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Lagos launches probe into U.S.-based Agbosasa murdered in Ikorodu

  Following the murder of Mutiu Agbosasa, who has just returned to Nigeria after  about 40 years sojourn in the United States of America, the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered an investigation into the incident. Agbosasa was murdered in Ikorodu area...

Trump Impeached by U.S House of Representatives For Abuse of Power

  .....For only the third time ever, the US House of Representatives recommends a president’s removal from office.   The  U.S House voted to impeach President Donald Trump, branding him as only the third president in U.S. history to face such a...

Redeemed Church pastor seized in Yola

    As the scourge of violent crime including kidnapping continues ravage the country especially in the North, a  pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Yola, Adamawa State capital, Kayode Shogbesan, has been reportedly kidnapped. Shogbesan, a professor of Fishery at Modibbo...

Nigeria is terrific, says excited 77-year-old Buhari

    By Kunle Akinsola President Muhammadu Buhari has described Nigeria as terrific country with antagonists on the sidelines finding faults. ``It is a terrific country, no matter what you do, there are people on daily basis that look for your faults and...

President Buhari assents to 2020 Appropriation

    President  Muhammadu Buhari has on his birthday signed the  2020 Appropriation Bill. The National Assembly had passed the N10.59 trillion budget on December 5. “It is my pleasant duty, today, on my 77th birthday, to sign the 2020 Appropriation Bill into...

Nigeria needs thought-leaders and do-leaders for irreversible development, says Osinbajo

    …says Buhari govt focused in spite of all odds Nigeria needs thought-leaders and the do-leaders at all levels of governance for sustainable national progress and development, the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said. ``There is no part of the work of...

Nearly 2 million people unite to condemn Netflix comedy which depicts Jesus as gay

    Brazil - based comedy troupe Porta dos Fundos movie depicting Jesus Christ as gay sparked controversy among the Christian community across the globe. The film "The First Temptation of Christ" was released  early December depicts Jesus paying a visit -...

Aisha wishes President Buhari Happy Birthday in Heartfelt Post

    First Lady Aisha Buhari wished her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, a happy birthday in a heartfelt post on instagram.   "Happy Birthday to MY incorruptible GMB. I wish you Allah’s Guidance Protection and Good Health to continue steering the affairs of...

92% of Americans think their basic rights are being threatened, new poll shows

    In new poll released Monday by the Harris Poll/Purple Project, most Americans surveyed – 92% – think their rights are under siege. Americans are most concerned that their freedom of speech (48%), right to bear arms (47%) and right to equal justice (41%) are at risk,...

Power drops to all-time low 753mw as rationing begins

    Nationwide Nigeria is now on 753 megawatts of electricity following a power supply drop to 753 megawatts from 4,008, according to a report.   It was learnt that loss was due to due to unavailability of gas to generate the required...
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Amotekun: After weeks of brickbats, Tinubu calls for truce between Justice Minister and Southwest governors

  …says regional outfit not threat to Nigeria but complementary …describes those offended as embarking on ``madcap excursion’’ Amid brick-and-mortar between the...
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Concerns over new virus from China prompt airport screenings for passengers arriving airports in Nigeria

  Passengers  arriving Nigerian airports will undergo enhanced health screenings out of concern over a new coronavirus that has killed two people in Asia, the Federal Airports Authority of...

What VP Osinbajo Said on The ‘Senseless’ Killing of CAN Leader

  “Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing...

U.S Set to Expand Travel Restrictions to Nigeria, Sudan, Others – Target ‘Birth Tourism’

  The Trump administration is set to add Nigeria and six other countries to a group of nations subject to travel restrictions, Per Second News...

NNPC GMD, Kyari announces HDDT to check pipeline vandalism 

  As part of measures to monitor and check pipeline vandalism, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to deplore Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology (HDDT). NNPC's Group...