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Revealed: How pilot error nearly crashes Emirates jumbo A380 into Russian town

An investigative report released recently by the United Arab Emirate government has revealed an Emirates A380 was seconds from crashing into a Moscow suburb after pilots failed to realize they were only 500 feet from the ground. The investigation laid...

Stranded, humiliated Nigerians in China send “SOS’’ to Pres. Buhari, Foreign Affairs Ministry

  …thrown into rain-lashed streets amid COVID-19   …Good Samaritans doling out snacks to them under bridges   Humiliated and dehumanized Nigerians including students on study scholarship in China who have been evicted from their hotels and houses and left to freeze in the...

Septuagenarian Lagos chief strips himself of insignia, engages in free-for-all

      A septuagenarian traditional chief, who breached the rules of decorum of his office and threw punches at some men in the open, has been apprehended and brought to justice at a Lagos court.   The 74-year-old Badagry chief, Cowel Aivoji had...

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...
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Police nab three dare-devil siblings for kidnap, murder of widow

  Three bloodthirsty siblings, who allegedly kidnapped and gruesomely murdered a 55-year old mother of five in Abuja and bolted...
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3 Police officers accused in Floyd’s death each get $750K bail

    Associated Press A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece Thursday for three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of...

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...

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...