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13 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented an extradition law consistent with extant protocols. His Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, stated yesterday in Abuja that his principal also signed into law the 2018 budget of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He said with the Extradition (Amendment) Act, 2018, “this Act vests jurisdiction…
13 Nov 2018
A federal High Court in Lagos yesterday dismissed an application filed by Senator Ayo Ademola Adeseun and Chief Olanrewaju Otiti, seeking transfer of the criminal charge against them to Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The duo (Adeseun and Olanrewaju) are standing trial on alleged N650 million fraud alongside a former Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT),…
13 Nov 2018
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja High Court yesterday discharged an Indian national, Gulati Ankit, held on behalf of DAMAC Star Properties LLC, Dubai, in an alleged $350,000 (about N120 million) property fraud. Profitel Limited, a Nigerian company, had in 2015 sued DAMAC Star Properties LLC for alleged breach of contract and swindling of a…
13 Nov 2018
The vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos yesterday launched the TraderMoni scheme in three different markets – Ikotun, Igando and Ile-Epo markets in the state. He was accompanied by Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode; All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; and Executive Director, Micro Enterprise, Bank of Industry, Mrs. Toyin Adeniji. At Igando…
4 Nov 2018
Following a repeat earth tremor in Maitama area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), a group, Heart of the Mother Foundation (HOMEF), has urged the Federal Government to stop rock mining in the capital city. The group, which attributed the tremor to indiscriminate blasting of rocks, said the  tremors were clear signals that mining in…
4 Nov 2018
By the last count, over 400 members of Shia Muslim sect, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have been arrested by the Nigeria Police after three days of deadly protests in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, and in Nasarawa State. While the group is alleging that over 1, 000 of its members were still…
1 Nov 2018
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday said 400 members of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites were for arraignment in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Addressing State House Correspondents on the sidelines of the Armed Forces and Remembrance Day Emblem launch in Abuja, the police boss stated…
31 Oct 2018
Owners of parks and gardens in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried the low level of patronage over continued protest staged by the Islamic sect known as Shi’ite. Some operators of the recreation centres who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in various locations at Abuja on Wednesday said they witnessed low…
29 Oct 2018
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced a massive crackdown on tricycle and commercial motorcycle operators in the metropolis with warnings issued to them to stay off the city centre or risk having their machines impounded. The administration made the move in the wake of recent reports attributing road traffic crashes along the Umaru Musa…
29 Oct 2018
The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) and the Ecological Fund Office (EFO) plan to curtail the erosion in Gwarimpa estate, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The agency is also looking into other estates that have major issues that have to do with erosion, particularly in Lugbe in FCT and FESTAC in Lagos. FHA Managing Director,…
24 Sep 2018
The national economy got $45.7 billion investments in 12 sectors from January to June this year, the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has stated. In its latest report released at the weekend in Abuja, the agency noted that the sum was invested on 42 projects in nine states and the Federal Capital. Territory (FCT). A…
24 Sep 2018
Credit Direct Limited, with more than 1,000 employees, has disbursed more than 1.5 million loans worth over N150 billion since it began operations in about over 10 years ago.   The non-bank financial services company with operation in 25 states of the country, including the Federal Capital Territory, has an active customer base of more than 200,000 from public…

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