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PDP days numbered in FCT APC chair

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the FCT, Hon. Abdulmalik Usman, has assured party faithful that the party will win the forthcoming area council elections, saying that the days of PDP in the territory is numbered.

In a chat with our correspondent, the APC chair said, &ldqu [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


Rumbles in FCDA as Executive Secretary sit-tight

Trouble is gradually brewing among directors in the Federal Capital Territory Administration over an alleged attempt by the Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, Engr. Adamu Ismaila, to perpetuate himself in office after the expiration of his five years tenure,

Mon, 07 December 2015


Abuja Bureau De Change Robbery…

An Army Captain Hussein Ishaku Mshelia and two operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), have been arrested for robbing a Bureau De Change in Abuja of N310 million, while three others and four soldiers are on the run.

The soldiers and DSS operatives are alleged to have robbed the Bu [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


Kachikwu forecasts rise in demand for OPEC crude in 2016

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has predicted a rise in demand for OPEC crude in 2016 by 1.2 million barrels per day to average 30.8 million barrels per day, leading to a more balanced market.

A statement by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, sai [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


Ben Bruce donates wardrobe allowance to widows

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Mr. Ben Murray Bruce of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has donated half of his wardrobe allowance to widows in his community at Akasa, Bayelsa state.

The senator made the donation at the weekend.

“I fulfilled my vow to give half my wardrob [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


Opening of Wine Celler Sekmart, Abuja

L R: Mr Cantet Emmanuel and Dr. Abiye Sekibo at the opening of Wine Celler @ Sekmart, Abuja, last Saturday.

 

Sun, 06 December 2015


FCT NUT elects new officials

The Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, has elected new officials to run its affairs.

The newly elected chairman of the NUT in the FCT, Comrade Stephen Knababyi, has assured members of quality leadership aimed at taking education in the territory to greater height.

He also reiterated his co [...]

Fri, 04 December 2015


Kuje chair picks nomination form for second term

A head of the 2016 FCT Area Council elections, the chairman Kuje area council, Hon. Ishaku Shaban, has picked nomination form promising to deliver more dividends of democracy when re-elected. Speaking to his supporters in Kuje, Shaban promised to give priority to the welfare of the people as well as i [...]

Fri, 04 December 2015


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