Tag: Abuja

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tosin adesinaAugust 7, 2018

Before Kaduna-Abuja rail line suffers failure of mismanagement

Passengers in their numbers on Sunday, August 5, 2018 were stranded at the Kaduna station of the newly commissioned Kaduna ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Abuja Police Killings: Fact or Farce?

On the third of July 2018 in a rather unusual manner, the Nigerian Police Force through the FCT commissioner of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Big 5: House of Reps throws out Peace Corps Bill, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Military of rights abuses and other stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The House of Representatives on Thursday has aligned itself with ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2018

The Big 5: Reps increase 2018 budget to N9trn, FG releases N10bn to rebuild properties destroyed by crisis and other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The 2018 budget has been increased to N9.1 trillion by the ...

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tosin adesinaApril 24, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] As if they’ve not done enough damage, Politicians now use Abuja IDPs as protesters

The precarious state of Internally Displaced Persons across the country has been addressed several times on this blog, international and ...

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tosin adesinaApril 13, 2018

[The Activism Blog] CSI Media moves Hands on Deck to Abuja to spread good will

2018 Good friday has come and gone, but the memory will remain unforgettable for the kids at Divine Wounds of ...

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AzeezDecember 10, 2017

Buhari to depart Abuja for France on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday will depart Abuja for a summit in Paris, France. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the ...

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AzeezDecember 3, 2017

No cause for alarm over alleged plot to bomb Abuja – FG

The Federal Government on Sunday has said there is no cause for alarm over alleged plans by Boko Haram to ...

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AzeezDecember 3, 2017

Terrorists have threatened to attack Abuja | US, UK warn citizens

The United States and British  governments have warned their citizens to stay away from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, over alleged threats ...

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EditorNovember 22, 2017

Across Nigeria by Train ‘Travel Beyond your dreams within your Reach’.

There are so many negative attributes to the Nigerian railway system, in spite of that, there is another that gives ...

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AzeezNovember 10, 2017

Emerging political leaders set to storm Abuja on November 22

As the nation gears towards another electioneering year which will determine the state of the economy and eventually return the ...

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ToluOctober 24, 2017

Jidenna arrives Nigeria ahead of Heineken Live Your Music parties in Lagos and Abuja (PHOTOS)

Nigerian-born American artiste, Jidenna arrived Lagos today ahead of the Heineken Live Your Music parties. He is expected to perform ...

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AzeezOctober 19, 2017

Music Takeover! Heineken unveils Jidenna as host of Heineken’s Live Your Music parties in Abuja and Lagos

International premium beer brand, Heineken has unveiled Nigerian-American artiste, Jidenna as host of the 2017 Live Your Music parties set to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2017

Gbenga Odunsi: The pains and torment of being a tenant in Abuja

by Gbenga Odunsi In advanced countries, housing is a form of social product, it is governmental provision for the citizenry, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

Army/IPOB crisis: FCT Minister assures residents of adequate security

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Cosmas ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

‘EFCC discovers Patience Jonathan’s Abuja plaza’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has discovered an uncompleted 8-storey building belonging to former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, ...

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SponsorSeptember 12, 2017

Harrysong, Skuki, Olu Maintain, 9ice, others to perform at ‘Jimmy’s Jump Off Abuja Edition’

Music artistes Harrysong, 9ice, Olu Maintain, Skuki and Sexy Steel have joined the lineup of other A-listers performing at veteran ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

How we stopped terrorists from attacking Abuja, six other states – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday said suspected terrorists planned to conduct shootings and suicide bombings on selected ...

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AzeezSeptember 7, 2017

Lagos and Abuja are part of Biafra – MASSOB

Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of Biafra (MASSOB), Kingsley Madu has said cities where Igbos own major investments, ...

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AzeezSeptember 6, 2017

Buhari, Aisha arrive Abuja after Eid-El-Kabir celebration (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari and the First Lady, Aisha Buhari have arrived Abuja after the Eid-el-Kabir holidays. Buhari had travelled to ...

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AzeezAugust 12, 2017

PDP holds non-elective National Convention (PHOTOS)

Opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently holding its non-elective National Convention at the Eagles Square, Abuja. See ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2017

Why we dispersed protesters calling for Buhari’s resignation – Police

The FCT police Command has said it dispersed protesters demanding for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent “breakdown ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 8, 2017

Opinion: Abuja, a city under siege of hawkers, beggars, and corrupt law enforcers

by Gbenga Odunsi Gbenga Odunsi went around the Capital City to spotlight the activities of hawkers and beggars and how ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

‘Policemen burgle ex-President Jonathan’s house’

Former President Goodluck Jonathan‘s house in Abuja has been burgled, Premium Times reports. According to the news medium, the house ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

Prison Service to probe Kuje prison fire, as group claims responsibility

The Nigerian Prisons Service has launched a probe into the fire incident that gut the Kuje Medium Prisons on Friday. ...

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ToluJuly 20, 2017

#Impact365: Two millenials set up Potter’s Children Global Foundation to cater to orphans and underprivileged children

In a society filled with children and young adults who are facing neglect and abandonment, there can never be too ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 18, 2017

Mercy Abang: Poverty within opulence- Water crisis at the heart of Nigeria’s capital

by Mercy Abang Miracle, age 9, lives in Gishiri, has a daily routine of fetching from a nearby pond. “My ...

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AzeezJuly 18, 2017

PDP leaders meet, vow to rebuild party

Members of the National Expanded caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday met for the first time since ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

FRSC official caught on camera wrestling with the driver of a moving vehicle (WATCH)

A female Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Official was caught on camera struggling for the control of a moving car ...

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ToluJuly 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “I am not fighting anybody” – Fashola clears the air on feud with National Assembly

Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has told Nigerians not to misinterpret his recent dispute with the House ...

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