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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Why Buhari-led government released Sowore, Dasuki – PDP – P.M. News

    The People’s Democratic Party has reacted to the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd) and convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore, from detention. In a statement released, the party said President Muhammadu Buhari-led government embarked on the...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari to U.S. Ambassador: ‘I sit here with a clear conscience, honouring my oath of office’ – Pulse Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has urged United States of America to ensure that its sources of information on Nigeria cut across all sectors. The President stated this when he received Letters of Credence of the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Ms Mary Beth Leonard, at the State House, … Read more...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dasuki’s release: Four people who convinced Buhari – FFK reveals – P.M. News

    Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed that Abba Kyari, Malami, Hadi Sirika and Kayode Fayemi were the people who convinced President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of Sambo Dasuki and Omoyele Sowore. He wrote on Twitter on Tuesday: “I can tell you authoritatively that 4 people fought from …...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore released from DSS custody (Photos) – Laila’s Blog

    Pro-democracy campaigner and journalist, Omoyele Sowore has been released from the State Security Service detention. As we earlier reported, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), directed the … Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog –...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sowore makes first comment after freedom from DSS centre – Legit.ng

    Activist and convener of the RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore, in the evening of Tuesday, December 24, spoke first time after leaving the facility of the Department of State Services (DSS). Sowore was quoted as thanking Nigerians for supporting him and making his freedom happen. Sahara...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UK commission uncovers serious misconduct in Christ Embassy – P.M. News

    The Christ Embassy and its board of trustees have been indicted for financial misconduct by the United Kingdom Charity Commission after a five-year-long investigation into the church finances. The church’s founder, Dr. Chris Oyakhilome, presided over the charity’s board of trustees … Read...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Shehu Sani Reacts As Buhari Govt Orders Release Of Sowore And Dasuki – Naijaloaded

    Shehu Sani, former Kaduna Central Senator, has described the immediate order by the Federal Government for the release of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki and convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, as a “welcome development.’’ In a statement released on … Read more...
  8. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Hope dashed: Son to miss Tottenham’s next 3 matches – P.M. News

    Tottenham Hotspur have failed with their appeal against Son Heung-min’s red card, the Football Association announced Tuesday. The South Korean winger saw red in the second half of Spurs’ 2-0 loss at home to Chelsea in a spiteful London derby on Sunday after … read more via P.M. News –...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Imo State First Lady Gifts A Widow A 2-Bedroom House (Photos) – Nairaland

    IgbereTV reports that the wife of Imo State Governor, Lady Ebere Ihedioha has handed over a completely furnished two bedroom bungalow with a generator to power it through her Cordelia Benson Foundation to Mrs Christian Nwokorobi. Mrs Christian Nwokorobi has been widowed for 18yrs and has three...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Army repels attack near Jonathan’s Otueke residence, loses 1 soldier – Pulse Nigeria

    The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) deployed to the Niger Delta on Tuesday repelled an attack at a gunboat stationed behind former President Goodluck Jonathan’s residence in Otueke but lost a soldier while another was injured. On Tuesday, December 24, 2019, the military said its gunboat, …...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Commercial bus burning on 3rd Mainland Bridge – Newtelegraph

    Reports just reaching New Telegraph are indicating that acommercial bus is currently burning on the Third Mainland Bridge. More details soon… Read more via Newtelegraph – https://ift.tt/2Zl3mSs Get More Nigeria Metro News
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business FG orders CBN to halt N50 stamp duty POS charge – Legit.ng

    The federal government through the Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria to halt the N50 stamp duty POS charge. The directive was contained in a press release sent to journalists by the FCCPC on Tuesday, December 24. ..... Read...
  13. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Domestic violence is a no no! – Teddy A responds to allegations that he beats Bambam – Legit.ng

    It appears there is no joy on Nigeria’s social media space going by how people seem to enjoy bad news and even spread it faster than positive ones. Just recently, a gossip blog on Instagram, @cutie_julls, claimed newly married BBNaija couple, Bambam and Teddy A, are facing crises in their...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FG orders NBET boss to step down with immediate effect – Legit.ng

    The federal government has asked the managing director, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc, Dr Marylyn Amobi to step down from office with immediate effect. The directive was given by the minister of power, Engineer Sale Mamman... Read more via Legit.ng – https://ift.tt/34VqXKy...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ex-President Jonathan Reacts To Gunmen Attack His Home In Bayelsa – Information Nigeria

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan Former Nigerian president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has condemned the attack on his Otueke, Bayelsa country home by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday. The former president was said not to be at the Bayelsa home when the gunmen struck. ... Read...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Thank God, Thank Trump: Fani Kayode Reacts As FG Orders Release Of Sowore, Dasuki – Information Nigeria

    femi Fani Kayode Fani Kayode, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, has reacted to the directive of the federal government calling for the immediate release of Omoyele Sowore(publisher of SaharaReporters and convener of Revolution Now) and Dasuki Sambo(a former National security...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Gunmen attack: President Buhari phones Goodluck Jonathan – P.M. News

    President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday put a call to former President Goodluck Jonathan to sympathize with him following an attack by gunmen on his Otuoke, Bayelsa State country residence. In the telephone conversation, President Buhari … Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/35RMcOY Get...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerians Drag Buhari’s Aide For ‘Insulting’ Falana – Information Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s senior special assistant on media and publicity has drawn the rage of some Nigerians, after describing popular human rights lawyer, Femi Falana(SAN) as ‘unsuccessful’. The presidential spokesperson was reacting to claims by the renowned lawyer that the president has...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Why we have not rescued Leah Sharibu, others â Nigerian Army – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The Nigerian Army says Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu and some aid workers kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorists in different parts of the Northeast, have not been rescued as troops are cautious not to put their lives in danger. Acting Director Defence Information, Brigadier-General Onyema...
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment 2019 BBNaija: Fans gift Tacha with a Mercedes Benz to mark her 24th birthday (video) – Legit.ng

    2019 BBNaija ex-housemate, Natach Akide popularly known as Tacha, recently turned 24 on December 23 and in honour of her new age, she became a proud Mercedes Benz owner. Recall earlier, Legit.ng reported the news of how the queen of titans, took to her Instagram page to mark her 24th birthday…...
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