Digest: Top 10 Must-Read News For This Friday

Share it: team have gathered the most important news for this Friday, December 25. Just in case you think you missed something, check out the digest below.


Fresh revelations have emerged on how the Islamic Movement in Nigeria popularly known as Shi’ite started the Boko Haram insurgency in the country as far back as 1997.


The crisis rocking the Rivers state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seems to be plunging deeper as 16 out 32 members of the state’s House of Assembly have lost their case at the Court of Appeal.


Reports from Afghanistan have it that about 24 people were killed when a passenger bus plunged into a ravine after a head-on collision with a truck.


As Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus, former president, Goodluck Jonathan took to his official Facebook page to send a Christmas message to Nigerians and also urged the citizens to be united.


At the beginning of every year, men of God (Christians and Muslims) come up with prophetic utterances which they expect to shape the people’s mindset for the year.


As you know in the final day of judgement where Jesus said: ‘you will go to heaven because I was hungry and you gave me food to eat, I was thirsty you gave me water to drink’ not because I am Christian or Muslims. When we get to heaven all these bad news we are hearing about, there will be no Muslims in heaven, there will be no Catholics in heaven, and there will be no Anglicans in heaven.”


While we have received the announcement of the  from the Nigerian government on the Christmas eve, we are obligated to advice Nigerian citizens to not release their breath yet and risk their lives in the known Boko Haram territories. Keep your guards up and be fully security-conscious as the end is near and approachable but not quite here.


Former president Olusegun Obasanjo in his autobiography “My Watch” has taken a swipe at his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar, former Senate president, Ken Nnamani, ex-Lagos state governor, Bola Tinubu and former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, defining most of them as liars.


The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that Nigerian Armed Forces had within the deadline given by President Muhammadu Buhari, crushed the Boko Haram sect and significantly destroyed its enclaves on Nigerian territory.


While families throughout the country are celebrating the birth of of Jesus Christ, the first family of Nigeria have  showed the true meaning of Christmas — love, kindness and giving of yourself to others.

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