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Commission applauds Bello over infrastructural development

The Federal Capital Territory minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has been lauded for the significant improvement in the outlook of the FCT through massive investments in infrastructure. 

The chairman and chief executive, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission, Mr. Richard Egbule, gave [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Suspected cable vandal electrocuted in Karu

A suspected cable thief has been electrocuted as he made attempt to vandalise a transformer in Abuja.

The middle-aged man, eyewitnesses said, was yet to gain full entry into the transformer when he got electrocuted.

The incident occurred by a popular eatery on Kalabari Road in Karu, a sa [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


No shaking over Atiku, says FCT Buhari group

A Buhari/Osinbajo solidarity group, Noble Women Movement for Buhari and Osinbajo, NWM4BO, has said that the outcome of the Peoples Democratic Party's primary that produced former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the party's presidential candidate will not affect the chances of Buhari/Osinbajo [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


FCTA to partner UN-habitat for safer city

In its commitment to check urban decay, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has set up the Urban Thinkers Campus Implementation Committee for a safer and livable city. 

The initiative, which is a requirement of the UN-Habitat, is a major outcome of the recently concluded Ur [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Policeman to die by hanging in Bayelsa

A Bayelsa State High Court VII sitting in Yenagoa on Friday sentenced a corporal, Vincent Olama, to death by hanging for extrajudicial killing.

In his judgment, Justice Nayai Aganaba, said Mr Olama was found guilty of killing of a 17 -year-old, Innocent Kokorifa, in Okaka, Yenagoa, on August 18 [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


19 million Nigerians living with disability – NCP

The National Population Commission of Nigeria, NPC, has estimated that no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are living with disabilities.

The chairman of the commission, Eze Duruiheoma (SAN), announced this during the 73rd UN General Assembly General Discussion of Agenda 28 on Social Development [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Niger Delta chiefs demand rehab centres for ex-militants

A group, the South-South Chiefs, Elders and Opinion Leaders Association of Nigeria, has urged the Federal Government to establish rehabilitation centres for ex-agitators in order to hasten their full reintegration into society.

The chairman of the group, Chief Omubo Harry, made the call when he [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Group wants direct primaries in Electoral Act

A group, “We The People Forum, WTPF, on Sunday called for the amendment of the Electoral Act to compel parties to adopt direct primaries in choosing their candidates.

The convener of the group, Mr Nathaniel Okoro, made the call in a statement on behalf of the group.

According to th [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


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