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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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Katsina police chief tasks promoted officers on security, law

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Unemployed man in court for robbing two at ATM

An unemployed man, Happiness Daniel, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing two people at an Automated Teller Machine at knifepoint.