechukwu 18

November 16, 2018 10:41 AM N13b road contract: Why EFCC is investigating Ayogu Eze – Enugu community

Unadu community in Igboeze South LGA of Enugu State has opened up on its case against Senator Ayogu Eze, the All Progressive Congress, APC, guber candidate in the state. The community had dragged Ayogu before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, claiming that funds meant for road project linking the community was diverted. In a chat with journalists 21

November 16, 2018 6:24 AM Minimum wage: Govt can pay workers N100,000 – Tunde, ex-Styl Plus

Tunde Akinsanmi, ex-member of popular music group, Styl Plus, has said the government can afford to pay workers N100,000 minimum wage if it musters the political will to do so. Reacting to the governor’s statement, Tunde disagreed with him, saying, the nation had huge deposits of petroleum resources and adequate human capital to drive itself to prosperity 21

November 16, 2018 6:01 AM Shittes: Why El-Zakzaky can’t be released – Gov. El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El- Rufai has provided reasons detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shittes, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, cannot be set free. El-Rufai said that El-Zakzaky was not being held illegally as widely reported. Recall that the Shittes leader was arrested in 2015, after a confrontation 22

November 15, 2018 9:15 PM Traffic gridlock killing Lagosians – Assembly tells Ambode

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday decried the congestion of Sekunmade Road in Ikorodu area of Lagos by heavy duty trucks, urging Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to intervene. The House called on Ambode to direct the Commissioner for Transport, officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), management of Ipakodo Lighter Terminal 18

November 15, 2018 4:08 PM How ‘Amala’ killed four family members in Kwara

Four members of a family in Ilorin have been feared dead after eating `amala’ meal, suspected to be poisonous. The incident happened at Magaji-Ogo community behind Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies, in Ilorin West Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that four others who took from the meal, had also been hospitalised 19