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Ailing President Buhari Appears in Public for First Time in Over Two Months

Ailing president Muhammadu Buhari, 74, appeared in public full of vitality for the first time in more than two months, hosting a delegation of  APC Leaders and governors in London. Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, said the President was very...

Osinbajo Offers New Hope For Families of Six Abducted Students in Lagos

Families and advocates of  six students held by kidnappers in Lagos are encouraged by a new focus from the  Buhari administration to secure the safe return of their loved ones after experiencing several disappointments during the past weeks. “All security...

Crack Military Unit Ordered To Hunt Down, Arrest or Kill Shekau in 40 Days

The Operation Lafiya Dole has made the  factional leader of calamitous group Boko Haram its number one target, with fresh orders to hunt him down. The elite military unit has been ordered to take down Abubakar Shekau in a “kill...

Tragedy: On Eve of Election, Truck Kills Lagos APC Council Chairmanship Aspirant

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship aspirant in Ikotun/Igando local council development area (LCDA) of Lagos, has died. Mr Shakiru Balogun, was crushed to death by a PSP truck on the eve of the election. Balogun, was a former Chairman, National Union...

U.S. Supports Presidential ‘Care Clinics’ to Boost Small and Medium-sized Business in Nigeria

U.S. Chargé d'affaires David J. Young's Speech at the MSMEs Clinics in Abuja at the Eagle Square. 20th July 2017 I stand on existing protocol and thank all of you for hosting us here today as we attend this “Care Clinic”...

Kemi Adeosun’s Face Doesn’t Hide How She Feels About Security in Nigeria

Per Second News-  Photo: Minister of Interior Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau and Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun during the FEC Meeting at the Council Chambers, State House Abuja. PHOTO; STATE HOUSE

New Suit Argues Buhari Unfit To Be President

Lawsuits continue to pile up challenging the fitness of ailing president Muhammadu Buhari to continue as president of the federal republic of Nigeria. A  suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/671/2017,  filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja,  asked  for an order compelling the Federal...

The Ravages of Fire

By Sufuyan Ojeifo "Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men." - Martha Graham The title of this piece sounds profoundly hurtful, but that is the reality of our times. Fire outbreaks have been on the rise in Nigeria...

Pandemonium in Lagos As Truck Drivers Set Banks Ablaze

Eyewitnesses have revealed that a band of truck drivers have allegedly set two banks in Apapa, Lagos on fire after a policeman attached to Diamond Bank allegedly shot dead  a trailer driver.   In direct reprisal of their colleague killed by...

Nigeria is Exceptional, Says Osinbajo in Zamfara

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Tuesday delivered a strong speech in defense of Nigeria's exceptionalism at the  palace of the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, during a one-day visit to Zamafara State. "The message that l have is only to say...
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Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

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Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...