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US President-elect Joe Biden (C) with his wife Jill Biden and members of their family salute the crowd on stage after delivering remarks in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 7, 2020

Meet the Bidens: America’s new ‘first family’

Biden has made his family a major focus throughout his career, and his 2020 presidential campaign thrust them fully into the spotlight — with some members causing controversy but others breaking barriers.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross-over vigil: Fix service within permitted time – Governor Ayade

The Cross River Governor, Prof Ben Ayade Monday night told Churches in the state to fix their Dec 31 Cross Over services within the permitted time as the 6:00 am to 10:00 pm curfew was still in place.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC governors felicitate with Governor Bagudu, rally Nigerians against insecurity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors under the auspices of APC Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has celebrated their chairman and governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, on his 59th birthday.
Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori.

Delta speaker: Jesus Christ an epitome of humility, sacrifice

Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, Friday described Jesus Christ as an epitome of humility and sacrifice, urging Christians to focus and reflect more on the reason for the celebration of Christmas by embracing and emulating the virtues of Jesus Christ.
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.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu addressing journalist at the state house in Marina, during the Inspector General Police visit to Lagos on November 3, 2020. The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, visit Lagos urged men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force in Lagos State not to be discouraged by the destruction and killings of their men during #EndSARS protest in the state, the IG admitted that the morale of the police was down after the ugly incident, in which six cops were lynched and 36 critically injured (Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Yuletide: Police chief orders tight security nations wide

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, M.A. Adamu, has ordered 24/7 water-tight security arrangement and proactive high visibility patrols in all the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), ahead of the Christmas and New Year Celebrations.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Christmas: Oyo governor preaches love, Christ-like lifestyle

Governor Oluseyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged Christians, residents of Oyo State and Nigerians in general to ensure they live in peace and harmony in the spirit of Christmas.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

Christmas: President Buhari warns criminals to retrace their steps

President Muhammadu Buhari on Christmas Eve warned terrorists, armed robbers, kidnappers and those he referred to as “economic saboteurs”, to retrace their steps and join people of goodwill and common humanity.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Christmas: Senator Lawan urges Nigerians to embrace Christ’s virtues

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, urged Nigerians to embrace the virtues of Jesus Christ which include peace, love, tolerance and self-sacrifice.
Nigeria Police

Yuletide: Police assure Edo residents of adequate security

The Police command in Edo has assured residents of the state of adequate security and protection during and after the yuletide.

Police: Curfew, ban of fireworks still effective in Borno

The Police in Borno says the curfew and ban imposed on fireworks are in force to ensure a hitch free Christmas and New Year celebration in the state.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Yuletide: There’s abundant fuel supply – NNPC chief

Those at the meeting included the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari; the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; and heads of agencies in oil and gas.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the government was investing in Nigerians to ensure stable and growing country.

Yemi Osinbajo: Federal government invests in Nigerians for growth

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the government was investing in Nigerians to ensure stable and growing country.
FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump participates in NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) Santa Tracker phone calls with children at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., December 24, 2017. REUTERS-Carlos Barria-File Photo

Military Santa tracker live despite US government shutdown

The US government shutdown may have temporarily dimmed Washington’s National Christmas Tree but never fear, Santa Claus still came to town — with the military tracking his path across the globe.

Christmas: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi prays for peaceful, credible, violence-free elections

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on Nigerians to take advantage of the Christmas season to offer special prayers for peaceful, credible and violence-free general elections in the country in 2019.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: I won’t compromise 2019 polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has used the opportunity of Christmas celebration across the world today to reiterate his commitment to free, fair, and credible elections in 2019, saying his word was his bond.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Christmas: Akinwunmi Ambode preaches love, kindness to less privileged

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday urged Nigerians to seize the symbolic occasion of Christmas to extend acts of love and kindness to all mankind, especially the less privileged in the society.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari promises better times in Christmas message

President Muhammadu Buhari has rekindled hope of a better Nigeria in the future, in his Christmas message to Nigerians.

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Coronavirus: LASU suspends Jumah service at central mosque

The Lagos State University, LASU, Muslim Community has suspended Jumah Service at the university’s Central Mosque until further notice.

Afenifere blasts Presidency for ‘supporting’ Fulani herders

The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Wednesday, lampooned the Presidency for faulting the 7 days ultimatum given to Fulani herders to vacate all forest reserves in Ondo State.
Sibusiso Moyo looks on during a press conference following a meeting with Russia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov. (Photo by Alexander Shcherbak-TASS via Getty Image)

Zimbabwe’s foreign minister dies of ‘coronavirus’

The former military man played an important role in overthrowing former president Robert Mugabe by leading communications at the time. Moyo was the one who made a statement to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation following the "house arrest" of Mugabe and denied that a coup had taken place.
The Ebonyi State Government on Thursday announced the proscription of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Non-Academic Staff Union and others at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.

ASUU, Ebonyi government bicker over state university shutdown

A meeting to resolve the ongoing impasse between Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Ebonyi Government ended in a deadlock on Tuesday, with either side blaming the other.

AfCFTA: Nigeria Customs awaits NAC directives on tariffs, waivers

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), yesterday stated that it is waiting for clear directives from the National Action Committee (NAC) on implementable tariffs for all goods covered by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.