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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.
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.
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.
Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have complained that technology was responsible for the gradual loss of family bond.
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 Abuja Newspapers Distributors Association has called on the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello, to tackle insecurity in the capital city.
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. The project is part of ongoing reforms by the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to attract investments into the state.
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) 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Raheem Sterling said he allowed his “emotions” to get the better of him leading to a brief altercation with Liverpool’s Joe Gomez that resulted in Manchester City player being dropped for Thursday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro.
Plateau State Governor and Chairman of Northern Governors Forum Simon Lalong has urged African countries to close ranks and explore way of resolving conflicts and other challenges on the continent rather than visiting other continents for solutions.
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.
A communist rebel ambush killed six Philippine soldiers and wounded 20 others, the military said Tuesday, in one of the deadliest assaults in the nation’s five-decade-old Maoist insurgency.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.
Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour, has faulted comments by Ben Nwabueze on the supreme court’s dismissal of Atiku Abubakar’s appeal.
The chief executive officer of Uber has expressed regret after calling the gruesome killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "mistake" by Saudi Arabia's government and comparing it to a fatal self-driving crash involving one of the ride-hailing firm's cars.
Egypt’s central bank will likely make a third consecutive cut to its key interest rates on Thursday, a Reuters poll showed, as inflation fell to its lowest in nearly 14 years in October.
African representatives at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup, Nigeria and Egypt have been a tough draw as the African champions will battle World and Olympic Champions – China in the first round of the competition holding at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
A letter from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development said Adeleye’s sack was ordered by the sports minister, Sunday Dare.