The children of Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian president, and Kessington Adebutu, popularly known as Baba Ijebu, are set to get married. Tolulope Adebutu and Adejanwo Obasanjo last week Saturday, had their introduction ceremony, a tradition which requires members of both families to meet and get acquainted. (more…)
US President Barack Obama has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign. “We need to take action and we will,” he told US radio station NPR. (more…)
Major General, Leo Irabor, Theatre Commander of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has revealed how the military stormed the dreaded Sambisa forest hitherto occupied by the Boko Haram sect. In a text of his media briefing held on Wednesday and made available to DAILY POST, Irabor affirmed that troops had cleared Camp Zairo, the last stronghold of Boko Haram Terrorists, deep inside Sambisa Forest. (more…)
NIGER Delta militants on Tuesday expressed their readiness to engage the Federal Government in dialogue to ensure that peace reigned in the oil-rich region. The militants said the decision to embrace dialogue was reached after a meeting held on Tuesday under the auspices of the Coalition of Niger Delta Groups. (more…)
This is a rare photo of some past leaders of the previous administration of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan cooling off at the underground cell of the premier anti-graft body, EFCC over alleged financial crimes. (more…)
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has debunked an online report which claimed that he spoke about 2019 elections in a meeting with his kinsmen in his hometown, Otuoke, Bayelsa state. A statement issued by Jonathan’s media aide, Mr.Ikechukwu Eze, dismissed the claim as lies, stressing that the former President was neither in his home state on the stated date nor met with his “kinsmen who paid him an end of year visit”, as claimed in the false report. The statement said further: “Our attention has just been drawn to a fabricated online publication alleging that the former President Goodluck Jonathan made comments on the 2019 elections, while hosting his kinsmen in Otuoke last Tuesday. “Those reports are false and bear no truth whatsoever. The former President was not in Otuoke on
Chief James Ibori who was released from a London prison on Wednesday evening was hosted to a prayer session and reception party at his London home by friends and political allies. Delta State Speaker of the House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya with James Ibori in London. We reported on Wednesday that former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, who was sentenced by a United Kingdom court to prison for 13 years and served out his term midnight on December 21, 2016, was released from British prison upon a court order. Few hours after his release, the influential Niger Delta politician was spotted in an elated mood as a praise and worship session was held on his arrival at his home in London.
Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, says the current economic situation has exposed the weaknesses in having the federal government. Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has taken to his Twitter to speak about the current economic situation being experienced by majority of Nigerians, adding that it has exposed the weaknesses of the federal government. According to Atiku, the responsibilities of the federal government needs to be reduced to avoid it collapsing “under the weight of too many responsibilities it burdens itself with”. Speaking further, he questioned the rationale behind having a central government that can “no longer meet its obligation”.
Thousands came out to protest with Governor Nyesom Wike as he took to the streets of Port Harcourt to protest police brutality. The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike led thousands of people on the streets of Rivers on Thursday to protest the alleged killings by the police and other security agencies during the December 10 rerun elections. In a report by Punch, the governor and other protesters had taken off from the Government House, Port Harcourt at 8am and marched through Azikiwe Street and Bank Road before stopping at the Rivers State Police Command headquarters on Moscow Road. The Governor was forced to wait for 30 minutes before the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr. Cyril Okoro came out and spoke through the gate. While venting his anger, the Governor explained
He shared his personal Christmas message to Nigerians via social media. Read below Dear Compatriots, I heartily rejoice with all Nigerians, particularly our Christian brothers and sisters, on this year’s celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. As we celebrate this year’s Christmas, I believe that it is very appropriate for us to reflect on the love of God aptly espoused in the teachings and lifestyle of Jesus Christ. During his earthly sojourn, Jesus Christ repeatedly reminded his disciples and followers of peace that comes in the midst of trials and tribulations on earth. There is no better time than now in our nation’s history to pray for divine guidance to get over our current challenges. We can have peace in Nigeria if we all learn to tolerate and appreciate one anoth