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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

UPDATES: 9 Viral News That Broke On December 15

Naij.com has gathered the most important news for this Tuesday, December 15. Just in case you missed something, check out the digest below.
In a swift response to reports that he collected $300, 000 from the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, President Muhammadu Buhari denied ever receiving cash. Instead the president received two Jeeps from the presidency before his inauguration on May 29, 2015.
Confusion and pandemonium tends to be trailing the Zaria bloodbath which went down in Kaduna state. The Shiite sect is insisting that no fewer than 800 bodies of its members were deposited at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, when authorities at the hospital have said only 60 bodies were brought to the morgue.
Following his arrest by the EFCC, the commission has slammed two separate charges in two different courts on the former director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Apkobolokemi, and several others. Akpobolokemi is facing a 40 count charge of fraud and money laundering for the sum of N34.5billion in one of the charges.
Peregrino Brimah, the coordinator of the Every Nigerian Do Something project and political observer, has obtained an audio with a phone call that supposedly was made to the Zaria Islamic Movement leader, Sheikh Zakzaky, during the army siege on his residence in Zaria on December 13-14.
Nusaiba Ibrahim Zakzaky, the daughter of Nigerian Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, in her interview speaks about the fate of her family members.  that the Shiites attacked the convoy of the army chief, Tukur Buratai, which left soldiers no option but to retaliate.  The group however denied the claim.
Troops of the Nigerian army operating in Bama axis on a fighting patrol have cleared Boko Haram terrorists out of Aulari general area located within the Sambisa forest. According to a statement issued by Colonel Sani Usman, the director of army public relations, the troops cleared all the four camps located within the area: Faldan, Kidiziromari, Kuroshini, Kurumari and Ngulda.
Chief Olisa Metuh, the national publicity secretary of the PDP has opened up on alleged threats to his life by the present administration. In a press statement, Metuh said he had kept quiet before now because he was considering the effect of his outburst on his family and friends.
2015 is a year best forgotten for the PDP. For the first time in 16 years, the self-acclaimed biggest political party in Africa lost its hold on the presidency after it had produced three presidents since the country returned to the democratic rule in 1999. For the first time in Nigeria’s democratic history, an incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan, was defeated by the candidate of the APC.
Check out the list of five players of the Blues who betrayed their coach, Jose Mourinho. After their ninth defeat in the Premier League Chelsea’s manager, Jose Mourinho, has admitted that he feels betrayed by his players.