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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.
5 President Muhammadu Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council meeting. Sept 12 2018.

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.
5 President Muhammadu Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council meeting. Sept 12 2018.

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.

DPR warns marketers to stop reserving petrol for special customers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has on Wednesday warned markers to stop reserving commodity for some special customers, to avoid sanction.

APC prays for Yusuf Buhari to ‘get well soon’

The ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, has prayed for the speedy and full recovery of the president’s son, Yusuf Buhari, who was involved in a motorbike accident on Tuesday.

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I petitioned EFCC against Peter Nwaoboshi based on anonymous document – Witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday began evidence in the N322 million money laundering case involving a Peoples’ Democratic Party’s Chieftain, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has announced the Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr Hadiza Abubakar-Balarabe, as his running mate for the 2019 elections.

Nasir el-Rufai: Why I chose a fellow Muslim as running mate

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, on Tuesday cleared the air on the emergence of Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

PDP, Accord members join APC in Lagos

No fewer than 1,000 members of Accord Party in Lagos on Tuesday dumped the party to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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U20 WAFU Cup: Flying Eagles open campaign against Benin December 7

The Nigeria U20s next Group B match will be against Niger on December 9, while they square up against rivals Ghana three days later in their final group game.
L-R; Chairman, Caretaker Committee, APC Kwara State, Mr. Bashir Bolarinwa; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Former Deputy Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Mr. Dele Shittu and the former Chairman of PDP Kwara State, Mr. Iyiola Oyedepo, at the stakeholders’ meeting of the Congress of Kwara Progressives in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday.

Iyiola Oyedepo: I won’t hand over to illegal PDP executives in Kwara

A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara, Iyiola Oyedepo, says he will not hand over to the “ illegal’’ executives in the state.