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Finally, Ambode Sacks Lagos Monarch Accused of Fake Abduction

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has deposed the suspended Baale of Shangisha in Magodo, Chief Yusuf Ogundare for faking his abduction in a bid to embarrass the state government and security operatives. “This is to inform the general...

U.S Crackdown on Visitors With Overstayed Visas

The Trump administration is planning to clampdown on visitors with visa overstays with a face scan for all US citizens traveling abroad, Per Second News gathered Friday in Washington. The nexus of illegal immigration into the U.S. has shifted away...

U.S Seeks to Recover Over $100 Million in Huge Kleptocracy Case Involving Diezani, Aluko and Others

The U.S. government is seeking to recover more than $100 million in assets tied to international public corruption and a global money laundering conspiracy in what Department of Justice officials describe as one of the largest single action ever...

U.S Police Arrests Oyekanmi, A Nigerian Prison Worker for Sexually Assaulting Inmate While on Duty

Mr Olukunle Oyekanmi, 41, a correctional officer was charged with sexually assaulting an inmate while on duty, according to officials in the State of Maryland on Wednesday. Oyekanmi, from Nigeria, admitted to sexually assaulting the inmate during an interview with detectives. Authorities...

Heritage Bank Vehemently Denies Employees Involvement In Alleged N150m Fraud

Heritage bank said it vehemently denies the allegations, that three of its staff were involved in an N150million fraud in collusion with two of MTN's staff. The report was published by Per Second News Monday. "Heritage Bank Plc wants to categorically...

UPDATED: MTN, Bank Officials Arrested For Stealing Over N150 million from Customers

In a stunning development in nearly three month investigation the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) on Monday arrested 11 suspected fraudsters, including three officials of a new generation bank, and two MTN employees over N150 million fraud. Per Second News gathered that...

How “Errand boy” pastor defrauds Atiku of N918m

Mrs Titi Atiku, wife of former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku, told an Ikeja High Court that Akpan-Jacobs, the pastor, who allegedly defrauded her of N918 million was her “errand boy”. Titi made this claim while being cross-examined on Wednesday by Mr...

Former Jigawa Governor Arrested In Abuja Over N36b Money Laundering Charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday arrested Saminu Turaki, former governor of Jigawa state. Turaki, who  also was a senator between 2007 and 2011, “has continuously evaded appearance in court,” EFCC insists. In 2004 the Niger Republic, which was...

EFCC Arrests DG NABDA on Conspiracy Charge in N603m Scandal

Per Second News---The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Prof. Lucy Ogbadu, the Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA),accusing her of playing a central role in a broad conspiracy to divert millions of naira. The arrest of...

Detectives Investigating Insider Role in Robberies at South African Airports

South African authorities are investigating whether any workers at Johannesburg’s main international airport have helped robbers who follow arriving travellers to their homes before mugging them. The management of O.R. Tambo International Airport said on Tuesday that it wants to...
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At last, 286 stranded Nigerians in China Arrive in Abuja, quarantined

    After several weeks of sending a ``Save-Our-Souls’’ to the Federal Government, the 286 Nigerians stranded in China as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown...

Brendan Rogers says he had coronavirus

  Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March. "I could hardly walk and it reminded me of...

Four years after, Pres. Buhari reconstitutes NNPC six-member board

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has got a new board following the expiration of the tenure of board members appointed in 2016 by...

Trump threatens protesters with ‘vicious dogs’ and ‘ominous weapons’

  Instead of quelling some of the outrage expressed by demonstrators near the White House who were protesting the killing of George Floyd, President Trump...