ICPC clarifies discovering billions in Buratai’s home

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday clarified report that it recovered N170 million cash, $220,965, G-Wagon from the residence of Nigerian Ambassador to Benin Republic, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai. Reports had it that the ICPC recovered N1.85 billion from a house and office said to belong to Buratai in … Read more

Bandits gun down university lecturer, policemen, others in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed at least five persons including two policemen, a university lecturer and two others in separate attacks in Benue State. DAILY POST gathered that the attacks took place in Guma and Ukum Local Government Areas of the state. Daily Trust reported that about two policemen were killed in Yelewata … Read more

BREAKING: FCT Police confirm abduction of 22 residents by bandits in Rafin Daji

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has confirmed an attack by gunmen suspected to be bandits on Rafin-Daji community, Gurdi ward of Abaji Area Council of Abuja. DAILY POST learnt that the bloodthirsty bandits attacked the area on Thursday evening, burnt down two tractors and abducted about 22 farmers. Rafin-Daji shares boundaries with Zago community … Read more

Supreme Court strikes out Buhari, Malami’s suit on Electoral Act amendment

The Supreme Court has struck out a suit by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami SAN seeking to void the provision of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act 2022. In a judgment on Friday, a seven-member panel of the apex court, headed by Justice Musa Dattijo Mohammed, was … Read more

2023: Labour Party issues certificate of return to Abia governorship candidate, Alex Otti

The national leadership of the Labour Party (LP) has issued a certificate of return to Dr Alex Otti as the governorship candidate of the party in Abia State for the upcoming 2023 general election in the state. Otti received the certificate of return from the National Chairman of the Labour Party, Barrister Julius Abure, at … Read more

Osun PDP warns INEC against alleged secret voter registration

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to perish the alleged attempts to embark on secret voters registration with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to inflate the current figure of the current voters register. In a signed statement by Adekunle Akindele in Osogbo on Friday, the caretaker … Read more

Organ harvesting: Ex-Nigeria Immigration boss, Babandede reacts to Ekweremadu’s arrest

Former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has reacted to the arrest of ex-Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu amid controversy of alleged organ harvesting. Babandede, who appeared on Arise TV on Friday morning, insisted that Ekweremadu’s issue is a case of trafficking and not only a passport issue, adding that it … Read more

Again, gunmen attack Kogi police station, kill inspector

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Friday attacked the Okehi Police Area Command killing an inspector on duty. DAILY POST gathered that the gunmen, who were fully armed, attacked the police command at about 12:30 am on Friday. It was also learnt that part of the area command office was razed by dynamite used … Read more

Southern Kaduna: Bandits demand N100 million from Kajuru kidnap victims

Bandits have demanded N100 million ransom from relatives, parents and friends of 30 worshipers kidnapped in Kajuru. It was reported that bandits had stormed three communities in Kajuru LGA on June 5, 2022, killed scores of worshippers and kidnapped 30 worshipers. Public Relations Officer, Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), Comrade Luka Biniyat expressed bitterness over … Read more

Bandits release Plateau traditional ruler after three days

Aminu Derwan, the paramount ruler of Panyam, Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, who was kidnapped by bandits, has regained freedom. The paramount ruler regained his freedom from captivity on Wednesday night after spending three days with his abductors. Alabo Alfred, the spokesperson for the State Police Command, confirmed Derwan’s release in Jos on … Read more

NDLEA arrests 679 suspects, seizes 325.06kg of illicit drugs in Jigawa

Jigawa State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested 679 suspects of drug abuse and made seizures of 325.06kg of illicit drugs from June 2021 to June this year. The Agency’s State Commandant, Ibrahim Braji disclosed this during a press briefing ahead of the activities to commemorate this year’s United Nations International … Read more

Organ harvesting: Peter Obi reacts to Ekweremadu’s arrest

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has expressed support for ex-Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu amid controversy of alleged organ harvesting. Obi prayed for the healing of Ekweremadu’s daughter. Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice were arrested at Heathrow airport, London and arraigned in court for allegedly plotting to harvest the kidney of a … Read more

Families of 51 Abuja-Kaduna train attack victims make fresh appeal

Relatives of the remaining 51 Abuja-Kaduna train attack victims, on Friday, pleaded with the Federal Government to speed up rescue of the victims. In a press statement issued in Kaduna, leaders of the abducted victims’ relatives, Dr. AbdulFatai Jimoh and Dr. Ba’aba Muhammad said though they appreciated the release of 11 victims, more still needed … Read more

ASUU strike will have effect on students, education, others – ARNU

Abubakar Mamuda, the chairman of the Association of Registrars of Nigerian Universities (ARNU), has observed that the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will have devastating effects on students, quality of education and the registrars themselves. Speaking at the 71st Business Meeting of the association in Abuja, he enjoined all unions … Read more

Zamfara: NYSC blacklists six LGAs

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Zamfara State says it has blacklisted Bakura, Bukkyum, Birinin Magaji, Shinkafi, Maradun and Zurmi Local Government Areas of the State from its activities. The decision was owing to the banditry activities ravaging the areas. Speaking with DAILY POST in Gusau, the State capital, the State NYSC coordinator, Mr. … Read more

Zamfara cattle dealers lament low patronage

The Zamfara State chapter of the Nigeria Cattle Dealers’ Association has lamented that the economic hardships ravaging the State was seriously affecting their business. Speaking with DAILY POST at the cattle market in Gusau, the State capital, the Secretary of the Association, Alhaji Masud Salisu Gusau said that the market forces had changed owing to … Read more

Running mate: ‘You’re not smart, ready for election’ – Okowa slams APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu are not smart. Okowa said Tinubu’s decision to place his running mate, Kabiru Masari as a placeholder was an indication that the APC is not smart. Featuring on Channels Television’s Politics Today, … Read more

You lied against Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB not terrorist organization – Lawyer slams Buhari

Aloy Ejimakor, the Special Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over his latest comments against the agitator. Ejimakor accused Buhari of lying against Kanu and IPOB in his latest comments. He noted that Buhari lied to the world that Kanu jumped bail and that … Read more

BREAKING: Electoral Act: Supreme Court dismisses Buhari’s suit against National Assembly

The Supreme Court has dismissed a suit brought against the National Assembly challenging the legality of the controversial section 84 (12) of the Electoral Act 2022. The Apex Court held that Buhari, having assented to the Electoral Bill on February 25, 2022, has no power to turn around to challenge the legality of the Electoral … Read more

Kidnappers demand N40 ransom to release retired Ekiti civil servant

Gunmen who abducted a retired Chief Pharmacist with the Ekiti Ministry of Health, Mr Israel Bamisaye, have contacted his family, demanding N40 million ransom to release the retiree. Bamisaye was said to have been kidnapped on Wednesday by seven gun-wielding men along his farm located between Ero Dam and the Ekiti State farm settlement located … Read more