’Strange’ herdsmen no longer welcome to Benue - Ortom

Following incessant clashes between Benue farmers and Fulani herdsmen, Governor Samuel Ortom has said that all strange (foreign) herdsmen were no longer welcome in the state.

Ortom stated this, last week, in Makurdi while addressing members of the Idoma Community Development Association, Makurd [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Minister charges private sector on health investment

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has challenged members of the Organized Private Sector, OPS, in the country to invest in the health sub-sector to stop medical tourism abroad by Nigerians. 

He gave the challenge while receiving the Resident Doctors Association of Nigeria, REDAN, FCT cha [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Electrician bags six weeks jail time for defrauding pastor

Gabriel Aboh, a 23-year-old electrician, has been sentenced to six weeks imprisonment by an Abuja Grade 1 Area Court for attempting to defraud a pastor in Kubwa.

Aboh was convicted for criminal trespass and inciting public disturbance which are offences that contradict sections 348 and 114 of t [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

FCT security c’ttee meets on area council poll

Ahead of the rescheduled area council election, the FCT Security Committee met last week to on assess the general security situation in the nation's capital. 

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, remarked that the meeting was summoned to not only assess the situation, but to also strate [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Centenary City is irrevocable, says Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has declared that the request made by the developers of Centenary City project to revoke the agreement between the Centenary City Plc and administration is untenable and unrealistic. 

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, made this declarat [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Destitute find comfort in Abuja overhead bridges

Described as one of the fastest growing cities in the world, Abuja has attracted hundreds of thousands of citizens to the city, in search of the proverbial greener pasture.

However, the high cost of living and the exorbitant accommodation has left many stranded, with some of them resorting to p [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has insisted that the driver of late Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Mr James Ocholi, had no driver's licence record with the commission.

Head, Media Relations and Strategy of the commission, Mr. Bisi Kazeem, said contrary to claims i [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016

Emir Tells APC: Stop Deceiving Nigerians

In what could be termed telling truth to power, the Emir of Mubi, Alhaji Isah Ahamdu, has charged the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to stop deceiving Nigerians by telling them facts.

The emir was speaking when hundreds of APC members in Adamawa state led by the state acting chairman, I [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016



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