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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 26th December 2019



Nigerian Newspaper headlines today

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

Islam And Christianity Are The Same: Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged Nigerians to live peacefully and shun religion violence.

Speaking during a lecture on tolerance between Christians and Muslims in Abeokuta, Ogun State, he added that the two religions are the same and not different in any way.

I Hope History Will Be Kind To Me: Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said that he hopes that history will be kind to him and Nigerians.

The president said this while reiterating his commitment to abide by the constitution of the country, by which he was sworn into office.

Speaking when he received residents of Abuja led by Muhammad Bello, minister of federal capital territory (FCT) during the traditional Christmas Day homage, Buhari said his government would continue to do its best to utilise national resources to rebuild the country.

Oshiomhole Rejected Christmas Gifts From Obaseki: Aide

Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Edo, has reportedly rejected Christmas gifts from Edo State Government.

This was revealed by Crusoe Osagie, spokesperson to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki in a statement in Benin on Wednesday. He said the conventional Christmas presents which are usually given to former Edo governors were sent to Oshiomhole but they were turned back.

I Hold No Grudge Against Buhari Over My Four Years Detention: Dasuki

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), says he holds nothing against President Muhammadu Buhari following his long years in detention.
Speaking during a radio interview with the Voice of America Hausa Service, shortly after he was released from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), he said he had no comment to pass to the government.

Buhari Must Apologise To Dasuki, Sowore: Timi Frank

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to apologise to recently released Omoyele Sowore and Sambo Dasuki.

The former APC chieftain said this while reacting to the release of both Sowore and Dasuki through a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.Frank thanked the senators of the United States of America and the American government for putting pressure on the federal government to release the Dasuki and Sowore.

Nigeria Will Be Isolated By Other Countries, If FG Continues To Disobey Court Orders: Senator

Enyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia south, says Nigeria will be isolated by the international community if the federal government continues to disobey court orders.Ababribe, said this on Tuesday while reacting to the release of Omoyele Sowore, pro-democracy activist, and Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA).

Why Sowore Was Arrested: Presidency

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity has said that the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, Sahara Reporters Publisher, was not because he is a journalist. The presidential spokesperson said this in response to the depiction by foreign media that the publisher of Sahara Reporters and a journalist was detained by the Nigerian government. This comes after Sowore was released following a directive from Abubakar Malami, minister of justice, on Tuesday.

In a statement issued by Uchenna Awom, his media adviser, Abaribe described the released of both citizens as “encouraging” but urged FG to do the same to other detainees in compliance with court orders.


Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN



Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

Also Read: #EndSars: UK Parliament Set To Debate The Sanction Of Buhari’s Regime Over #LekkiMassacre

The minister also insisted that there was no mass killing at Lekki toll-gate, adding that it was a ‘Massacre with no bodies’

Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:



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Man shares chat with mother who is trying to hustle a girl for him to marry



A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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Strippers Spotted At Wedding Reception In Nigeria




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Stripper Pole

A video circulating on social media captures the moment some strippers were seen performing at a wedding reception in Nigeria.

Information Nigeria learnt that the brother of the groom thought it wise to entertain guests by hiring strippers to perform at the afterparty of the wedding.

The man decided to make the unusual move which has got people talking.

In the video, the strippers rocked skimpy outfits as they showed off their dance skills to the pleasure of the guests.

The web user, who made the video available tweeted;

“Lord wash my eyes.

A friends brother legit had strippers as entertainment at his wedding reception

Read Also: Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185k Research Money On Strippers

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