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Fire disaster: FCTA seeks synergy with stakeholders

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said there is need for stakeholders to synergies to prevent fire disaster in the nation’s capital.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Judge warns EFCC to stop disobeying the courts because of ‘orders from above’

Justice Binta Nyako of a federal high court in Abuja, has warned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop “relying on orders from above” before complying with court orders.
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Police, kidnappers exchange fire in Abuja

Policemen from the FCT Command and suspected kidnappers have engaged in a gun battle in the Gwagwalada area where they held four hostages who were freed after the gun duel.

Malabu Oil scam: Former AGF begs court to remand him in prison instead of...

The immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN, on Monday, begged the Federal High Court in Abuja to remand him at Kuje Correctional Center instead of leaving him in custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
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Coronavirus: WHO lists nine high-risk states in Nigeria

WHO Technical Officer on Health Emergence Programme, Ms Dhamari Anidoo, on Friday listed some states in Nigeria that are highly prone to coronavirus infection.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, visited the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) National Reference Laboratory (NRL) in Gaduwa, Abuja on the 9th of January 2020. 8

Coronavirus: Health minister inspects isolation centre

Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, on Tuesday inspected an Isolation Centre under construction at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada as part of the precautionary measures to prevent importation of coronavirus.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Court to rule on bail applications of Bello Adoke, others January 30

Justice A.I. Kutigi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Gwagwalada, Abuja on Monday, adjourned hearing on the trial of former attorney-general and minister of Justice, Muhammed Bello Adoke and others to Thursday, January 30, 2020 for ruling on their bail applications.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Malabu scam: AGF Bello Adoke, others plead not guilty

The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.
The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN.

Malabu scandal: Court remands ex-AGF Adoke, others in EFCC custody

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the remand of a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), and two of his co-defendants in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over their alleged involvement in the Malabu Oil scam.
The Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) on Monday confirmed that there was a minor earth tremor in Bwari Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

NGSA confirms minor earth tremor in Bwari

The Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) on Monday confirmed that there was a minor earth tremor in Bwari Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) on Monday confirmed that there was a minor earth tremor in Bwari Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

NGSA debunks alleged report of 3.8 magnitude tremor in Abuja

The Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), Sunday, debunked report of alleged 3.8 magnitude earth tremor in Gwagwalada and Abaji, satellite towns in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, as allegedly captured by an Earthquake Monitoring Station at OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State, on January 10, 2020.
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe, disclosed this on Saturday at a Town Hall meeting in Ilorin, Kwara Statement.

Federal government to discourage medical tourism, plans six specialised centres

The Federal government has planned to establish six Medical Centre of Excellence to cater for the health needs of Nigerians who seek medical treatment overseas.

Kuje prisons staff jailed four years for employment scam

A Federal High Court sitting in Gwagwalada, Abuja, has sentenced an officer with the Kuje Correctional Centre, Ahmed Abdu, for engagement in employment scam.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

NCS: Customs accounts unaudited in 2013, 2014

House of Representatives members heard on Monday that the account of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) was not audited in 2013 and 2014.
Mr Babatunde Irukera, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi, says that he is contesting in the Kogi governorship election to fulfil his vision for the development of the state.

Commission takes enlightenment to young consumers

In a bid to increase consumer awareness and arrest consumer abuse in the country, the Federal Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCPC), the government body empowered to protect consumers, took consumer enlightenment to young consumers through a national young consumer contest.

‘Robbers’ kill 10 on Lokoja-Abuja highway

Suspected robbers yesterday killed about 10 people in an attack on the Lokoja-Abuja highway.
Mr Jesper Kamp, Denmark Ambassador to Nigeria, says that the government can achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the support of the youth.

Federal government urged to empower youths to achieve SDGs

Mr Jesper Kamp, Denmark Ambassador to Nigeria, says that the government can achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the support of the youth.

Pastor Olukoya urges Christians to increase prayer for Nigeria

Dr Daniel Olukoya, the General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), has urged Nigerian Christians to increase the tempo of their prayers for the Nation.

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