Two die in Abuja collapsed fence

The remains of two construction site workers identified as Haruna Halilu and Nasiru Aliyu, aged 27 years, have since being handed over to their families after confirmation by the police for final funeral arrangement.

The Search and Rescue team of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, made [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020

Group rallies for equal representation of women in media

A non-governmental organisation, Participatory Communication for Gender Development, PAGED, in partnership with Free Press Limited is campaigning for more inclusiveness and equal portrayal of women in the media.

Women are consistently portrayed in domestic roles in the media or seen as accompli [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020

VC laments increased cult killings in Benue varsity

The Vice Chancellor of Benue State University, BSU, Makurdi, Prof. Msugh Kembe, has lamented increased cult activities on campus resulting in the death of students.

Our correspondent reports that a 200 Level student of the University, Isaac Nyinongo, was killed by suspected cultists last Wednes [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020

Ebira earmarks N150m for community hall project in Gwags

The Ebira Tao community has earmarked N 150, 000 million to construct a befitting hall in Gwagwalada area council.

Speaking to journalists during the occasion, the chief of the community, Anebira 1 Gwagwalada, Dr. Abdulkarim Ibrahim, said a board of trustees was set up to ensure transparency an [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020

ASUU strike paralyses academic activities in UniAbuja

Academic activities have been paralysed in the University of Abuja following the two week warning strike embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.

Our correspondent who visited the school reports that large number of students who turned out for lectures were no [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020

FCT NNANM harps on values of gender equality

Members of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, FCT chapter have joined their counterparts to celebrate the International Women's Day in Gwagwalada.

Speaking at the event, the FCT chairperson of the association, Comrade Deborah Yusuf, said the theme of this year&r [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020

FG sets up N70m aquaculture centre in Kwali

The federal government has inaugurated an aquaculture centre aimed at building a strong economic base for rural dwellers.

Inaugurating the facility at Kwali Area Council, FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, said the centre is part of effort towards achieving President Buhari’s agenda [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020

FCTA pledges support for aviation roadmap

The FCT Administration has promised to provide complementary infrastructure services to ensure that the Nigerian Aviation Sector Roadmap is successfully implemented in the FCT.

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mal. Muhammad Bello gave the assurance when a delegation from the Aviation [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020


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