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January 8, 2019 6:35 AM 2019 election: Senator Abe under fire for ‘working’ with Wike to destroy APC

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has said that it was now clear that Senator Magnus Abe was being used by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike to destroy the party. Eze said this in a statement he forwarded to DAILY POST in reaction to the Federal High Court judgement that nullified the governorship 26

January 7, 2019 5:26 PM Babangida kidnapped by bandits in Katsina

A traditional ruler of Zandam in Katsina State, Babangida Lawal, has been kidnapped by armed bandits in Jibia Local Government area of the state. The incident, which happened last night, also saw a popular businessman in the council, Murtala Rabe, whisked away by the kidnappers. An eyewitness, who spoke under anonymity, told newsmen on Monday the bandits 19

December 27, 2018 6:01 PM Tears of joy as Gov. Ugwuanyi visits victims of fire outbreak, donates N6m, relief materials

Tears of joy flowed on the faces of the devastated victims of the recent fire outbreak at Ugboezeji and Ugboye in Abakpa Nike, Enugu, when Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi visited them to sympathize and offer assistance to overcome their challenges. The fire burnt down widows of an apartment, those of two other families and shops belonging to four furniture makers 21

December 25, 2018 7:18 AM Gov. Lalong presents 2019 appropriation bill of N148.7bn to Plateau Assembly

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, on Monday presented the 2019 appropriation bill of over N148.7 billion to the State House of Assembly. Presenting the budget before the State Assembly, Lalong said the appropriation bill is christened “Budget of Rescue and Infrastructural Growth”. According to the Governor, the 2019 budget has increased by over N2.4 billion 23

December 20, 2018 6:56 PM PDP attacks Buhari as he commissions new terminal of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

PDP claimed that it is “public knowledge that the project was designed, conceptualized and fully financed by its administration.” media stunt by trying to posture and claim credit for a project his administration made no contribution towards the funding and execution.” “If anything, like the Port Harcourt Airport terminal building, President Buhari 29

December 11, 2018 8:51 PM Oyo 2019: INEC conniving with APC to disenfranchise thousands, weaken opposition – Alao-Akala

Former Governor of Oyo State and gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala on Tuesday alleged that some “bad elements” within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig next year’s election in the state. Alao-Akala made this revelation 30

December 9, 2018 5:52 AM Flights suspended as FAAN withdraws services

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines of the withdrawal of its services to Osubi Airport, Warri, Gombe Airport and Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) over alleged indebtedness. Arik Air’s Communications Manager, Mr Adebanji Ola, confirmed the development in a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday to NAN. The statement 26

December 6, 2018 7:43 AM 2019 presidency: Political party pulls out of CUPP, denies endorsing Atiku

The Grassroots Development Party of Nigeria, GDPN, has pulled out of Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, that picked the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar as its flag bearer on Wednesday. This is coming few hours after the CUPP announced the endorsement of Atiku as its consensus candidate, GDPN’s position 35

December 5, 2018 12:18 PM Gunmen abduct eight college workers, kill one in Osun

Eight staff of the Osun College of Technology, Esa-Oke, have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen along Esa-Oke road in Osun State. The Public Relations Officer of the college, Mr Adewale Oyekanmi, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the gunmen also shot dead another staff who attempted to escape from the scene of the incident 37

November 20, 2018 4:12 PM Unknown gunmen kidnap Plateau monarch

the paramount ruler of Dorock kingdom of Shandam Local Government Area of the State by unknown gunmen. Tyopev said, “On the 19/11/2018 at about 22:00 hours, the Plateau State Police Command, Jos received an information that unknown gunmen stormed the residence of ‘the Longdorock’ HRH Engr. David Isah Dongbam, the Second Class Chief of Dorock Kingdom 26