Nigeria President, Muhammed Buhari, a former military dictator, who calls himself a born-again democrat, did not discuss the propriety of defying court orders when he spoke on national TV on Wednesday, December 30, 2015.

"If you see the atrocities these people committed against this country!" Buhari said in justification. "We can't allow them to jump bail."

After setting a December 31 deadline to rid his country of Boko Haram, President Muhammadu Buhari told the BBC: "I think technically we have won the war because people are going back into their neighbourhoods."

Arsenal are all set to complete one of the first signings of the January transfer window, as midfielder Mohamed Elneny, has reportedly passed a medical with the Gunners.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says the government has no immediate plans to release Nnamdi Kanu from detention, despite a court granting the pro-Biafran campaigner unconditional bail in December.

By Daniel Abia, Port Harcourt

The Rivers State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed confidence that the re-run House of Assembly election to be scheduled soon by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, would be a walk-over for the party.


By Valentine Amanze, Lagos


Abia State Governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, is set for Supreme Court in his quest to reverse the Court of Appeal verdict, which on December 31, 2015, nullified his victory in the last governorship election.


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