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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari, APC owe Nigerians apology

Former vice president and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar, Sunday said that the President Mohammadu Buhari led government and the All Progressives Congress (APC) must apologise to Nigerians and make an admittance of guilt for taking the country through the throes of subjugation to another country.

Eid-el-Kabir: AMAC chairman tasks residents on sacrifice, love

Mr Abdullahi Candido, Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), has felicitated Muslim Faithfuls in the area council and the country, as they celebrate Eid-el-Kabir.

NYSC member donates foot-controlled handwashing apparatus to rural areas

Recently, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Ilori Ayotola Deborah, was in the news after she donated 10 foot-operated soap and water dispenser to some rural communities and offices in Abuja.

Court dissolves six-year-old marriage on grounds of desertion

Justice Jude Okeke of an FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday dissolved the six-year-old marriage between Ann Ogar and Justin on grounds of desertion.

Abuja community protest as police ‘kill’ businessman

There was a violent protest in the Karmo area of Abuja on Monday following the alleged killing of a businessman, Solomon Eze, by a police officer.

Security agents arrest 189 inter-state travel ban violators in Abuja

The joint security task force at the Zuba-Dei-Dei in Abuja on Friday intercepted two articulated vehicles conveying 189 men for violating interstate travel ban.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA: Late Gebe Ebong not killed by coronavirus

The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) said Gebe Ebong, a health worker with Wuse General Hospital, Abuja who died on April 24, did not die of coronavirus.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

FCTA charges beneficiaries to return any defective palliative

Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called on beneficiaries of the Administration’s palliatives to return anyone they feel is defective and unfit for human consumption, to allow for replacement, but at the expense of the suppliers.
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FCTA releases test results of 90 persons showing coronavirus symptoms in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday released the results of 90 persons who showed symptoms of COVID-19.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to- “declare the life pension edict-law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null and void.

Abuja residents protest proposed location of infectious disease cemetery

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have protested against an alleged decision by the authorities to site a cemetery for COVID-19 victims and other infectious diseases close to their residences.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Abuja markets to be shut from Monday

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) on Saturday, said all markets under its supervision will be shut from Monday, March 29.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA to generate N3 billion advert revenue by mid 2020

Authorities of the FCTA are committed and determined to generate at least N3billion revenue from outdoor advertising by the first half of 2020.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to- “declare the life pension edict-law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null and void.

IGR: CSO petitions AMAC legislators, wants council chairman probed

A Civil Society Organization (CSO) under the aegis of Civil Society for Human Rights and Rehabilitation has petitioned the legislative arm of Abuja Municipal Area Council to investigate alleged infractions committed by the chairman of the council, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA distributes relief materials to IDPs in Abuja camps

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday, distributed 1,200 cartons of toilet soap and 1, 246 cartons of detergent to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Abuja camps.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to- “declare the life pension edict-law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null and void.

SERAP asks court to stop payment of life pensions to ex-Abuja council chairs, speakers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to: “declare the life pension edict/law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null, void, illegal and unconstitutional; and to restrain and stop AMAC, its chairman; deputy chairman; speaker; legislature and/or their agents from paying life pensions to former officials, and ultimately, to themselves under the edict/law.”
Nigeria Police

Police arrest suspect for luring, raping, robbing ladies in Enugu

The Police in Enugu State have arrested a suspect who specialises in luring unsuspecting victims mostly ladies to hotel to rape and rob them of their valuables.

SERAP gives Abuja council chair 14 days to withdraw life pensions for ex-officials

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abdullahi Adamu Candido, chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently withdraw and revoke the bill/edict for the unconstitutional and illegal payment of life pensions to former chairmen, vice-chairmen, speakers and other officials of AMAC.”

Expert: Corruption bane of building collapse in Nigeria

Mr Festus Adebayo, the Chief Executive Officer, Fesadeb Communications Limited, has attributed frequent cases of building collapse in the country to corruption.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
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Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.