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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is spending the weekend in his country home, Daura in Katsina State.

The President left Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja on Friday at about 2:00 p.m. after the Jumat prayers in the Presidential Villa.

On arrival at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Airport in Katsina, he was received by the Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, and some indigenes.

Two former Nigerian ministers, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode and Nenadi Usman, are to remain in prison till Monday, July 4, as a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has reserved ruling on their bail applications.

Fani-Kayode and Usman were the directors of Media and Finance respectively of the Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Organisation in the 2015 general election.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that his predecessor, Martin Elechi, was misinforming the public by claiming that he (Umahi) was the chairman of the Executive Council Committee on Inspections during his second tenure as the governor.

 Umahi was the deputy governor during Elechi's second tenure in office.

 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has promised to institute an award for most peaceful ethnic groups in the state effective from 2017.

The governor disclosed this in Warri during Stakeholders’ meeting on creating a peaceful atmosphere for the development

of Delta State and the Niger Delta region. Governor’s words: "From 2017, there will be a prize for the

By Onyema Amanze

 

Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has said that he was still the governor of Abia State irrespective of the court order which said otherwise.

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Port Harcourt Refinery To Resume Production In One Week – Kachikwu

 

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has said that the Port Harcourt refinery would start production in the next one week.

The minister made the statement during his Christmas visit to the plant in Alesa Eleme in Rivers State on Friday.

Southampton Humiliates Arsenal On Boxing Day

 

Southampton humiliated Arsenal 4-0 on Boxing Day as the gunners missed a chance to go top of the English Premier League.

The title favourites had gone into the match needing a win to top the log, with Liverpool having defeated Leicester City 1-0 earlier in the day.

 

Fayose To Nigerians: Pray For Buhari, Seeks Lai Mohammed’s Relocation To Borno

By Valentine Amanze, Lagos

 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday, December 26, 2015, called on Nigerians to

pray specially for President Mohammadu Buhari.

 His words: “The President

needs God to give him the necessary wisdom to find solution

Xmas: What Bauchi Governor Told Christians

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has urged Christians in the  state to live with one another harmoniously irrespective of any political, cultural and religious differences.

Djokovic, Federer Scramble For First $100m Man

No player in the history of the sport has broken through the $100 million on-court earnings barrier but world number one Djokovic and Federer, the number three, should reach the landmark next year.

Van Gaal May Quit Manchester United

 

Louis van Gaal said that he could jump before he is pushed after his position as Manchester United manager became even more precarious following a fourth successive defeat.

Van Gaal May Quit Manchester United

 

Louis van Gaal said that he could jump before he is pushed after his position as Manchester United manager became even more precarious following a fourth successive defeat.

Chelsea Will Bounce Back Under Hiddink, Says Mikel

 

Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel, appears happier under new manager, Guus Hiddink, and is confident the Dutchman can get the reigning Premier League champions back on track.

Nigeria To Reduce Gasoline Prices, Scrap Subsidy Jan. 1

 

 Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister of State, Emmanuel Kachikwu, has said that the West African country would reduce gasoline costs and scrap a fuel subsidy under a pricing mechanism to come into effect from January.

2016: 20 Things To Expect From Buhari Govt, By Fayose

 

Fellow Nigerians, I want you to take note of the followings that will

unavoidably happen under the Buhari-led government in

2016.

1.    Workers Strike: There will be so much industrial unrest, especially

in the first quarter of the year.

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