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Family of slain Abuja newspaper vendor demands N500m compensation from Gbajabiamila

The family of late Ifeanyi Okereke, the newspaper vendor who was killed by a stray bullet fired by a security detail attached to Speaker of the House of Assembly, Femi Gbajabiamila, have demanded N500 million compensation from the speaker. Recall that DSS Officer, Abdullahi Hassan, attached to the speaker, fired a gunshot to disperse newspaper […]

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Soldiers arrest suspected hoodlums for looting NYSC camp in Abuja

Men of The Nigeria Police Force and Nigerian Army  have arrested a number of people for vandalising and attempting to loot properties of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Some of the items that were carted away included mattresses, stationeries, boots and uniforms of potential corps members. Speaking at the NYSC Camp, Kubwa in the […]

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Thugs allegedly back down after Abuja #EndSARS protesters brought fierce dogs to protect them

Some End SARS protesters in Abuja arrived at the protest location with fierce dogs and this reportedly deterred thugs who tried to attack them today. A protester shared photos of dogs at Unity Fountain, Abuja, and wrote: “2 buses of thugs came to the Unity Fountain this morning. They turned and left when they saw […]

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Five children of Nigerian lawmaker set to wed same day in Abuja

Five siblings, three brothers and two sisters, all biological children of an Abuja lawmaker, are set to tie the knot same day. Their father, Member Representing Gwagwalada, Kuje, Kwali and Abaji federal constituency (Abuja South) Hon. Dr Hassan Usman Sokodabo, on Thursday September 17, shared the invitation card, inviting friends, family and political associates to the […]

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Man arrested for stealing FRSC vehicle in Abuja

A 25-year-old man identified as Hamisu Tukur has been arrested by police officers in the Bwari Police Division in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command for allegedly stealing a vehicle that belongs to the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) Headquarters at Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. A statement released by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP […]

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FG announces resumption of Domestic flight; Lagos and Abuja airports to commence operations July 8

The Federal Government has announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. In a statement released on Wednesday, July 1, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on July 8, while the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri, and Maiduguri airports would resume on the 11th. Other […]

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Policeman electrocuted in Abuja

Lasaka Habila, a chief superintendent of police (CSP) has been confirmed dead after being electrocuted in the federal capital territory (FCT). Habila’s death was confirmed in a statement released by the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Sunday June 7. The policeman who was electrocuted while cutting branches off a tree opposite the National Intelligence […]

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Court orders indefinite closure of Abuja church as pastor escapes through fence

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) mobile court has ordered the indefinite closure of The Shekinah Glory Church, located opposite the popular Citec Estate, Jabi for violating the lock­down order. Magistrate Mabel Bello who presided over the mobile court on Sunday May 3, ordered security operatives to track and arrest the General Overseer of the church […]

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14-year-old boy electrocuted in Abuja

A 14-year-old student of the Government Secondary School (GSS) Abaji, Ekene Emmanuel Ezeh, has been electrocuted in Abaji, the Federal Capital Territory. Speaking to Daily Trust, on Saturday, the father of the deceased, Mr. Augustine Ezeh, said that the incident happened last Wednesday afternoon, April 7, around 2:pm, when electricity was restored in the area. […]

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NNPC confirms COVID-19 case in its Abuja estate, dismisses claims of mass outbreak

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has confirmed a case of COVID-19 that was recorded in an apartment at the Corporation’s estate in the Garki Area of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In a statement released April 4, the corporation dismissed insinuation of mass outbreak of Coronavirus infection in the facility. The corporation explained […]

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Breaking: President Buhari shut down Lagos, Abuja, Ogun as Nigeria battles COVID-19

President Buhari has restricted movement in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State as part of measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria. He said this during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday. The curfew will begin from Monday March 30th by 11pm. ”Based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, […]

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2 nurses, 1 doctor allegedly tests positive for Coronavirus in Abuja hospital

Two nurses and a doctor have reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus at a government hospital in Abuja. SaharaReporters reported that a senior medical worker at the hospital who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the infected health workers were part of medical personnel that attended to an infected person brought into the hospital. “The patient […]

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5 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Rivers, Lagos and Abuja

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 5 new cases of coronavirus in Rivers, Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). FCT and Lagos recorded two new cases each while Rivers State now has its first coronavirus case. Three out the 5 new confirmed cases are returning travellers, while two are close contacts […]

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BREAKING: FCT Management Orders Closure Of Schools In Abuja Over Fear Of Coronavirus

As part of the precautionary measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the country, the Federal Capital Territory administration (FCTA) has ordered the closure of all schools in Abuja until further notice. This is coming after the outbreak of four new cases of Coronavirus in Lagos on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, five fresh cases […]

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Breaking News : Dethroned Emir Of Kano Sanusi Departs Awe For Abuja

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido, has left his confined home, Awe, in  Nasarawa State. According to reports, Sanusi left accompanied by the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. Earlier, Sanusi’s lawyers secured a court injunction granting his release from confinement. The governor on his Twitter handle confirmed that they are heading to […]

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Female NYSC member found dead in Abuja hotel days to end of service

A corps member identified as Amaka Asikaogu has reportedly been found dead in an Abuja hotel, few days to the end of her service year.   The deceased checked into New England Hotel in Abuja on Saturday evening with a male friend who left shortly after they were served food and drinks they ordered.   According to reports, when […]

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Anti-Oshiomhole Protesters Clash At APC Secretariat In Abuja

Protesters are attacking each other at the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja over a yet-to-be ascertained issue. According to PUNCH Newspaper,  the protesters, who had also gathered to protest against the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, turned on one another as they matched towards the secretariat. Meanwhile, police reinforcements […]

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Police Inspector kills his colleague, Injures Superintendent before committing suicide In Abuja

Tragedy struck at the Federal Capital Territory Police command earlier today when an Inspector at the Dutse Alhaji Division, identified as John Markus ,opened fire on another officer, a Corporal, killing him on the spot. The incident occurred as Markus who was said to be on duty as a station guard fired a round of […]

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#INEC 2019: Buhari wins Ekiti with 219,231 votes

The collation of presidential election results kicked off on Monday at the National Collation Centre, Abuja, with Ekiti State votes. The State Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Prof. Idiwu Olayinka, who read out the results from the state said out of the 395, 741 accredited to vote, APC scored 219, 231 […]