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NULGE tasks council chairmen on salary payment

Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Gwagwalada chapter, Comrade Isuwa Isher, has tasked area councils’ chairmen to learn how to pay staff salaries as at when due to avoid industrial dispute.
The chairman spoke to our correspondent during a monitoring exerci [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


How we saved farmers market from ’total ruin’ - FEMA

The FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, has disclosed that but for its rapid response, the farmers market in Maitama district would have burnt completely. 
Director General of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, stressed the importance of distress calls in cases of emergency. 
The DG s [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


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


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