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Suspect arraigned for stealing Oyo govt’s Christmas decorations in Ibadan

The police, on Friday, arraigned a 45-year-old scavenger, Kamorudeen Salau, before an Iwo Road Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan for allegedly stealing Christmas decoration materials recently erected by the Oyo State Government.

Buratai commends Nigerian troops gallantry against Boko Haram

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has commended the roles played by all officers and men of the Nigerian Army in counter insurgency operations in the North East as well as those on other operations across the country and abroad.

Dasuki, Sowore’s release: Buhari, apostle of Rule of Law – Fayemi

The governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, has said that the recent release of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore has shown President Muhammadu Buhari as the true apostle of the Rule of Law in the country.

Christmas: Buni rejoices with Christian faithful, urges more prayers for peace, security

On the occasion of Christmas celebrations, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has rejoiced with the Christian faithful across the state and the country as a whole.

Christmas: Melaye felicitates with Nigerians, calls for tolerance

A former Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, on Tuesday felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas.

2019 Christmas message to Nigerians, by President Buhari

I felicitate with our Christian brothers and sisters in particular, and all Nigerians in general, on the joyous occasion of Christmas of the year 2019.

Xmas Pickpockets: Female shoppers now hiding money inside undies

Last minutes Christmas female shoppers now hide money in their undies to avoid being mugged at Balogun Market in Lagos.

Senate passes 2020 FCT budget, adjourns plenary to January 28

The Senate on Friday passed the 2020 Budget of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with an increase by N45.48 billion.

Yuletide: Police attached to VIPs warned against sporadic shooting

The Anambra State Police Command has cautioned police orderlies attached to the VIPs to avoid sporadic shooting in the name of celebrating Christmas in the state.

Christmas: Benin residents groan as ATMs, PoS fail to dispense cash

Long queues have surfaced at bank cash points known as the Automated Teller Machines, ATM, and Points of Sale, PoS, in Benin City, Edo capital, according to a News Agency of Nigeria check.

Buhari justifies slowness, says ‘I was arrested when I was going fast’

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is slow in fighting corruption because the system is slow. The president said this when he received the Federal Capital...

Jolly Nyame, 300 other inmates offered free Christmas haircut in Kuje Prison

Jolly Nyame, former Taraba governor, on Tuesday, joined his excited colleagues to celebrate stylish Christmas haircuts offered to 300 inmates of Kuje Prison, FCT.

Christmas: How Abuja residents catch fun at parks

Some residents in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, are taking advantage of Christmas celebrations to hang out with family members and friends.

Pray for Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls’ freedom, Bishop urges Christians

Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo has appealed to Nigerians to pray during this Christmas season for the release of people undergoing various persecutions.

Nigeria will be prosperous in 2019 ― Obasanjo

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, assured Nigerians that the country would be prosperous in 2019, only if they did not allow peace to elude them as countrymen.

Christmas: Remember IDPs, pray for Nigeria, NOA urges Christians

As Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark the 2018 Christmas celebration, the National Orientation Agency, NOA, has enjoined Nigerians to remember Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, and also show love to the nation, in the spirit of the season.

Buhari committed to free, fair, credible polls, says ‘my word is my bond’

President Muhammadu Buhari says his commitment to free, fair, credible and violence-free polls is not a ruse or yet another vain political promise, saying “my word is my bond.’’

Christmas: Bauchi distributes foodstuff, clothes to 150 women groups

The Bauchi State Ministry for Women Affairs on Sunday began distribution of foodstuff and clothes to 150 women groups in the spirit of the...

2019: Stop seeking election prophecies, Catholic Bishops tell politicians

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has warned political contestants against seeking prophetic prediction of their political futures from priests and other pastors.

Christmas: Prices of food items crash in Kaduna

As Christmas celebration draws nearer, prices of some food items have crashed while others were stable in the last one month in Kaduna metropolis.

Police investigate two fire incidents on Christmas Day in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has commenced full-scale investigation into two separate fire incidents in Enugu city that occurred during the Yuletide and...

Christmas tragedy: Policeman kills colleague in error

A police officer in Yenagoa was inadvertently shot and killed by a fellow policeman during a gun duel between the police and suspected cultists. An...

Xmas: Christians admonished on assisting the needy

A clergyman has urged Christians to always assist the less privileged, especially at Christmas, as a symbol of love, unity and peace, which the...

Cultists disrupt Christmas celebrations in Abuja

Christmas celebrations were on Monday disrupted by some suspected cultists in Bwari, headquarters of the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. The...

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