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Seven months after it denied an opposition presidential aspirant the use of a public space, the Abuja management approved the same venue for President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party. The authorities of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday allowed the All Progressives Congress...
The Federal Capital Territory Administration’s (FCTA) Transport Secretariat recently released guidelines for Passenger Service Vehicles (PSVs) operating within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
FCTA’s Transport Secretary Kayode Opeifa said after meeting with all licensed taxi operators in...
The Director, FCTA Department of Development Control, Mukhtar Galadima, has warned that residents of the FCT who encroach on road corridors will face demolition.
He also advised those that have already put illegal structures on road corridors anywhere within the territory to remove them...
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has enjoined FCT residents, especially the Christian faithful, to use the occasion of the Easter to rededicate themselves to the virtues of love and service to the nation.
He stated that the season offered the residents an...
Senator representing Anambra Central, Chief Victor Umeh, has assured South East traders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that he will fight for their interest in the National Assembly. Addressing a crowd of traders at Dei Dei Timber Market in FCT, where he went to commiserate with them...
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the 2016 budget of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Senior Special Assistant to President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang announced this in a press briefing with Senate Correspondents this morning.
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A six-storey building under construction as a hotel collapsed this morning on 444 Crescent , Citec Villas , Gwarinpa.
The incident happened at about 1.00 am. Five laborers were trapped inside and three have been rescued by combined efforts of the Police, National Emergency Management Agency...
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern States and FCT, on Monday refuted media reports that they had pulled out of the mother body.
Rev. Sunday Ibrahim, the Financial Secretary, CAN Northern States, denied the purported pull out while speaking with the News Agency of...
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The Federal Government has named about 43 mines officers to be deployed in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
The appointment was as a result of the diversion of explosives to militants operating in the Niger Delta region.
Some of those to be deployed will serve...
Health authorities in the FCT have declared a public health emergency in the settlement of Angwan Hausawa, a slum neighbourhood of Abuja Municipal Area Council after nine children died of a yet undiagnosed disease.
At least 32 other children in the community of Damagaza are hospitalised.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended a chairmanship aspirant, women leaders in the just concluded council election, Alhaji Garba Jibrin, and about 89 other members of the party for alleged anti-party activities.
The suspension came barely three weeks after the House of...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdulrahman Ajiya, as winner of the election in Abaji Area Council.
The INEC returning officer in the area, Mr. Bayo Emmanuel, who declared the results at...
The Independent National Electoral Commission said Saturday’s council elections in the Federal Capital Territory did not hold in two polling units due to card reader failure.
National Commissioner in the commission, Prof. Anthonia Simbine, made this known in Abuja on Saturday while briefing...
The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the Area Councils Elections in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, earlier scheduled for Saturday, March 19 to April 9 this year.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in charge of the FCT, Prof. Jacob Jatau, announced this today...
A 37-year-old man, Friday Benjamin, on Tuesday arraigned before a Gudu Upper Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory for malicious damage and overturning a pot of pepper soup at a restaurant.
The Prosecutor, Urom Inah told the court that one Francis Urasi of Area 10, behind Murg Plaza...
A Gudu Upper Area Court in the FCT on Wednesday sentenced, Nebo Achebe, to three weeks imprisonment for stealing 13 cans of beverage and electric bulbs.
The presiding officer, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, also gave the convict an option to a fine of N3,000. Kagarko warned the convict to desist from...
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According to City News, scores of corps members were injured in Abuja in a stampede on Friday during a bio-metric capturing exercise for the payment of their monthly allowance.
The NYSC had introduced the exercise to check cases of impersonation and other fraudulent activities during payment of...
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Justice Jude Okeke of the FCT High Court on Tuesday sentenced a policeman, Samuel Tarkaa, to death for culpable homicide.
Tarkka was arraigned on a count charge of intention of causing such body injury as it was likely to cause death and indeed caused the death of one Andrew Osuagwu.
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