Afternoon Update: Buhari Signs 2021 Budget, Lagos CP Insists On Curfew, Orders Closure Of Churches, Night Clubs, Armed Robbers Shoot Man Dead

Late Nigerian Ambassador, Sylvanus Nsofor’s body depart US

Late Justice Sylvanus Nsofor, Nigeria’s immediate past ambassador to the US, has left the host country on his final journey back home.

His casket, draped in the Nigerian flag, departed the Dulles International Airport, Washington, on Wednesday morning aboard a Delta Airlines plane.

At the airport to bid him farewell were officials of the US Department of State, and Mrs Jane Adams-Abanulo, Nigerian embassy officials led by the Charge D’Affaires..READ MORE>>>


Arteta confirms Arsenal players will leave Emirates in January

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has confirmed that a number of the Gunners players will have to leave Emirates in the January transfer window.

Arteta said this on Thursday during his pre-match press conference ahead of Arsenal’s away Premier League clash with West Brom on Saturday night.

The Spaniard believes Arsenal’s priority in the January transfer window is to reduce the number of players in the first-team squad…READ MORE>>>


Suspected Armed Robbers Shoot Man Dead In Delta Community

Suspected armed robbers have shot dead a man near the old premises of Union Bank in Oleh Community, Headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State.

The deceased is simply identified as Omamuzo, a.k.a, Apere, DAILY POST can report.

Details as to why he was killed were still sketchy as of the time of this report…READ MORE>>>


Lagos CP insists on curfew, orders closure of churches, night clubs

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has directed all officers to enforce all protocols as highlighted by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

Odumosu instructed his officers and men to enforce the 12am to 4am curfew and also ensure the total closure of night clubs, bars, lounges, event centres, amongst others.

This was contained in a statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Thursday…READ MORE>>>


Buhari signs 2021 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2021 appropriation bill into law.

It would be recalled that the 2021 appropriation bill was passed by the National Assembly last week monday before embarking on its holiday.

The President on new year’s eve signed the bill to sustain the January-December fiscal cycle…READ MORE>>>


Buhari demands justice for Nigerian killed in Ireland

President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded justice for a Nigerian who was killed in Ireland.

Buhari, through the Chairman and CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa also condemned the killing of Mr George Nkencho.

DAILY POST gathered that Nkencho, a 27- year old Nigerian resident in Ireland, was killed on Wednesday, 30th December…READ MORE>>>