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My husband is HIV positive – woman tells court

A housewife, Martha Ojo, on Wednesday prayed a Customary Court in Jikwoyi, Abuja, to dissolve her 12-year-old marriage to husband, Moses, because he was HIV positive.
Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents of the territory that there are no hoarded palliatives in the various warehouses across the territory.

Minister urges town planners to address urbanisation in Nigeria

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has urged members of the Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP) to tackle the consequences of rapid urbanisation in most cities across the country.

Husband drags wife to court over ‘suicide attempt’

A school teacher, Mr Yemi Ogayemi, on Friday dragged his wife, Fumi, before a Customary Court in Jikwoyi, Abuja, over alleged attempt to kill herself.

My husband tried to poison me – woman tells court

A school teacher, Rebecca Meina, on Friday prayed a Customary Court in Jikwoyi, Abuja, to dissolve her marriage, on grounds that her husband, Matthew attempted to poison her.
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Minister approves use of 20 centres for NIN enrolment in FCT

Communications and Digital Economy Minister Isah Ali Pantami, on Saturday approved the activation of 20 NIN enrolment centres within the FCT, to make the process easier, beginning from tomorrow, Mr Kayode Adegoke, Head, Corporate Communications of NIMC, Abuja, said.
Following a meeting with the Federal Government, staff of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have agreed to suspend the industrial action embarked upon on Thursday.

Nigerian government orders immediate closure of enrolment activities at NIMC HQ

The Federal Government has ordered immediate closure of enrolment activities at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Headquarters, Abuja and the reactivation of 20 centers within the FCT to make the process of NIN enrolment much easier from Monday, January 18th 2021.

Three men jailed for stealing shirts in Abuja

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Ade Adeyanju told the court that the convicts, who live in Jikwoyi phase 3, Abuja, on Nov. 29 jointly conspired and broke into the complainant’s shop located in Jikwoyi, Abuja.
Some of the residents, who spoke with NAN, said that flooding was a common occurence in the community because of its proximity to a riverine area.

Flood: Gwagwalada residents call for demolition of houses on waterways

Some residents of Gwagwalada Area Council, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday called on the government to demolish houses built on waterways in the council to avoid perennial flooding.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo state Branch, on Sunday urged Christians to take advantage of the significance of Palm Sunday to imbibe the culture of living a life of sacrifice.

Christian faithful stay away from Palm Sunday church services

The lockdown ordered by the federal government has been more effective this Sunday than last one in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja as the Christian faithful stayed away from Palm Sunday church services.

Civil servant bags life imprisonment for raping, assaulting wife’s niece

Justice Hassan Babangida of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja has sentenced a civil servant, Francis Kyamang, to life imprisonment for raping his wife’s niece and assaulting the victim after the act.

Man seeks divorce over wife’s alleged extra-marital affair with nine men

Sunday Udo, a civil servant, on Thursday begged the Jikwoyi Customary Court in Abuja to dissolve his 28-year-old marriage over his wife’s flirtations with nine men.

Court strikes out divorce suit

A Jikwoyi Customary Court, Abuja, on Monday struck out a suit filed by a business man, Mr Osita Opara, praying the court to dissolve his marriage on grounds that his wife, Princess, was having extra an marital affair.

My wife ran away with her lover – Man tells court

A trader, Mr Mathias Ugwu, on Monday, prayed a Customary Court sitting in Jikwoyi, to dissolve the union between him and Nwakaego, owing to the fact that she has eloped with her lover.

ICPC: Anti-corruption clubs meant to prevent corrupt practices among students

The establishment of anti-corruption clubs in schools was to help prevent the spread of corrupt practices among students, an official of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday said it has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in two separate operations within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

EFCC arrests five suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday said it has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in two separate operations within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

TCN accuses Abuja DisCo of rejecting electricity

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has accused Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) of putting its customers in darkness by rejecting about 40 per cent of electricity wheeled to the company.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

Elections: PDP sweep some FCT cities in landslide victory

Results coming from many units in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) indicate that the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in clear lead in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Presidency: Federal government will implement genuine policies initiated by previous administration

The presidency has assured Nigerians that it will continue to implement all genuine government polices, agreements and contracts at both national and international level initiated by the previous administration.

Banker allegedly impregnates 13-year-old orphan in Abuja

A 30-year-old banker, Chidi Agu, has been accused of drugging and impregnating a 13-year-old orphan in SSS Quarters, Jikwoyi, Abuja.

Man docked for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl

A Karshi Grade I Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the remand of 27-year-old Friday Bamidele, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.

We’ve paid over N73 billion to contractors handling FCT projects – Muhammad Bello

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, on Thursday, stated that over N73 billion has been paid to various contractors handling the various projects within the territory.

NGO tells Abuja DisCO to provide prepaid meters to FCT satellite communities

The Downtrodden People’s Empowerment Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to accelerate metering of its customers in satellite communities of the FCT.

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Violent herdsmen entering Osun – group

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NECA: Political appointees causing heavy wage bill

The Director-General, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, Dr Timothy Olawale, has said state governments should take a cue from the association, whose members had pledged to try to retain their workers as much as possible amid the economic downturn in the country.
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