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Police arraign reckless driver for allegedly causing special marshal’s death

A 40-year-old cab driver, Godfrey Odifiri, who allegedly drove dangerously resulting in the death of a special marshal appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Friday.
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Muazu Shehu, Deborah Pam win maiden national anti-corruption half marathon

Muazu Shehu and Deborah Pam emerge winners of the men and women categories of the 1st National Anti-Corruption Half Marathon held in Abuja
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA unveils new legal search on landed properties

The FCT Administration (FCTA) has unveiled new procedures for conducting legal search on landed property in the territory to curb fraud and abuses.
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Buhari Campaign Organisation denounces ‘Buhari Campaign Organisation’

The attention of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation has been drawn to a letter making the rounds by one self-styled “Buhari Campaign Organisation”.

APC shifts national convention time, FCT releases traffic alert

The All Progressives Congress has shifted the time of its 2018 National Convention in Abuja on Saturday to 6pm.

FCT inaugurates gender-based violence response secretariat

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has inaugurated its Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Response Team (SGBVRT) secretariat.

NFF crisis: Minister summons emergency meeting of state FA chairmen

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has summoned an emergency meeting of stakeholders for a round-table parley to deliberate on the leadership crisis that factionalised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Abuja Light Rail

Abuja residents laud new light rail service

Some commuters and residents of the Federal Capital Territory have extolled Thursday’s inauguration of the First Phase of the Abuja metro rail line by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Garki hospital denies report on gunshot victim

The Garki Hospital, Abuja has refuted claims that it requested police report before treating late Miss Linda Angela Igwetu, a member of NYSC, who died of police gunshot, and described the allegations as malicious and false.

APC sets up election petitions committee

The National Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has set up an Election Petitions Committee to consider complaints that may arise from its national convention held Saturday at the Eagle Square in Abuja.

Official: Why we renamed Abakaliki Street in Awka

The Chairman of Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State, Leo Nwuba, has said contrary to the recent uproar over the renaming of Abakaliki Street in Awka, the state capital, the state had long designated another street to be named Abakaliki Street within the city.

APC Convention: Police deploy 5,000 personnel, two helicopters; FRSC deploys 1,000

The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 5,000 personnel comprising the Police Mobile Force (PMF), the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Special Protection Unit (SPU) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention scheduled for June 23 in Abuja.

Sell cocaine if you can’t withstand economic hardship – Minister tells traders

A Ghanaian minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has asked petty traders in the Kumasi metropolis to venture into the sale of cocaine if they cannot withstand the economic hardship in the country.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Ex-INEC chief Jega to speak 2018 Democracy Day Lecture

The Federal Government has named former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, as the Guest Lecturer at this year’s Democracy Day Lecture slated for Monday, May 28, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

President Buhari to inaugurate Nigeria’s first seven-star hotel

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to inaugurate Nigeria’s first seven-star apartment hotel, the Fraser Suites, located in the Central Business District, Abuja, on May 9, 2018 at an exclusive guests-only ceremony.

Court fixes April 30 for Patience Jonathan’s forfeiture case

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, fixed April 30 to rule on an application, seeking the forfeiture of two properties belonging to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan to the Federal Government.

EFCC: Patience Jonathan’s property under probe not demolished

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has debunked the claim by the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, that her Abuja property which the commission was seeking to seize had been demolished.

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INEC reconfigures 5,823 cards readers in Delta

Ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the re-configuration of 5,823 Smart Card Readers (SCR) in Delta State.

DSS to quiz INEC commissioner over postponement of elections

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Okechukwu Ibeanu, the National Commissioner in charge of logistics at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for questioning.

Adamawa REC: We are not under anyone’s influence

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Adamawa State, Barrister Kassim Gaidam, has refuted a news report that he rejected offer of bribe to the tune of $1m and a house in Dubai from the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Expert: Beware of meningitis

The Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency has advised the people to beware of meningitis and watch against symptoms like high body temperature, irritability, headaches, photophobia, convulsion and coma.

Death toll in Kaduna killing rises to 130 as police arrests 11 suspects

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced.