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Governor Bala Mohammed : EFCC gave me N11billion to kickstart projects

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi on Saturday disclosed that his administration would have been paralysed without the help of the EFCC. He told journalists in an interaction to mark his first anniversary that the EFCC helped his government to recover N11billion. According to him, most of the projects embarked upon by his administration were kickstarted […]

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Fresh $5.5bn credit: Buhari gets ultimatum to account for previous loans

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to President Muhammadu Buhari to provide spending details of all loans obtained by his government since May 29, 2015. Buhari was asked to include details and locations of projects on which the loans have been spent. SERAP issued 7 days ultimatum and […]

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Striking Ogun doctors irresponsible – Gov Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has described as irresponsible, the decision of residents doctors of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu to request for wage increase. DAILY POST reported last week that the doctors said they were embarking on what they called ‘weekend strike’ until their demands are met. In his plea, Gov Abiodun’s closest rival […]

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Top Boko Haram commander defects with wife, child

A top Boko Haram commander has abandoned the terrorist group and defected with his wife and child to a secret location manned by the Multinational Joint Task Force(MNJTF). According to Colonel Timothy Antigha, Chief of Military Public Information for MNJTF, the defector voluntarily denounced the terrorists groups and surrendered. The defector disclosed that he joined […]

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INEC admits COVID-19 truncated Nigeria’s electoral process

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has assured Nigerians that COVID-19 won’t truncate Nigeria’s democracy and the electoral process. Yakubu spoke in Abuja at the INEC’s first virtual meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) on Saturday. The INEC Chairman, however, admitted that the virus disrupted INEC’s activities like other […]

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Abia govt updates on COVID-19 patient who escaped isolation facility

The Abia State Government has announced that Mr. Emmanuel Ononiwu who was declared wanted after he tested positive to COVID-19, has been found. The Honorable Commissioner for Information, in the State, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, disclosed this in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Thursday. Kalu said the patient who escaped from a temporary holding […]

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COVID-19: Infectious disease expert faults Kano govt on decline in number of cases

The Director, Centre for Infectious Diseases Research, Bayero University, Kano; Professor Isa Abubakar has faulted Kano State Government’s submission on the decline in the number of Coronavirus infected Persons in the State. The Director warned that the said decline by Governor Ganduje is not in any way a sign of relief on the spread of […]

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COVID-19: Obasanjo’s library sacks many workers

The Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun State has sacked lots of workers following downturn caused by the deadly Coronavirus in the country. The library is owned by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Head of Human Resources, Administration and Procurement, Olanike Ogunleye, in a letter to affected workers, said the development was due to the overwhelming […]

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NASS condition of service crisis deepens, as Staff writes Lawan, Gbajabiamila for intervention

The crisis rocking the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) and the National Assembly Management has taken another twist over the implementation of the National Assembly Revised Condition of Service which took effect in 2019 Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria in the National Assembly in a letter to the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan […]

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NNPC: Buhari appoints Magnus Abe, Lawal, Umar, Attah, others into new board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This decision was reached after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016. Members of the new Board are: Mohammed Lawal (North West), Tajudeen Umar (North East), Adamu Mahmood Attah (North Central), Senator Magnus […]

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MSMEs: Nigerian govt to provide stimulus package for businesses

The federal government has assured that Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will get stimulus package. This will form part of the post-COVID-19 plans for businesses in Nigeria. Tola Johnson, Special Assistant to the Vice President on MSME, made the disclosure on Friday at a virtual briefing attended by DAILY POST. He said entrepreneurs nationwide […]