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Storekeeper docked for ‘stealing’toiletries

The police in Abuja, on Monday arraigned a storekeeper, Abdullahi Hussaini, in a Wuse Zone six Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing toiletries and provisions N11,400 from his employer.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA to build fire service posts in major markets in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in Wednesday hinted that plans are underway to build fire service posts in major markets in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to check fire outbreak in the markets.

Drug abuse: Many people resort to substance abuse to ease off stress – doctor

Resident doctors in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday embarked on a campaign at Wuse market, Abuja, to educate traders and shoppers on the dangers of drug abuse.

Police disperse Shi’ites’ procession with gunshots

The police on Friday dispersed a procession of Islamic Movement in Nigeria members around Wuse Market in Abuja.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has held its annual Ashura procession in Abuja. 3

Shi’ites hold Ashura procession in Abuja — in pictures

According to a top member of the Shi’ites group, Abdulai Musa, the procession started in Wuse market and ended around Berger about from 8:00 am and ended by 8:30 am.

Fidelity Bank’s loan-to-deposit ratio hits 80%

In line with its mandate of growing its customer base and the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sub-sector, Fidelity Bank of Nigeria Plc on Thursday said its loan to deposit ratio is well over 80 per cent, confirming its robust support for Nigerian entrepreneurs.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Presidential inauguration: Normal activities resume in Abuja

Normal activities have resumed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for their second term in office on Wednesday.

Rep Gbajabiamila endorsed for Speaker at meeting with President Buhari

House leader, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) was yesterday endorsed for the position of speaker, House of Representatives in the ninth assembly. The decision was taken at the Presidential Villa at a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC Reps-elect and the party executives.

Court sentences two traders for receiving stolen property

A Karmo Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Wednesday sentenced two traders, George Samuel and Ukadike Basil, to three months in prison for receiving and selling stolen goods.
NAFDAC Director General Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye

Anniversary: NAFDAC engages in fitness walk, tree planting

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday commenced commemoration of its 25th anniversary with a fitness walk and tree planting in Abuja.
Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju: Charly Boy betrayed us while I was in prison

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, has pulled out of the ‘Our Mumu Don Do’ coalition, alleging that his partner, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, betrayed him and their cause while he was locked up for over two months in prison.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Elections: Abuja traders endorse President Buhari

Traders, under the aegis of Wuse Market Association, have endorsed the candidature of the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari.

EU, INEC, traders urge voters to collect PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its call on Nigerians to pick up their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) before the closing date.
Isiak Kayode Opeifa

Kayode Opeifa: Construction of four pedestrian bridges flagged off in Abuja

Kayode Opeifa, Secretary, Transportation Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday said work has commenced at the four locations earmarked for new pedestrian bridges in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google brings ‘Google Station’, faster Wi-Fi to Abuja

Google Station, a platform for providing free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots in public places, was launched in Abuja on Thursday.

Shi’ites protest in Abuja as Ibrahim El-Zakzaky marks 1000 days in detention

Hundreds of Shi’ites rallied in Abuja Friday to demand the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who marked 1,000 days in detention Friday.

Police nab ex-convict, 2 others for phone snatching in FCT

The FCT Police Command has arrested some suspects who specialise in lurking around black spots to rob their victims of phones and other valuables.

Senator Ndume: APC has not failed Nigerians

A federal lawmaker, Sen. Ali Ndume, has said that concerns that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government has failed Nigerians were unfounded.

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Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.