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....From Dog Owners to Journalists, Free Expression Under Attack in Nigeria 
Stella Igwe-Adesoga, Per Second News---The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe on Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya, pledge to invest $30 billion to boost African growth and infrastructure over the next three years as he seeks to win over African leaders already being wooed by China and the U.S.
By Femi Soneye One year ago to this day, Adefuye's heart stopped beating, leaving the world of time. If Nigeria is still the indispensable nation in Africa, he was the indispensable Nigerian diplomat.
Per Second News----U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sits with Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, and Governor of Sokoto Aminu Waziri Tambuwai at the Sultan’s Palace in Sokoto, Nigeria, on August 23,2016.
Mrs. Mary Ude-Jack, the mother of the Publisher and Founder of Pointblanknews.com, Chief Jackson Ude, died at the early hours of Monday, August 22, 2016.

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Rock Star Bono Partners FG To End Humanitarian Crisis in NorthEast

Rock Star Bono Partners FG To End Humanitarian Crisis in NorthEast

....Irish artist commends Buhari presidency's social investment programs & administration's transparency The Federal Government Monday says it will welcome a...

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Prisons Boss Taking Steps To Protect Health, Well-being of Inmates

Prisons Boss Taking Steps To Protect Health, Well-being of Inmates

Gift Olivia Samuel, Per Second News  Abuja-The Controller of Prisons FCT Command, Odharo Daniel has on Monday assured that...

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Lagos reads riot act to owners of illegal structures in Ikoyi, VI, Lekki

Lagos reads riot act to owners of illegal structures in Ikoyi, VI, Lekki

The Lagos State Government on Sunday read the riot act to all the owners of illegal structures, shanties,...

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Alleged missing $4.6m cash: APC challenges EFCC and Police, carpets Dickson

Alleged missing $4.6m cash: APC challenges EFCC and Police, carpets Dickson

The opposition All Progressives Congress ( APC) in Bayelsa state has challenged the ‎Economic and Financial...

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Nigeria's Buhari, Talking To Japan's Abe,Promises Better Investment Climate

Nigeria's Buhari, Talking To Japan's Abe,Promises Better Investment Climate

  Seeking to project a sunny climate for foreign business, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday that Nigeria...

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Still On That Dog Matter By Reuben Abati

Last Friday, my phones rang again and again (thank God for dead phones gradually playing Lazarus),...

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Hope Fades As Buhari Vows To Bring Back Chibok Girls

Hope Fades As Buhari Vows To Bring Back Chibok Girls

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya reiterated the preparedness of his administration's plans to discuss...

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Naira crumbles to 410 against US Dollar

Naira crumbles to 410 against US Dollar

The Naira on Friday fell to N410 against the US dollar, raising prospects of high consumer...

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Katsina court remands father for having anal sex with son

Katsina court remands father for having anal sex with son

PerSecondNews --- A Magistrate Court in Katsina in North Central Zone of Nigeria has remanded a...

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Buhari Okays New Governing Boards For NPA, NIMASA

Buhari Okays New Governing Boards For NPA, NIMASA

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday before leaving for Kenya approved the composition of the Governing Boards of...

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In Pictures: Buhari Welcomes Ndoma-Egba

In Pictures: Buhari Welcomes Ndoma-Egba

President Buhari receives in audience Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba Chairman-designate NDDC in Statehouse on 25th Aug 2016...

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FAAC : July Allocation Drops As FG, State, LGs Share N443.663 Billion

FAAC : July Allocation Drops As FG, State, LGs Share N443.663 Billion

Gift Olivia Samuel, Per Second News Abuja- The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared the sum...

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INSECURITY: Zamfara Elders Blame Yari As Police Widen Manhunt For Killers of 8 Students

INSECURITY: Zamfara Elders Blame Yari As Police Widen Manhunt For Killers of 8 Students

Victoria Ayuwei, Per Second News---Zamfara State elders Wednesday indicted the state Governor Abdelaziz Yari over the spate of insecurity in...

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Canceled Mass Wedding Leaves Couples Frustrated in Kano.

Canceled Mass Wedding Leaves Couples Frustrated in Kano.

Twenty-two-year-old Inuwa Inuwa and his 16-year-old girlfriend Kaishia Yunusa are in love.

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Eurobonds Offer Succour for Budget Financing

Eurobonds Offer Succour for Budget Financing

As the Federal Government begins the process of borrowing from the international markets, by way of...

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Nigerians Made Buhari President, Not APC- BoT Member

Nigerians Made Buhari President, Not APC- BoT Member

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Olisaemeka Akamukale Wednesday said that majority of Nigerians brought...

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Oge Modie: Meet The Woman Secretly In Charge of The NNPC, Ministry of Petroleum

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FirstBank names Patrick Iyamabo as the new Chi…

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FirstBank names Patrick Iyamabo as the new Chief Financial Officer

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UBA Clears The Air on Allegation of Non-remitt…

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UBA Clears The Air on Allegation of Non-remittance of  NNPC/NLNG Dollar Funds

The United Bank For Africa, UBA, on Tuesday denied an allegation that it did not remit NNPC/NLNG dol... Read more

World News

100 Passengers Escape Death As Plane Engine Torn Apart Mid-Air

100 Passengers Escape Death As Plane Engine Torn A…

More than 100 passengers on board US’ Southwest Airlines flight escaped death when a part of...

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Sport

Ivory Coast Wins First Olympic Gold Ever

Ivory Coast Wins First Olympic Gold Ever

Ivory Coast won its first Olympic gold medal in history on Friday in Rio. Taekwondo athlete...

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Entertainment

'Hotel' in Benue Where Sex Is Cheaper Than A Bottle Of Beer

'Hotel' in Benue Where Sex Is Cheaper Than A Bottl…

By Halima Ogiri, Per Second News  Just back from Makurdi – A visit to ‘Ivis Hotel', situated along...

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Interviews

An act of generosity changed my life for good- Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba

An act of generosity changed my life for good- Sen…

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba(SAN) will be 60 on Tuesday in this interview he revealed things about himself...

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Highlights

Abayomi To Tinubu: Stop Pretending To Be A Democrat

Abayomi To Tinubu: Stop Pretending To Be A Democrat

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...... I never sought your support; allow people freely and fairly constitute their government I thank you for your letter dated August 14th, 2016 in response to mine of August…

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I'd Like A Woman To Be Next UN Secretary General- Ban Ki-moon

I'd Like A Woman To Be Next UN Secretary General- Ban Ki-moon

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Olufemi Soneye---The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has revealed that he would personally like to see a woman lead the United Nations for the first time since it was established…

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North East Nigeria Faces Mounting Severe Humanitarian Crisis-UN

North East Nigeria Faces Mounting Severe Humanitarian Crisis-UN

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Olufemi Soneye, Per Second News---Nigeria is facing a severe humanitarian crisis in the northeast where Boko Haram activities have displaced nearly 2 million people since 2013, the U.N. refugee agency…

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Emefiele Emerges AACB President As Confab Ends In Abuja.

Emefiele Emerges AACB President As Confab Ends In Abuja.

In: Highlights

Gift Olivia Samuel, Per Second News Abuja – With the end of the 39th Ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Governors of the Association of African Central Bank Governors (AACB)…

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Canada To U.S Visitors: Leave Your Guns At Home

Canada To U.S Visitors: Leave Your Guns At Home

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Hundreds of gun-toting Americans visiting Canada prompted its border agency to launch a public awareness campaign on Monday reminding Americans about their northern neighbours’ relatively strict firearms laws.

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NUATE Kick Against Airport Concession

NUATE Kick Against Airport Concession

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Gift Olivia Samuel, Per Second News The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) have kicked against the planned concessions of the Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Port Harcourt airports.

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FG Committed To Steady Power Supply-Minister

FG Committed To Steady Power Supply-Minister

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, Tuesday commissioned the 1.2MW Solar Power Plant in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja describing it as a demonstration of…

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FG Appoints Oseni Acting MD of NERFUND

FG Appoints Oseni Acting MD of NERFUND

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The Honorable minister of finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has approved the appointment of Mr Ezekiel Oseni as the acting MD of NERFUND.

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Stop living flamboyantly, lawmaker tells politicians, Nigerians

Stop living flamboyantly, lawmaker tells politicians, Nigerians

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PerSecondNews --- A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Tunde Braimoh, has called on the nation’s political class and Nigerians to shun flamboyant lifestyles in line with the current socio-economic realities.

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Small Jaypron, Lagos most wanted criminal, nabbed at last, say Police

Small Jaypron, Lagos most wanted criminal, nabbed at last, say Police

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PerSecondNews -- Lagos State Police Command says it has apprehended the ``most wanted’’ alleged serial murderer, armed robber and cultist, who with his gang had set fire to many houses…

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FUNAAB crisis latest: SSANU calls for VC’s removal

FUNAAB crisis latest: SSANU calls for VC’s removal

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PerSecondNews -- The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) chapter, has called for the removal of the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olusola Oyewole.

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The World’s Longest Civil War is Over, says Colombian President Manuel Santos

The World’s Longest Civil War is Over, says Colombian President Manuel Santos

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PerSecondNews ---Colombia’s chief negotiator in the war, Humberto de la Calle, expressed it this way. “The war is over.’’

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Articles/Opinion

Ibim Semenitari: Exceptional Amazon, Epitome of Selfless Service

Ibim Semenitari: Exceptional Amazon, Epitome of Se…

By EZE CHUKWUEMEKA EZE It is as if Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan, two former great  presidents of the...

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