Amnesty Report Blames Farmers-Herders Killings On Govt’s Gross ‘Incompetence’ And Police Negligence

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Please follow and like us:Amnesty International Nigeria says 3,641 people were killed between 2016 and 2018 in the conflict between herdsmen and farmers across the country, a number they say would have been significantly reduced had security operatives acted accordingly. 10 total views, no views today Share on:

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PDP To Kashamu​: You Are Parading Fake Governorship Flag,

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Please follow and like us:     The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday lampooned Senator Buruji Kashamu, saying he is brandishing alleged fake PDP gubernatorial flag in Ogun State. The party, in a statement signed by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, described as the height of ridicule, Kashamu’s purported presentation of himself as Ogun […]

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Diamond, Access Banks merge

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Please follow and like us:The management of Diamond Bank on Monday announced its merger with Access Bank. A statement by Uzoma Uja, the bank’s Secretary/Legal Adviser, said the transaction will be completed by the first half of 2019. “The proposed merger would involve Access Bank acquiring the entire issued share capital of Diamond Bank in […]

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Where’s The Devil In The Electoral Bill? By Azu Ishiekwene

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Please follow and like us:Exaggeration is the most common strain of fever at election period. Politicians make voters – and the general public – believe that the world might end on ballot day, when in fact what they are playing for is their own survival. The Electoral Bill is not just the biggest talking point; […]

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Ekweremadu, Lawan disagree on number of PDP, APC senators

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Please follow and like us:Mr Lawan on Thursday raised a point of order, calling the attention of his colleagues to a media report which, according to him, was erroneous and misquoted the number of lawmakers in the senate. The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, and the Senate leader, Ahmad Lawan, have disagreed over the political […]

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Army Holds Private Burial For 100 Soldiers Killed By Boko Haram

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Please follow and like us:Lt.-Gen Tukur BurataiThe Nation The Nigerian Army has organised a private burial for over 100 officers and soldiers killed during terrorist attacks on Nigerian Army 157 Task Force Battalion last month, The PUNCHhas learnt. Our correspondent was told by one of the widows of the officers that the burial would take place […]

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2019: Governors absent as Oshiomhole, NWC meet with APC governoship candidates

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Please follow and like us: Majority of governors of Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, were on Thursday absent at a meeting called by the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, and the party’s National Executive Committee. Mr Oshiomhole said 20 new governorship candidates of the party and nine sitting governors were expected at the meeting, […]

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CSOs Protest At US Embassy In Abuja, Say No To Granting Atiku ‘Politically-Motivated Visa’

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Please follow and like us: A group of civil society organisations under the aegis of Forum of Non-Governmental Organisations In Nigeria have besieged the US Embassy in Abuja to advise against granting American Visa to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Bearing placards as they marched to the embassy on Wednesday, […]

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NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL WILL PUT ABUJA ON GLOBAL TOURISM MAP – FCT MINISTER

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Please follow and like us: Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has disclosed that the FCT Administration will use the opportunity of the 19th National Sports Festival to put Abuja on the global map of sports tourism in order to attract investment and economic development. Share on: WhatsAppPlease follow and like […]

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 ATIKU IS NOW PDP’S ALADDIN –TINUBU

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Please follow and like us: The national leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Tuesday, took a jibe at the Presidential candidate of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; labeling him Aladdin (a pain killer), political prostitute, a corrupt man who oversaw the personalization […]

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BELLO URGES FRSC TO DECLARE 2019 “YEAR OF ROAD BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE” · Solicits increased budgetary allocation to the commission

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Please follow and like us: The Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has called on the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to declare 2019 as the year of road behavioral change, as a way of ensuring safety on roads. Share on: WhatsAppPlease follow and like us:

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BELLO CANVASSES FOR MORATORIUM ON STRIKES, INDUSTRIAL ACTION, BY UNIONS, AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

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Please follow and like us: The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has pleaded with all Unions and professional associations to place a 5-Year moratorium on strikes and all forms of industrial action as a patriotic sacrifice that would give the country a chance to lay strong foundations for economic development […]

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Over 700 food vendors to participate in school feeding programme in AMAC

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Please follow and like us:    The Federal Government on Monday began the screening exercise for about 750 food vendors to be engaged in the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, NHGSFP, in Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC. The exercise which took place at the Local Education Authority, LEA Secretariat, Wuse 2 Abuja, in the […]

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Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, D’Banj, Kuti, Beyonce, Oprah thrill at Global Citizen Festival

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Please follow and like us: Nigerian music stars, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, D’banj and Femi Kuti thrilled music lovers in South Africa alongside Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z and Beyonce. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the event, Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, also featured electrifying performances from Usher, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Casper Nyovest. While Wizkid, […]

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Buhari has laid solid foundations for national development -FCT Minister

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Please follow and like us: Fig. FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello in a group photograph with the Buhari Continuity Organization led by their Chairperson, Mrs. Zainab Yusuf Ojudana (4th Left) when the group paid a courtesy call on the FCT Minister in his office recently.  Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa […]

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Accomplishments in FCT: Gov Ikpeazu showers encomiums on Bello

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Please follow and like us: For the work he is doing in delivering democracy dividends to residents of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Minister of FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has attracted praises from an unexpected source.Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State last week lauded the efforts and accomplishments of the Minister. Share on: WhatsAppPlease follow […]

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SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL RECOVERY PANEL LAUDS NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE

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Please follow and like us: Members of Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Projects, led by indefatigable Chairman, Chief (Barr.) Okoi Obono-Obla paid a courtesy visit to the Controller General of Nigeria Immigration Services, Share on: WhatsAppPlease follow and like us:

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2019 ELECTIONS: FCT MINISTER CALLS FOR STUDENTS’ SUPPORT FOR BUHARI

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Please follow and like us:  Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has called on Nigerian students to give their full support to President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming elections, to ensure that the planned emergency in the education sector succeeds. Share on:

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Eden Hazard bid:Real Madrid returns in January

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Please follow and like us: Real Madrid are ready to make an offer for Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard in the January transfer window, according to a report in Spain. Spanish media outlet OK Diario, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is ready to break tradition and […]

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Why we arrested Deji Adeyanju, two others — Police

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Please follow and like us: The police on Wednesday said they have detained political activist, Deji Adeyanju, as well as two others who were part of a demonstration on Wednesday morning. Police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said in a statement Wednesday afternoon that Mr Adeyanju, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams were arrested in Abuja on allegations […]

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FCT MINISTER LAUDS PRESIDENT BUHARI FOR MOVE TO DECONGEST  PRISONS, SANITISE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

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Please follow and like us:  The Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for putting a mechanism in place to decongest prisons in the country and set the nation’s criminal justice system on the right track, especially in addressing the issue of high number of inmates awaiting trial. […]

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BELLO COMMENDS ARMED FORCES OVER PEACE, SECURITY IN THE FCT

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Please follow and like us: The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has commended the Nigerian Armed forces and other security agencies over their contributions to peace and security in the FCT. Share on: WhatsAppPlease follow and like us:

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Buhari Ignored Intelligence On Borno Killings, South African Firm Alleges

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Please follow and like us: Amid allegations of negligence against President Muhammadu Buhari in the latest killing of soldiers at Matele village in Borno State by a South African firm, Specialised Tasks, Training, Equipment and Protection International (STTEP), the Defence Headquarters yesterday sought support for the troops battling the Boko Haram insurgency in the North […]

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Juventus Can’t switch off Against Valencia, Allegri Warns

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Please follow and like us: Juventus’ Italian coach Massimiliano Allegri ponders during a press conference on the eve of the UEFA Champions League group H football match Juventus vs Valencia on November 26, 2018 in Turin.  Juventus cannot afford to switch off against resurgent Spanish side Valencia in Tuesday’s Champions League game in Turin as […]

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I never said I will probe Fayose – Fayemi

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Please follow and like us: Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has clarified his stance on the fate of the immediate past governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose. Fayemi spoke with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Fielding questions whether he would probe his […]

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FCT Minister Canvasses for Thai Investment, …expresses commitment to Solar Power, Agric Value Chain, 

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Please follow and like us: The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it is ready to assist local and foreign investors to set up businesses in the FCT to explore the huge investment opportunities in the Territory, especially in solar power generation and processing of agricultural products for local consumption and export. Share on: […]

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UNESCO REGIONAL DIRECTOR APPLAUDS FCTA’S COMMITMENT TO YOUTH EMPOWERMENT, HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

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Please follow and like us: The United Nations Educational, Scientific Cultural Organization, – UNESCO, Regional Director for West Africa and Country Representatives for Nigeria, Mr. Ydo Yao has applauded the unmatched commitment and support of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, towards human development and youth empowerment programmes in the Territory. Share […]

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