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Police to arraign 52 shiite members arrested in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested 52 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shiite, following what it describes as a violent protest in Abuja.

Gunshots in Abuja as police forcefully disperse protesting Shiites

The police fired shots on Wednesday morning in Abuja as they forcefully dispersed protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN.

Christmas: Aisha Buhari shares food items to Christians in FCT

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has donated food items to Christians in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to celebrate Christmas.

Yuletide: Police warns commercial sex workers against ritualists, other criminals in FCT

Following the incessant cases of murder especially of young women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the police have warned commercial sex workers operating the city to be weary of those who patronise them.

Police contributes N10 billion to national housing fund – IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday said it had contributed over N10 billion in remittances to the National Housing Fund since the inception of the scheme.

Health workers’ union proposes N1.2 billion 300 bed space hospital

The Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has proposed N1.2 billion for the building of 300 bed space hospital.

Airtel announces love charity initiative

In the spirit of the Yuletide season, telecoms services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with Chicken Republic, a subsidiary of Food Concepts Plc, to feed over 5,000 less privileged Nigerians as part of its yearly Corporate Social Responsibility initiative dubbed, ‘Airtel Five Days of Love.’

Ikemba Nnewi did not found APGA – Chekwas Okorie

The founding national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the current national chairman and founder of United Progressive Party (UPP) Chief Chekwas Okorie has clarified that the late Biafran leader and Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, joined APGA six months after the registration of the party and denied claims that Ojukwu was the founder of the party.

Why we reinstated DCP Danjuma Ibrahim – PSC

The Police Service Commission has explained that it reinstated a deputy commissioner of police, Danjuma Ibrahim, into the force because the court acquitted him of the felony charge against him.

Jigawa govt earmarks N460m for Dutse great water project

The Jigawa State Government earmarked the sum of N460 million for the execution of the Dutse great water project.

Police uncover illegal firearm factory, arrest three suspects

The Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Sadiq Bello, said the Command has arrested three suspects in connection with an illegal firearm fabricating factory in Shenagu village near Zuba, FCT.

We deserve better services – Bank customers tell central bank

Bank customers in the country have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ensure commercial banks live up to their mandate of satisfying customers.

I worked with ‘area boys’ in Lagos for 10 years – Osinbajo

Wife of the Vice-President, Pastor Dolapo Osinbajo, has said that she spent about 10 years during her pastoral work under the notorious Lagos flyovers with ‘area boys’ in an effort to reshape their lives.

JAMB’s action on cut-off mark will undermine standards – Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, has said that the decision of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to peg this year’s cut-off mark for admission into universities in the country to as low as 120 would worsen the already poor standard of education.

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