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Family Accuses Emir of Katsina of Forcefully Marrying Daughter

Mr. Isiyaku Tanko of Warkaza community in Kudun Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, has accused the Emir of Katsina of forcefully marrying his 14-year-old daughter, Habiba Isiyaku, converting her to Islam without the consent and approval of him or any member of his family.

While spe [...]

Wed, 19 October 2016


22-year-old man jailed 1year for stealing motorcycle

An Abuja Grade One Area Court sitting in Karmo has sentenced a 22 year old man, Emmanuel Joseph to one year imprisonment without an option of fine for stealing a motorcycle at Utako area, of the FCT.

Emmanuel Joseph who is a resident of Garki Area 1 by old secretariat was arraigned alongside on [...]

Wed, 19 October 2016


FG urges NCE to reintroduce history

The Federal Government has urged the National Council on Education, NCE, to reintroduce history into the country’s basic education curriculum, describing its omission as a mistake committed by leaders in the sector.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who gave the charge during a mi [...]

Sun, 16 October 2016


Bello backs computerized vehicle inspection in FCT

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has thrown his weight behind the computerized vehicle inspection introduced by the immediate past administration as part of efforts to reduce road crashes on FCT roads.

The scheme when fully operational is aimed at identifying veh [...]

Sun, 16 October 2016


Traffic offenders to undergo psychiatry test - Minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called for traffic offenders to undergo psychiatry test, as part of efforts to reduce the high rate of motor accidents in the nation's roads. 

The minister has directed the FCT Command of the police to arrest any moto [...]

Sun, 16 October 2016


Exhibitors decry low patronage at Abuja trade fair

The just concluded Abuja international trade fair experienced low patronage with scanty human traffic.

Most of the exhibitors and traders were seen sitting in front of their stands waiting complained of low patronage and blamed the low turnout on the current economic crunch currently facing the [...]

Sun, 16 October 2016


FCTA to build specialized health center for infectious diseases

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has disclosed plans to build a specialized centre where patients with highly infectious diseases in the Federal Capital Territory will be quarantined and given adequate treatment.

The minister made this disclosure when members of the Nigerian Medical Associat [...]

Sun, 16 October 2016


FCTA NUJ chapel begins press week Monday

In order to ensure that professional ethics are adhered to, the FCTA NUJ Chapel has lined up activities for its press week billed to begin on Monday, October 10 for the staff of Information and Communications Department of the administration. 

The 3-day event will start off with a seminar [...]

Sun, 16 October 2016


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