The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Wednesday said the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, was talking out of ignorance when he threatened him to inaugurate the boards of federal agencies and parastatals under his ministry or be suspended from the party. Ngige spoke with State House […]

FCT NOW NIGERIA’S FOURTH LARGEST CITY – Dr. Kwali, FCT Population Commissioner.

The Commissioner representing Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) in the National Population Commission (NPC), Dr. Daniel Aliyu Kwali, has revealed that FCT, by the Commission’s estimates, is now the fourth most populous city in the country. According to him, FCT comes after Lagos, Kano and Ibadan. Share on: WhatsApp

Bello Charges FCT Education Authorities to Change the Face of Public Schools,  

…commissions China Model Primary School, Days after the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Commissioned the Nigeria-Korea Model School, in Piwoyi Abuja, the Administration has again taken delivery of a new block of two classrooms, donated by the Chinese Government, to expand the capacity of the China Assisted Model Primary School in Nyanya.   While commissioning the block […]

AHEAD 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: Nigerians worry about spate of insecurity

  by Oscar Nwogu The sorry state of insecurity in Nigeria has become a thing of worry for most Nigerian as the country moves closer for the 2019 General election. The level of insecurity and threat to life and property of Nigerians have never witnessed such apprehension and fear since independence about 58 years ago. […]


Visit focuses on culture, business and youth. French President Emmanuel  Macron on a first visit to Nigeria since his election in May 2017,  has been conferred with the honorary citizenship  of Abuja. Presenting the Key to the City of Abuja to President Macron,  the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad  Musa Bello […]

NIMC Partners Kaduna State on Residency Card Programme

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has partnered the Kaduna State Government in the launch of its Residency Card Registration Programme. The programme was officially flagged-off by the Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and the DG/CEO of NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz at Rigasa, on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018, in Kaduna. 48 total views, no views today Share […]

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  The management of State Universal Basic Education Board in Benue State, led by Rev. Dr. Phillip Tachin raise alarm on the plight of children displaced from school as a result of herdsmen terrorist attack in Benue State as it intensifies activities to surmount obstacles against good delivery of child education in the state. Share […]

FCT Minister confers honorary citizenship of Abuja on Sierra Leone President

  Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has conferred honorary citizenship of Abuja on the President of Sierra Leone, Mr. Julius Maada Bio. Also, in keeping with the strong friendship and cordial relationship between the Government of Sierra Leone and Nigeria, the Minister presented the key to the city of […]

N2.6bn fraud: Appeal court discharges ex- NIMASA boss, Akpolobokemi

An Appeal Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Friday discharged and acquitted the former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi, who was charged with fraud of N2.6 billion. In a lead judgment led by Justice Yargatta Nimpar, a three-man appellate court panel, upheld the no-case submission filed […]

FCT minister, Niger State Gov move to resolve lingering border disputes

FCT Minister Mal. Muhammad Musa Bello and Niger State Governor, Alh. Abubkakar Sani Bello have moved to resolve the lingering border disputes between communities in Niger State and the Federal Capital Territory. The two leaders gave this indication in a joint address to media men at the close of their meeting in Abuja on Thursday, May […]

Of lazy youths and aloof adults – Dan Agbese

By Dan Agbese Last week President Muhammadu Buhari was widely quoted as having described Nigerian youths as lazy at the Commonwealth Business Forum in London. His senior media spokesman, Femi Adesina, has denied what was attributed to the president. He has been putting a spin on it, claiming that some mischief-makers had twisted Buhari’s statement […]

Battle line drawn: Stop mobilising against me! You have a case to answer over $16b power fund. Buhari tells Obasanjo

As the 2019 election approaches, the battle line is drawn between President Muhammadu Buhari and former president Olusegun Obasanjo’ Obasanjo on Monday continued his campaign to oust Buhari from office by visiting the Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Ondo to seek his support for the ousting of Buhari from office in 2019. After the […]

More trouble for Gov Okorocha as Imo APC stakeholders claim to have rendered him politically irrelevant. Okorocha fires back.

We’ve made Gov. Okorocha politically irrelevant  Nobody can cage me – Okorocha retorts Araraume, Uzodinma, Izunaso want Okorocha expelled Trouble is brewing for Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha as his former allies in the All Progressives Congress (APC) claimed to have made him politically irrelevant in the state.  The Imo APC stakeholders have said that […]

A testament to good LEADERSHIP: Real reasons why Verbatim Editors choose Ikpeazu as Governor of the year 2017

BY OSCAR NWOGU & SAM OBINNA IBE He set sail with an inspired, legitimate vision – to spark an economic renaissance and ultimately build a state that is truly united and secure with opportunities for everyone who lives in it, to peacefully pursue their goals and realize their full potentials in dignity and happiness. On […]

Former Gov Jang remanded in in prison pending bail ruling

A Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, on Wednesday remanded former state Governor, Jonah Jang in prison, pending ruling in the bail application over alleged corruption and misappropriation. The Judge, Justice D.D Longji, gave the order after listening to the arguments and submissions of both defense and prosecution counsels. Share on: WhatsApp