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Sack heads of security agencies, angry senators lash out at Buhari

Senators complained angrily Tuesday over the spate of killings across the country, saying there was total leadership failure in the handling of security challenges in Nigeria. Senators in their dozens urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the security heads. The senators expressed...

Over 110 arrested in violent Shiite protests

Police say suspects attacked officers, caused public disturbances; 115 arrested in Abuja for hurling stones at police water cannon trucks. Police arrested over 100 people on Monday in Abuja for participating in a violent protests by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria...

CHOGM 2018 kicks off with launch of innovation hub

  The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland Monday launched the Commonwealth Innovation Hub on the opening day of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London. "On my appointment as Commonwealth Secretary-General, I had promised to put both 'common' and 'wealth'...

Trump to meet with Buhari at White House on April 30

United States president Donald Trump will host President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House on April 30, the White House announced on Sunday. Trump will discuss issues such as promoting economic growth and fighting terrorism with Buhari, the White House...

Ruling APC party constitutes convention committee

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday has constituted its National Convention Committee, according to a statement by Osita Izunaso, the National Organising Secretary of the party.    

Nigeria plundered by wicked people, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in London said that wicked people under past government's plundered the country "and kept Nigerians poor, he said while receiving the Buhari Diaspora Support Organization, led by Mr Charles Efe Sylvester. He said the damage done to...

British Airways faces another scandal after air hostess gulps over 10 times legal limit of alcohol in a 13-hour flight

British Airways is facing another crew scandal barely 7 months after a stewardess made shocking racist rant about Nigerians. "All the Nigerians are gonna be there like 'gimme Coca Cola, gimme me beef, why you have no beef left? I...

APC leaders accuse Ebonyi governor of high handedness, running ‘killer squad.

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Ebonyi State on Tuesday accused Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi,  of operating death squads with penchant for crushing opposition members and critics. The band of APC members in the state also...

Doctor forcibly removed from plane after complains of mosquitoes

Passengers on a IndiGo flight from Lucknow to Bengaluru, were horrified when a doctor was forcibly removed  after he complained of mosquitoes onboard.   Saurabh Rai, a cardiologist, said that he would take "legal recourse" soon against the airline as well as...

Commonwealth summit will seek to deliver transformational change for member countries, says Secretary-General

  "CHOGM 2018 promises to deliver transformational change for the people of the Commonwealth, says Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, in a statement made available to Per Second News Tuesday morning. Leaders from 53 countries will gather in London next week for the 2018...
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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...
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Jailed ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu, released from prison

  Following a Lagos court judgment, jailed former Abia State Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Wednesday night released from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. The convicted...

Hidden pandemic of domestic violence alongside COVID-19 by Patricia Scotland

    By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General Waking up to screams, thuds, angry shouting and the sickening sound of someone crashing into a wall, a table, a...

Multi-billion naira fraud at NIRSAL a hoax, unfounded – Management

    Contrary to an online media report of a multi-billion naira fraud at the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc), the...

The NCDC reports there are now 11,166 coronavirus cases in Nigeria

  The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday reported at least 348 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.     Breakdown of cases 348 new cases of #COVID19;...