APC cautioned against favouritism in council poll

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in the FCT has been cautioned against giving undue advantage to its candidates in the forthcoming area council election.

A resident of Akko, a satellite town in Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Chief Obiechina Tobias, made the appeal while speaking to The [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016

Unilorin ASUU donates 1% salary to IDPs in Abuja

The University of Ilorin Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has donated one percent of their November salary to internally displaced persons, IDPs, in the FCT as part of their humanitarian gesture.

Speaking at the presentation of a UBA cheque of 3.7 million to FCT Emergency Management [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016

FCT minister confers Italy’s PM with honorary citizenship of Abuja

Minster of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammad Bello, has conferred honorary citizenship of Abuja on the prime minister of Italy, Mr. Matteo Renzi and presented him with the key to the City of Abuja. 

The minister made the conferment last week at the presidential wing of the Nna [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016

Wuye traders barricade FCT minister’s office

Shop owners in Wuye ultra-modern market on Tuesday came out in their thousands to demand for their shops which have been under lock and key owing to court cases between the developer, Abuja Investment and Property Development Company Limited and the traders. 

The traders, who came out earl [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016

A day at AMAC marriage registry

Marriage among Nigerians seems to be on a steady decline, as more and more singles appear to be taking their time before settling down.

While some analysts may want to attribute this marital delay to unemployment, poor economic condition and cultural restrictions, some others say educational ad [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016

EFCC Begins Probe Of Own Officers

As fallout of the arrest of one of its operatives, Abdulrahman Biu, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may have commenced internal cleansing of the agency following widespread allegations that most staff especially in investigation and prosecution become super rich few months into the [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016

Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Excellence Awards

L-R: Vice President, Media, Abuja Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Barr. Jude Igwe, president of the chamber, Mr.Tony Ejinkeonye and 2nd deputy president, Al-Mujtaba Abubakar during a press briefing announcing the winner of the 2016 Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Excellence Awards in Abuja.< [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016

FCTA Minister weeps over N6.4bn Apo-Karshi road

It was a dramatic scene as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammad Bello, wept over the abandoned N6.4 billion Apo-Karshi road project awarded since 2010 by the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA. 

The minister, who paid an unscheduled visit to the site, las [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016



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