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Pastor petitions police over abduction of wife, children

An Abuja pastor, Isaac Pada, has petitioned the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police over the alleged abduction of his wife, Precious, and four children, Pearl, 8, Pathnel, 6, Pamebelo, 3 and Peace, 7 months, from their Aleyita, Abuja Municipal Area Council home on the 30th of last month.

Expert: Nigeria is capable of handling Ebola case

A medical expert, Dr Ademola Lawal, has said that Nigeria has the capacity to handle any case of Ebola in the country with its experience on the Lassa fever challenge.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Federal government begins construction of bridge linking Northeast to Abuja

Engineers and materials have started arriving Ibbi town in Taraba State ahead of commencement of work on the Ibbi Bridge across River Benue.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop ministerial inauguration

The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop ministerial inauguration

The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list.

NAPTIP arrests teacher who ‘raped’ six-year-old

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 30-year-old man, Shedrach Nwekeagu, for allegedly raping a six-year-old school pupil.

Central bank’s PMI report shows rise in employment

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report for July shows employment level index on the rise for the 27th consecutive month.

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.
NSCDC

Eid: NSCDC deploys 4,000 personnel in FCT

The Ngeria Security and Civil Defence Corps said it has deployed 4,000 personnel to beef up security, during and after the Eid-el Kabir celebration in the Federal Capital Territory.
The Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Elias Mbam, disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday.

Federal government considering review of revenue sharing formula

The federal government has said it is considering the review of the revenue sharing formula for the three tiers of government.

Airtel deepens Internet connectivity with home broadband package

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has taken a definitive step to deepen broadband connectivity in homes and offices across the country as it announces the roll out of its Home Broadband value offering pan Nigeria.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa PDP guber aspirants’ desperation can’t stop council polls – governor

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has said the desperation of some governorship aspirants within the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) cannot stop the local government election, insisting that it will hold as scheduled on August 10.

Mike Ozekhome: President Buhari is allergic to criticism

Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has reacted to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and activist.

Nigeria attracts $15.15 billion investment commitment in first half of 2019

Foreign investors in several sectors of the Nigeria economy made investment commitments to the tone of $15.15 billion within the first half of 2019.
FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Sunday advised residents of the Federal Capital Territory to avoid Flood flash points during downpour.

FEMA advises FCT residents to avoid flood flash points

FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Sunday advised residents of the Federal Capital Territory to avoid Flood flash points during downpour.

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.

NNPC explains increase in price of kerosene

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has attributed the increased in the price of household Kerosene in the country to the pressure of demand and supply.
Nisa Premier Hospital, Abuja

Abuja hospital performs first kidney transplant

The management of NISA Premiere Hospital, Abuja, has carried out its first kidney transplantation in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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Kaduna guber: PDP seeks cancellation of 515, 951 votes

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Governorship candidate, Isah Ashiru, will on Monday ask the Kaduna State Elections Petition Tribunal to cancel a total 515, 951 votes which it contended were unlawfully added to the total votes cast during the March 9 poll.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has unreservedly condemned the shameful assault on former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.

Senate president condemns attack on Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has unreservedly condemned the shameful assault on former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.

First batch of Katsina State pilgrims return from Hajj

The first batch of Katsina State pilgrims, numbering 495, have arrived Umaru Musa Yar’adua Airport, Katsina safely after completion of the 2019 hajj.
“No matter our good intentions, we will not see a transformation in agriculture if we continue to invest less than 10 per cent of our budget on agriculture,” Mr Sanginga said during a courtesy visit to the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, in Ibadan.

What Nigeria must do to transform agricultural sector – IITA chief

A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector backed by a vibrant rural infrastructural network will help states in Nigeria to accelerate the transformation of agriculture, says Nteranya Sanginga, Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
Senator Shehu Sani, has said that Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB spanked the wrong Horse with the Wrong Whip on the wrong track has condemned the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu: IPOB spanked the wrong hose – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani, has said that Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, spanked the wrong Horse with the Wrong Whip on the wrong track has condemned the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany.