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ASUP frowns at abductions, forced marriage of young girls

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has frowned at the incessant abductions of young girls and forcing them into early marriages, calling on government to equip the security agencies to forestall such an anomaly and bring the perpetrators to justice.

In a communiqué after its [...]

Wed, 06 April 2016


FCT Residents Alarmed At Rising Crime Rate

As the economic crises deepens with rising cost, long fuel queues and long blackouts, residents of the Federal Capital Territory are faced with double jeopardy: rising crime rate.

With the stark economic realities arrayed against them, residents of the capital territory say they no longer sleep [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Council poll: APC cautions minister over demolition

Worried by its dwindling popularity and the adverse effect ongoing demolitions in the Federal Capital Territory may have on its electoral fortunes in the April 9 area council elections, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, to tread with caution.

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Mon, 28 March 2016


Forex scam: Aisha Buhari, CBN, PDP Clash

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may have stirred the hornets’ nest over its claims that the wife of the president, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, and Senior Special Assistant to the president, Mallam Garba Shehu connived with the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefi [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


CLO demands action on YabaTech fraud panel findings

The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has said there is an urgent need for an impartial and far-reaching investigation of financial and administrative activities of Yaba College of Technology Rector, Dr. Margaret Ladipo. 

It could be recalled that CLO, actively participated and cooperated [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


APC AMAC chairmanship candidate makes ’U’ turn

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Abuja Municipal Area Council in the April 9, rescheduled area council polls, Hon. A.A. Candido and his running mate, Hon. Lawrence, have reconsidered their decision to remove the photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari from their campaign posters.& [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Abuja court orders arrest of ’professor’ over forgery

An Upper Area Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja has ordered the police to produce a trustee of the Assemblies of God Church, Rev. ‘Professor’ Paul Emeka before it to answer criminal charges preferred against him, bothering on forgery of University of Derby, UK, professorial degree.

The c [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


ALGON boss appeals for peaceful council poll

President of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, Hon. Micah Jiba, has appealed to residents of the federal capital territory to eschew violent conduct and conduct themselves in a peaceful manner during forthcoming April 9 FCT area council poll. 

Jiba said this while cong [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


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