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Flood kills late music maestro, Osadebe’s son in Anambra

Okechukwu Osadebe, 18-year-old son of late highlife maestro, Chief Stephen Osadebe, has lost his life in a flood disaster in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)reports that the younger Osadebe died on Thursday Sept. 27 in the Osadebe’s Atani country home in Ogbaru when he…

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Baba go slow: Nigerians react to Buhari’s comment in New York

Nigerians across the nation have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks that hewas called ‘Baba go slow’ by some elites who watched the misrule of the past administrations but said nothing. President Buhari was quoted in a statement as saying this at a meeting with Nigerians in the diaspora on…

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PDP Presidential primaries: Kwankwaso failed Kano people, I’ll beat him ‘hands down’- Bafarawa

A former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, on Friday insisted that he will defeat ex-Governor of Kano State and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential aspirant, Rabiu Kwankwaso, during the party’s primary election. According to Daily Post, Bafarawa, a PDP presidential aspirant explained that he will defeat Kwankwaso due to…

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2019: Fayose reacts as PDP insists on Port Harcourt as venue for National Convention

Outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the controversy surrounding the choice of Port Harcourt as the convention’s venue for Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. According to Daily Post, Fayose spoke shortly after the National Executive Council meeting of the party on Friday in Abuja. He said “We had…

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New minimum wage: Gov Umahi bars appointees, senior civil servants from strike

According to Daily Post, Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has barred political office holders and senior civil servants from participating in the ongoing strike by the organised labour in the country. Umahi, who gave the directive on Friday in a statement he personally signed, also directed that no public office should…

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2019: Saraki explains why PDP agreed to hold National Convention in Port Harcourt

Senate President and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Bukola Saraki, has confirmed that he was okay with the choice of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as venue for the party’s national convention. According to Daily Post, Saraki spoke after the party’s 83rd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja…

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2019: Why we disqualified Shittu, Mama Taraba

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has explained why Minster of Women Affairs, Hajia Jumai Alhassan and her Ministry of Communications counterpart, Adebayo Shittu, were disqualified from contesting the governorship primary election of the party. While Alhassan was eyeing the party’s governorship sole ticket in Taraba State, Shittu battling for the APC…

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Federal lawmaker, Funke Adedoyin is dead

According to Daily Post, A member of the House of Representatives, representing Irepodun/Isin Ekiti/Oke Ero constituency of Kwara state, Hon. Funke Adedoyin, is dead. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker passed away in Abuja while treating an ailment suspected to be cancer. A source close to the family said that the…

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Abuja plane crash: Nigerian Air Force confirms death of jet pilot

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has disclosed that a pilot died in the crash involving two of its jets earlier on Friday. Recall that two NAF jets rehearsing for the Independence Day celebration had crashed around Mashafa road in Mpape, Abuja. However, the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore…

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Osun election: IGP Idris reacts to ‘arrest, harassment of observers, voters, journalists’ by police

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Friday refuted claims that security agencies harassed and arrested election observers and journalists in the just concluded governorship election in Osun State. According to Daily Post, Idris insisted that no election observer and journalists were arrested by his men during the just…

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How APC members embarrass me – Uduaghan

A former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has cautioned members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, against abusing themselves in the media. Uduaghan said he is embarrassed when aggrieved APC members in the state abuse themselves on the pages of newspapers. He made this disclosure on Thursday at Olomoro, Isoko…

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Osun rerun election: Why result cannot stand – Ex-APC spokesperson, Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress. APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has said that the declaration of the APC candidate, Oyetola Gboyega, as the winner of the Osun State Governorship election cannot stand. Frank in a statement he personally signed and forwarded to DAILY POST in Abuja…

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New minimum wage: Banks join NLC strike, shutdown operations

Some commercial banks in Abuja have joined in the ongoing warning strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC. Recalls that the organised labour had said that the declaration of the warning strike became inevitable after talks with the Federal Government over a new minimum wage ended in deadlock.  DAILY POST observed…

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Osun rerun: Highest level of democratic immorality ever – Suleiman Ukandu

As mixed reactions continue to trail the just concluded Osun state governorship election, a member of the Abia State Advisory Council, Alhaji Suleiman Ukandu, has called for a complete overhaul of the current leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable the country achieve a transparent election in…

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Osun election: Saraki breaks silence on victory of APC’s Oyetola over PDP’s Adeleke

President of the Senate and Chairman of the PDP Campaign Council on Osun State, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reiterated that the recently-conducted supplementary election in Osun State was a charade and an embarrassment to Nigeria’s democracy. According to Daily Post, His position was contained in a statement by his…

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2019: They call me ‘baba-go-slow,’ but watched PDP misrule for 16 years – Buhari fires at critics

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he had been called “Baba go slow” meanwhile Nigerians elites never spoke of the misrule of the country by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for 16 years. According to Buhari, while the elite allowed the country to be mismanaged in 16 years without raising…

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Two Nigerian Air Force planes crash in Abuja

Two fighter jets have crashed in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. The jets belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed around Mashafa area of Mpape, Abuja. An Eyewitness told DAILY POST that, ” It just happened and we are all running to the place.” Confirming the incident, the Director of Public…

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Osun rerun: Presidency congratulates APC

The Presidency has spoken on the election results from Thursday rerun election in Osun State. Buhari’s Spokesman, Bashir Ahmaad in a post on his verified Twitter page, congratulated APC on its victory despite all odds. His tweet reads, “Osun rerun, congratulations to our great party, the APC. OsunDecides.” DAILY POST had that…

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ASUU rejects proposed hiking of university fees by FG’s chief negotiator

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the hiking of school fees of university students as proposed by Dr Wale Babalakin, the chief government negotiator in the ASUU/Federal Government renegotiation exercise. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of the Union made the disclosure at a press conference in…

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Presidency summons leadership of organised labour

The Presidency on Thursday in Abuja summoned the leadership of the organised labour to an emergency meeting with a view to ending the ongoing nationwide industrial action. The Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, presided over the closed door meeting. The organised labour was led by the President of…

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