NUJ slams INEC, says ability to conduct credible election

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has expressed concern over the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct credible elections in the country.

The electoral commission had announced a shift in the presidential and National Assembly elections few hours to com [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


No sinister motive in polls shift, says minister

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has absolved the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of any sinister motive in the postponement of Saturday presidential and National Assembly election.

He said the postponement will enable the electoral commission to embark on adequa [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


INEC holds workshop for women groups in Abuja

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has held a 3-day workshop for women groups in Abuja.

The forum which was facilitated by Giggles Group, was uniquely conceived to empower women groups on how to be involved and leverage on their number for elective offices.

Speaking at [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


FCTA to enhance staff welfare

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has revealed plans to enhance the welfare of its staff in order to prepare them for a comfortable life after retirement. 

FCT permanent secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, disclosed this during a send-forth ceremony organized in hounour of the retiri [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019


FCTA gets new chief press secretary

 The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has approved the appointment of Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, as chief press secretary for the administration. 

This was contained in a press statement by the special assistant in charge of media to minister, Malam Abubakar Sani, a [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019


Drug abuse: FCT health scribe warns students

Students of secondary schools in the federal capital territory have been warned on the dangers of drug abuse.

The caution was given by the Secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT Administration, Adamu Abubakar Bappa, during a sensitisation campaign organised for secondary [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019


3 in police net over kidnap of 2 pupils in Karu

The FCT police command, last Tuesday, arrested a 24-year-old woman and two of her accomplices over alleged abduction of two pupils from a school in Karu, Abuja.

A statement by the command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manza, said the suspect, Ummulkhuktum Garba Isa, was arrested at her hideou [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019


Why FG must arraign CJN legally - FCT residents

Following the controversial suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Nigerians have been divided- for and against. For some Abuja residents who spoke to Ere-Ebi AGEDAH and William ABAH, while the CJN deserves to face his ‘sins,’ the Presidency must ensur [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019


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