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Lassa fever: Administration to fumigate Abuja

As part of efforts to exterminate rodents and minimize any possibility of Lassa fever in the Federal Capital Territory, the administration has concluded plans to fumigate the entire territory. 

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, made the disclosure, last week during an interactive session [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


FCTA commences road rehabilitation in city center

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced the rehabilitation of some major roads within the city center aimed at ensuring free vehicular movement. 

Some of the roads under the first phase of the programme include the total rehabilitation of M20, the hitherto dilapidated ro [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


FCTA to retrieve all government lands

The FCT Administration has vowed that any government landed property illegally encroached upon by any person or organization would be retrieved and returned to the government. 

Minister of FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, made the disclosure during an unscheduled visit to the Abuja Environmental [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


Jiba appeals to NULGE to call off strike

The chairman of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, Hon. Micah Jiba, has appealed to the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NLUGE, to call-off its industrial strike.

Jiba made the call in Abuja while meeting with journalists in Abuja, saying that the chairmen of th [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


APC area council candidates remove Buhari’s pix from posters

Ahead of the March 19 area council poll in the Federal Capital Territory, candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have removed the picture of President Muhammadu Buhari from their campaign posters.

Prior to now, most of the candidates featured the picture of the president as a means t [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


Bukola Saraki: Judiciary on the Cross

The trial of Senator Olubukola Saraki, Nigeria’s Senate President, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will continue on Friday, March 11, 2016, since the Supreme Court ordered the senate president to go and face trial at the tribunal.

The trial itself has generated a lot of controversie [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


Bangladesh bank hackers fail in bid to net $1bn

Cyberthieves who targeted Bangladesh's central bank tried to get away with $1bn (£700m), reports Reuters.

Quoting banking officials, the agency said the gang behind the raid used stolen credentials to make requests to transfer cash look legitimate.

If all the requests had gone [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


Paris attackers ’feature in IS recruitment files’

The names of three of the Paris attackers appear in files leaked from the Islamic State militant group, according to German media reports.

The three are believed to have carried out the worst attack, at the Bataclan theatre, where 90 people died.

The IS files, obtained by German, UK and [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


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