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 […]


The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and the Nigerian Shippers Council are to establish a dry port and truck transit terminal valued at over $150 Million. This, according to both parties, is a response to the city’s key place as a national capital and its rising profile as a commercial hub.  Share on: WhatsApp

Roman Reigns relinquished the Universal Championship after revealing his battle with leukemia

In the opening moments of Raw, Roman Reigns emerged to announce that he had been living with leukemia for 11 years and the disease’s return would force him to relinquish the Universal Championship and take a leave of absence from WWE. Dressed in street clothes, The Big Dog mingled briefly with fans at ringside before dropping the […]

APC Crisis: Gov. Amosun spits fire, accuses Oshiomhole, Tinubu of fraud

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday continued his protest against the outcome of the All progressives Congress (APC) primaries in his state as he accused the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, of colluding with “a cabal in Lagos” to write fake results which produced Dapo Abiodun as the party’s governorship candidate […]

N-Power graduates to receive stipends beyond Dec. 2018

The Federal Government has decided to continue paying the stipends of the N-Power 2016 Batch 1 beneficiaries beyond the expiry month of  December 2018,  the presidency said. The statement issued by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Office of the Vice President, on Monday in Abuja, said funding for […]

Breaking: Fayose pleads not guilty over N30.8bn fraud charge

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose on Monday appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged misappropriation of N30.8 billion. The embattled former governor appeared in court in a gloomy look with a large number of supporters on hand, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. He pleaded not guilty to […]

Obanikoro, Alex Otti, 15 others to Testify Against Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed 22 witnesses who will testify in the trial of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose. According to the charge sheet seen by SaharaReporters, Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Minister, is one of those listed as witnesses. Five other operatives of the EFCC would also testify […]

2019 Presidency: Father Mbaka Predicts Winner Of Election, attacks Buhari.

The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has said that while President Muhammadu Buhari is “change,” former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is “bureau de change.” Mbaka described Atiku as bureau de change, according to him, because of the foreign currencies that allegedly exchanged hands at the National Convention of the People’s […]