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

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. 1 total views, no views today Share on:

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Ekweremadu, Lawan disagree on number of PDP, APC senators

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 party that has the […]

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

    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 governorship candidate of the PDP […]

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

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, which he said was being […]

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

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, the protesters urged the officials […]

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

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: WhatsApp

 ATIKU IS NOW PDP’S ALADDIN –TINUBU

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 (privatization) of national assets. Share […]

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

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: WhatsApp

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

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 and nation building. Share on: […]

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

   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 Federal Capital Territory, FCT, witnessed […]

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

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, Tiwa Savage and Femi Kuti […]

Buhari has laid solid foundations for national development -FCT Minister

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 Bello has called on Nigerians […]

Accomplishments in FCT: Gov Ikpeazu showers encomiums on Bello

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: WhatsApp

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

  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:

Why we arrested Deji Adeyanju, two others — Police

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 of criminal defamation and breach […]

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

 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. Share on: WhatsApp

Buhari Ignored Intelligence On Borno Killings, South African Firm Alleges

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 East On the Facebook page […]

Juventus Can’t switch off Against Valencia, Allegri Warns

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 they did against Manchester United, […]

I never said I will probe Fayose – Fayemi

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 predecessor, Fayemi explained that there […]

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

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: WhatsApp

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

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 on: WhatsApp