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Octogenarian ex-Ondo State Gov. Olomilua dies

    Elderstateman and one-time Governor of the old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Olomilua, has passed on. The 80 years old breathed his last at his country home, Ikere Ekiti in Ekiti State Thursday morning. Persecondnews recalls that Olumilua was  elected governor in the botched...

Five years after, child defiler gets death sentence for fatally raping baby

    A child defiler, who ravished a 33-month-old baby and snuffed her out is to die by hanging, a Nigerian court has ruled. A Kaduna State High Court sitting at Dogarawa Sabon Gari, Zaria, found the morbid rapist, Usman Shehu Bashir of...

Senate Probe Panel Indicts Akpabio Over NDDC N500m Project Scam

  The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, may have soiled his hands in a N500 million Niger Delta Development Commission's project fraud as the Senate indicted him on Wednesday. Akpabio was indicted for requesting the inclusion of about N500...

Jailed ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu, released from prison

  Following a Lagos court judgment, jailed former Abia State Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Wednesday night released from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. The convicted governor was released about 7.30pm. adorned with his facemask, Persecondnews reports. Kalu was serving a 12-year...

Hidden pandemic of domestic violence alongside COVID-19 by Patricia Scotland

    By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General Waking up to screams, thuds, angry shouting and the sickening sound of someone crashing into a wall, a table, a door. This is the cruel reality of many children and young people across our Commonwealth. As...

Multi-billion naira fraud at NIRSAL a hoax, unfounded – Management

    Contrary to an online media report of a multi-billion naira fraud at the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc), the agency says no such fund was stolen as staff including the Managing Director has access...

The NCDC reports there are now 11,166 coronavirus cases in Nigeria

  The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday reported at least 348 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.     Breakdown of cases 348 new cases of #COVID19; Lagos-163 FCT-76 Ebonyi-23 Rivers-21 Delta-8 Nasarawa-8 Niger-8 Enugu-6 Bauchi-5 Edo-5 Ekiti-5 Ondo-5 Gombe-5 Benue-4 Ogun-2...

Five states N148bn richer as FG approves refund for federal roads rehabilitation

    Following the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), five states are to get N148.14 billion as refunds for rehabilitating or reconstructing federal roads.   The states are Cross River -- N18,394,737,608.85, Ondo --N7,822,147,577.08, Osun -- N2,468,938,876.78, Bayelsa -- N38,040,564,783.40 and...

Why FG is cash-strapped, by Information Minister

      The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has attacked all Nigeria’s revenue sources, leaving the Federal Government cash-strapped, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Wednesday.   “We are all witnessing what is going on in the world today. When...

FEC reviews military operations in Northeast

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday assessed military operations in the Northeast amid complaints of inadequate funding and personnel in the armed forces.   FEC also reviewed the successes and failures of each of the operations from "Operation Lafia Dole"...

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Octogenarian ex-Ondo State Gov. Olomilua dies

    Elderstateman and one-time Governor of the old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Olomilua, has passed on. The 80 years old breathed his last...
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Five years after, child defiler gets death sentence for fatally raping baby

    A child defiler, who ravished a 33-month-old baby and snuffed her out is to die by hanging, a Nigerian court has ruled. A Kaduna State High...

Senate Probe Panel Indicts Akpabio Over NDDC N500m Project Scam

  The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, may have soiled his hands in a N500 million Niger Delta Development Commission's project fraud as...

Jailed ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu, released from prison

  Following a Lagos court judgment, jailed former Abia State Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Wednesday night released from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. The convicted...

Hidden pandemic of domestic violence alongside COVID-19 by Patricia Scotland

    By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General Waking up to screams, thuds, angry shouting and the sickening sound of someone crashing into a wall, a table, a...