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The National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association (NACTOMORAS), FCT chapter, has called for more government support to boost transport system in the teritory.

Restriction: Tricycle operators protest in Abuja as FCTA begins mass arrest

The jobs of 40,000 operators of tricycles (popularly known as keke) in Abuja would be under serious threat as the Federal Capital Territory Administration begins mass arrest of those who fail to comply with the restriction order and ban from the city.
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HRW: Many patients in chains in hospitals, rehab and religious centres

Thousands of people with mental health conditions across Nigeria are chained and locked up in various facilities where they face terrible abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Monday.

Lawyers who prosecuted retired judge demand N164 million legal fee

The Federal Ministry of Justice owes private lawyers engaged to prosecute a retired judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, and two former co-defendants, to the tune of N164m, the private legal practitioners have alleged.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Technology responsible for gradual loss of family bond – FCT residents

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have complained that technology was responsible for the gradual loss of family bond.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

U20WWC: Sports minister reveals plan to meet FIFA’s hosting conditions

Nigeria’s quest to host the U-20 Women World Cup is receiving massive support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
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.

Newspapers’ distributors charge FCT minister on security, employment

The Abuja Newspapers Distributors Association has called on the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello, to tackle insecurity in the capital city.

Court orders microfinance bank to pay N500,000 for refusing customer loan

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Zuba, Federal Capital Territory, on Tuesday ordered a microfinance bank to pay N500,000 as “exemplary damages” over its failure to grant a loan facility to Ceco CC Investment after it had met all requirements.
The Federal Government has commenced Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Edo oil palm estate development at Ovia North-East Local Government Area.

Federal government begins environmental, social impact assessment of Edo oil palm estate

The Federal Government has commenced Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Edo oil palm estate development at Ovia North-East Local Government Area. The project is part of ongoing reforms by the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to attract investments into the state.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

IGR: Aliyu warns SDAs in FCT against Sabotage, vows Sanctions

Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has vowed to deal decisively with any Secretariat, Department and Agency, SDA, under her supervision that may want to sabotage the efforts of government in scaling up its internal revenue generation.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA demolishes perimeter fences, illegal structures on Dutsen-Alhaji road

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ministerial Task Team at the weekend rolled out its bulldozers, pulling down parts of the perimeter fences of a commercial bank and some commercial buildings located by the roadside on the busy Dutsen-Alhaji axis connecting Bwari and other adjoining towns to the city centre.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

SERAP urges President Buhari to probe governors, council chairs for ‘pocketing’ council allocations

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate corruption allegations in the use of the monthly federal allocations to the 774 local governments in the country through the 36 state governors and the Federal Capital Territory.”
An Abuja faith based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Beyond Church Walls International (BCWI), says it plans to effect the required change in the society to ensure transformation, excellence and effectiveness within and outside the Church system.

NGO takes campaign of nation building to churches

An Abuja faith based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Beyond Church Walls International (BCWI), says it plans to effect the required change in the society to ensure transformation, excellence and effectiveness within and outside the Church system.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Troops arrest six suspected kidnappers, robbers in Abuja

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a militia gang leader, Shehu Jatau, and five of his accomplices at a hotel in the central area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
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Workers celebrate sack of tribunal chairman

Workers at the Investment and Security Tribunal, IST, on Friday gathered in their office in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory to celebrate and thank God for the exit of former Executive Chairman of the organisation, Barrister Isaiah Ako.

Minister: We’ll shut illegal car parks in Abuja to tackle crime

The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammed Bello, has said the influx of too many vehicles has increased crime rate in Abuja and its environs.
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2020 Hajj: FCT pilgrims to pay N1.5 million as Hajj fares

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has pegged the fees for intending pilgrims for the 2020 Hajj exercise at N1.5 million even as registration of intending pilgrims for the yearly rites begins today in the six area councils and the board head office in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Lagos State over the death of retired Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson, who was the first Military Governor of the state.

Mobolaji Johnson: Nigerian statesman, true father of Lagos – Asiwaju Tinubu

All Progressives Congress National Leader and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the first Military Governor of the state, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, who died on Wednesday, as an essential Nigerian statesman and one of the true fathers of Lagos.

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The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday disqualified the Bayelsa State deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Biobarakuma Degi, from participating in the forthcoming Saturday, November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.

Court disqualifies APC’s Bayelsa deputy governorship candidate

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