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Army Commences 77 Regular Recruitment


The Nigerian Army says it has commenced its online registration for the 77 Regular Recruit Intake for both Tradesmen, Non-Tradesmen and women from December 29 to February 9, 2018. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Saturday that the exercise was aimed at selecting able bodied Nigerians and would take place in all states. “Interested applicants must be Nigerians between the ... Read More »

Buhari Appoints 209 Board Chairmen


President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals. More appointments are on the way, said Mr. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the Government of the Federation, who announced the latest massive batch of appointees. At the APC NEC meeting, President Buhari also hinted he would expand his cabinet by appointing more ministers. The latest appointments, the ... Read More »

Showdown Looms As Senate Queries FG Over Unapproved Subsidy Payment

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The Senate is set for a showdown with the Federal Government over the alleged payment of N26 per litre to subsidise the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), which was on Thursday mandated to investigate the current crisis over supply of the product, on Friday, asked how the government was maintaining a pump price of ... Read More »

IOM, EU Evacuate 134 More Nigerians From Libya


The International Organisation for Migration and the European Union have evacuated 134 more Nigerians from Libya. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency, South-West Zone, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Lagos. Farinloye said the new batch of returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Friday at 10.20 p.m. ... Read More »

Nigerian Army Effects Major Shake-Up, Redeploys Generals


The Nigerian Army has announced major sake-up of some senior officers. Those redeployed include major generals and brigadier generals. The redeployment takes effect from 2nd January 2018. A statement announcing the development read: “The Nigerian Army has today Friday 29th December 2017, released the 2017 Fourth Quarter Postings and Appointments of its Officers. It will be recalled that recently some senior officers were promoted to ... Read More »

Yusuf Buhari Still Unconscious, Aisha On Admission For High Blood Pressure


Yusuf, ailing son of President Muhammadu Buhari, is still unconscious, DAILY POST has been reliably informed. Also, Aisha, his mother and the country’s First Lady, has been admitted for high blood pressure. Both Yusuf and Aisha are on admission at Cedarcrest Hospital in the nation’s capital, Abuja. Recall that this newspaper reported Thursday night that Aisha was placed on bed rest. But our source confirmed Friday ... Read More »

More Troops Deployed to Southern Kaduna to Stem Attacks


More troops have been deployed in the southern part of Kaduna State to beef up security following the recent killings of 10 people in the area by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen. On December 22, gunmen attacked Nindem community in Godogodo Chiefdom, killing four people while in a similar attack in Anguwan Mailafiya, Gwong Chiefdom, six people were killed on Christmas eve by suspected herders. ... Read More »

Nigerians want Buhari re-elected in 2019, by Oyegun


NATIONAL Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday, gave reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari would run for a second term in 2019, claiming majority of Nigerians were happy with his leadership and wanted him to return in 2019. Chief Oyegun spoke in Benin City, Edo State, when he received the Prestigious Benin National Congress, BNC, Award. The well attended event attracted leaders ... Read More »

Anxiety over health of Buhari’s son


There was anxiety on Thursday over the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf, who was involved in a power bike accident in Abuja on Tuesday night. Yusuf, who sustained a head injury and had one of his limbs broken, was said to have undergone a successful surgery at the Ceda Crest Hospital, Abuja.   It was gathered that he was involved in ... Read More »

Suspended Lawmaker, Jibrin Meets Buhari, Says I Have Learnt a Lesson


Embattled Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin who was suspended by his colleagues in the House of Representatives in September 2016 over perceived misconduct, met for the first time with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House thursday behind closed-doors. Every effort Jibrin had earlier made to see the president while the face-off between him and the House of Representatives raged in 2016, yielded no fruit as he ... Read More »

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