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Court frees 43-year-old man charged with murder

An FCT High Court, Maitama, has discharged and acquitted a 43-year-old man, Yakubu Bulus, charged with culpable homicide.

Police in FCT arrest five armed robbery suspects

The Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Mr Sadiq Bello, said the command had arrested 5 suspects who specialised in dispossessing people of their cars and jewelry at gun point.

FCT gets 10 additional voters’ registration centres – INEC official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has added 10 more Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) centres to Abuja making it 32, an official has said.

Minister Solomon Dalung insists money not needed to win election

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory against an incumbent in 2015 had proved that one could win election in Nigeria without having money.

DPR dispenses 14,400 liters petrol free in Abuja

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Wednesday dispensed 14,400 litres of petrol free at an alleged illegal fuel station in Zauda on Gwagwa-Deidei road, a suburb of Abuja.

Man jailed for stealing ‘Keke’ tyre

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 22-year-old man, Ojo Salihu, to three months imprisonment for stealing a tricycle tyre.

Pharmacists council seals 339 drug stores in Abuja

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria says it sealed 339 drug stores in Abuja between November 20 and November 23.

FCT residents worried over bad roads

Residents of Gwagwa, Karmo and Jiwa communities in the FCT have called for government attention to the state of bad road in their areas.

Court remands driver for allegedly injuring neighbour

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered the remand of a 38-year-old driver, Seun Kelly, who allegedly injured his neighbour, in Suleja Prison.

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PDP: INEC will announce false result in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after ‘violent incident’

Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Osun urges federal govt to declare state of emergency on Fulani herdsmen attack

The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings.

Taraba govt suspends anti-open grazing law

The Taraba State Government has temporarily suspended the Anti-Open Grazing law in the state to allow for some amendments as farmers and herdsmen agree to shield swords.

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