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DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrests of the leaders of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) and some Boko Haram terrorists, at Kukuntu Village, Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT, in Abuja.

Official: Private schools frustrating UBEC’s personnel audit

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has alleged that some private schools were posing a serious challenge to the ongoing nationwide National Personnel Audit of all Basic Education institutions.

Aso Villa chaplain: Engine of Vice President Osinbajo’s helicopter failed

The Chaplain of the Aso Villa Chapel, Pastor Seyi Malomo, on Monday revealed that it was the engine of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s helicopter that failed when he visited the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja last Thursday.

Presidency: Why Vice President Osinbajo avoided his chopper

Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, on Thursday said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo avoided using his chopper from Gwagwalada where he had gone for an official assignment back to the Presidential Villa, Abuja because of “technical reasons.”

Vice President Osinbajo expresses support for upward review of customs personnel remuneration

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed support for an upward review in remuneration of personnel of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to enhance their performance.

Bonfrere Jo gets keys to promised apartment 22 years after

Bonfrere Jo thanked the Federal Government and stated that the gesture would encourage sportsmen and women to work hard, knowing that their

13 couples exchange vows in Abuja mass wedding

Thirteen couples were on Saturday in Gwagwalada, Abuja, joined in holy wedlock at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with the parish priest, Rev. Fr. Clement Igyeseh, advising them to be faithful to their marital vows.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

Two travel tour operators arrested for allegedly trafficking 96 Nigerians

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested two operators of two travel and tour agencies based in Abuja for allegedly trafficking 96 Nigerians to Saudi Arabia.

Federal government mulls termination of Abaji-Koton-Karfe dualisation road project

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has threatened the termination of contract project for the dualisation road project of the Abaji-Koton-Karfe road due to “negligence” by the contractor for five months.

NAPTIP rescues 13 human trafficking victims in Abuja hotel

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday sealed up Amazonia Guest House at Dagri in Gwagwalada, FCT, and rescued 13 women suspected to be victims of human trafficking.

JOHESU strike paralysis medical services at AUTH Gwagwalada

Medical services were on Monday paralysed at the Abuja University Teaching Hospital (AUTH), Gwagwalada, following the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) since April 18.

HEDA urges CCB to investigate Senator Ekweremadu’s asset declaration form

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), a non-governmental and non-partisan human rights and development league, has petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), demanding the investigation of asset declaration form of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

Nigerian Army holds drills to showcase fighting powers

The Nigerian Army is currently holding a demonstration exercise to showcase its military powers to protect and defend the territorial integrity of the Nigerian nation.

Tin-Can Customs generates N76.78 billion revenue in Q1 of 2018

The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N76.78 billion revenue in the first quarter of 2018, up from N61.83 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2017.

Senator Ekweremadu questions constitutionality of presidential panel on assets recovery

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has asked an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to stop the government from temporarily seizing assets traced to him.

2019: Politicians urged to engage more youths in governance

Mr Yohanna Pada, the District Head of Guru community in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT, has called on politicians to engage more youths in governance when elected into office to foster democracy.

FCT: Gosa residents protest market demolition

Some residents of Gosa, a village along Airport Road, Abuja, on Monday staged a protest against the demolition of their Market by the FCT Administration.

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