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Gunmen kill man, abduct wife, two others in Kogi

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a middle aged man, Alhaji Nuhu Yusuf, and abducted his wife, Ramatu Nuhu, alongside two others in Aseni village, in Kotonkarfe local government area of Kogi state.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police arrest 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday said it arrested 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the territory.
In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy to discourage the importation of milk, four dairy products manufacturers have commenced the process for the local production of milk, an official has said.

Four Nigerian companies begin local production of milk

In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy to discourage the importation of milk, four dairy products manufacturers have commenced the process for the local production of milk, an official has said.

Official: Central bank, governors agree to develop agric sector

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and governors of the 36 states of the federation on Thursday agreed to pool resources to develop the agricultural potentials in their domains and create jobs.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government effects shake-up in education ministry

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has approved the redeployment of 11 directors and principals of unity colleges.

Police arrest five ‘kidnappers’ informants’

The Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has said it arrested five suspected informants to kidnappers terrorising communities in Abaji Area Council and environs.

NASENI loses three directors to auto crash

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, has lost three senior staff in an auto crash along Lokoja-Abuja Highway.

NDLEA takes three truck-load of cannabis to court as exhibit

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Tuesday took two Hilux truck and a Toyota Hiace bus loaded with 201 sacks of cannabis sativa as exhibits to the Federal High Court Abuja.
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.

Minister advises youths to develop apps to address societal issues

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.

House of Reps consider report on sports bill

The House of Representatives on Thursday, considered the report of its Committee on Sports on a bill for an act to Provide for Administration and Management of Sports in Nigeria.
Kidnap Victim

Politician’s kidnapped son set free after ransom

The kidnapped son of a top politician in Abaji Area Council, Yusuf Musa Sokodabo, has been set free by his abductors after payment of N1.2 million ransom.

Minister: I’m committed to completion of ongoing projects in FCT

Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has re-emphasised his commitment to the completion of ongoing infrastructural projects aimed at adding value to the lives of the residents of the FCT.

2019 Budget: FCTA proposes N30 billion for projects

The Federal Capital Administration (FCTA) has presented a National Priority Budget of N30,704,674.051 to the Senate Committee on the FCT.

2019 budget: FCTA proposes over 30 billion for projects

The Federal Capital Administration (FCTA) has presented a National Priority Budget of N30,704,674.051 (Thirty Billion, Seven Hundred and Four Million, Six Hundred and Seventy-Four Thousand and fifty one Kobo) to the Senate Committee on the FCT.

Nestlé Nigeria inaugurates four community water projects

As the world commemorates World Water Day, Managing Director and CEO of Nestlé Nigeria, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon, says the company recognises and respects the fact that water is a fundamental human right.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
APC Nigeria Supporters

FCT elections: APC wins Abaji chairmanship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulraman Ajiya, as the winner of Abaji Area Council in Saturday’s chairmanship race.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger State said it had commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 25 local government areas of the state for the Governorship and House Assembly elections.

Elections: FCT receives sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has taken delivery of sensitive materials for the Saturday, March 9 elections in six area councils.

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Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

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ECB chief tells Europe to ‘innovate and invest’

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