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My father was a man of the people – Senator Waku’s daughter

Mary, daughter of Benue State-born Wam Begha U Tiv (Son of a Lion), Senator Joseph Kennedy Waku, has been speaking about her late father, stating that he was a man of the people.

Member allegedly defrauds pastor of N9 million

For allegedly defrauding his former Pastor of N9 million, the Police on Monday arraigned a 39-year-old businessman, Obiora Okosi, at a Gudu Upper Area court, sitting in Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

N300 million duplex, two Buggati and several slick cars recovered from suspected internet fraudster

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in separate raids carried out in Abuja.
Charles Oputa Charlie Boy

Charly Boy reveals why he finally married partner after 40 years together

Charles Oputa, a musician and activist better known as Charly Boy, has married his American partner, Diane, after 40 years together.

Suspect: Why I use my lovers’ nude pictures to blackmail them

A 21-year-old girl, Blessing Odama, has disclosed that she took snapshots of her lovers’ nudities in order to blackmail them because they were wicked and gave insignificant money after sex.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Nenadi Usman accuses Police of killing her sister because of political affiliation

A former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, has alleged that the killing of her 31-year-old sister, Anita Akapson, by policemen in Abuja on Saturday night was because of her political affiliation.

Suspected tricycle operators raze VIO office

An Abuja Area Command Office of the Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) also known as Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) has been completely razed by suspected commercial tricycle drivers.

Abuja Tremor: Minister suspends mining, quarrying, borehole drilling in affected areas

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello, has directed the suspension of further quarrying and mining activities in the affected areas of Mpape, Gwarimpa and Garki districts where earth vibrations have been reported recently.

Police disrupt Peace Corps anniversary celebration

Armed riot policemen on Tuesday disrupted a rally and press briefing organised by the Peace Corps of Nigeria to mark its 20th anniversary in Abuja.

23-year-old man jailed for stealing mattress

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday, sentenced a 23-year old man, Emmanuel Chukwu, to four months imprisonment for stealing a mattress.

Police to start raiding Abuja homes for illegal firearms

The police in Abuja on Wednesday notified Abuja residents in possession of unauthorised arms and ammunition to immediate surrender the them before it is too late.

APC mourns Senator Ali Wakili

The All Progressives Congress has described the late Senator Ali Wakili as a vibrant grassroots politician, who distinguished himself during his work in the Nigeria Customs Service and as a federal lawmaker.

Man bags three months imprisonment for criminal trespass

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced 28-year-old Emmanuel Ukaha to three months imprisonment for criminal trespass.

Return of Yusuf Buhari after medical trip excites mum

Mrs. Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday expressed excitement over the return of her son, Yusuf, from his medical trip abroad.

Abuja parents pay extra fees for children to learn British accent

Some parents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have admitted that they pay extra fees for their children to learn how to speak with British accent.

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.

Charlyboy gives daughter out in marriage

Maverick showbiz maestro and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, on Saturday gave out his first daughter, Adaeze Oputa, in marriage to Mr Metu Anu, both from Imo Sate.

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Elections: INEC lifts ban on political campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said political parties and candidates can resume political campaigns.

Yakubu Dogara: APC blackmailing INEC, planning to sack Mahmood Yakubu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
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Election postponement: Ex-President Jonathan sues for peace

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday tasked Nigerians to embrace peace and shun violence ahead of the rescheduled general elections.

Lagos government to open social register for poor, vulnerable

Lagos State Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget (MEPB), Mr. Olusegun Banjo has inaugurated the State Operations Cooperating Unit (SOCU), as part of efforts geared towards creating a Single Social Register that would lead to fund transfer to the poor and vulnerable segment of the society in the state.

Police prosecute 600 electoral offenders in Kano

Over 600 hoodlums have been prosecuted in Kano electoral-related crimes, Commissioner of Police Mohammed Wakil has stated.