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FCT residents protest exorbitant 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). The residents, numbering over 70, carried placards and protested the constant increase in electricity tariff at the premises of the AEDC in Lugbe, FCT. Mr Bright Emerenanim, a civil […]
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Lagos, Rivers, Kwara, others get new police commissioners

Lagos, Rivers, Kwara, others get new police commissioners

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment and deployment of 37 Command Commissioners of Police for the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, The commissioners are: Buba Sanusi, Katsina State; Mohammed Wakili, Kano State; Rabiu Ladodo, Jigawa; Ahmed Iliyasu, Ogun; Mu’azu Zubairu, Lagos State; Ibrahim Sabo, Niger; […]
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NFF condoles Ahmed Musa on mother’s death

NFF condoles Ahmed Musa on mother’s death

Ahmed Musa remains Nigeria’s highest scorer at the FIFA World Cup, scoring four goals in each of the last two finals.
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Ijaw youths match in support of Buhari’s re-election

NEXIM Bank, House of Reps reiterate commitment to resuscitate Multi-Trex

Ijaw youths resident in the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Thursday embarked on solidarity match in support of President Muhammadu Buhari re-election. The youths led by President of the Ijaw Youth Association in Northern Nigeria, Mr Eniyekeye Akasah had stormed the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) office on a solidarity match […]
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FCT doctors hail FG for paying arrears, appeals for budget review

CBN to increase minimum capital requirement for MfBs

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, have commended the Minister of FCT, Muhammad Bello, for paying the backlog of doctors’ salary arrears. Briefing newsmen in Abuja on Saturday, Dr Roland Aigbovo, the President of the association, said that the action of the minister was commendable as he had kept to […]
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Lawmaker seeks appointment of Abuja indigene as FCT minister

2019: ‘Defectors Free To Pick Up Our Presidential Ticket’ – PDP

Minority Whip in the House of Representatives, Yakubu Umar Barde, has canvassed the appointment of Gbagi descendants as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. He said the people, who are the original settlers in Abuja, have been cheated for too long, adding that it is time to change the narratives. Barde, who is […]
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Buhari mourns AVM Hamza Abdullahi

Buhari mourns AVM Hamza Abdullahi

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of former Governor of Kano State, Air Vice Marshal Hamza Abdullahi. In his condolences to the government and people of Jigawa State, family, friends and Hadejiya community members of the former governor, President Buhari noted that he served the country as Minister of […]
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Al-Makura raises the alarm over child trafficking in Nasarawa

Al-Makura raises the alarm over child trafficking in Nasarawa

Linus Oota , Lafia Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has expressed concerns that the closeness of the state to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja makes it vulnerable to the activities of child trafficking in the state. The governor stated this at the Government House Lafia when the Director-General of National Agency for the […]
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APC replies PDP on killings under Buhari

APC replies PDP on killings under Buhari

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  to zero its campaign on pro-people policies, not killings ahead of the 2019 general elections. In a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC claimed that understanding governance to be serious business, it is focused […]
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National Sports Festival: Okagbare, others set for action in athletics

National Sports Festival: Okagbare, others set for action in athletics

The first event in athletics will be the Women’s 5000m event.
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