Senate Displeased With Illegal Buildings In FCT

The Nigerian Senate has expressed displeasure over the erection of buildings on green areas in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Chairman of the Senate Committee on FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, raised an alarm on Thursday at the upper house of the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

MPC Retains Monetary Policy Rate At 11%


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced plans to maintain the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 11% as well and the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) at 20%. Rising from its Monetary Policy Committee meeting on Tuesday, the Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele said that the apex bank

APC Faces Economic Challenge


The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr John Oyegun, says that Nigeria’s economic situation is affecting the finances of the party. The APC chieftain made the observation on Monday while briefing reporters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

Reps Urge FCT Administration To Provide Infrastructure In Satellite Towns


The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration to provide infrastructure in satellite towns and districts being developed around the capital city by private entrepreneurs. The lawmakers made the request on Wednesday after a lawmaker raised the issue during plenary.

Leaders Must Join Hands To Pull Nigeria Out Of Its Current Challenges – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all those in leadership positions across the strata of the society to join hands and pull the country out of its current challenges. He made the call on Friday when he received a cross section of residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), led

Dasuki, Bafarawa Others Get Bail With Conditions


The Former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), a former Minister for State of Finance, Bashir Yuguda, a former Sokoto Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa ‎and three others have been granted bail with conditions. Their bail was granted ‎in the sum of 250 million Naira each and two sureties in like

Pastor On The Run For Genitals Malfunction


A pastor of a church in Kubwa is wanted by the police for allegedly making the genitals of a businessman malfunction after the victim visited the pastor’s church in Kubwa, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory.

DSS Alerts Abuja Residents Of Planned Attack By Boko Haram


The Department of State Services (DSS) has alerted Abuja residents over plots by Boko Haram militants to attack Churches, Mosques and Markets, using girls to bomb those places. A memo by the Director of Security Services, Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Ibrahim, is urging religious bodies to put their members on

Petrol Queues: NNPC, PPMC Say No Cause For Panic Buying

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC) have assured Nigerians that there is enough petrol to sustain the country’s 40 million litres daily sufficiency. The corporation said there was no cause for panic buying, as the available Premium Motor Spirit would last until November

Abuja Bomb Blast Suspects Arraigned

One of the masterminds of the October 2, 2015 twin bomb blasts in Kuje and Nyanya, two satellite towns in Abuja has pleaded guilty to one out of the five-count charges preferred against him by the Police.The suspect, Abdulwaheed Nasiru pleaded guilty of illegal possession of items used for manufacturing

Police Recruitment: Adherence To Federal Character Is Crucial – Lawmakers

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives have said that there is need to adhere to federal character provisions in the recruitment of the 10,000 new policemen nationwide as recently directed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmakers urged the Police Service Commission, Ministry of Police Affairs and the Nigerian Police Force to

Dogara Condemns Abuja Blasts

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has condemned Friday night’s  bomb blasts in Kuje and Nyanya, the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

15 Dead, 41Injured In Abuja Blast

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has confirmed 15 dead, 41 injured in the bomb blast that rocked three spots in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Friday night.The victims had been evacuated to Nyanya, Asokoro General Hospitals and National Hospital, Abuja.

#NigeriaAt55: Abuja Celebrates Jabi Style (PHOTOS)


As the country turns 55, the nation’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, was not left out in the fun. Many people came out to celebrate with their families and loved ones.