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Yuletide: FCTA moves to secure Abuja

Federal Capital Territory minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has assured that the FCT Administration will continue to support security agencies to make Abuja safer during and after the Christmas and New Year celebrations. 

The minister gave the assurance while receiving the new Commander of t [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


We back name and shame of treasury looters

Following revelations by President Muhammadu Buhari that some corrupt public officials in the immediate past administration were returning looted funds as his anti-corruption war rages on, and his promise to publish their names in due course, some Nigerians in Lagos, who spoke to our correspon [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


As a hawker I have seen rape, death – Abuja hawker

The influx of street hawkers is one anomaly that has plagued the nation’s capital, frustrating governments’ efforts to place the city at par with most of its contemporaries round the globe.

While some people may want to attribute the development to the state of the economy, others s [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


Use Of Ladder To Disembark In Bauchi Airport

The Minister of state for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika has ordered an immediate investigation into the use of a ladder to disembark passengers from a chartered AERO flight which landed at the Bauchi airport on Saturday. A statement signed by the Deputy Director, Press and Public Affairs in the Minis [...]

Mon, 21 December 2015


We picked Bello to avoid legal pitfalls - Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Oyegun, has said the party anchored its decision to adopt Alhaji Yahaya Bello to replace the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the Kogi supplementary election to avoid possible legal pitfalls.

Oyegun made this disclosure while recei [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015


FCT minister tasks staff on attitudinal change

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called on staff of the FCT Administration to change their attitude towards service delivery. 

The minister made the call while receiving the chairman of the Joint Unions Action Committee, Comrade Titus Okoro, the umbrella organi [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015


I handed over N165m cash to Suswam’s brother, orderly – Benue perm sec

The orderly to the immediate past governor of Benue state, Inspector Julius Donko, has denied collecting the sum of N165 million from the state Ministry of Finance early 2015.

Permanent secretary of the ministry, Mrs. Ruth Ijir, had told the Justice Elizabeth Kpojime Commission of Inquiry set u [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015


Ecuador’s first envoy to Nigeria presents letters of credence

Republic of Ecuador’s first Ambassador to Nigeria, Leopoldo Rovayo Verdesoto, has presented his letters of credence to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, last Tuesday.

The ambassador during the presentation promised to use his period to strengthen and consolidate relati [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015


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