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Investigation

Ticket hoarding, racketeering, inflation, over crowded train…the hassles of Rigasa train station

It was a Sunday morning, and I needed to catch-up with the 10 a.m train from Kaduna to Abuja. I left for the Rigasa train station, Kaduna, as early as 7 a.m in other to be at the station...

Maryam Uwais changed her mind about resignation, persuaded to stay in SIP

  The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Social Investment Programmes (SIP) Maryam Uwais may have changed her mind about resigning in wake of the removal of the SIP from the office of the Vice President's office, Per Second News...

How Senator Omo-Agege bungled Saraki’s removal as Senate President

…The Ibori connection It was a game of high wired intrigues, maneuvering, political cobwebs and pursuit of personal interest as well as trying to level bruised ego that were churned out by the National leadership of the All Progressives Congress...

How NBC DG Modibbo deceived President Buhari in grant of FM radio & digital TV broadcast licenses

The DG's letter of recommendation to president Muhammadu Buhari  to approve applications for FM radio and digital TV broadcast license was filled with lies, deception and distortion. Per Second News   The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission Is’haq Modibbo Kawu...

73-year-old Nigerian nanny sentenced to 15 years in death of baby who was force-fed

A Nigerian grandma whose actions led to the death of an 8-month-old baby in the U.S state of Maryland, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Oluremi Adeleye, 73, broke down crying in court as she spoke through an...

29,723 Nigerians Overstayed their U.S Visas in 2018, as Trump threatens crackdown on Nigerians and 12 other African countries.

U.S President Donald Trump’s order to crack down on visa overstays will target mostly Nigerians, 12 other African and 6, Asian nations, according to findings by Per Second News.   Trump last week ordered the secretaries of State and Homeland Security...

NIRSAL caught up in another N342m misappropriation scam 

  Southwest stakeholders accuse Abdulhammed of ethnic agenda One of the objectives of NIRSAL is using holistic approach to tackle the challenges in the agricultural and financial value chains, but farmers allege that corrupt officials have turned it into...

Revealed: How NEPZA Top Officials Plot To Corner N42Billion FG Funds, Frustrate Rapid Industrial Schemes

A deliberate plot hatched by some top officials of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, NEPZA, to corner over N40 billion meant for the establishment of Special Economic Zones in the country has been unearthed, raising contrived dust over...

Exclusive: Onnoghen faces multiple fresh allegations of illegalities and criminal conduct

 *New details of EFCC petition to NJC emerges   Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, accused of irregularities, illegalities and criminal conduct has been indicted on a new round of criminal charges, Per Second News gathered Sunday. Prosecutors allege that regardless...

Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission Stinks Of Sleaze

Abuja - The Mr. Uja Tor Uja-led National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), that is expected to be a symbol of transparency and accountability is presently taking a dive into questionable acts of sleaze that are shaking the foundation of...
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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...