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Jonathan, former PDP ministers seek to unify party

Former president Goodluck Jonathan Monday says he hopes the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, pull things together, calling on Nigerians to pray and work toward the nation’s unity, as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Fitr. Jonathan made the statement when he played host to...

Adeleke: Aregbesola an ‘ungrateful traitor’

The younger brother of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, who has now emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 8 Osun West Senatorial District by-election, Ademola Adeleke, called Osun state Governor Rauf Aregbesola an...

Wike dissolves Cabinet

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike Saturday, dissolved the State Executive Council. In a statement signed by the governor’s Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu, indicated that Wike had directed former commissioners to hand over to Permanent Secretaries...

Confession: I received N6.5m from Evans, says Army Corporal

Lance Corporal Victor Chukwunonso has confessed during investigations that he has been receiving money from suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje George Onwuamadike, alias Evans. Victor Chukwunonso with force number 09/NA/64/6317, was arrested by the police at the week-end at Ojo-Mile 2 area of...

The history, significance, of Eid-el-Fitr

Eid el-Fitr, which is expected to begin on Sunday marks the end of Ramadan or Ramzan, the holy month of fasting. Prophet Muhammad is believed to have received the first revelation of the Holy Quran during this month. The...

Railway Contract: FG Paid $356m To Dormant Firm For Job Not Done

By Amos Dunia, Per Second News, Abuja  Anti-graft agencies of the Federal Government has commenced investigation into how a Nigerian company, ‘Lingo Nigeria’ believed to be owned by a hotelier Mr. Linus Ukachukwu, in partnership with an offshore company Strasky Husty...

Canada to Chair 2017 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting

Canada's Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, will chair the 2017 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting (CFMM) in Washington, D.C., this October.   The CFMM will bring together 52 Commonwealth countries to discuss common economic challenges and opportunities.  "I am proud that Canada has...

Omokore’s attempt to dismiss N1.6billion fraud case fails

Mr Jide Omokore, a business ally of former Petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke has his hope to quash a $1.6billion fraud charge against him dashed. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday, struck out...

Acting President Says Taraba Attacks Masterminds Will be Punished

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has condemned the horrific  attack that has left dozens dead and about 120 houses burnt in simultaneous attacks carried out on Fulani settlements in Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State.  Osinbajo  promised that perpetrators of the attack...

Progressive Governors Appeal For Calm, Condemn Divisive Rhetoric After Threat to Nigeria’s Unity

The Progressive Governors Forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday promoted all-inclusive government, for the development of policies and programs that improve the life of every Nigerian citizen, regardless of ethnicity and religious orientation. The governors forum in a...
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Just ln: ln Edo, female native doctor, 2 yahoo boys, kidnapper roasted 

    A female native doctor, kidnapper and two Yahoo boys were on Monday burnt to death in Otuo community in Owan council area of Edo...

Teenage stealth thief hides in bank toilet, steals N340,000 at night 

  Outsmarting the security personnel, a16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, sneaked into the toilet of a bank and took temporary shelter overnight to steal N340,000 from...

Ogun Gov. orders investigation into Remo Stars player’s killing by SARs

  Upset by the killing of Remo Stars Football Club defender, Kazeem Tiamiyu, Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, has ordered an investigation into the extra-judicial death by...