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January 13, 2019 5:18 PM Saraki reacts to attack on his residence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the attack on his Agbaji Ilorin family residence by thugs. DAILY POST had reported that political thugs reportedly working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State on Sunday attacked the Agbaji Ilorin family residence of Saraki. They opened fire on residents of the area, wounding at least 11 persons 25

January 13, 2019 6:53 AM Nigerian Airforce: Guidelines for 2019 recruitment exercise released [Full details]

The Nigerian Airforce has released guidelines, as its recruitment exercise for 2019 begins. Online registration starts January 12, 2019 and closes on February 23, 2019. Candidates that qualify after the registration process, would be invited for Zonal Recruitment Exercise, which would hold from March 9 to March 23, 2019. Those who qualify after the Zonal 26

January 10, 2019 7:27 PM Saraki reacts to death of Emir of Lafia

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the demise of the Emir of Lafia, Alh. Dr. Isa Mustspha Agwai I. Saraki, in a terse statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described the late monarch as a grassroots reformer, who worked meritoriously with the native authority administration 31

January 10, 2019 5:34 PM Buhari appoints new SSA to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub as the new Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives). Adesina said El-Yakub’s appointment followed the resignation of Kawu Sumaila who was in that position. Sumaila, who was appointed in August 2015, resigned to contest for the House 26

January 9, 2019 5:49 PM Ganduje swears in new five commissioners in Kano

The commissioners, who had been screened by the State House of Assembly, took their oath of office before thousands of supporters at the Coronation Hall, Government House, NAN reports. ‎Ganduje congratulated all the new commissioners on their appointment and tasked them not to betray the trust of the people. The newly sworn-in commissioners were: Mukhtari 20

January 9, 2019 6:09 AM Tambuwal, PDP chieftains defect to APC, give reasons

The Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State, Alhaji Nasiru Sahabi Tambuwal, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection was announced in Dange town, headquarters of Dange/Shuni local government during the flag off of the campaigns for the 2019 general elections. Other defectors included a former special 22

January 8, 2019 11:15 AM Coup: Buhari reacts to failed military takeover in Gabon

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the coup attempt by soldiers in Gabon on Monday. Buhari has now advocated respect for constitutional provisions in the west-central African nation. President Muhammadu Buhari’s reaction was contained in a statement signed and made available to DAILY POST by his Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Garba 25

January 6, 2019 6:22 PM Gov Umahi reshuffle cabinet

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Sunday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle which saw some commissioners swapping positions. In statement signed by Emmanuel Uzor, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey has been split into two, with respective commissioners. “Prof. John Ekeh, who headed the erstwhile ministry 19

January 5, 2019 5:28 PM Presidency reacts to ‘leaked’ audio of Amaechi criticising Buhari

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital, New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, has reacted to a short audio that has gone viral online, in which Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi allegedly spoke ill about the President. In the short audio released by Omokri on his twitter page, Amaechi was allegedly heard saying Buhari does not listen 31

January 3, 2019 6:52 AM Imo guber: Emeka Ihedioha loses in court

The Appeal Court has ordered the Federal High Court, Owerri, Imo State, to continue to hear the case filed by Senator Sam Daddy Anyanwu, against the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate in the state, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The Special Court of Appeal Panel was constituted by the President 21