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POLITICS

N13m Monthly Pay Not Enough for a Senator, Okorocha Cries Out

Rochas Okorocha, the former governor of Imo state, has advocated for one senator per state rather than the three that each state currently produces. On Monday, September 20, while speaking to the press in Abuja to commemorate his 59th birthday, Okorocha revealed this. However, the former governor stated that a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria should be paid more than N13 million per month.

  10 months ago ago
N13m Monthly Pay Not Enough for a Senator, Okorocha Cries Out

SOCIETY

FCT Command Arrest 'ONE CHANCE' Operators in Wuse

- As Police Arrest 2 Suspects, Rescue Female Victim, Recover 401,000, others in Wuse The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, CP Babaji Sunday, psc, has assured residents of the FCT that the Command under his watch is committed to curtailing the activities of criminal elements popular known as “One-Chance” in the FCT.

  10 months ago ago
FCT Command Arrest 'ONE CHANCE' Operators in Wuse

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Houses Burnt As Southern Kaduna Boils Again; Army Moves Weapons Into Abuja

‘Many Killed’, Houses Burnt As Southern Kaduna Boils Again At least 30 persons have been killed and many houses razed in Madamai and Abun villages in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Photo Credit: Dailytrust According to Comrade Derek Christopher, former Coordinator of the Kaura Youth Coalition, the attackers stormed the communities around 5 p.m. and began shooting sporadically.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Houses Burnt As Southern Kaduna Boils Again; Army Moves Weapons Into Abuja

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 137 Dead In FCT Road Accident-FRSC; Lalong Pardons Four Prisoners In Plateau

(Photos Credit: Google) Accidents claim 137 in FCT in 9 months The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Sector Command, says road accidents claimed 137 lives in the past nine months. (Photos Credit: Vanguard) The sector commander, Mr Samuel Ochi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja that 738 accidents occurred in the FCT from January to September.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 137 Dead In FCT Road Accident-FRSC; Lalong Pardons Four Prisoners In Plateau

ECONOMY-FINANCE

E-Naira: Buhari Launches First Nigerian Digital Currency

On the 25th of October 2021, Buhari's led administration launched Nigerian digital currency, E–Naira at the States House in FCT. The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN had earlier announced that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday 25th of October, unveil the e-Naira. The CBN had previously suspended the launch of its digital currency on September 27th, called e-Naira.

  9 months ago ago
E-Naira: Buhari Launches First Nigerian Digital Currency

POLITICS

FFK reveals his APC registration number as he officially registers with the party (Photos)

A few days ago I had the honor and privilage of receiving Alhaji Umaru Sanda, Chairman FCT Registration Committee of the APC, Alhaji Gambo Zakeri Babale, AMAC Secretary of the APC and Engineer Usman Adaji the FCT Publicity Secretary of the APC in my Abuja home and I formally registered with the party.

  10 months ago ago
FFK reveals his APC registration number as he officially registers with the party (Photos)

POLITICS

2 Important Things Femi Fani-Kayode Said After He Formally Registered With The APC

Former People's Democratic Party chieftain and former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has formally registered with the All Progressive Congress (APC). Recall that Femi Fani-Kayode was warmly welcomed received to the party some weeks ago by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman Caretaker Committee of the APC and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni.

  10 months ago ago
2 Important Things Femi Fani-Kayode Said After He Formally Registered With The APC

SOCIETY

Todays Headlines: Police Arrest 2 Suspects In Abuja; 10 More Abducted Bethel Students Regain Freedom

Police arrest two suspects, recover N401,000 in Abuja ‘one chance’ robbery Police in the Federal Capital Territory say they have arrested two ‘one chance’ robbery suspects after rescuing a female victim and recovering N401,000. (Photos Credit: People Gazette) Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, Josephine Adeh, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday.

  10 months ago ago
Todays Headlines: Police Arrest 2 Suspects In Abuja; 10 More Abducted Bethel Students Regain Freedom

POLITICS

Fani Kayode's Statement About PDP After His Formal Registration With APC

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode who joined the All Progressive Congress few weeks has been formally registered into the party. This was disclosed on his twitter page. The registration process which took place in the Abuja home of Fani Kayode was said to witness the presence of Alhaji Umaru Sanda, Chairman FCT Registration Committee of the APC, Alhaji Gambo Zakeri Babale, AMAC Sec.

  10 months ago ago
Fani Kayode's Statement About PDP After His Formal Registration With APC

SOCIETY

Gunmen invade FCT hotel, guests injured, police officer killed.

Unknown armed men have attacked Hilltop International Premium Hotel at Tunga-Maje in the Gwagwalada area of the Federal credit Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, in the night of Tuesday, September 21,2021. It was reported that the incident claimed the life of a police officer when the gunmen were engaged in a gun duel by security operatives.

  10 months ago ago
Gunmen invade FCT hotel, guests injured, police officer killed.

POLITICS

Opinion: Why Okorocha may be right about cost of governance in Nigeria.

The former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West senatorial district at the 9th senate, Sen. Rochas Okorocha, just called for reduction in cost of governance in Nigeria. Sen. Okorocha(guardian.ng) The national assembly of Nigeria has two chambers,the upper and lower chambers.

  10 months ago ago
Opinion: Why Okorocha may be right about cost of governance in Nigeria.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Check Out Why Mallam Bello Demanded For A Special Revenue Status For FCT And How Important It Is

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello has made a new political trend today by demanding for a special revenue status to be accorded to the FCT, in order to enable it meet up with its sprouting infrastructural needs. Photo credit: The Sun

  10 months ago ago
Check Out Why Mallam Bello Demanded For A Special Revenue Status For FCT And How Important It Is

POLITICS

Late Yar’Adua's daughter has been accused of forging some documents to acquire land.

Mohammed Bello the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has accused the daughter of Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua, Zainab, for allegedly forging documents in a bid to acquire a disputed plot of land in Abuja. According to Bello, there is no document to show that the former president's daughter applied for land or made any official payment to the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) to enable her own any piece of land in the FCT.

  10 months ago ago
Late Yar’Adua's daughter has been accused of forging some documents to acquire land.

POLITICS

FCT Minister Sends Messages To Senator Philip Aduda

Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has condoled with the Senator Philip Aduda on the death of his Father, Rt. Rev. Tanimu Samari Aduda who died on Wednesday. Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, who was accompanied by the FCTA Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola during a condolence visit to the Senator Philip Aduda residence in Abuja, said that the Aduda family name was an institution in the FCT due to the efforts of the late parents of the Senator.

  9 months ago ago
FCT Minister Sends Messages To Senator Philip Aduda

POLITICS

Kaduna State Is Two-and-a-half Times Bigger Than All The Five South-East States - El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday, stated that his state is two-and-a-half times bigger than all the five states in the South-East. The governor made this claim at the inaugural edition of the Fountain Summit organised by the Ekiti State government in Ado-Ekiti. He also said this to express fear that Boko Haram insurgents would relocate to the North-West because they are being chased out by ISWAP terrorists in the Northeast.

  10 months ago ago
Kaduna State Is Two-and-a-half Times Bigger Than All The Five South-East States - El-Rufai

SOCIETY

One person was injured in the fire at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service confirmed that a man was injured after a fire engulfed the Federal Ministry of Education area of the Abuja Federal Secretariat on Wednesday evening. Mr. Ibrahim Muhammad, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the FCT Fire Service, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the man, who had yet to be identified at the time of this report, suffered a leg injury.

  10 months ago ago
One person was injured in the fire at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja.

SOCIETY

Policemen Arrest 2 Suspects, Recover N401,000

Following the recent insecurities going on in some parts of the country, however, the situation have taken a turnaround following the arrest of two suspects in Abuja, and the recovery of a female victim, and 401,000 by police in the FCT. According to a statement disclosed by DSP Josephine Adeh, the Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, she said that "one chance" is a crime in which assailant pose as cab driver and passenger, take victims into their cab, and, relieved them of their valuables."

  10 months ago ago
Policemen Arrest 2 Suspects, Recover N401,000

JUSTICE

Yar' Adua's daughter, Zainab, lied about the land papers in Abuja, ministry tells Court.

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Muhammad Bello told the Abuja High Court that Zainab, the daughter of former President Umaru Yar'Adua, had filled a number of papers to apply for land in Abuja. The Minister alleges, yesterday, that there is no indication that the former President's daughter had ever applied for land from FCT or made any payment to the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) so that she could build any land in Abuja.

  10 months ago ago
Yar' Adua's daughter, Zainab, lied about the land papers in Abuja, ministry tells Court.

SOCIETY

FCT To Shut Down Water Supply From Monday

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Water Board has announced that it will hold supply in some areas from Monday. The board announced this in a statement that the suspension, which is proposed to last five days, will start on Monday. The board made it known that this will enable it carry out some rehabilitation works in the corporation.

  10 months ago ago
FCT To Shut Down Water Supply From Monday

SOCIETY

“I specialise in stealing from MFM and Redeem”- suspect tells police (video)

A suspect who specialises in breaking into churches late at night to steal musical instruments has been arrested by the Nigerian Police Force. The suspect, 39-year-old Monday Akao from Nasarawa state, and his gang members broke into 16 different churches in the FCT, according to the police spokesperson, Frank Mba, who was presenting the suspect to the media.

  10 months ago ago
“I specialise in stealing from MFM and Redeem”- suspect  tells police (video)