Residents task Bello on due process before demolition

Residents of Abuja have called on the minister of the territory, Bello Muhammad, to follow due process before any demolition is carried out.

Desmond Agbe a resident of Mpape, a suburb in the FCT, said that the change administration should not be known for indiscriminate demolition of houses in [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

3-time convict jailed for stealing fowls

A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to one year imprisonment without option of fine by an Abuja Grade 1 Area court for stealing three fowls in Dutse Alhaji, Bwari Area Council.

Shabban Umar of Dutse Alhaji was convicted for joint act, criminal trespass and theft, offences contrary to Sections [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

The media and global conflict

The role of the media in the ongoing fight against terrorism and other forms of conflict has been largely ignored. Lack of information on the causes of some conflicts only helped in deepening such conflicts across the globe. This has been due to outright politicization of the media or self-imposed cen [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

Minister orders FCT pilgrims board to begin mobilization

As part of efforts to utilize the pilgrims’ allocation to the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, wants the FCT Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board to as a matter of urgency commence the early mobilization of intending pilgrims for next pilgrimage exercise to Israel.  [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

Our plans to make Abuja business-friendly - Bello

The FCT Administration would work towards making the Federal Capital Territory, a business friendly environment that can create more job opportunities for the residents, minister of the territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has promised.

He gave the indication last week when he received a delegation [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

FCT minister meets APC leadership over council poll

As the FCT area council election draws near, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Muhammad Bello has met with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja. 

The minister, who later briefed reporters, described the meeti [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

Masaka traders appeal for model market

Masaka traders in New Karu local government area of Nasarawa state have lamented poor structures in the market, even as they tasked the local government for a model market. 

The traders also noted that the poor structural design of the market has slowed down business activities. 


Sun, 28 February 2016

The annual Presidential Cocktail for members of the Diplomatic Corps at the State House, Abuja.

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama (l) welcoming the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle to the annual Presidential Cocktail for members of the Diplomatic Corps at the State House, Abuja. 


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