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Bello tackles police on FCT road barricades

The Nigeria Police Force has been charged to remove the remaining road barricades around some of its formations in the Federal Capital City since the hitherto security situation has tremendously improved. 

Minister of FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, gave this charge in his office when the new A [...]

Thu, 20 October 2016


Residents decry infrastructural deficit in Kuduru healthcare center

Residents of Kuduru Community in Bwari Area Council have called on the council to come to their aid by addressing the infrastructural deficit in the primary health centre which is at the verge of collapse. 

Our correspondent gathers that the centre was constructed during the chairmanship o [...]

Thu, 20 October 2016


Abuja natives protest forceful land takeover by army

Abuja indigenes in their thousands came out on Thursday morning to stage a protest over what they described as constant intimidation, harassment and extortion by men and officers of the Nigerian Army who they said illegally claimed title of Tungan Maje community, Zuba, without valid title documents fr [...]

Thu, 20 October 2016


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


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