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Victoria Ayuwei, Per Second News----Millions of Muslims around the world on Saturday marked the start of Ramadan, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts.
Outrage and discontent reigned at the Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Lagos State, after the Presiding Chaplain, Venerable Femi Taiwo, was sacked by the Governing Council on the orders of the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, for ``humiliating'' his wife in the Government House chapel.

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Gunmen open fire on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing at least 23

Gunmen open fire on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing at least 23

At least 23 people were killed on Friday in an attack on a bus carrying Christians...

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Gov. Yahaya Bello hit with serious electoral law violation

Gov. Yahaya Bello hit with serious electoral law violation

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello of...

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Nigeria to close down 5 embassies abroad due to lack of funding

Nigeria to close down 5 embassies abroad due to lack of funding

The Federal government has planned to close down no fewer than 5 of its embassies abroad...

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Breaking News: Senate Passes Historic Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB

Breaking News: Senate Passes Historic Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB

Per Second News---In a historic move early Thursday, the Senate passed the Petroleum Industry bill, after over...

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Ndoma-Egba Celebrates Pa Edwin Clark At 90

Ndoma-Egba Celebrates Pa Edwin Clark At 90

Per Second News----The Chairman of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Distinguished...

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Lagos CP Accuse, DPOs, Area Commanders of Corrupt Dealing With Crime Figures in Exchange For Money

Lagos CP Accuse, DPOs, Area Commanders of Corrupt Dealing With Crime Figures in Exchange For Money

Per Second News----Area commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in Lagos state have formed corrupt relationships with organised...

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Defense Headquarters Debunk False, Unfounded Rumours About Coup Plot

Defense Headquarters Debunk False, Unfounded Rumours About Coup Plot

Per Second News----The Defence Headquarters on Wednesday debunked unfounded rumours of of a coup plot and urged Nigerians...

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Aisha Buhari Thanks Nigerians: 'I Will Never Let You Down'

Aisha Buhari Thanks Nigerians: 'I Will Never Let You Down'

Per Second News---Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has expressed her appreciation to Nigerian...

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U.S Police called to restore order as fights erupt at Embassy of Nigeria in Washington

U.S Police called to restore order as fights erupt at Embassy of Nigeria in Washington

By Stella Igwe-Adesoga Per Second News---Chaos broke out at a Department inside the Embassy of Nigeria in...

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Barack Obama gets rousing welcome in Berlin, praises Angela Merkel

Barack Obama gets rousing welcome in Berlin, praises Angela Merkel

 Barack Obama received a rockstar welcome in Berlin as he appeared at a public debate on...

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Osinbajo: It's hardwork that makes nations great.

Osinbajo: It's hardwork that makes nations great.

Address by Acting President at an interactive session with middle-level civil servants on the recently signed...

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Atiku's wife reveals heartache: I was conned N918 million by my pastor

Atiku's wife reveals heartache: I was conned N918 million by my pastor

A wife of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, Titi, Tuesday revealed how she was duped by...

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Economic recession nears end, says CBN Governor

Economic recession nears end, says CBN Governor

.... As MPC Retains All Monetary Policy Parameters.   Gift Olivia Samuel, Per Second News   The Governor of the...

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Lanre Gentry finds love again after nasty breakup with Mercy Aigbe

Lanre Gentry finds love again after nasty breakup with Mercy Aigbe

Lanre Gentry, the estranged husband of Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe, is truly a happy man and he...

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Tragedy strikes NNPC GMD Baru once again- loses 21-year-old son

Tragedy strikes NNPC GMD Baru once again- loses 21-year-old son

Tragedy has struck the Maikanti’s family once again. The NNPC GMD Dr Maikanti Baru has lost...

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Traffic relief to come for Apapa port commuters..As NPA takes over reconstruction of roads

Traffic relief to come for Apapa port commuters..As NPA takes over reconstruction of roads

Per Second News----There's some good news for commuters who make the daily drive to Apapa using...

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Doctors Butchered My Wife To Death At The Mart Hospital in Lagos- Portuguese Husband Cries Out

Doctors Butchered My Wife To Death At The Mart Hospital in Lagos- Portuguese Husband Cries Out

Medical errors in hospitals kill more Nigerians every year than AIDS, malaria, breast cancer and auto...

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Gloing with Servitude…The Chilling Inside Account of how Globacom Subjects Nigerian Employees to Slave Labour

Gloing with Servitude…The Chilling Inside Account of how Globacom Subjects Nigerian Employees to Slave Labour

Per Second News Investigation The Chilling Inside Account of how Globacom Subjects Nigerian Employees to Slave Labour 

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  • inister of Women Affairs, Senator Aisha Alhassan, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Representative of UN Women, Ms Comfort Lamptey, Senator Binta Masi Garba and Director General National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Barrister Mary Ekpere-Eta during the launch of the "HEFORSHE Campaign

  • President Trump visits the Western Wall on May 22, 2017, in Jerusalem. Evan Vucci, AP

  • Anti-government protests fill streets in Venezuela. An injured opposition demonstrator is carried away by fellow protesters as they clash with riot police during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on May 8, 2017. Federico Parra, AFP/Getty Images

  • Acting President Yemi Osinbajo with NACA and USAID Delegation among whom are United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, Hon Emmanuel David Ombugadu, USAID Kelly Badiane, NACA Ibrahim Atta, DG NACA.

  • At the Westminster's Institute with Director Reilley; Bishop Marcus Dogo, Anglican Diocese of Kafachan, Kaduna State; Bishop Julian Dobbs in State of Virginia, USA

  • Israeli women prepare for the "Slut Walk" in Tel Aviv. About 1,000 participants took part in the event calling for an end to what demonstrators called "rape culture." Jim Hollander, European Pressphoto Agency

  • PMB addressing govs and aides shortly after arriving from London after 50-day medical vacation

Business News

Dangote launches new affordable pasta to subst…

22-05-2017

Dangote launches new affordable pasta to substitute rice consumption in Nigeria

Shareholders at the weekend in Lagos applauded the Dangote Flour Mills return to profitability after... Read more

S&P Assigns BB-/B Rating To UBA

22-05-2017

S&P Assigns BB-/B Rating To UBA

Per Second News - International rating agency, Standard and Poor`s (S&Ps) Global Ratings assigne... Read more

DMO: Mobilising The Grassroots For National De…

18-05-2017

DMO: Mobilising The Grassroots For National Development

From Isaac Olutaya---Financial literacy is abysmally low in Nigeria, and I am sure, as well as other... Read more

World News

U.S Appeals court rules against Trump travel ban

U.S Appeals court rules against Trump travel ban

A federal appeals court has ruled against President Trump's travel ban, upholding a nationwide injunction barring...

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Sport

Manchester United brings smile to a grieving city with Europa League victory

Manchester United brings smile to a grieving city …

Manchester United gave its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League on Wednesday,...

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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

Ekiti 2018: The best candidate based on policies is still Bimbo Daramola- Ex-Lawmaker

Ekiti 2018: The best candidate based on policies i…

During a recent interview, Ex-Federal Lawmaker who represented Ife Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives,...

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Highlights

Trump Proposes Selling Off Half of U.S. Oil Reserve

Trump Proposes Selling Off Half of U.S. Oil Reserve

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The Donald Trump's administration plan to trim the U.S national debt by selling off half of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile and the entire backup gasoline supply.

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U.S. Government Supports Nigeria in Fight against Cybercrime and  Financial Fraud

U.S. Government Supports Nigeria in Fight against Cybercrime and Financial Fraud

In: Highlights

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria W. Stuart Symington has revealed efforts between U.S.-Nigerian cooperation in combatting cybercrime and financial fraud.

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Former world champ Evander Holyfield visits Tinubu

Former world champ Evander Holyfield visits Tinubu

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4-time heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield, visits APC National Stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday in Bourdillon, Ikoyi, Lagos as a prelude to Rhumbles, a charity boxing match between Holyfield and…

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Buhari And The Marabouts  By Reuben Abati

Buhari And The Marabouts By Reuben Abati

"Have you read Lauretta Onochie's latest post?"  "Lauretta. Lauretta. Who is she?"

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