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Court remands 60 Shiite members in Kuje, Suleja correctional centres

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, remanded 60 members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise called Shi’ite Group, in the Nigeria Correctional Service facilities at Kuje and Suleja.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister flags off FCT health insurance scheme

The Minister of state, Federal Capital Territory, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has launched the FCT 2019 second round of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and the enrollment of area council employees in the FCT Health Insurance Scheme as part of efforts to deliver key health interventions.
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Kidnaped Abuja monarch released after N6.5 million ransom

The traditional ruler of Rubochi in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Ibrahim Pada, who was kidnaped last Wednesday has been released.
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ActionAid trains 75 TBAs to reduce maternal, child mortality rate in Abuja

An international humanitarian and nonprofit making organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, has trained 75 Traditional Bed Attendants, TBAs, in 55 communities in five Area Councils of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, to reduce maternal and child mortality rates.
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Gunmen abduct monarch in Abuja

Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have kidnapped Ibrahim Pada, a third-class traditional ruler of Rubochi in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory.

Fire disaster: FCT fire service commences aggressive safety enlightenment campaign

To prevent fire disasters in the nation’s capital, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service, on Tuesday, commenced an aggressive safety enlightenment campaign across the six Area Councils.

DSS: Sambo Dasuki, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky chose to be in our custody

The Department of State Services (DSS) has declared former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki, and leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shittes, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, chose to be in its custody on their volition.
Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), was, on Thursday, wheeled into Court 6, Federal High Court, Abuja, where his bail application is expected to be taken.

Abdulrasheed Maina on life support, medication for 15 years – family

The family of AbdulRasheed Maina has refuted claims by an online media that he is feigning sickness and receiving presidential treatment in Kuje Correctional Facility where he is being detained.
Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service, H.B. Kori, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a week, to respond to the court order on the true health status of Abdulrasheed Maina, former boss of Pension Reform Task Team

Abdulrasheed Maina ‘wanted’ in Niger Republic over $1.7 million stashed in house

Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, now facing trial in Nigeria for stealing pension money, is also wanted in neighbouring Niger Republic after the authorities found $1.7million cash in his house in Niamey.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

EFCC: Why Abdulrasheed Maina should not be granted bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

NGO seeks new approach to check drug abuse by youths

The Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) has called for alternative means to prevent drug abuse among youths in the country.
Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), was, on Thursday, wheeled into Court 6, Federal High Court, Abuja, where his bail application is expected to be taken.

Court fails to rule on Abdulrasheed Maina’s bail application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, failed to deliver ruling on Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM)’s bail application.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police arrest 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday said it arrested 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the territory.
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Police inspector, others kidnapped in Abuja

Two persons including a Police Inspector have been reportedly kidnapped in Rubochi community in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap former Kuje council chief’s brother

Gunmen suspected to be kidnapers have abducted the younger brother of the former Chairman of Kuje Area Council, Mohammed Abdullahi Galadima, in Rubochi town of the council.
It was wild jubilation in Piri village, Kwali Area Council in Abuja as a 96-year-old Pa AbdulRahmam Munse-Bwaye eventually married his lover, 73-year-old Rukaya Yamwa-Piri.

96-year old man marries 73-year old lover in Abuja

It was wild jubilation in Piri village, Kwali Area Council in Abuja as a 96-year-old Pa AbdulRahmam Munse-Bwaye eventually married his lover, 73-year-old Rukaya Yamwa-Piri.

Gunmen kill one, abduct NSCDC officer, two children in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed one person and abducted a Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer, with his two children at Dafara community, in Kuje Area Council, Abuja.

Kidnappers abduct civil defence officer, wife, child in Abuja

Gunmen have again abducted another civil defence officer with his wife and son, at Dafara community in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
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Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.