Abuja

Train accident in Abuja claims two lives

An Abuja-bound train from Kaduna State has killed a set of twins in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)....

Paris-bound businessman nabbed at Abuja airport, ingests 111 wraps of cocaine

Emmanuel Okechuku Orjinze, a 48-year-old businessman travelling to Paris, has reportedly consumed 111 wraps of cocaine. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)...

Driver nabbed for slaughtering 80-year-old boss, wife in their Abuja apartment

Pa Adebola Ezekiel, an 80-year-old man, and his wife, Abiodun Ezekiel, have been found murdered in their Apo apartment in the Federal Capital...

Terrorism: Bodejo, Miyetti Allah leader, arraigned in Abuja, faces trial in court

Bello Bodejo, the head of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore group, was charged with offences relating to terrorism on Friday at an Abuja...

Abuja power supply drops by 250 MW as vandals destroy Gwagwalada-Katampe transmission line

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that Tower 70 along its 330 kV Gwagwalada-Katampe line has been vandalized. The company said...

Update: FG reopens popular Abuja store sealed over alleged hoarding, price fixing

The Federal Government has reopened a popular supermarket, Sahad Store, located in the Garki area of Abuja. Persecondnews reports that the store was...

Brave NAF officer foils ‘one chance’ robbery, rescues victims in Abuja

A serving officer of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore John Ijudigal, has foiled a robbery attempt by ‘one-chance’ syndicate in Wuse,...

Hoarding, Price fixing: FG begins clampdown, seals popular store in Abuja

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has sealed a popular supermarket, Sahad Store, located in the Garki area of Abuja. The...

Just In: Mega Super Store in Abuja, Sealed by FCCPC over Price Hike

The Federal Competition and Consumers Protection Commission (FCCPC) has sealed off the popular Sahad Stores Limited located in Area 11, Garki, Abuja, The...

Police foil fresh kidnap attempt In Abuja, kill gang leader

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that its operatives from the Force Intelligence-Intelligence Rapid Response Team (DFI-IRT) have foiled a fresh kidnapping attempt...

Anguwan Guragu: FCT community inhabited only by people living with disabilities—a Persecondnews exclusive

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh and Racheal Magit In 2003, the then Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, relocated all...

Abuja Court approves new legal body for lawyers

The Federal High Court in Abuja has approved the creation of another association for Nigerian lawyers, different from the existing Nigerian Bar Association...

My friend offered to pay N50m ransom for 5 sisters abducted in Abuja, says ex-minister, Pantami

In a bid to secure the release of the remaining five kidnapped daughters of Alhaji Mansoor Al-Kadriyar in Abuja, a former Minister of...

Obasanjo’s Power Minister, Olu Agunloye, remanded in Kuje prison

Former Minister of Power and Steel, Dr Olu Agunloye, is to join the inmates of the Kuje Correctional Centre (prison), Abuja, following a...

NIPR inducts 327 new members in Abuja

No fewer than 327 people have been admitted as members of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), one of the highest in...