Fake surety bags jail term for impersonation, forgery

justice A.A. Nwobodo of the Enugu State High Court, Enugu has sentenced one Myke Arisa Onyeike, to 28 days in prison in a case of fake and forged documents which he intended to use to secure the bail of one Ndidi Kalu, who is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commiss [...]

Tue, 19 March 2019

FCTA shares N2.6bn to area councils in January

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disbursed the sum of 2.6 billion naira to the six area councils in the FCT and other stakeholders as its share of statutory allocation for the month of January. 

FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, made the disclosure in his [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019

PDP accuses APC of plans to rig Kuje re-run polls

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to massively rig, engage in vote buying and use thugs for violence in the Kuje chairmanship re-run elections. 

Yusuf Dabo, spokesperson for the PDP chairmanship candidate, disclosed this to journali [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019

Land Allocation: Abuja natives slam Bello’s critics

Abuja natives under the aegis of FCT Citizens Against Bad Governance have kicked against social media platform criticizing the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, for allocating plots of land to some prominent Nigerians. 

The group said the attack was a deliberate attempt [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019

2019 Appropriation: Candido signs N8.4bn AMAC budget

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Adamu Candido, has signed the 2019 appropriation bill into law. 

The event, which coincided with the first working day after his re-election for a second term in office, witnessed a large turnout of stakeholders. 

Candido ass [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019

National HIV/AIDs programme receives support

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has received donation of official vehicles and upgraded office structure from WHO, USAID, UNICEF and PEFPFAR in support of the fight against HIV/ AIDs in Nigeria. 


Receiving the donation in Abuja, the minister said the donation was [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019

Lawyers urge apex court to expedite hearing of appeals in FoI cases

Lawyers have called on the Supreme Court to expedite the hearing of the appeals arising from Freedom of Information cases that are presently pending before it in order to clear up the controversy over the applicability of the Act to public institutions at the state and local government levels and othe [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019

APC mourns victims of Lagos building collapse

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has expressed shock shocked over last week building collapsed housing a school and residential units in Itafaaji area of Lagos state which led to several deaths and injuries, particularly among children. 

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretar [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


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