Saturday, February 27, 2021

NAF Plane Crash: Burial Of Beechcraft King Air 350 Crew Holds In Abuja

The burial ceremony of seven Airforce Officers who lost their lives on Sunday has held at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. The officers were crew members of the ill-fated Beechcraft King Air 350 that crashed at Bassa village near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport while on a reconnaissance mission to Niger State. A statement by...

We Don’t Carry AK-47 Like Herdsmen, Benue Farmers Refute Lalong’s Accusation

The association of farmers in Nigeria says they are shocked by the comments recently made by Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong who said both herders and farmers carry AK-47. The Benue State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesdays said they the governor is wrong...

Osun: Tension in Ife as youths engage in shooting spree

The tale of violence rocking Osun State is taking a dangerous dimension as yet another occurrence was recorded in some parts of Ile-Ife mid yesterday as armed men suspected to be of a rival group engaged each other in violent attacks. While the cause of the attack is yet to be ascertained by DAILY POST,...

Ondo State Governor Akeredolu Restates Case for State Police

Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Wednesday renewed the clamour for the decentralisation of the nation’s policing system to empower sub-nationals to secure their spaces. Akeredolu, at his inauguration in Akure for a second term of office said every state must be allowed to secure its space. He added that the next four years in office...

Biden revokes temporary workers visa limitation

President Joe Biden has revoked former President Donald Trump’s order that limited the number of new work visas for temporary foreign workers in the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The suspension of entry imposed in Proclamation 10014… does not advance the interests of the United States. “To the contrary, it harms the United States, including...

Kidnappers demand N100 million ransom for UI student

Abductors of a student in the sociology department of the University of Ibadan (UI), Emmanuel Odetunde, have demanded a ransom of N100m for his release. Odetunde was abducted around 5 pm on Monday while working at his father’s poultry farm in Oke Odan, Apete area of Ibadan, Oyo capital. The Nation gathered he was picked by...

Attack On Police Station: Police Kill 4, Arrest 8

The Police in Abia State command successfully neutralised four attackers, arrested eight persons and recovered arms and ammunition from hoodlums who carried out an unprovoked attack on Abayi police station, Aba in Osisioma Ngwa LGA of Abia State in the early hours of 23rd February, 2021. Force PRO, CP Frank MBA said: “it is worth...

Ekiti East by-election: Unqualified candidates risk N500,000 fine, INEC warns parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a warning to political parties planning to field unqualified candidates for the March 20 Ekiti East Constituency 1 by-election to be ready to pay N500,000 in fines. In a statement issued by National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, the Commission warned that...

Miyetti Allah vows to stop sale of cattle to southern Nigeria, threatens to sue Ortom

The Bauchi State chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it will stop its members from selling and supplying cattle to the southern parts of the country if the governors carry out their recent threats of evicting herdsmen from their states. The group, while addressing a press conference in Bauchi...

BREAKING: Senate confirms Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC chairman

The Senate has confirmed Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The confirmation was done after a screening which lasted for over two hours. The screening exercise was done in plenary and was presided over by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. Mr Bawa was grilled by senators with about...

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