Sarah NEGEDU

Publisher’s Detention: NUJ Slams IGP, Minister of State Power

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has described as unfortunate and abuse of power the arrest and detention of Mr. Tom Oga Uhia, publisher of Power Steering magazine by the police.

 

Mr. Uhia was arrested Wednesday night i [...]

Fri, 16 October 2020


DAME Awards: Nestlé calls for entries in nutrition reporting, other categories

The Diamond Awards for Media Excellence, DAME has urged health journalists with stories on nutrition to enter their works produced in 2019 for the awards being the 29th year edition. 

Thu, 15 October 2020


Breaking News: FCTA bans street protest in Abuja

The FCT Administration has banned all forms of protest in the territory due to  the wanton violation  of COVID-19 safety protocols by protesters in recent times. 

A statement from the Chief Press Secretary of the FCTA, Anthony Ogunleye, said the decision bec [...]

Thu, 15 October 2020


Mayhem in Abuja as groups clash over continued protest

Violence broke out yesterday at the busy Berger roundabout in the Federal Capital Territory, when the Pro and Anti SARS protesters clashed over the continuous occupation of major streets in Abuja, by the #EndSARS group.

Thu, 15 October 2020


Girl Child Day: Group documents abuse cases during lockdown

As the world marks the 2020 edition of the International Day of the Girl Child, an Abuja based Non Governmental Organisation, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, says it has concluded arrangement to unveil a book chronicling child rights abuse cases recorded during the COVID-19 lockdown. [...]

Sun, 11 October 2020


Gunmen abduct council vice-chairman, others in Pegi

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers again stormed Pegi Community last night, where they abducted the former Vice-Chairman of Kuje Area Council, Mr. Mohammed Baba, alongside several other members of the council's legislative arm.

 

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Sun, 11 October 2020


School resumption: FCTA suspends third term


Schools in the nation's capital have been asked to commence their 2020/2021 academic session start Sunday, Oct. 11, as the FCT Administration has said there was not going to be a third term.
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, had at a press conference in Abuja, dir [...]

Thu, 08 October 2020


School resumption: FCTA suspends third term


Schools in the nation's capital have been asked to commence their 2020/2021 academic session start Sunday, Oct. 11, as the FCT Administration has said there was not going to be a third term.
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, had at a press conference in Abuja, dir [...]

Thu, 08 October 2020


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