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20 Oct
. Long queues at stations as price soars above N1000/litre at black market . Operators lament lack of forex to run businesses, mismanagement of subsidy removal The scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popular known as petrol, which again, resurfaced in some parts of the country, noticeably Abuja and Lagos, yesterday, may have further compounded…
10 Oct
The third edition of National Advertising Conference will hold from December 6 to 8 at the International Conference Centre Abuja, with the theme, ‘Marketing Communications: As An Enabler For National Transformation.’ To ensure it is a success, two committees have already been inaugurated. They are, Brand Nigeria committee, led by President of Association of Advertising…
9 Oct
The police in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have confirmed the arrest of 11 suspected kidnappers in the last one month.
5 Oct
The Nigeria Police Force National Cybercrime Centre said it has arrested two suspects over criminal conspiracy, identity theft and romance scams in Abuja.
4 Oct
A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has fixed Nov. 2, to rule on a preliminary objection challenging its jurisdiction to entertain a criminal case involving forgery of document by a Legal Practitioner and his accomplices.
29 Sep
....Sensitize shop owners on the dangers of tobacco usage The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in collaboration with The Nigeria Police Force and Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and other partners led an enforcement campaign to major supermarkets and lounges within the Federal Capital City. Areas visited by Mr. S B Gadzama, Director, Operations and…
26 Sep
The police, on Tuesday, arraigned seven persons before a Grade I Area Court, Lugbe in Abuja for allegedly constituting public nuisance.
7 Sep
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday condemned the abuse of contract variation in the territory and pointed out the specific case of Ushafa-Bwari Road contract which varied from N50 billion to N200 billion, saying it is unacceptable. The Minister who threatened to overhaul the engineering services of the Federal Capital Development Authority…
1 Sep
Worried at the frightening number of unemployed youths in the Federal Capital Territory, Plan International, Nigeria, has tasked FCT Minister Nyesom Wike to provide meaningful employment opportunities for the growing youth population.
30 Aug
The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has upheld the ₦50 million damages awarded against Senator Elisha Abbo for assaulting Ms. Osimibibra Warmate in a sex toy shop in Abuja. In a video published by Premium Times in 2019, Senator Abbo, who represents Adamawa North District, was seen assaulting a lady attendant at the…
30 Aug
It was an awe-inspiring scene, recently, at the Omega Events Arena, in Abuja, as the maiden edition of Tribelike melded lovers of art, fashion and culture across the capital for an immersive festival that showcased the best of offerings across those scenes. The festival marked the launch of their virtual marketplace, which offers departmental retailing…
29 Aug
The officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday demolished an illegal market called “Kasuwan Dare”, a suspected hideout for hoodlums and drug dealers in Asokoro, Abuja. The market was located at Hassan Musa Katsina Street, near Kpaduma II in Asokoro Extension, Abuja. Speaking after the demolition, the Director, Department of Development Control,…

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