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The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has threatened to revoke all undeveloped plots at Shere Galuwyi Resettlement site in Bwari Area Council.

FCTA vows to end sexual and gender-based violence

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Wednesday restated its commitment to ending sexual and gender-based violence, and craved the support of the Rule of Law and Anti Corruption (ROLAC) programme of the British Council to achieve that.
Mrs. Busola Dakolo, the wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer, Timi Dakolo, has asked the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja to dismiss the preliminary objection filed against the rape case she instituted against the Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo.

COZA rape scandal: Busola Dakolo vows to drag Biodun Fatoyinbo to appeal court

Mrs Busola Dakolo, wife of Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo, has vowed to take her rape case against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, founder Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), to the Appeal Court following decision of an FCT High Court to declare it “statute barred”.
The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of one Osarumwense Henry Afuwa (alias Manasseh Jordan) before Justice A.O Musa of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Bwari.

Internet fraudster sentenced to jail over $1,000 internet fraud

The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of one Osarumwense Henry Afuwa (alias Manasseh Jordan) before Justice A.O Musa of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Bwari.
Mrs. Busola Dakolo, the wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer, Timi Dakolo, has asked the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja to dismiss the preliminary objection filed against the rape case she instituted against the Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo.

COZA rape scandal: I’ll appeal Abuja court judgement – Busola Dakolo

Celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo, on Thursday said she would appeal the ruling of Justice O. A. Musa of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly over alleged rape.
The Senior Pastor and Founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, has said he has no business interfacing with Mrs Busola Dakolo in the law court over the allegation of rape leveled against him.

COZA rape scandal: Court dismisses Busola Dakolo’s case against Biodun Fatoyinbo

A Nigerian judge has dismissed rape allegations against Biodun Fatoyinbo, a famous Abuja-based preacher of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly.
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has threatened to revoke all undeveloped plots at Shere Galuwyi Resettlement site in Bwari Area Council.

Minister threatens to revoke undeveloped plots in Abuja

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has threatened to revoke all undeveloped plots at Shere Galuwyi Resettlement site in Bwari Area Council.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC secures order to extend Abdulrasheed Maina, son’s detention over ‘N2.1 billion fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured an order of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Bwari, to detain former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina and his son, Faisal, in its custody pending the conclusion of ongoing investigation.
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Two Internet fraudster brothers get three years imprisonment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned them before Justice I. U. Bello of the High Court of Federal Capital Territory, sitting in Bwari, Abuja, on separate one-count amended charge, bordering on cyber crime and obtaining money under false pretence.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest comedian over ‘spread of fake news’ on social media

The Police on Thursday said it had arrested a comedian, Augustine Valentine, popularly known as MC Fine, over alleged spread of fake news.
Biodun Fatoyinbo

Rape: COZA’s Biodun Fatoyinbo demands N50 million from Busola Dakolo

The Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has asked a Federal High Court in Bwari Abuja, to dismiss the suit filed against him by Busola Dakolo, alleging rape in 2002.

Court sentences carpenter to nine months in prison for stealing television set

A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Thursday sentenced a carpenter, Yusuf Aliyu, 28, to nine months in prison for stealing a 22-inches LG television and clothes.

Police arraign driver for faking own kidnap, collecting ransom

The police on Thursday arraigned a 44-year-old driver, Olumamuywa Adeoya, in a Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly faking his own kidnap and deceiving his friend into paying N350,000 as ransom.
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.
Bwari Area Council Chairman, Mr John Gabaya, has promised to offer Christian pilgrimage slots to some residents yet to travel for the spiritual activity in Israel.

My ambition for Christians – FCT council chief

Bwari Area Council Chairman, Mr John Gabaya, has promised to offer Christian pilgrimage slots to some residents yet to travel for the spiritual activity in Israel.

MTN Foundation donates equipment to Bwari health centre

The MTN Foundation “What Can We Do Together’’ initiative, has donated clinical equipment to Dutse-Makaranta Primary Health Center in Bwari Area Council, Federal Capital Territory.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Forgery case dismissal: I’m vindicated – Senator Adeleke

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, yesterday, described the Supreme Court judgement exonerating him of all charges of certificate forgery as “a final vindication from months of tortuous persecution, blackmail and smear campaigns.”
Femi Gbajabiamila

Court voids criminal charge against Speaker Gbajabiamila

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in the Bwari area of Abuja has voided the criminal charge brought against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

Federal government’s revival of history subject in schools commended

Some Primary and Secondary school teachers in Bwari Area Council of the FCT have lauded Federal Government’s revival of History subject in Nigerian schools.

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Militia beheads 16 people in new DR Congo massacre – civil society

Suspected militia fighters have decapitated 16 people in a new village massacre near Beni in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civil society sources said on Friday.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Federal government suspends eight officials over electrocution at Ikoyi Custodial Centre

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.

Amosun, 3,000 others defect to PDP in Ogun

A candidate of the House of Representatives election in Ogun state, Akeem Amosun, has defected to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), ahead of the Local Government elections expected to be conducted in the state next year and general elections in 2023.