Hope Uzodima implicated, arrested in India

India’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) has arrested a Nigerian man identified as Hope Uzodima in Mumbai for alleged possession of dangerous weapons. The suspect, a 40-year-old man who lives in Bonkhode village in Koparkhairane was arrested for possession of ivory and a sword cane. Another Nigerian named King Chukwudi Fidelis who is also in police net […]

I’ve never been so honoured in my life – Air Peace Boss

The Chairman of Air Peace Airlines, Allen Onyema, on Wednesday thanked members of the House of Representatives for honouring him for his role in the evacuation of Nigerian victims of xenophobic attacks from South Africa. The aviation businessman was in the chamber of the House of Representatives on the invitation of the speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila. The […]

AEPB activates FCT meat haulage policy for 2019… To prosecute persons bringing in meat slaughtered outside Abuja

Environmental Protection Board, Alhaji Baba Shehu Lawan has ordered AEPB Department of Monitoring and Enforcement to arrest and destroy any fresh meat from outside being brought into the territory for sale. This is in line with the revived FCT Meat Haulage Policy for 2019.He said the rampant cases of unhealthy or donkey meat being brought […]

I’ll work smoothly with Bello, others — Minister of State assures

Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu has pledged to ensure harmonious working relationship with her senior counterpart, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, the FCT Administration (FCTA) workforce and other stakeholders. Dr. Aliyu gave the assurance when members of the FCT press corps led by its Chairman, Mr. […]

Street protest will not change our leaders – CharlyBoy

Charles Oputa, a.k.a “Charlyboy”,  convener of  ‘OurMumuDonDo Movement’, on Friday said street protest by Nigerians over national issues cannot change political leaders at all levels. Charlyboy made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said that successive Nigerian political leaders had remained insensitive to the plights of ordinary Nigerians over […]

Nigerian gov’t dismisses report of explosion at South African High Commission

  The federal government of Nigeria has debunked  reports being circulated on social media that a bomb had exploded at the South African High Commission in Abuja, on Saturday.In a statement issued in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the report “is fake news orchestrated by desperate opposition to cause panic and […]