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FCT health secretary cautions students against drug abuse

The Secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT Administration, Adamu Abubakar Bappa, has cautioned secondary school students in the territory against drug abuse.

Valentine: NGO urges youths to show true love

Ahead of Feb, 14, celebrated world over as St. Valentine Day, an NGO, Women Friendly Initiative, has called on youths to show genuine love and avoid immoral act during the period.
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EFCC arraigns NEMA pilot for alleged N91 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Mamman Ali Ibrahim before Justice A. I. Kutigi of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, sitting in Gwagwalada, on a two-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed thanks to Nigerians for their concern following the chopper incident earlier today in Kabba, Kogi State.

Chopper crash: CAN felicitates with VP Osinbajo

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Sunday, facilitated with the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for surviving an helicopter crash on Saturday in Kabba, Kogi.

EU, INEC, traders urge voters to collect PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its call on Nigerians to pick up their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) before the closing date.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

VP Osinbajo survives as helicopter crash lands

Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, has escaped death as his helicopter crash landed in Kogi State, his spokesperson, Laolu Akande says.

SSANU begs federal government to implement new minimum wage

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has called on the federal government to, as a matter of urgency, implement the new minimum wage.

Elections: INEC releases final list of candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the Presidential and National Assembly Election, scheduled for Feb. 16.
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INEC bars Rivers, Zamfara APC candidates from national assembly elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the presidential and National Assembly elections, scheduled for February 16, barring APC candidates in Zamfara and Rivers states.
Sultan of Sokoto and Cardinal Onaiyekan

Religious, traditional leaders set agenda for peaceful election

A forum of religious leaders and traditional rulers has urged pastors and Imams to shun partisanship as the nation approaches the general elections.

Police arrest 20 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Abuja

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Force Headquarters, Abuja, has arrested 20 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and “one chance” operators and they are in police custody for interrogation.

New year: Nigerians tasked to imbibe peace, tolerance

A pressure group, Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), has called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtues of peace and tolerance for the development of the country.
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Christmas: Goat dealers in FCT excited over business boom

Goat sellers in Abuja on Monday expressed joy over high patronage as Christians prepare to celebrate Christmas on Tuesday.

Christmas: FRSC deploys 25,000 personnel

The Federal Road Safety Corps has deployed 25,000 personnel across the country in preparation for Christmas.
Suspected Boko Haram commander, Umar Abdulmalik

Police arrest mastermind of Kuje, Nyanya bombings

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested one Umar Abdulmalik, a wanted Boko Haram Commander.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

Yuletide: FRSC deploys 25,000 personnel across Nigeria

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday said it had deployed 25,000 personnel across the country in preparation for Christmas.

Hameed Ali: Anyone who fails Nigeria Customs Staff College course thrice will be sacked

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), says any officer who fails staff college courses thrice will be dismissed.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Motorists want FCT roads repaired

Motorists in the Federal Capital Territory have called on the Area Council Chairmen to repair roads to reduce road accidents and ensure ease vehicular movement.

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Police said the gunman killed five people after being fired from his job [Matt Marton- AP Photo]

Employee kills five co-workers in US shooting

A gunman opened fire at a suburban Chicago factory after being fired from his job there on Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said.

Election postponement: IPAC urges INEC to secure electoral materials

The Inter-Party Advisory Commission in Oyo State, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to ensure that all electoral materials distributed before the election was postponed are secured.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Pre-thumbprinted ballots may affect election credibility

A former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday expressed apprehension over the alleged discovery of pre-thumbprinted ballots in some parts of the country, saying it may affect credibility of the election.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

PDP asks INEC boss to resign over shift in election dates

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu to resign following the Commission’s postponement of the 2019 general election at the 11th hour.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari instigated shift in election dates to disenfranchise Nigerians

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has accused his APC counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari, of being behind the postponement of this year’s general elections.