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Man in court for fabricating motorcycle master key

The Police on Monday arraigned a 27-year-old man, Elisha Markus, in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly fabricating a motorcycle master key.

Two men jailed for belonging to ‘Vikings’

An Upper Area Court Mpape, Abuja, on Monday sentenced two men to nine months in prison each for belonging to an unlawful society, called the ”Vikings”.
Power

AEDC: Some FCT communities to experience load shedding

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says some electricity supply feeders from Kukwaba transmission station supplying power to some communities will experience load shedding, pending replacement of the faulty breaker in the station.

Court dissolves nine-year-old marriage over deceit

Chief Usman Ibrahim, the President of Pyakasa Customary Court in Lugbe, on Wednesday dissolved a nine-year-old marriage between Chukwu Oge and Obinna Akuobi over deceit and lies.

FCTA arrests 30 nude dancers, hands them over for rehabilitation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Wednesday night raided the Caramelo Night Club (a Health Clinic-turned Night Club) and arrested over 30 nude dancers.

Three suspects arrested for kidnap of Channels TV reporter

The police force headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of three suspected kidnappers said to be responsible for the abduction of a Channels Television reporter, Mr Friday Okeregbe, on March, 22 in Abuja.

FRSC tasks motorists on use of seat belts

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has appealed to motorists to always ensure the use of seat belts while driving, to reduce the severity of road crashes.

Farmer docked for alleged kidnapping

The police on Tuesday arraigned a farmer, Ahmed Abdullahi, in a Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court in Abuja for allegedly kidnapping a young man in Abuja.

NAPTIP raids motel, arrests suspects in Abuja

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Sunday night raided Davis Hotel, Lugbe, Abuja.

Companies arraigned over tax evasion, assault on FIRS staff

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Monday arraigned Fortless Global Concept Limited and Everyday Wine Shop and their representatives at the Federal Hight Court, Abuja on alleged tax evasion, obstruction of official duty and attack on staff of the FIRS on duty among other charges.

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.

FCT residents protest high electricity charges

Residents of Lugbe, a satellite district of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Saturday protested against exorbitant electricity charges by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC).

Mechanic jailed for stealing car battery

A Lugbe Magistrates’ Court in Abuja on Friday sentenced a 32-year-old Mechanic, Abubakar Mohammed, to six months imprisonment for stealing a car battery.

FCT community laments poor electricity supply, faulty meters

Residents of Aleita community on Airport road, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, have lamented poor electricity supply in their community due to break down of transformer and absence of meter.

Police arraign reckless driver for allegedly causing special marshal’s death

A 40-year-old cab driver, Godfrey Odifiri, who allegedly drove dangerously resulting in the death of a special marshal appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Friday.
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Christmas: Goat dealers in FCT excited over business boom

Goat sellers in Abuja on Monday expressed joy over high patronage as Christians prepare to celebrate Christmas on Tuesday.
Suspected Boko Haram commander, Umar Abdulmalik

Police arrest mastermind of Kuje, Nyanya bombings

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested one Umar Abdulmalik, a wanted Boko Haram Commander.

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Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
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