Violence mars Rivers bye-election

Information reaching DAILY POST from Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital says hoodlums have allegedly hijacked the ongoing bye-election in the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), had fixed today, Saturday, August 18, for a bye-election into the Port Harcourt Constituency III, Rivers State House of Assembly. The seat became vacant when Hon. Victor Ihunwo,…

Freezing of Account: Akwa Ibom Government slams N50b suit on EFCC

Akwa Ibom State Government has filed N50 billion lawsuit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over an unlawful freezing of its account recently. The State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Uwemedimo Nwoko disclosed this to newsmen in an interview on Friday at the Government House Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Other defendants…

EPL: What Manchester United will do to Mourinho because of Pogba – Jermane Jenas

Former Premier League star, Jermane Jenas has stated that Manchester United will sack manager, Jose Mourinho because of Paul Pogba. He said that the club will be ready to replace the Portuguese gaffer before they decide to sell Pogba. In his press conference yesterday, Mourinho attempted to shut down rumours of a growing feud between…

How ‘Saraki plotted coup, wanted to stay in APC, kill party from within’ – Nabena

The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yekini Nabena, has said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki wanted to “play a double game but was caught.” Nabena alleged that Saraki “wanted to remain within the party in order to kill it.” Speaking with Punch on Saturday, the APC spokesperson noted that Saraki…

Tambuwal under fire over comments on Buhari

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has faulted comments by Sokoto Governor, Aminu Tambuwal against President Muhammadu Buhari. It described such as unfortunate, ill-conceived and a total assault on African cultural values. Chairman and Secretary of the group, Messrs Niyi Akinsiju and Cassidy Madueke, respectively, said this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. The BMO…

2019: How Buhari will get 13m votes – Lauretta Onochie

Lauretta Onochie, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide on Social Media has listed how she thinks over 13 million citizens will vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the upcoming 2019 Presidential election. Onochie listed on her Twitter handle 500,000 N-Power beneficiaries as well as 625,000 farmers from the Burhari’s Anchor borrowing programme. She listed further two million…

DHQ raises alarm over campaign against military

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said a campaign of calumny was being sponsored against the Nigerian military. John Agim, a Brigadier General and Acting Director Defence Information, in a statement on Saturday said claims that troops were not getting their allowances were false. He recalled that the military responded promptly to unwarranted killings of people…

Real reason Yinka Ayefele’s radio station was marked for demolition – Ajiboye

David Ajiboye, the media aide to popular Juju musician, Yinka Ayefele, has said that the planned demolition of the edifice which houses his principal’s radio station, Fresh FM, and music studio in Oyo state was politically motivated. Ajibola stated this while addressing journalists in Ibadan on Friday. Earlier this week, it was reported that the…