Half-naked women lament killing of 13-year-old, block Kaduna-Abuja highway over banditry

By Ibrahim Wuyo ‘Allow us protect ourselves against bandits’ The police in Kaduna state has deployed its operatives to restore order and allow travellers to move on the Kaduna-Abuja dual carriageway, following a protest by hundreds of locals, including half-naked women who blocked the road in anger against the alleged killing of a 13-year-old by […]

Tension in Abuja over hundreds of migrating herders from Niger Republic

Tension in Abuja over hundreds of migrating herders from Niger Republic File: herdsmen By Luminous Jannamike Tension yesterday enveloped communities in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory as hundreds of nomadic herders crossed Abuja-Kaduna highway into Sabon-Wuse in Niger State to camp there. This development forced some residents of Sabon-Wuse, a few kilometres […]

BrandCo launches Adidas Franchise in Nigeria

BrandCo Nigeria Limited, a fashion retailer that sells relevant high street brands to urban African customers through retail expression called bCODE, the company recently acquired and launched Adidas in Lagos and Abuja. bCODE is a wellness fashion and lifestyle multi-brand retailer that sells apparels, accessories and footwear by Adidas, Skechers and Havaianas. The company’s CEO, […]

Tension at police force headquarters over announcement of new IGP

From Molly Kilete, Abuja Anxiety and tension enveloped the police force headquarters in Abuja, yesterdays, over speculations of the appointment of a new Inspectors General of Police(IGP) by President Muhamadu Buhari, following the expiration of the tenure of the incumbent Mr. Mohammed Adamu. Adamu, whose tenure expired on Monday, February1, after the mandatory 35 years […]

CAN to govt officials, politicians: adhere to guidelines

By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja Government officials and politicians were on Sunday advised to adhere to the guidelines at all functions, including political campaigns. Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter Rev. Samson Jonah gave the advice while speaking to reporters during an inspection tour of his church by men of the […]

COVID-19: 476 Abuja health workers infected, says FCTA

By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja 476 health workers, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory staff, drivers and other auxillary personnel were infected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since the first case was recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), it was learnt on Tuesday. Anthony Ogunleye, Chief Press Secretary to the FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello, revealed this in […]

BREAKING: One feared dead, many injured as fresh violence erupts in Apo, Abuja

By Luminous Jannamike At least one person was killed and many others injured, on Tuesday, following a fresh #EndSARS outbreak of violence in Waru settlement, Apo District of Abuja. Properties worth millions of Naira were also destroyed in the civil disturbance that began at about 8:00 am. Some residents said trouble started as #EndSARS protesters […]

Breaking: Soldiers storm Abuja, take over streets, as #ENDSARS protests continue

By Nwafor Sunday Despite several warnings and advise from well meaning Nigerians that soldiers should not be deployed to streets in Nigeria until the demands of #ENDSARS protesters are taken care of, soldiers today were seen in Abuja placing themselves in strategic places. Recall that Nigerian army had promised to launch ‘exercise Crocodile smile’, an […]

Student to cut grass for 2 days for stealing phones (How many days will corrupt politicians cut grass for stealing billions?)

By Uche Bibilari A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday ordered a 25-year-old student, Akeem Yakubu, to  cut grass in the Gwagwalada Divisional Police station for two days  for stealing two cell phones worth N8,700. The police charged Yakubu with theft. He pleaded guilty to the charge and told the court that he […]

Abuja-Kaduna Train Station: Amaechi insists on no-mask no-access to trains

By Lucy Ogalue The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has ordered security personnel at the Abuja-Kaduna train station terminus to deny access to anyone without a face mask, to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amaechi gave the order when he visited the Idu Train Terminal to inspect passengers’ compliance with the COVID-19 safety […]

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