Land racketeering: Top FCTA officials fingered

Indications have emerged that some top officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, are involved in land racketeering and have been issuing letters of land allocation for monetary compensation.

Making the revelation, the Acting Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, Abdulhamid Sulaiman, read the riot [...]

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MAN wants refineries fixed to regulate fuel price

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, has called on the Federal Government to fix the country’s refineries and regulate the fluctuating pump price of petrol.

Acting Director-General of MAN, Mr Ambrose Oruche, who stated this while addressing journalists, said the fluctuations and lack of uniformity in prices of petrol would adv [...]

Sun, 09 August 2020

NNPC records 43% drop in pipeline vandalism in May

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has recorded a 43 per cent drop in cases of willful damage of its oil pipeline infrastructure by suspected oil thieves in May, 2020.

The corporation, in a statement by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, explained that details of the report contai [...]

Sun, 09 August 2020

Land racketeering: Top FCTA officials fingered

Indications have emerged that some top officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, are involved in land racketeering and have been issuing letters of land allocation for monetary compensation.

Making the revelation, the Acting Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, Abdulhamid Sulaiman, read the riot [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

Land tussle: Abuja natives dare UniAbuja

Original inhabitants of Giri-Kpesere in Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT have challenged authorities of the University of Abuja to take them to court if indeed the disputed land in Giri belongs to the institution.

 

 

 

 

 

For y [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

FCTA alarmed over rising Covid-19, bandits’ influx · Blames foreign returnees · To begin community policing recruitment

Following a spike in Covid-19 cases and leading the table for new cases over the past few days, The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has raised the alarm.

 

 

 

 

 

The administration has also expressed worry over th [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

NLC gives airline operators ultimatum to reinstate sacked staff

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has given a 2-week ultimatum to Turkish Airline, Air Peace and Bristow Helicopters to reinstate their sacked staff union executives and pilots, respectively, or face mass action.

This is contained in a statement signed by the President of NLC, Comrade Ayubba Wabba, released at the weeken [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

Agric Devt: Benue govt embarks on land clearing for farmers

Benue State Government has concluded arrangements to purchase 60 new tractors for sale to the farmers at a subsidized rate to enable massive land clearing for agricultural activities in the state.

Governor Samuel Ortom who declared this through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase said nine Land Development Sites covering 1,740 hectare [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

Youth protest killings in southern Kaduna

Some youth on Saturday protested what they called “the unabated killings in the southern part of Kaduna State”, a development they described as “very unfortunate” considering the presence of security personnel in the area.

Nasiru Jagaba, the National Youth Leader, Middle Belt Forum, who led the protest along NNPC J [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

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PhotoLand racketeering: Top FCTA officials fingered

Indications have emerged that some top officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, are involved in land racketeering and have [...]

10 August 2020

PhotoLand tussle: Abuja natives dare UniAbuja

Original inhabitants of Giri-Kpesere in Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT have challenged authorities of the University of Abuja to take them to c [...]

10 August 2020