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The Federal Government has approved the sack of all the directors in the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), with immediate effect, following an investigation into illegal recruitment, Per Second News exclusively gathered.
For much of the past year, Nigeria’s economy, the largest on the continent, has been mired in a recession. Shocked mainly by a fall in the price of oil, the country’s biggest export, and a resumption of militancy in the Niger Delta region which hobbled oil production, Nigeria’s economy ended 2016 on course for a full year of negative growth.
Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach spent her final days documenting murders.
A final year student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology has left many people in shock after committing suicide.

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Dino Melaye taunts detractors in new video

Dino Melaye taunts detractors in new video

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1/3 of Jailed Journalists Are Held in Turkey

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The international non-governmental organisation Amnesty International has called on Turkey’s government to stop its repressions against the media and to release...

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Convicted former governor of Adamawa Ngilari released from prison after serving just 20 days out of 5 years sentence

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Corruption protests sweep Russia; Putin opponent arrested

Corruption protests sweep Russia; Putin opponent arrested

Thousands of demonstrators across Russia marched Sunday to protest corruption in the government of President Vladimir...

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Paris Club Scandal: More evidence reveals Saraki influenced N19b, $183,000 diversion of funds

Paris Club Scandal: More evidence reveals Saraki influenced N19b, $183,000 diversion of funds

Fresh report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission reveals that...

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Kaduna airport posts record 43,000 in passenger traffic in 11 days

Kaduna airport posts record 43,000 in passenger traffic in 11 days

...10,000 passengers take FG's free bus shuttle between Abuja & Kaduna airports

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FG unveils vision to turn illegal refiners to shareholders of proposed modular refineries

FG unveils vision to turn illegal refiners to shareholders of proposed modular refineries

Per Second News---The federal government Sunday reveals plan to sell crude oil directly to illegal oil...

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Soyinka calls for Buhari to release his medical records

Soyinka calls for Buhari to release his medical records

Prof. Wole Soyinka is demanding president Muhammadu Buhari release his medical records.

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Budget Padding Scandal: SERAP Raises Alarm Over Alleged Conspiracy to Diverge N40 billion

Budget Padding Scandal: SERAP Raises Alarm Over Alleged Conspiracy to Diverge N40 billion

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has raised an alarm that some elements within the National Assembly...

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Dino graduated from ABU, says VC

Dino graduated from ABU, says VC

The vice-chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Mr Ibrahim Garba  Monday disclosed that embattled senator Dino...

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Boko Haram's Grip Broken in Sambisa Forest - Army Chief

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Lt.-Gen.Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, says this year’s Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship will...

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Taraba State Governor outlaws workers’ right to protest

Taraba State Governor outlaws workers’ right to protest

Per Second News---The warning issued by Taraba State Gov Darius Ishaku on Saturday to criminalize strikes and...

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Suicidal woman saved by Police during attempt to jump into Lagos lagoon

Suicidal woman saved by Police during attempt to jump into Lagos lagoon

The Police Command in Lagos State Friday said it had rescued one Taiwo Momoh who attempted...

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Secretary of State orders U.S embassies to enforce tougher visa screening

Secretary of State orders U.S embassies to enforce tougher visa screening

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Fresh controversy trails Buhari's decision to extend perm sec’s tenure twice

Fresh controversy trails Buhari's decision to extend perm sec’s tenure twice

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How Former U.S Assistant Secretary of State For Africa Linda Thomas-Greenfield Almost Lost Her Life in Rwanda

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RECESSION: Nigeria's Flag at the Embassy in Washington goes low, refusing to fly

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Washington, Stella Igwe-Adesoga------It was Michelle Obama during her crusade to elect Hillary Clinton that said “when they go low,...

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Gloing with Servitude…The Chilling Inside Account of how Globacom Subjects Nigerian Employees to Slave Labour

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Meet Forbes 10 Richest People in the World

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The richest people in the world were named this week with the release of Forbes' World's...

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An act of generosity changed my life for good- Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba

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Highlights

Man burns down parents' house while trying to kill ants

Man burns down parents' house while trying to kill ants

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Fire fighters in the U.S State of Maine Tuesday said a man burned down his parents' house and killed three pets while trying to exterminate ants with matches.

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PHOTO: Anti-Amnesty International Protesters 'Paid'

PHOTO: Anti-Amnesty International Protesters 'Paid'

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Protesters in Abuja have told Per Second News they were paid to join ongoing three- day rallies against the Amnesty International.

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Russian Whistleblower′s Lawyer 'Thrown From Window'

Russian Whistleblower′s Lawyer 'Thrown From Window'

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Group Urges Release of Andrew Yakubu’s Travel document

Group Urges Release of Andrew Yakubu’s Travel document

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Mubarak walks free after 6 years in prison

Mubarak walks free after 6 years in prison

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Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six…

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PMB's Health: Gloating is of no value by Femi Adesina

PMB's Health: Gloating is of no value by Femi Adesina

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I learnt an enduring lesson on the day General Sani Abacha died. It was June 8, 1998, and death had laid its icy hands on the maximum ruler, and the…

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$184 million Crude Swap Under-Deliveries: NNPC Recovers $17.2m from defaulters

$184 million Crude Swap Under-Deliveries: NNPC Recovers $17.2m from defaulters

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says it has so far recovered $17.2 million from Televeras in the ongoing recovery effort.

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Ekiti 2018: Who is Bimbo Daramola? A letter to the Church in Ekiti

Ekiti 2018: Who is Bimbo Daramola? A letter to the…

 By Dele Omoyeni Permit me to begin my exhortation by saying that Today there are over thirty...

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