Security agencies have deployed 87 gunboats to Bayelsa State to ensure surveillance of riverine areas during Saturday’s polls in the state. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 5, Dibal Yakadi, said this while appearing in an interview on Channels Television Friday. He said the police deployed 17 gunboats, the navy, 30, while the army supported with 40...
Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has berated Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhanmadu Buhari for urging the people of Kogi State to forgive their governor, Yahaya Bello. Omokri said Aisha Buhari should forgive the family of her husband’s nephew, Mamman Daura, if she wants people of Kogi State to forgive Bello, who is owing salaries. Mrs Buhari...
Argentina captain, Lionel Messi on Friday evening scored 13 minutes into his return for the Albiceleste against Brazil in an international friendly encounter in Saudia Arabia. Messi, who has not featured for Argentina since he was sent off in the third-place game against Chile at the 2019 Copa America in July, saw his penalty kick from 12 yards saved...
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that his administration would commence payment of N35, 000 minimum wage from November. The decision was taken after series of meetings and discussions between the Lagos State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council (JNC), Lagos State Government, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Friday. Disclosing this, Comrade Rasaq Adio...
‘Jasmine’, a new Nollywood romantic comedy starring comedian Okon Lagos has debuted in cinemas nationwide. The movie also features A-list actors like Nancy Isime, Deyemi Okanlawon, Stan Nze, Bernadette Obi, Becky Odungide, Uduak Akpabio and Fon Peter. Produced by Voguefilms Productions and directed by Moses Eskor, ‘Jasmine’ offers an incisive look at squabbles among young couples, and its hilarious twists,...
Following Friday’s tanker explosion, which claimed several lives and destroyed properties along Lagos-Abeokuta highway in Ota, Gov Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has once again appealed to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to handover three federal roads to him and his Lagos State counterpart, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for repairs and commercialisation. DAILY POST recalls that Abiodun and Sanwo-Olu had...
Kogi State governorship election sensitive materials have arrived in all the nine local government headquarters in Kogi East Senatorial District, DAILY POST reports. Voting sensitive materials, which were heavily guarded by security operatives, arrived at each local government in white colour pick up van belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. In Abejukolo, the headquarter of Omala Local Government,...
The management of the National Examinations Council (NECO) said it has dismissed 70 staff from its services for certificate forgery. The Head, Information and Public Relations Division of the council, Azeez Sani, confirmed the development to PREMIUM TIMES Friday night. He refused to disclose the names of the dismissed staff. “We cannot disclose it to you,” he said. However, in a statement...
Nuhu Bamalli Poly HND Admission List: The Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Higher National Diploma (HND) Full-time Admission list has been released. See how to check your admission status below:This is to inform all the candidates that applied for admission into the Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic (NUBAPOLY), Zaria, Kaduna State,  for the 2019/2020 academic...
India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided the premises of Amnesty International in Bengaluru. CBI has alleged irregularities in foreign funding, Sputnik reports India’s Federal Home Ministry had revoked the watchdog’s license and those of 1,300 volunteer organisations under the Foreign Currency Regulation Act in 2010. The U.S.-based human rights watchdog, is critical Indian govt goes...