INEC holds workshop for women groups in Abuja

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has held a 3-day workshop for women groups in Abuja.

The forum which was facilitated by Giggles Group, was uniquely conceived to empower women groups on how to be involved and leverage on their number for elective offices.

Speaking at [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019

FCTA to enhance staff welfare

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has revealed plans to enhance the welfare of its staff in order to prepare them for a comfortable life after retirement. 

FCT permanent secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, disclosed this during a send-forth ceremony organized in hounour of the retiri [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019

FCTA gets new chief press secretary

 The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has approved the appointment of Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, as chief press secretary for the administration. 

This was contained in a press statement by the special assistant in charge of media to minister, Malam Abubakar Sani, a [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019

Drug abuse: FCT health scribe warns students

Students of secondary schools in the federal capital territory have been warned on the dangers of drug abuse.

The caution was given by the Secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT Administration, Adamu Abubakar Bappa, during a sensitisation campaign organised for secondary [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019

3 in police net over kidnap of 2 pupils in Karu

The FCT police command, last Tuesday, arrested a 24-year-old woman and two of her accomplices over alleged abduction of two pupils from a school in Karu, Abuja.

A statement by the command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manza, said the suspect, Ummulkhuktum Garba Isa, was arrested at her hideou [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019

2019: Emir of Kano, Int’l Observers to Speak on Credible Polls at Murtala Lectures

Ahead of Nigeria's elections on Saturday, February 16,  the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) has disclosed that its 2019 Annual Lecture, would feature keynote addresses on credible and fair elections.


The annual lecture in memory of the former Head of State, Late General [...]

Wed, 13 February 2019

APC, PDP in close race in FCT – Analysis

With about five days to the presidential and legislative elections slated for February 16 by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the situation in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, FCT, is at fever pitch as political parties and candidates make last minute efforts to woo voter [...]

Sun, 10 February 2019

Clash: How minister, journalists, others escaped death









But for the rapid response of security personnel, the violent clash in Dei-Dei building materials market between suspected supporters of the All Progressives [...]

Sun, 10 February 2019


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