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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 15, 2018 5:34 PM Gov Umahi blasts Ethiopian, Emirates Airlines over ‘sub-standard aircraft’ servicing Nigeria

Governor of Ebonyi, David Umahi, on Wednesday knocked the management of Ethiopian Airlines and Emirates Airlines. NAN reports that he spoke while receiving a delegation of Ethiopian Airlines officials, who paid a courtesy visit on him in Abakiliki. Umahi also said the State Government would build an airport next year. “The State Government’s business 20

August 15, 2018 1:01 PM South Africa To Get Rid Of Pit Latrines In State Schools After Student’s Death

South Africa has announced plans to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March. Lumka Mkhethwa’s death in March in rural Eastern Cape province came four years after another five-year-old, Michael Komape, had also died after falling into a school toilet in the northern province 19

August 14, 2018 11:34 AM Malami, DSS, Senate Sued Over ‘Plot’ To Remove Saraki

Rafiu Adebayo and Isah Misau, senators representing Kwara south and Bauchi central, have sued Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, the Department of State Services (DSS) and the senate over an alleged plot to remove Bukola Saraki as senate president. Joined in the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/872/2018 are the senate president, deputy senate 16

August 13, 2018 10:34 AM Appointment Of Chief Prosecutor Shaun Abrahams Was “Constitutionally Invalid”- Supreme Court

Following a decision by a lower court that Shaun Abrahams was imprpoperly appointed by former President Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s Supreme Court on Monday also ruled that the appointment of chief prosecutor Shaun Abrahams was “constitutionally invalid”. Abrahams had appealed the earlier High Court judgment that ruled that the removal of his predecessor 20

August 13, 2018 7:47 AM APC claims third National Assembly seat in 24 hours

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the bye-election in Bauchi south senatorial district, securing its third National Assembly seat in 24 hours. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier announced candidates representing the ruling party, winners in Katsina north senatorial district and Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency 22

August 12, 2018 6:53 PM APC Lawan Gumau wins Bauchi Senatorial Bye-elections

The All Progressives Congress candidate, Mr. Lawan Gumau, has won the Bauchi South Senatorial District bye-election, held on Saturday. Announcing the result in Bauchi on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Prof. Ahmed Sarkin-Pagam, said Gumau scored 119,489 votes to defeat eight other contestants, among them, the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Isa Yuguda 23

August 11, 2018 7:38 PM EPL: Wilfried Zaha speaks on Chelsea move

Crystal Palace forward, Wilfried Zaha has reacted to speculations linking him with a move to Chelsea. The Ivorian forward insisted he remains fully committed to Crystal Palace. His performances last season helped the Eagles overcome the worst start in the Premier League history and avoided relegation. Zaha was regularly linked with a move to Tottenham 19

August 8, 2018 7:30 PM Why I dumped PDP for APC – Akpabio

Former Senate minority Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, on Wednesday pledged to take the people of Akwa Ibom state and the South-South to the centre for meaningful visibility. The 55-year-old former governor of Akwa Ibom formally defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC) at a mega rally held at the Ikot Ekpene 21