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USAID donates operational vehicle to FCT

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has donated a Peugeot 307 station wagon to the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to enhance monitoring and inspection of health facilities in the territory. 

According to USAID, the vehicle would also promote avai [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


One person killed, 29 arrested in Masaka cult clash

No fewer than 29 persons have been arrested over the killing of a man, whose name was given as Abdul, in Masaka, a suburb in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, during a cult clash. 

Residents in the area, particularly Angwan Jaba, axis, and riverside, are living in fear as the c [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


2019: CSO laments Nigeria’s ills, calls for protest votes

Ahead of the 2019 general election, a civil society organisation christened “No Sidon Look” (NSL) has called on voters across the country to cast their votes in protest of the current ills bedevilling the nation.

Speaking at a briefing in Abuja, the Director General of the organisat [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


2019: FCT NANS dissociates self from Buhari’s endorsement

The Abuja chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has dissociated itself from the purported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by its national body last Friday.

 

In a strong-worded communique issued after its meeting over the weekend in Abuja, the FCT [...]

Mon, 07 January 2019


FCTA to deport 8,828 IDPs to ‘their states’

Plans have been concluded by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to relocate no fewer than 8,828 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, t back to their respective home states. 

Chairman of the ministerial committee on the relocation of the IDPs, Abbas Idriss, who made this dis [...]

Sun, 30 December 2018


Dino: PDP fears Buhari turning Nigeria into police state

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says with the continued lockdown on the residence of Senator Dino Melaye by the police, the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency is turning Nigeria into a police state, where those opposed to President Buhari’s re-election are treated like enemies of the state.

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Sun, 30 December 2018


Middle Belt violence eclipses Boko Haram – CFR

The Council on Foreign Relations, CFR, says that sectarian violence in the Middle Belt of Nigeria has eclipsed the Boko Haram conflict.

 

 

Basing its analysis on the Nigeria Security Tracker data, NST, the CFR notes that violence has almost doubled since 2017.

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Sun, 30 December 2018


Yobe govt trains information officers on communication strategy

As part of its effort to disseminate information by bringing the people closer to government, Yobe State Government has acquired 17 public address system for all the 17 local government councils and also trained information officers for effective utilisation of the facilities.

The commissioner [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


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A youth organisation under the aegis of African Youth for Peace Assembly, AYPA, has awarded the acting director and secretary of FCT [...]

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