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Bello commends residents on peaceful polls

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has commended residents of the territory for their peaceful conduct during weekend’s area council election.
Bello, who monitored the election exercise at the Gwarinpa I District (Life-Camp), Kubwa satellite town and Jiwa polling sta [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


Pregnant woman attempts suicide in Kubwa

It was a dramatic last Tuesday as a 19-year-old woman attempted taking her own life when she allegedly had a misunderstanding with her lover in Byazhin, Kubwa, Abuja.
The lady simply identified as Queen, allegedly stabbed herself twice with a knife before she was rescued by the lover, a commerci [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


AEDC blames drop in electricity to reduced energy allocation

The Management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has announced on Sunday that the recent drop in electricity supply to customers in the FCT was due to a reduction in energy allocated to the company.

This is contained in a statement signed by the company’s Head of Public [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


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


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