Tag: FCT

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June 25, 2014

BREAKING: Explosion rocks Lagos killing 3 people (PHOTO)

by Akan Ido Nigeria appears to be under siege has an explosion has been recorded in the Apapa area of ...

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June 2, 2014

“It’s a nuisance to the government”: Why CP Mbu banned #BringBackOurGirls protest in Abuja

by Isi Esene Joseph Mbu, the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory has announced a ban on all ...

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March 6, 2014

Opinion: Oil spill in Abuja and lessons for the rest of us

by Wale Bakare With the growing trend of oil spills in non-oil producing states, as it is the case with ...

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January 24, 2014

SSS gets arrest warrant for ex-FCT minister, Nasir el-Rufai

by Akan Ido The State Security Service have finally secured a warrant of arrest for the former Federal Capital Territory ...

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January 10, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: FCT Abuja ‘Park N Pay’ policy is simply a cheap fraud

by Gimba Kakanda I don’t like Lagos, this you need to know, which is why I endorse timely traffic regulation ...

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January 7, 2014

Monster: Pastor jailed for raping a 6-year-old girl in Abuja

by ‘Jola Sotubo A pastor in Abuja has been arrested and charged to court for allegedly raping a 6-year old ...

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January 5, 2014

Sniper list: Pres. Jonathan wants to kill us – Buhari, Amaechi, others cry out

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The controversy over the existence or otherwise of a sniper list which the government intends to use ...

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January 2, 2014

Police investigate suicide by father of 7 in Abuja

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The death of Frederick Onigbo has led to the FCT police command to commence investigations into incidence. ...

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December 24, 2013

Pres. Jonathan summons Stella Oduah for closed door meeting

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following renewed calls for the sack of the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah over the recent bullet ...

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December 17, 2013

First Atiku, now President Goodluck: 2015 Presidential campaign posters of the President spotted in Ogun (LOOK)

by Rachel Ogbu 2015 Presidential campaign posters of President Goodluck Jonathan has been spotted in parts of Ogun, western Nigeria. ...

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December 14, 2013

Terrible: Confusion as ‘policeman shoots FRSC official in Abuja’

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) are said to have been injured after a ...

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December 9, 2013

2015: Atiku campaign posters appear in Abuja

by Adeola Balogun The race for the 2015 elections seems to have already begun as campaign posters bearing the image ...

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December 3, 2013

Sad: Domestic worker commits suicide in Abuja over missing money

by ‘Jola Sotubo A domestic worker in Abuja is said to have taken her own life after a disagreement with ...

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November 28, 2013

Senate quizzes FCT Minister over N640 million NYSC camp renovation

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The probe on the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory by the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on the ...

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November 26, 2013

Stella Oduah’s car shot at by gunmen in Abuja

by ‘Jola Sotubo According to police reports, the fears which led Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah to purchase bullet proof cars ...

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October 7, 2013

#StoriesWeHear: Mutilated corpse of Abuja lawyer found by husband three days after she went missing

by Adeola Balogun A rude shock awaited the husband of an Abuja-based lawyer yesterday as he forced open his wife’s ...

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September 28, 2013

Terrible: Collapsed FCT Gov’t Secondary School building injures 8 students

by Adeola Balogun Eight students of a government owned school in the Nyanya area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) ...

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September 27, 2013

Apo killing: “They were terrorists, not squatters” – Army Chief insists

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite reports saying that the 9 squatters killed in Abuja were innocent citizens, the army has insisted ...

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September 25, 2013

REVEALED: OBJ’s sister reportedly owns Abuja building where squatters were killed

The unfinished building where security forces killed at least seven squatters Friday, September 20, in the Apo neighbourhood of Abuja, ...

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September 16, 2013

“We will soon open up on his dirty life” – CAN lays it on el-Rufai, recommend him for psychiatric evaluation

by ‘Jola Sotubo The management of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has apparently had enough of the criticisms a  ...

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August 24, 2013

Labourer, 26, charged to court in Abuja for stealing SIM card

by ‘Jola Sotubo An Abuja based labourer, Christopher Musa, has been accused of stealing a GSM SIM card. The 26-year-old, ...

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July 6, 2013

Opinion: In defence of Dame Patience Jonathan

by Gidado Ibrahim The crisis rocking the ruling party and the governors’ forum is a manifestation of those within the ...

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July 2, 2013

Opinion: FCT Abuja and its transportation troubles

by Daniella Ziworitin Ever since the araba buses were removed,transportation has been hard for the common man. The city all ...

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June 9, 2013

Opinion: FCT new transport policy – Can Jonathan please fire Bala Mohammed now?

By Wale Odunsi  It is easy for Bala to call God’s name when he has never felt the long torturous ...

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June 6, 2013

Not approved: Senate drops N4 billion first ladies’ mission house project

by Akan Ido The Senate on Wednesday approved the N259.65bn budget of the Federal Capital Territory for the 2013 fiscal ...

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April 18, 2013

Water resources minister, Sarah Ochekpe: Nasir el-Rufai is lying about water

by Sarah Reng Ochekpe As if such distortion was not enough,  El Rufai chose to ridicule himself and bring to ...

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April 16, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Dino Melaye’s car allegedly shot at by unknown gunmen in Abuja – See Tweets

by Akan Ido Former House of Representatives member, Dino Melaye was said to have been attacked by yet unidentified individuals ...

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February 10, 2013

Nasir el-Rufai likely to face arrest and prosecution over new book

by Akan Ido There are indications that following the release of his book, ‘The Accidental Public Servant,’ Nasir el-Rufai, the ...

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January 30, 2013

Not that easy, guys: FG responds to Boko Haram’s ceasefire announcement, gives conditions for engagement

by Isi Esene The Federal Government is, as expected, expressing cautious optimism over the recent announcement of a ceasefire by ...

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January 10, 2013

UNIBEN distances itself from DE CONCOCTION – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze In other embarrassing news, red-faced by the fact that one of their professors jumped the gun and ...

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