5,000 FCT rural women get FG cash grants

The federal government has begun the disbursement of one-off grant to 5, 000 rural women in the nation's capital as part of measures to win the war against poverty amongst rural women in the country.

Performing the symbolic disbursement of grant to rural and semi-urban women in the Federal [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021

FCTA to sanction teachers over Covid-19 protocols

Despite the warning issued by the FCT Administration for school authorities to ensure strict compliance to COVID-19 safety guidelines, some teachers have been found flouting the order.

The Head, Media and Enlightenment on COVID-19 Taskforce, Ikharo Attah, who made the observation during a recen [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021

FCTA raises alarm over fake Covid-19 inspectors

Federal Capital Territory Administration says it is on a manhunt for fraudsters parading as inspection officers and extorting money from owners of event centers and unsuspecting residents, in guise of COVID-19 enforcement.

Head, Media and Enlightenment of FCT COVID-19 Enforcement Taskforce, Ikh [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021

Poirier shock McGregor in UFC rematch


Mesut Ozil says he will be a "Gunner for life" after leaving Arsenal to join Fenerbahce.






The attacking midfielder's free transfer to the Turkish giant [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021

Nigerians slam Jega over Buhari, hail Adamu Garba

Nigerians have continued to slam a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega, for describing the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as “very disappointing.”



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Mon, 25 January 2021

As Ondo quit order to herders expire, fresh moves to resolve impasse

Indications emerged that South West governors will be converging in Akure, the Ondo state capital on Monday to look for ways to resolve the impasse over the quit order given to herders, mainly Fulani, to leave forest reserves in the state.

Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, had orde [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021

After kidnap of 8 orphans, police beef up security in FCT

The police in the Federal Capital Territory say they have stepped up surveillance and deployment of more personnel round and about the territory.

This is coming on the heels of the kidnap of eight orphans and three others from an orphanage in Abaji Area Council in Abuja South of the FCT, in the [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021

PDP denies imposition of candidates in Delta

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Delta North senatorial district has denied claims from some quarters that candidates were imposed on the party in the recently concluded primaries for chairmen/councillorship candidates in the forthcoming local government council election slated for March 6.

H [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021


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