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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.
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President Buhari inaugurates Abuja Light Rail Project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the Abuja Light Rail Project and commended the Chinese Government for its investment in Nigeria’s economy.
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President Buhari to commission Abuja light rail Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will commission the completed Lots 1A and 3 of the Abuja Light Rail project on Thursday, the FCTA announced Monday.

Toyin Saraki, UNFPA highlight importance of midwives in health sector

To commemorate this year’s International Day of the Midwife on Tuesday, Toyin Saraki, wife of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and UN Population Fund highlighted the important role that midwives play in the health sector as well as the need to provide better working conditions for them.

Muhammad Bello: We will clear all illegal settlements on FCT railway corridors

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, on Monday directed relevant FCTA agencies to clear all illegal settlements and structures obstructing the FCT railway corridor and station access ways.

Court frees 43-year-old man charged with murder

An FCT High Court, Maitama, has discharged and acquitted a 43-year-old man, Yakubu Bulus, charged with culpable homicide.

Police in FCT arrest five armed robbery suspects

The Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Mr Sadiq Bello, said the command had arrested 5 suspects who specialised in dispossessing people of their cars and jewelry at gun point.

FCT gets 10 additional voters’ registration centres – INEC official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has added 10 more Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) centres to Abuja making it 32, an official has said.

Minister Solomon Dalung insists money not needed to win election

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory against an incumbent in 2015 had proved that one could win election in Nigeria without having money.

DPR dispenses 14,400 liters petrol free in Abuja

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Wednesday dispensed 14,400 litres of petrol free at an alleged illegal fuel station in Zauda on Gwagwa-Deidei road, a suburb of Abuja.

Man jailed for stealing ‘Keke’ tyre

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 22-year-old man, Ojo Salihu, to three months imprisonment for stealing a tricycle tyre.

Pharmacists council seals 339 drug stores in Abuja

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria says it sealed 339 drug stores in Abuja between November 20 and November 23.

FCT residents worried over bad roads

Residents of Gwagwa, Karmo and Jiwa communities in the FCT have called for government attention to the state of bad road in their areas.

Court remands driver for allegedly injuring neighbour

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered the remand of a 38-year-old driver, Seun Kelly, who allegedly injured his neighbour, in Suleja Prison.

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The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
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Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".