China to unveil World’s tallest Confucius statue

The World’s tallest statue of Confucius will be inaugurated in Eastern China’s Shandong Province during this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival on Sept. 24. Confucius (551–479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius, known as Confucianism, emphasised personal and governmental morality, correctness…

Ambode: Tinubu’s protégé declares support for Sanwo-Olu ahead of Lagos APC primary

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, has received the endorsement of Comrade Ayodele Adewale, a known protégé of APC national leader, Bola Tinubu. This is as Governor Akinwunmi Ambode appears to be getting isolated by the day as the APC primary election approaches. The Mandate Movement, a group loyal…

Champions League: What Mourinho said about Diogo Dalot’s debut at Manchester United

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has backed Diogo Dalot to play for United for the next ten years after making his debut for the club in the 3-0 victory over Young Boys yesterday. Mourinho opted to start Dalot in United’s Champions League opener and the 19-year-old defender justified his selection with an outstanding performance. Paul…

Gunmen kidnap seven God is Good passengers, demand 10m ransom

Suspected gunmen have kidnapped seven passengers travelling with a vehicle belonging to God is Good Transport Company. DAILY POST gathered that the passengers, mostly women were on their way from Enugu to Lagos when they were intercepted around Ore, Ondo State, and whisked away to an unknown destination. Sources hinted this reporter that the kidnappers…

Sanwo-Olu: Ambode reportedly gets ministerial offer as APC leaders pressure governor to step down

National and Lagos state leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have continued their pressure on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode not to contest the forthcoming governorship primary. They are asking him to step down for Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the preferred candidate of APC leader, Bola Tinubu. A similar push is being made by the Mandate Movement, a…

Paris Club Refund: Benue govt confirms receipt of N14.9b, reveals how it will disburse funds

The Benue State Government has confirmed the receipt of N14.9 billion final tranche of the Paris Club refund from the Federal Government. Governor Samuel Ortom, who made the confirmation, said 80% of the funds will be used for payment of salaries, pensions and gratuities. Tever Akase, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement…