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Residents lambast INEC over inconclusive poll

Residents of Abuja have tongue lashed the Independent National Electoral Commission for declaring four area councils’ results inconclusive held on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Those who spoke to The Abuja Inquirer accused the electoral commission of ineptitude and compromise.

Elections [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


FCT Residents Alarmed At Rising Crime Rate

As the economic crises deepens with rising cost, long fuel queues and long blackouts, residents of the Federal Capital Territory are faced with double jeopardy: rising crime rate.

With the stark economic realities arrayed against them, residents of the capital territory say they no longer sleep [...]

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


Abuja court orders arrest of ’professor’ over forgery

An Upper Area Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja has ordered the police to produce a trustee of the Assemblies of God Church, Rev. ‘Professor’ Paul Emeka before it to answer criminal charges preferred against him, bothering on forgery of University of Derby, UK, professorial degree.

The c [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


ALGON boss appeals for peaceful council poll

President of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, Hon. Micah Jiba, has appealed to residents of the federal capital territory to eschew violent conduct and conduct themselves in a peaceful manner during forthcoming April 9 FCT area council poll. 

Jiba said this while cong [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


NAICOM, protesting against their management

Staffers of the Nigerian Insurance Commission, NAICOM, protesting against their management on the issues of welfare and other sundry matters in Abuja, recently.

Mon, 28 March 2016


Jankawa residents finger senator over planned demolition exercise

Residents of Jankawa, a suburb of Masaka, in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, have accused a former senator for masterminding the planned demolition of houses in that area, even as they have expressed grief over the demolition of residential houses and business premises. 

Spea [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


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