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Month: September 2021

The National Union of Local Government Employees has said that the 744 local government councils should collect the Value Added Tax and not the Federal Inland Revenue Service or state governments. The NULGE President, Akeem Olatunji, who stated this in an interview with one of our correspondents on Sunday, said VAT collection would impact the […]

The presidency has claimed President Muhammadu Buhari’s concluding remarks at the meeting with South-East Leaders in Imo is being deliberately contorted and twisted. The President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina said the purveyors of disinformation want Nigerians to believe that Buhari warned Governor Hope Uzodinma. A statement by Adesina on Sunday recalled the President’s comment: ‘‘I will […]

The Abia State Government has warned against attack on students participating in the 2021 West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE) by hoodlums who hide under the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to cause mayhem in the state. This is following the declaration of sit-at-home order by the secessionist group. DAILY POST recalls that IPOB had […]

There was tension in Umuahia, Abia State, on Tuesday, as the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Aloy Ejimako, heads to court over Kanu’s health. The entire access roads to the court venue was blocked by truck loads of the military, police and other security agencies, thus creating fear in road […]

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed telecommunications providers to shut down services in Zamfara State. This was disclosed in a memo signed on Friday by the vice-chairman of the NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta, and addressed to one of the telecoms providers. According to the memo, the shutdown of the telecoms sites had become necessary […]

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State led a delegation of top party leaders, including Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to launch the PDP e-registration and Continuous Voter Registration (CRV) drive in the southeastern state. • As party flags off e-Registration of members At the launch, the party […]

The talking point in the country now is the level of insecurity. You are renowned as someone who doesn’t mince words any time you hold an opinion you voice it out. What is your take on the state of the nation right now vis-à-vis the security challenges bedeviling the country?

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Friday in Gusau, cautioned journalists against reeling out unverified information on the security situation in the state. The governor specifically cautioned journalists, especially social media influencers, against reeling out unverified figures and sensitive information, capable of fueling the already tensed situation in the state. Matawalle spoke at the close […]

Ben Wallace, Britain’s defence secretary, suggested the US could no longer be considered a superpower in an interview where he also contrasted his department’s handling of the Afghanistan crisis with that of the embattled Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. The pointed comments – coming at a time of heightened transatlantic and domestic tensions over the […]