The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has lauded the UN and its agencies for their human development efforts in the Territory in particular and Nigeria in general. Malam Bello acknowledged the positive contributions of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards improving the living standards […]

Senator Adeleke Arraigned, Released on Personal Recognizance

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the recent Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, was arraigned on Wednesday and granted bail on personal recognizance by the Abuja division of the Federal High Court. Senator Adeleke, his brother, Sikiru Adeleke, and three others were arraigned on a four count charge of examination malpractice. The others […]

Chelsea coach fined £6,000 for conduct against Manchester United

Chelsea coach Marco Ianni has been fined £6,000 by the Football Association after admitting improper conduct against Manchester United. The Italian sparked controversy in the 96th minute during the recent clash with United at Stamford Bridge on October 20. A late Ross Barkley goal salvaged a point for the Blues, prompting Ianni to run down […]

Governors agree to pay N22,500 as minimum wage

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500 from the existing N18,000. The chairman of the Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of its 2nd emergency meeting held in Abuja.  Mr Yari said that the decision was arrived at  after […]

Nigeria Police arrest 400 Shi’ites in Abuja

Police in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said 400 members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, had been arrested in connection with Tuesday’s violent protest in the territory. Commissioner of Police in the area, Bala Ciroma, stated this when he presented the suspects to the media at the command’s headquarters in Abuja […]

BREAKING: Many Feared Dead As Policemen, Soldiers Open Fire On Shi’ites Again

As the face-off between the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) continues in Abuja, security operatives have opened fire on members of the group, killing an unspecified number of members of the sect. According to SaharaReporters, The incident took place on Monday at Nyanya check point along Mararaba road. […]

FCTA warns Okada, Keke to stay off the city centre

  The Federal Capital Territory Administration has warned tricycle and commercial motorcycle operators in the FCT to stay off the city centre or risk having their vehicles confiscated. The FCTA Director of Security, Mohammed Maikasuwa, who gave this warning in Abuja on Friday, October 26, 2018, said Tricycles and Motorcycles, popularly known as Keke and […]