Naija News

Lagos Policemen block Ojuelegba road, point guns at motorists

Nigeria Police officers have caused gridlock at Ojuelegba in Lagos. Eyewitnesses told DAILY POST at 9:00 am that more than six policemen blocked the road with their vehicle. They are stationed close to the barracks, stooping traffic flow inward Yaba. Commuters are apprehensive as the officers took positions with their guns. The reason for their […]

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COVID-19: Governors received N1billion each from Buhari, N1.1billion from World Bank – Yahaya Bello

Governors of the 36 states were said to have received N1billion each from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Governors were also said to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Bank to receive a sum of N1.1billion for the same purpose. Governor Yahaya […]

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Nigerian govt reacts to allegation that Zamfara State has been abandoned

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq has rejected the claim by the Zamfara State stakeholders that the federal government has done little or nothing in the state. The minister debunked the claim why answering questions from the stakeholders during a town hall meeting on Tuesday in Gusau, […]

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Lekki shooting: Blood of dead Nigerians crying for justice – Oby Ezekwesili tells Buhari

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential aspirant, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the blood of the dead Nigerians, who were shot during the End SARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State are crying for justice. Ezekwesili stated this in a tweet via her Twitter handle on Tuesday morning. She tweeted: “It is 7 days […]

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Suspected hoodlums attack NYSC camp in Abuja

Hoodlums have broken into the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, orientation camp in Kubwa, Abuja. An eyewitness told DAILY POST that the incident occurred at about 9am on Tuesday. The assailants blocked the road and ordered motorists to turn back. They were seen with mattresses, chairs, rice, groundnut oil, and other items. As at press […]

football sports

EPL: Pogba told to leave Man Utd after Real Madrid comments

Former Manchester United star, Paul Ince, has urged midfielder, Paul Pogba, to consider leaving the club following his recent comments about wanting to play for La Liga champions, Real Madrid one day. Pogba had recently sparked fresh speculation about his long-term future at Man United after he admitted that he would like to play for […]

Entertainment

”It can only be passed at Federal level” – Desmond Elliot reacts after he was dragged for allegedly pushing an anti-social media bill

Lagos State House of Reps. member, Desmond Elliot, has reacted after he was criticized on social media by some Nigerians who alleged he is supporting an anti-social media bill in the Lagos State House of Assembly. Desmond Elliot is one of the trending names today on Twitter NG and it is due to series of […]

Entertainment

“Was weighing 95. Now I’m weighing 75” – Timaya shares photo of his drastic weight loss

Popular Nigerian singer/songwriter, Timaya has taken to social media to express his excitement over his progress in his weight loss journey. The award-winning music artiste, disclosed via his Instagram account with his 2million followers, that he has lost a whooping 20kg. According to him, he was weighing 95kg before but his present weight is 75kg. Papi Chulo, has evidently […]

Entertainment

Comedian AY reprimands those asking why no celebrity died during #EndSARS protests

Popular Nigerian comedian and actor, Ayo Makun better known as AY, has taken to his social media page to blast people asking why no celebrity died during #EndSARS protests which held the country to a standstill, earlier this month. AY bemoaned how celebrities yielded to the calls of fans to lend voices to the #EndSARS […]

Entertainment

“You need to fake it to make it” – Eniola Badmus endorses celebrities living fake life

Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, has shared her viewpoint on celebrities who live fake lives on social media. The 43 year old, in an interview with Chude Jideonwo, defended the celebrities with this popular cliché “Fake it till you make it”. According to her, people don’t like associating with broke people so it is justified if you […]

Entertainment

“I Laughed When God Called Me To Be President” – Kanye West

American rapper, Kanye West has revealed that he laughed when God initially called him to be president of the United States. The 46-year-old presidential aspirant said that when he announced his plans and calling to becomes a president, his friends including billionaire business mogul and television star, Oprah Winfrey, they all kicked against it. “It […]

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“Nigeria Is Supposed To Be A YouTube Channel Or A Movie” – BBNaija’s Kim Oprah Says

Reality Tv star, Kim Oprah has joined several other Nigerians to react to the current pandemonium in the country. The Big Brother Naija star likened the situation of things in the country to a YouTube channel and Netflix movie. According to her, it’s very hard to believe the different things happening in Nigeria at the […]

Entertainment

Actress Iyabo Ojo comes for APC, PDP

Nigerian actress, business woman and brand influencer Iyabo Ojo has vowed never to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with its main rival, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).   This announcement comes on the heels of the trending #ENDSARS protest ongoing in the country, where Nigerians are protesting against police brutality. The duo […]

Naija News

Breaking: EU bloc backs Okonjo-Iweala for WTO job

Former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s ambition to head the World Trade Organization got a big boost today, with the declaration of support by the European Union. An EU official made this known on Monday, sending a signal of trust in Africa. Okonjo-Iweala already has Africa’s backing. She and South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee […]

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Biafra: IPOB can’t use Rivers to launch attacks – Wike

Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Governor, has declared that members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organization of Biafra, IBOP, can’t use the state to launch attacks. Wike also urged the 23 local government chairmen in the state and youths not to allow IPOB to hold demonstrations and hoist its flag within their jurisdiction in Rivers. […]

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End SARS: Sanwo-Olu gives two reasons things will change after protests

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has given two reasons things will definitely change in the country after the End SARS protests. In an interview with Becky Anderson of CNN on Tuesday, Sanwo-Olu said what happened in the state was “extremely unimaginable”. The Governor also admitted the protest was “a clarion call” and hit […]

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End SARS: UK High Commission reopens visa application centers in Nigeria

The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened. It was reported that the commission had shut down its centers across Nigeria following the ongoing nationwide protest in the country. It also closed its TLS contact visa application centres in the country. However, in a statement released via its official […]

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Ogun: We intentionally gave COVID-19 palliatives to ‘hungry youths’ – Gov Abiodun denies hoarding food items

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said his government on Monday deliberately gave out COVID-19 relief packages to some Sagamu youths, who he said they were angry as a result of hunger. Gov Abiodun’s comment was a reaction to videos circulating on the social media wherein it was seen that some suspected COVID-19 palliatives […]