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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.

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

MILITARY

Today's Headlines;Navy urges FG to build walls across borders;Army Moves Weapons Into Abuja

Photos Credit: People Gazette Insecurity: Nigerian Army moves weapons into Abuja ahead of October 1 The Nigerian Army has urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) not to panic as it moves heavy military equipment across the capital ahead of Nigeria’s 61st Independence celebration.

  13 hours ago
Today's Headlines;Navy urges FG to build walls across borders;Army Moves Weapons Into Abuja

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines;Police Ordered To Pay N50m Damages;Pay Igboho N20bn Damages, Yoruba Tell FG

Photos Credit: Google Police ordered to pay N50m damages for IPOB female activist’s detention A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gudu has awarded N50m damages against the police for arresting and detaining an activist of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Ngozi Umeadi. Ngozi Umeadi, a nursing mother, was said to be arrested at a hospital in Onitsha since February 2021.

  3 days ago
Today's Headlines;Police Ordered To Pay N50m Damages;Pay Igboho N20bn Damages, Yoruba Tell FG

JUSTICE

ICPC Arraigns Two Suspects for Alleged Fraud and Obtaining by False Pretense

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned Mrs. Patricia Eni Hassan and Mr. Zachaeus B. Gana, before Justice Muawiyah Baba Idris of High Court 36 sitting in Nyanya, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja for alleged fraud and obtaining by false pretence.

  1 day ago
ICPC Arraigns Two Suspects for Alleged Fraud and Obtaining by False Pretense

POLITICS

Ali Modu Sheriff says APC plans to be in power for 50 years

A former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, has stated that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has plans to remain in power for 50 years both at the state and federal levels. Sheriff made this statement on Sunday, September 26, 2021, while addressing journalists in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

  21 hours ago
Ali Modu Sheriff says APC plans to be in power for 50 years

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.

  8 days ago
FCT Command Arrest 'ONE CHANCE' Operators in Wuse

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Naira Depreciates Further Against Dollar: Check out the New Exchange Rate

The Bureau De change operators in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja revealed on Thursday 9th September 2021 that the parallel market hit its all-time low as 1 dollar is now equivalent to 543 Naira while the British pounds is equivalent to 740 Nigerian Naira. The Euro also rose from 616 Naira to 620 Naira at the parallel market.

  17 days ago
Naira Depreciates Further Against Dollar: Check out the New Exchange Rate

SOCIETY

Photos Of Properties That Were Destroyed After A Heavy Downpour Wreaked Havoc At Lugbe Abuja

Residents of Trademore Estate, Lugbe, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja are still counting their casualties after they were held captive for hours by a rampaging flood that overran the entire estate. The flood, occasioned by heavy rainfall in the area, covered many houses.

  14 days ago
Photos Of Properties That Were Destroyed After A Heavy Downpour Wreaked Havoc At Lugbe Abuja

EDUCATION

Despite FG's Deployment Of N-Power Teach, There Is The Urgent Need For States To Recruit More Hands

With less than twenty four hours to the commencement of a new Academic Session in many States of the federation, the need has been stressed that States Government should employ more hands to the existing ones on ground due to the shortfall of Manpower in our schools which has been attributed the vacuum caused by retirement, promotion, search for a greener pasture and the inevitable, death among the Personel.

  15 days ago
Despite FG's Deployment Of N-Power Teach, There Is The Urgent Need For States To Recruit More Hands

JUSTICE

Govt. Should Pay Protesting Police Officers Their Pension Before It Demoralize Serving Officers

It is sad to see people who have diligently served the country for over Thirty-Five (35) in-service or less running up and down to collect their entitlement after retirement from their place of assignment. This is often seen in Nigeria where workers are deprived of their gratuities, pensions, and retirement benefits, until a later period or even after the death of the pensioner.

  6 days ago
Govt. Should Pay Protesting Police Officers Their Pension Before It Demoralize Serving Officers

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill Police Officer; Angry Mob Burns Down Sokoto Commissioner’s House

Unknown gunmen attack Abuja hotel, kill police officer, injure guests Unknown gunmen attacked the Hilltop International Premium Hotel in Tunga-Maje, Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja. Photo Credit: Dailypost According to the DAILY POST, the incident on Tuesday night claimed the life of a police officer when security operatives engaged the assailants in a gun battle.

  5 days ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill Police Officer; Angry Mob Burns Down Sokoto Commissioner’s House

SOCIETY

Bloody Ambush As Unknown Gunmen Attack Abuja Hotel, Kill Police Officer, Injure Guests

Hilltop International Premium Hotel in Tunga-Maje, Gwagwalada Area of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja, was attacked by unknown gunmen. The incident, which occurred on Tuesday night, claimed the life of a police officer when security personnel engaged the assailants in a gun battle, according to the DAILY POST.

  5 days ago
Bloody Ambush As Unknown Gunmen Attack Abuja Hotel, Kill Police Officer, Injure Guests

POLITICS

4 Governors Who Were Impeached And Reasons for their Impeachment

Nigeria is a country with 36 states and a Federal Capital Territory. Each of the states have governors elected by the citizens of the state through an election process carried out by an independent body called the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC). Each governor is given a 4 year term according to the constitution of Nigeria.

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4 Governors Who Were Impeached And Reasons for their Impeachment

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.

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

POLITICS

Reps Amend Act, Allow AMCON Sell Debtors' Property.

The House of Representatives has enacted an amendment to the Asset Management Company of Nigeria Act for the third time, allowing the corporation to track down and sell any property owned by a bank debtor, even if it was not presented as security for the credit facility. The House also confirmed AMCON's access to the special tribunal established by the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act for loan enforcement and recovery.

  3 days ago
Reps Amend Act, Allow AMCON Sell Debtors' Property.

HEALTH

COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 cases as NCDC registers 393 infections, six deaths

On Monday, the Federal Capital Territory led the ranking of COVID-19 infections in the country, as the Nigerian Center for Disease Control reported 393 cases and six deaths linked to COVID-19. The agency, which disclosed the figures on its website Tuesday morning, said the additional infections were an increase from the 168 reported on Sunday, and that brings the total number of cases in the country to 202,191.

  6 days ago
COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 cases as NCDC registers 393 infections, six deaths

CAREER-JOBS

IGP Appoints DSP Josephine As FCT Police Public Relations Officer

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba has approved the posting of DSP Adah Josephine as the new Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command. Her appointment was announced today Tuesday 14th September, 2021 by the FCT Command.

  13 days ago
IGP Appoints DSP Josephine As FCT Police Public Relations Officer

RELIGION

Kumuyi to hold a 5-day crusade in Abuja, Nathaniel Bassey to minister

On Sunday, the Deeper Life Bible Church in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria (FCT), Abuja announced that William Kumuyi, the General Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry would minister live at the capital territory in a divine solution global crusade for 5 days, which would take place from the 24th to 28th of September.

  6 days ago
Kumuyi to hold a 5-day crusade in Abuja, Nathaniel Bassey to minister

SOCIETY

Cows Storm School In Abuja [PHOTOS]

On Monday afternoon, several cows were seen parading the premises of Local Educational Authority (LEA) Primary School in Orozo, Abuja, the Federal Capital of Nigeria. According to the photos shared on social media by Daily Trust, the cows took over the school premises and can be seen feeding off the grasses in the compound.

  13 days ago
Cows Storm School In Abuja [PHOTOS]

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Why FG Would Not Lose Money If States Are Allowed to Start Collecting VAT - Taiwo Oyedele.

Taiwo Oyedele, (Fiscal Policy Partner and Africa Tax Leader at PwC) who was a guest on Channels TV on Politics Today on Wednesday revealed that Federal Government would not lose money if the position is sustained for States to start collecting VAT because last year the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) collected 1.53 trillion from VAT.

  18 days ago
Why FG Would Not Lose Money If States Are Allowed to Start Collecting VAT - Taiwo Oyedele.