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Gift Olivia Samuel, Per Second News The allocation to the three tiers of government witnessed a significant increase as the sum of N400 billion has been distributed  as Federal allocation in the month of January 2017.
PerSecondNews -- As many in Jammeh’s government have continued to withdraw their support for him, the Gambian Navy led by Rear Admiral Sarjo Fofana, have also abandoned Jammeh while pledging to pass allegiance to Adama Barrow after swearing-in. 
WASHINGTON, Stella Igwe-Adesoga- The Trump transition committee, Great Again, has denied reports in some sections of the media in Nigeria that President-elect Trump declined invitation to President Muhammadu Buhari and has instead invited former president Goodluck Jonathan to the U.S 45th presidential inauguration scheduled for Friday in Washington.
A Former Member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Nze Chidi Duru, was on Monday arraigned before a Chief Magistrate’s Court at Tinubu, Lagos, for alleged stealing.

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Gambia's President-elect Sworn in as Jammeh Refuses to Leave

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Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow was sworn in Thursday at the Gambian Embassy in neighboring Senegal, as...

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Premium Times publisher, reporter arrested, laptops seized as police raid newspaper

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The Nigeria Police have raided the offices of Premium Times in Abuja, arresting the publisher Dapo Olorunyomi,...

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US urges religious leaders in Nigeria to be catalyst for peace, reconciliation

US urges religious leaders in Nigeria to be catalyst for peace, reconciliation

U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young Thursday urged religious leaders in Nigeria to serve as catalysts for...

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Nigeria's Vice President Denies Report of Sour Relations With South Africa

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Civil Servant Commits Suicide In Ekiti Over Alleged Unpaid Accumulated Salary Arrears

Civil Servant Commits Suicide In Ekiti Over Alleged Unpaid Accumulated Salary Arrears

PeSecondNews -- A senior civil servant with Ekiti State Government, identified as Tope Afolayan, has committed...

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Activists in Lagos Take To The Streets In Protest Against The Buhari Government

Activists in Lagos Take To The Streets In Protest Against The Buhari Government

A flood of Nigerians — supporters of the opposition and activists unhappy with President Muhammadu Buhari...

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Audacious woman, 37, stabs drunken husband to death, remanded in prison

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  PerSecondNews -- A 37-year-old trader, Christiana Odo, was on Friday charged with stabbing her husband, Romanus,...

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Fresh Facts  Emerge On Magu’s Rejection By Senate As Justice Minister Begins Probe

Fresh Facts Emerge On Magu’s Rejection By Senate As Justice Minister Begins Probe

The embattled Acting Chairman of Nigeria’s anti-graft body – the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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Cancer Institute Warns: Smoking to kill 8 million people by 2030

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U.S Ambassador to Nigeria Stuart Symington may become shortest serving envoy

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How airport workers planted bomb inside Egypt's Metrojet flight killing 224 passengers

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Jealous husband stabs wife with broken bottle in private part

Jealous husband stabs wife with broken bottle in private part

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A 37-year-old man, Victor Ojiaku, who allegedly stabbed his wife, a student, with a broken bottle in her private part, has been granted bail in the sum of N250,000 by…

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Buhari Finally Fulfills Campaign Promise To Pay N5,000 Monthly Payments To Vulnerable Nigerians

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After months of delays and mounting criticism from voters and political pundits, President Muhammadu Buhari finally followed through on a campaign promise he made to pay N5,000 stipend to some…

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TRAGEDY!!!Father, Son Die In Autocrash On Their Way To Daughter’s Wedding

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Qantas Airline is World's safest airline for 2017

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Australia's Qantas airline has been selected as the world's safest airline by airlineRatings, the world’s only safety and product rating website.

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Snake on a plane grounds Emirates airline flight

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A snake found on an Emirates flight was cancelled on Monday, according to the airline.

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Kyari didn't use High Commission's fund for medical treatment-Presidency

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Theft of $50, 000 at Ekiti Government House: Court remands Fayose’s aides in prison

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PerSecondNews -- Three men -- Temitope Bamidele, Sunday Afolabi and Shuaibu Amidu – were on Wednesday charged with stealing $50, 000 from Ekiti State Government House at the Magistrates’ Court…

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Socialite Pretty Mike arrested for putting teenage girls in chains

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Following social media outrage on several show by a socialite, Mike Eze-Nwalie Nwogu, aka Pretty Mike who attends social events in Lagos with two masked girls bounded by dog chains,…

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Premium Times infuriated by Nigerian Army, demands apology from Buratai

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Premium Times has demanded an official apology from the Nigerian Army for writing a letter that threatened the well-being and life of PREMIUM TIMES’ staff.

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NNPC Proposes Increase in Oil Royalty, Scraping of Investment Tax Credit in PSC

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursdayproposed some key amendments to the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract (PSC) Act to enable the Federal Government optimize the…

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Fighting Recession With Borrowing, Budgeting

Fighting Recession With Borrowing, Budgeting

The Federal Government has unveiled a three-year Debt Management Strategy (DMS) in a bid to rejuvenate...

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