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Police arrest man with human skull in Abuja

The police command in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested a suspect, Valentine Ezeogu, 42, with a human skull in Wuye area of Abuja.

INEC expresses concern over uncollected PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has expressed concerns over uncollected Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs), few days to the 2019 general elections, lamenting that they are running into millions.

Police officer who allegedly killed Anita Akapson arraigned, granted bail

The Nigerian Police on Friday arraigned a Deputy Suprintendent of Police (DSP) Inagozie Godwin before an Abuja High Court for the murder of Miss Anita Akapson, a niece to a former Minister of Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman.
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President Buhari forwards electoral reforms bills to National Assembly

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, gave approval for three bills bordering on electoral reforms to be forwarded to the National Assembly for passage.
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Abuja tremor: Federal government to set up inter-ministerial committee

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday consented to the setting up of an Inter-Ministerial Committee to investigate last week’s earth tremors that hit parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

2019: FEC approves Bills to set up Electoral Offences Commission, others

In the build up to the 2019 elections, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved that three bills on electoral reforms be forwarded to the a National Assembly to enhance quick passage into law.
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FEMA expresses uncertainty over cause of Abuja tremor

Few days after some Abuja residence experienced earth tremor in areas such as Mpape, Maitama, Gwarinpa and Kubwa, the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has expressed uncertainty over the cause.
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FG bans quarrying activities in Abuja, probes earth tremor

Following the earth tremor in Mpape, Jabi, Gwarinpa and other parts of Maitama District of Abuja last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the Federal Government has suspended blasting of rocks in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Police arraign man over alleged N500,000 fraud

The Police on Friday arraigned a 22-year old man, Ibrahim Shaibu, in a Kado Grade 1 Area Court over alleged cheating.

Report: Ex-DSS chief Lawal Daura released from custody

The top spy chief was disgraced out of office and taken into custody on Tuesday after ordering the deployment of SSS operatives to lay siege to the National Assembly.

FCTA orders relocation of campaign offices in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has ordered all presidential aspirants and political parties with offices within the residential areas and diplomatic zones to vacate such buildings ahead of party primaries for the 2019 elections.

Woman detained for converting friend’s N1 million to personal use

A 23-year-old woman, Zainab Abubakar, on Monday appeared before a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, charged with criminal misappropriation of her friend’s N1m.

AMAC speaker seizes mace to avoid impeachment

The Speaker of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Legislative Council, Mr Daniel Michael, on Friday, seized the mace, the symbol of authority, to prevent his impeachment.

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.

Cleric suggests ways to peace, unity

Evangelist Gibson Ezeh of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos says righteousness, forgiveness and honest love for one another are the major qualities needed to restore peace and unity in the country.

Headteacher allegedly misappropriates N1.8m school fees

A 37-year-old Headteacher, Idowu Oniyide, was on Friday arraigned in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court over alleged misappropriation of N1.8 million school fees.‎

Fake policeman arrested while collecting N15,000 bribe

The Police on Tuesday arraigned a 34-year-old man, Prince Williams, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly impersonating as a police officer.

Valentine: Red clothes sell out in Abuja boutiques

Clothes made of different shades of red sold fast in boutiques and shops in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, as part of the Valentine’s Day celebrations.

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Group alleges presence of 3000 ‘fake’ soldiers in Taraba

The Taraba Volunteer Group (TVG) Wednesday alleged that some three thousand soldiers were deployed to Taraba state for the purpose of rigging the elections on February 23 and March 9 in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Elections: General Buratai warns enemies of Nigeria’s democracy to steer clear

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.
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Senator Abe: I owe Rotimi Amaechi no loyalty

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.

Antonio Candreva: Mauro Icardi will be welcomed with open arms

Inter players will welcome Mauro Icardi back into the team "with open arms" despite his seemingly fractious relationship with the club, according to Antonio Candreva.

Raymond Dokpesi’s N2.1 billion money laundering trial stalled

The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).