A gang of armed robbers got the shock of their lives on Christmas Eve when they broke into a branch of an old generation bank in Ondo State.

The Sun reports that the suspects, Ebibo Winoh, Michael Mipera, Thank god Sugha and Idowu Sobijoh, were shocked when they opened the bank’s vault and found it empty.

It was a glorious return to favour for Chelsea's Nigerian midfielder, John Obi Mikel, during Sunday's 3-0 defeat of Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

After enduring a torrid time on the Blues' bench under former coach Jose Mourinho, the 28-year-old has now gotten the nod of new coach, Guus Hiddink, and he is repaying the confidence with important performances like Sunday's.


Former Chairman of Osun State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Pastor Seun Adeoye, has emerged as the Presiding Bishop-Designate of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry (SGTM).


Fire has gutted Abdulkadir Abdullahi Kure Ultra Modern Market in Minna, the capital of Niger State, on Sunday.

Properties worth billions of Naira were destroyed including cash. 50 shops were completely burnt down.



A delegation of investigators from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Abuja, on Sunday stormed the Christmas Eve Gas Plant explosion site at Nnewi, Anambra State, for the commencement of investigation to unravel the cause of the incident.


Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, has constituted a Transition and Steering Committees to ensure a smooth transition of government from the present Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the incoming All Progressives Congress (APC).

The committees, which are expected to liaise with their  counterparts from the APC, is expected to draw out programmes for the incoming government.


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