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27 abducted Kano traders regain freedom

Twenty seven Kano traders, who were abducted on their way to Aba town in Abia State, have regained their freedom, according to the management of Kantinkwari Textiles Market.
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Senator Kalu hails Bisi Akande at 82

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu, has described former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, as a patriotic statesman and rare gem, who is passionate about a united and prosperous Nigeria.
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has felicitated with Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Alaafin of Oyo on his 50th coronation anniversary.

Senator Kalu felicitates Alaafin on 50th coronation anniversary

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has felicitated with Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Alaafin of Oyo on his 50th coronation anniversary.
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Senator Kalu hails new Ohanaeze Ndigbo leadership

Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has congratulated Nigeria’s former Ambassador to the United States of America (USA) Prof. George Obiozor, on his election as President General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo.

NBA expresses shock over suspects’ escape from police custody in Edo

The Benin Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday expressed shock and disappointment over reports of the escape of kidnap and armed robbery suspects from the custody of the police in Benin City.
His lordship, Most Rev. Victor Obinna, Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, thanks to security agencies for the release of Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri, Most Rev. Moses Chikwe and his driver, Ndubuisi Robert from their abductors.

Archbishop Obinna thanks security agencies for release of abducted Catholic Bishop

His lordship, Most Rev. Victor Obinna, Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, thanks to security agencies for the release of Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri, Most Rev. Moses Chikwe and his driver, Ndubuisi Robert from their abductors.

South-East PDP: President Buhari failing in security, economy, anti-corruption

The South-East chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party says President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to deliver on his key promises which include- improving security, strengthening the economy and tackling corruption.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

2021: Nigerians must renew hope – Bauchi governor

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has joined citizens and all other residents of the State to mark the beginning of the year 2021, describing the outgone year as full of it daunting health, economic, security and social challenges.
A former National Secretary of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), Senator Sa’idu Umar Kumo, is dead.

Former ANPP scribe Sa’idu Kumo passes on at 71

He died early Sunday morning at the age of 71 at a hospital in Gwagwalada, Abuja, after a brief undisclosed illness, a family source said.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor salutes deputy speaker at 47

Governor Simon Lalong has congratulated Mr Saleh Yipmong, the Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, on his 47th birthday celebration.
President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the abducted students in Katsina, December 18th, 2020. Bayo Omoboriowo

President Buhari’s Christmas message to Nigerians — full text

I felicitate with our Christian brothers and sisters in particular and all Nigerians in general on this joyous occasion of Christmas 2020, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Governor Tambuwal’s coronavirus test returns negative

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State Monday night said he had tested negative for coronavirus.

Igbo leaders seek legal backing for rotation of presidency

Igbo leaders, elders, and academics across Nigeria and in the Diaspora rose from a summit at the weekend with a call for an enabling law compelling all political parties to insert rotation of presidency clause in their constitutions.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has thanked Nigerians from different walks of life, who visited him on Friday in his Abuja residence to honour him on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.

Ex-President Jonathan in Banjul to facilitate workable national consensus in Gambia

Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, arrived in The Gambia on Friday to support the country’s ongoing constitutional review process to forge a workable national consensus, an official source said in Banjul.
It will be recalled that the Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, had invoked the 1999 constitution, sections 2 and 8 of the Quarantine Act of 1926 and Kaduna State Public Health Law of 1917, and imposed a lockdown throughout the state, on March 26.

Kaduna deputy governor, Southern Kaduna leaders, lawmakers meet over insecurity

The Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe has advised that residents should follow the law in resolving all differences in their communities in the interest of peace.
President Muhammadu Buhari says by retaining his IBF, WBA, and WBO titles, Anthony Joshua has given boxing lovers around the world, and particularly in Nigeria, something to cheer.

President Buhari celebrates Anthony Joshua’s victory

President Muhammadu Buhari says by retaining his IBF, WBA, and WBO titles, Anthony Joshua has given boxing lovers around the world, and particularly in Nigeria, something to cheer.
Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Chinedum Orji, has called on his colleagues at the assembly and all the appointees of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to work hard to ensure the governor succeeds in office.

Abia speaker canvasses support for Governor Ikpeazu

Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Chinedum Orji, has called on his colleagues at the assembly and all the appointees of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to work hard to ensure the governor succeeds in office.

Enugu bye-election: PDP hails INEC, security agencies on transparent, peaceful exercise

The Enugu State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies, for the conduct of a credible, transparent and hitch-free bye-election for Isi-Uzo Constituency seat in the State House of Assembly, won by the party’s candidate, Mrs. Catherine Amaka Ugwueze.

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