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Council poll: APC cautions minister over demolition

Worried by its dwindling popularity and the adverse effect ongoing demolitions in the Federal Capital Territory may have on its electoral fortunes in the April 9 area council elections, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, to tread with caution.

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Mon, 28 March 2016


CLO demands action on YabaTech fraud panel findings

The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has said there is an urgent need for an impartial and far-reaching investigation of financial and administrative activities of Yaba College of Technology Rector, Dr. Margaret Ladipo. 

It could be recalled that CLO, actively participated and cooperated [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


APC AMAC chairmanship candidate makes ’U’ turn

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Abuja Municipal Area Council in the April 9, rescheduled area council polls, Hon. A.A. Candido and his running mate, Hon. Lawrence, have reconsidered their decision to remove the photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari from their campaign posters.& [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Julius Berger Plc gets new board chairman

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has appointed Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu as its new chairman of the Board of Directors following a major boardroom change of guard. 

In a statement by the Head, Media Relations Office, Mr. Moses Duku and made available to our correspondent in Abuja, he revealed that the ap [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


FCTA intensifies work on Karshi-Ara-Apo road

Ahead of the rainy season, the pace of work has increased on the Karshi-Ara-Apo road project even as it was learnt that the project may be completed before the end of the rainy season. 

Our correspondent gathered that the pace of work at the site might not be unconnected with the on-the-sp [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Ex-FCT minister, Bala, dismisses decamp rumour

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, has denied speculations that he is decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for failing to secure the national chairmanship position of the party.

Mohammed made the denial at a stakeholders meeting in Bauchi as [...]

Sun, 20 March 2016


FCTA condemns abduction of school pupils

The Federal Capital Territory Education Secretariat has condemned in strong terms the abduction of a primary 2 pupil of the Chinese Assisted Primary school in Karu, a suburb in the nation's capital.

In a statement by the Assistant Director in charge of Information, Mr. Anthony Ogunleye and [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


Demolition squad escapes death in clash with hoodlums in Dei-dei

It was a bleak moment for illegal occupants along the road corridor in Dei-dei, as the bulldozers of the joint task force in charge of city management clashed with hoodlums during a demolition exercise carried out weekend. 

Our correspondent gathered that despite the presence of heavily ar [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


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