Wednesday, 6th December 2023


24 Aug
*I escaped with only these clothes on me,' says survivor Three people have been declared dead after a two storey building collapsed in the early hours of Thursday in Garki village, Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja. According to government officials undertaking rescue operations at the venue, the building came crashing down on unsuspecting residents shortly…
24 Aug
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),Nyesom Wike, has ordered the arrest of the owner of the two-storey building that collapsed on Wednesday night at Lagos Street, Garki Village, Abuja.
24 Aug
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has banned street trading activities within Abuja. Wike, the former governor of Rivers State, said those individuals engaged in street trading activities like selling corn and street hawking contributed to the insecurity and criminal occurrences in the nation’s capital. He stated that criminals who come…
23 Aug
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike has refuted claims of purchasing a N300 million Armoured Lexus LX600 SUV on assumption to office. Wike made the rebuttal shortly after a visit to Metro Train Station, Abuja on Wednesday to inspect ongoing rehabilitation of Abuja Rail Mass Transport System. The News Agency…
22 Aug
The Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) at the FCT Administration (FCTA) impounded at least 20 rickety vehicles, 10 tricycles and 15 motorcycles on Tuesday and indicated that it would crush them. Its Head of Operations, Mrs Deborah Osho, told newsmen during the raid that owners of the vehicles would also be prosecuted. They would…
22 Aug
A Grade I Area Court, Kubwa has granted a N1 million bail to a 34-year-old doctor, Kelvin Royce over alleged cheating and criminal breach of trust. The police had arraigned the defendant, who resides in Brickcity Estate, Kubwa, Abuja with criminal breach of trust and cheating which he pleaded not guilty to on July 20.…
21 Aug
The minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has vowed to demolish any house or property found to be distorting the master plan of Abuja.
20 Aug
Please, do not wonder why I have to return to my organic beat, Abuja, the nation’s capital this week.
15 Aug
Chief Magistrate Ibrahim Mohammed of an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday rejected a request by the Police headquarters in Abuja, seeking the termination of an alleged fraud case. The case is that of fraudulent sale of a $400,000 oil vessel to Alhaji Kamoru Yusuf, owner of Kam Steel Holdings Limited. The court during its last…
13 Aug
Residents of Dutsen communities in Bwari Area Council of the FCT on Sunday called on the FCT Administration to fix bad roads that had become death traps in the area.[ad]Some of them told the News Agency of Nigeria
11 Aug
This is to notify the general public that Plots 580 & 581, Kugbo District, Abuja which are being marketed by some people is subject of litigation in Appeal No. CA/ABJ/PRE/ROA/CV/708MI/2023 between SUNRISE ESTATE DEVELOPMENT LIMITED V. PRACO NIGERIA LIMITED, ENGR SUCCESS OBIOMA, MINISTER OF THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, DIRECTOR OF LAND ADMINISTRATION
9 Aug
Mixed reactions have trailed the reintroduction of ‘park and pay’ policy by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration


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The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has made contrary insinuations in certain quarters; the service does not employ the use of torture on inmates, saying the act is against the rules of the agency.
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President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, charged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to cooperate with committees of the Senate in the quest to pass the 2024 budget before the end of December 2023.
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Nigeria's local content across the oil and gas sector stagnated at 54 per cent this year to create serious concerns after a 13-year upward outlook amid rising divestment by international oil companies and over $25 billion investment by indigenous organisations.
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The Nigerian government has taken a significant step towards addressing the country's power challenges by signing a historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch a gigawatt (GW) solar PV manufacturing plant in the country.
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Stakeholders have said that Nigeria is not harnessing the opportunities trade-in service offers under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) as it accounts for about 60 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the country.
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Oyo State Governor, 'Seyi Makinde, yesterday, presented a N434.2 billion 2024 Appropriation Bill, christened “Budget of Economic Recovery,” to the House of Assembly, noting that the budget is a chance for his administration...
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Governor Umaru Bago of Niger State has canvassed the creation of rangers aimed at protecting forest reserves and conservation areas in the country. Speaking during the signing ceremony of the memorandum of understanding
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The Enugu State government has reiterated its resolve to partner the Federal Government through the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) and other stakeholders to construct an ultra-modern terminal and rail transportation in its efforts to remodel the transport system in the state.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, presented a budget of N76.586billion (Seventy Six Billion, Five Hundred and Eighty Six Million Naira) as its budget proposal for 2024 to the House of Representatives...
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National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the federal legislature to immediately amend the 1999 Constitution to strengthen the rights of Nigerians.