Ondo 2020: I’m more qualified to be governor – Akeredolu’s Deputy, Ajayi

ondo 2020 im more qualified to be governor akeredolus deputy ajayi

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State and the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi on Saturday boasted that he is the most qualified to lead the state as governor. Ajayi stated this in Ore, headquarters of Odigbo Local Government Area of the state during the flag-off campaign of ZLP. According to Ajayi … Read more

Lady abducted, raped by three boys who promised her job

lady abducted raped by three boys who promised her job

Abductors of a 24 years old lady in Awka, Anambra State have been arrested by the Anambra Police. The young lady was abducted from Awka, Anambra State capital by a three-man syndicate who promised to get her a job, as a makeup artist. The syndicate reportedly lured the lady from Awka to Abba junction, along … Read more

Military arrest 11 suspected Sara-suka cult members in Jos

military arrest 11 suspected sara suka cult members in jos

The Special Military Task Force in Plateau has arrested one Hussaini Isah believed to be the leader of ‘Sara-suka’, a cult group. The cult group operates in some parts of Jos North Local Government Area. Ten other suspects were arrested at Gangare community. Weapons recovered include knives, cutlasses, charms, among others. Maj.-Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, Force … Read more

3-storey school building collapses in Lagos

3 storey school building collapses in lagos

A three-storey building of the Excell College, a private school in Ejigbo, Lagos, collapsed on Saturday, two days after reopening of secondary and private schools in the state, NAN reports. The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen said no person was trapped in … Read more

BREAKING: Edo Decides: Obaseki defeats Ize-Iyamu in his polling unit

breaking edo decides obaseki defeats ize iyamu in his polling unit

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has won his polling unit in Oredo Ward 4, Unit 19. Obaseki polled 184 votes while Osagie Ize-Iyamu of All Progressives Congress (APC) secured 62 votes at the unit. In Unit 21, PDP got 53 votes while the APC polled 33 votes. Obaseki’s PDP polled 70 votes but Ize-Iyamu’s … Read more

Niger govt threatens to cut off water supply to Army Barracks

niger govt threatens to cut off water supply to army barracks

The Niger State Government has threatened to disconnect water supply from the State Water and Sewage Corporation to the Army Barracks, Minna for failure to settle their water bills. The Commissioner of Water Resources, Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman made the threat in a reaction to the debts owed by Security agencies and efforts being made by … Read more

2023: Gov. Ugwuanyi to decide successor – Chimaroke, Speaker, others

2023 gov ugwuanyi to decide successor chimaroke speaker others

Key members of the Ebeano political dynasty in Enugu State declared on Saturday that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi will be the key decider of his successor in 2023. Among those who made the assertion are former governor of the State and Senator representing Enugu East district, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, Speaker of the Enugu State House of … Read more

No plan to draw Congress list – Abia APC says

no plan to draw congress list abia apc says

The main opposition All Progressive Congress,(APC), in Abia State, has dismissed claims that it was drawing a party Congress list. The Abia APC stated that it has no plan to hold a congress and urged members and the general public to disregard the rumour about drawing a list for congress. The opposition party in the … Read more

Edo decides 2020: Police vows to deal with offenders

edo decides 2020 police vows to deal with offenders

The Deputy Inspector-General of Police Adeleye Oyebade in charge of Edo Governorship Evening Security Monitoring Team has warned that nobody who violated electoral laws would go unpunished. Oyebade said this on Saturday in Benin, after inspecting the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office where the final collation of the Edo governorship election results would take … Read more

Edo decides: Obaseki wins Oyegun’s polling unit

edo decides obaseki wins oyeguns polling unit

Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won in the polling unit of John Odigie-Oyegun. Oyegun was former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor polled 109 votes to defeat Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the APC. Ize-Iyamu got 40 votes. Oyegun was one of the APC leaders aggrieved that … Read more

BREAKING: Lagos approves full reopening of churches, mosques

breaking lagos approves full reopening of churches mosques

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the full reopening of worship centres in the state. Sanwo-Olu made the announcement at a briefing in Lagos on Saturday. Mosques can now hold their prayers five times daily while churches can also commence weekly services. The governor warned religious centres not to flout safety protocols ordered by … Read more

Nigerian lady set to tie the knot with man who borrowed her earpiece in 2016 (Photos/Video)

nigerian lady set to tie the knot with man who borrowed her earpiece in 2016 photos video

Nigerian lady, Adannaya has shared her joy with fans on Twitter as she’s finally set to tie the knot with a man who borrowed her earpiece four years ago. Sharing her story via Twitter, she recounted how they met at NYSC orientation Camp in Enugu, and how he borrowed her earpiece without returning it. She … Read more

Edo Election: EU, INEC reacts to electoral process at polling units

edo election eu inec reacts to electoral process at polling units

The European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) says voters in Ologbosere primary school, ward 4 with 40 units and other polling units they visited weren’t observing the COVID-19 protocols as stipulated in the INEC policy. The Deputy Project Coordinator, Mr Wilson Manji, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, that although the voters … Read more

Edo election: Security team investigates reports of gunshots

edo election security team investigates reports of gunshots

Heads of security monitoring teams for the Edo governorship election have announced an investigation into reports of gunshots and violence in some areas. Adeleye Oyebade, Deputy Inspector-General of Police, who heads the Edo election Security Monitoring Team, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said teams were en route the scenes. Oyebade added that … Read more

Ekiti Police declares man wanted for robbery, kidnapping, slams N5m price tag on him

ekiti police declares man wanted for robbery kidnapping slams n5m price tag on him

The Ekiti State Police Command has declared a man, Oguntoyinbo Samuel, wanted for allegedly being involved in a series of bank robberies and kidnappings in the state and environs in recent time. The police also placed a price tag of N5m on the wanted person, which would be a reward for whoever apprehends him. This … Read more

End SARS now, Youth Assembly tells IG over death of 21-year-old apprentice in Osun

end sars now youth assembly tells ig over death of 21 year old apprentice in osun

A member of the Youth Assembly of Nigeria (YAN) AMB. Timilehin Popoola representing Osun State has condemned the death of a 21-year-old apprentice, Idris Ajibola, during a hot chase by security operatives in Osun State. He expressed dissatisfaction over the rampant alleged misbehaviour of Special Anti Robbery Squared (SARS). The Youth Assembly of Nigeria called … Read more

Edo decides: Voting halted as authorities apprehend PDP member for alleged double voting [VIDEO]

edo decides voting halted as authorities apprehend pdp member for alleged double voting video

Voting was halted at Unit 8, Ward 2 by Uffa Ovoko area, in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area on Saturday after a member of the People Democratic Party, PDP, was allegedly caught while trying to double-vote David Omokahi, APC party agent at the Unit said they resisted an alleged PDP member from committing the crime. Omokahi … Read more

EPL: Wolves coach reacts to Diogo Jota joining Liverpool

epl wolves coach reacts to diogo jota joining liverpool

Wolves manager, Nuno Espirito Santo, has confirmed forward Diogo Jota’s transfer to Liverpool and wished him luck. DAILY POST had reported that Jota had agreed on a five-year contract with Liverpool that will see him stay at Anfield until 2025. Jota, 23, will be confirmed as a Liverpool player in the next few days. Speaking … Read more

Edo election: APC ex-chairman Giadom condemns Police deployment against Wike

edo election apc ex chairman giadom condemns police deployment against wike

Former All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Victor Giadom, has condemned the deployment of Police operatives against Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike. The chieftain said he will not support illegality despite being a member of the party controlling the federal government. On Saturday, Giadom posted his position on Twitter. “Stopping a sitting governor like @GovWike that … Read more

Edo decides 2020: Live results from polling units

edo decides 2020 live results from polling units

Results are currently trickling in from Polling Units in the Edo governorship election. INEC officials have concluded the voting exercise while ballot counting has commenced in the presence of the voters. The election was keenly contested between the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the incumbent Governor and candidate of … Read more

N21.580m pension scam: Police arrest 3 Bauchi pensions board staff

n21 580m pension scam police arrest 3 bauchi pensions board staff

The Bauchi State Police Command on Saturday has arrested three staff members of the Bauchi State Local Government Pension Board for their involvement in a pension scam in the state running into millions of naira. This was revealed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mohammad Wakili, in a press statement signed on behalf … Read more

Man, 91 leads protest to Obiano over trouble in Anambra community

man 91 leads protest to obiano over trouble in anambra community

A 91 years old man, Elder Obiorah Ekegha has led a protest of over 500 persons, consisting of youths and women from Ifitedunu community in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State to the government house in Awka. Ekegha who is the chairman of Ojiana, a powerful group that prides itself as the custodian of … Read more

Missing 14-year-old girl allegedly found raped & murdered in Ogun State

missing 14 year old girl allegedly found raped murdered in ogun state

A 14-year-old girl who was reported missing a few days ago has reportedly been found raped and murdered. Faith Ifeoluwa Ojewoye was sent to refill a cooking gas cylinder on the fateful day. She returned home, dropped the cylinder and left the house, never to return. The teen, who was last seen in Agbeloba, Oriyanrin, … Read more

“There is nothing sexier than a woman with her own money” – Linda Ikeji orders 2020 Range Rover Autobiography to celebrate her 40th birthday

there is nothing sexier than a woman with her own money linda ikeji orders 2020 range rover autobiography to celebrate her 40th birthday

Nigerian writer and media personality, Linda Ikeji has joined the extensive list of prominent Nigerians who bought new whips in the month of September 2020. The single mother-of-one who is marking her 40th birthday, took to her social media page to reveal that she just placed an order for a 2020 Range Rover Autobiography and … Read more

Edo Decides: Obaseki blames INEC for poor preparation

edo decides obaseki blames inec for poor preparation

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has expressed disappointment over the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in the state. Obaseki lamented that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not prepared for the elections. The governor spoke after waiting for over one hour on the queue before casting his vote at Polling Unit 19, … Read more

Edo Decides: Missing ballot papers, malfunctioning card readers as voting starts at Etsako LGA

edo decides missing ballot papers malfunctioning card readers as voting starts at etsako lga

Accreditation and voting have commenced in Units 5,6 and 7, Ward 4 in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State. However, in unit 7, Ward 1, there was complaint of incomplete ballot papers. The ballot papers are 700 instead of 920. The card reader was also malfunctioning as at the time of this report. … Read more

Oruku/Umuode crisis: Enugu monarch issues strong warning to Army officer, others

oruku umuode crisis enugu monarch issues strong warning to army officer others

Months after Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s intervention brought to an end the age-long crisis between Oruku and her Umuode neighbours, another round of tension appears to be brewing in the former. This time, the Traditional Ruler of Oruku Community in Nkanu East council area of Enugu State, Igwe Emmanuel Mbah, is having it tough against a … Read more

Barcelona vs Elche: Koeman names squad for Joan Gamper Trophy clash

barcelona vs elche koeman names squad for joan gamper trophy clash

Barcelona head coach, Ronald Koeman, has named a strong squad to face Elche in today’s Joan Gamper Trophy clash at Camp Nou. Koeman released a list of 23 players to tackle Elche in a post via the club’s official website on Saturday. Barcelona heads to the game after defeating Girona 3-1 in their last fixture … Read more

Koeman tells Riqui Puig to leave Barcelona, excludes him from game

koeman tells riqui puig to leave barcelona excludes him from game

Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, has told midfielder, Riqui Puig, that he can leave Camp Nou because he’s not part of his plans for the 2020/21 season, according to RAC1. Puig was keen to be officially promoted to Barcelona first-team for 2020-21, but his future now seems to be in serious doubt. The 21-year-old was not … Read more

Edo Decides: Voters resist, descend on ballot box snatcher [VIDEO]

edo decides voters resist descend on ballot box snatcher video

Voters on Saturday resisted and descended on a man trying to snatch a ballot box in one of the Polling Units in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. Edo electorates are currently casting their votes to determine who leads the state in the next four years. In the video clip obtained by DAILY POST, … Read more