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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 sends Abdulrasheed Maina’s ex-aide to prison over ‘N738 million fraud’

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Gwagwalada, Abuja has ordered that Mrs. Ann Igwe Olachi, an ex-Secretary to former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, be remanded in Suleja prison, Niger State.
The partial closure of Nigeria’s land border with neighbours will continue beyond January 2020 and will only be terminated until the set objectives are achieved.

Hameed Ali: Border closure to remain despite pressure from Benin, Chad, others

The Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Colonel Hameed Ali, on Friday insisted that closure of borders will continue for a while irrespective of the pressure from the nation’s neighbours to reopen them.

FCTA urges AEPB to sanitise abattoir, Zuba fruit market

The Department of Monitoring and Inspection of the FCT Administration has called for improved sanitation at abattoirs, Zuba fruit market as well as motor parks in Gwagwalada area council.
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FRSC to investigate Kano ‘Chip Whip’ number plate

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered investigation into a particular plate number in Kano.
Over the years, medical scientists have suggested that women live longer than men with researches showing a survival advantage for females in all reviews. Researches have also been carried out toward unraveling the cause of this riddle.

Does staring at a woman’s breast elongate a man’s life?

Over the years, medical scientists have suggested that women live longer than men with researches showing a survival advantage for females in all reviews. Researches have also been carried out toward unraveling the cause of this riddle.

Panel: We didn’t indict Kogi deputy governor yet lawmakers removed him

John Baiyeshea, chairman of the panel set up to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against Simon Achuba, the deputy governor, says his committee could not prove the allegations levelled against Achuba.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT pledges adequate sanitation in communities

The Federal Capital Territory Administration will partner the six Area Councils and other Agencies of government to address challenges of water supply, sanitation and hygiene in rural communities.
FEMA - The FCT Emergency Management Agency has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding.

FEMA lists next areas to be flooded in FCT

The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding.
FEMA - The FCT Emergency Management Agency has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding.

FEMA warns Kubwa, Kuje residents to prepare for floods

The FCT Emergency Management Agency has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding.
Amnesty International

Amnesty: Three Shiite IMN members die in police custody

Amnesty International has claimed that at least three members of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have died in police custody while another 15 members of the group, including minors, have been detained “incommunicado for weeks.”

NGO calls for recognition of Orphans Day

An Abuja based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Ubba-Harris Reach Out Foundation in collaboration with Nike Adekunle Child Foundation has called for the recognition of International Orphans Day Celebration to help carter for vulnerable children in the society.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994. 1

Clemens Westerhoff gets documents for house gift after 25 years

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994.

Tanker knocks down man at Giri junction

An unidentified middle aged man sustained fatal injury after a petrol tanker knocked him down at Giri junction, on Gwagwalada-Zuba road.

Fistula Day: Expert advocates free treatment of victims

Dr Nathaniel Adewole, a Consultant Gynaecologist, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, has called for more involvement of individuals and corporate bodies to make the repairs of fistula free and easily accessible.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was among the people trapped in the traffic gridlock on the Umaru Yar’Adua Way Tuesday morning.1

Protesting Abuja residents block VP Osinbajo’s convoy

Aggrieved Gbagyi residents of the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday blocked the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway leading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and prevented the convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo while protesting against the alleged takeover of their land by the Nigerian Army.
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.

Minister advises youths to develop apps to address societal issues

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC deploys newly promoted senior officers

Following the recently concluded promotion exercise conducted by the Federal Road Safety Commission where 36 senior officers were promoted to their next rank, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved the posting of the newly promoted officers and others to different formations of the Corps across the country.

FEC approves N4.6 billion for construction of seven model schools

The Federal Executive Council on Thursday approved N4.6 billion for the construction of seven model schools to be located in the six geo-political zones of the country.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Chidi Izuwah

Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
Power

Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.