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  1. Iroka Chinedu

    Business Air conditioned taxis in FCT - Daily trust newspaper

    The Federal Capital Territory Administration’s (FCTA) Transport Secretariat recently released guidelines for Passenger Service Vehicles (PSVs) operating within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. FCTA’s Transport Secretary Kayode Opeifa said after meeting with all licensed taxi operators in...
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro ‘Remove structures on road corridors or face demolition’ – Daily trust

    The Director, FCTA Department of Development Control, Mukhtar Galadima, has warned that residents of the FCT who encroach on road corridors will face demolition. He also advised those that have already put illegal structures on road corridors anywhere within the territory to remove them...
  3. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Easter: FCT minister tasks residents on peaceful coexistence – Daily trust

    The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has enjoined FCT residents, especially the Christian faithful, to use the occasion of the Easter to rededicate themselves to the virtues of love and service to the nation. He stated that the season offered the residents an...
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    Politics I’ll fight for your interest, Umeh tells Igbo traders in FCT – The Sun News

    Senator representing Anambra Central, Chief Victor Umeh, has assured South East traders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that he will fight for their interest in the National Assembly. Addressing a crowd of traders at Dei Dei Timber Market in FCT, where he went to commiserate with them...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Politics President Buhari Signs 2016 FCT Budget

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the 2016 budget of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Senior Special Assistant to President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang announced this in a press briefing with Senate Correspondents this morning.
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    Metro 6-storey Building Collapses in Abuja, Labourers Trapped in Rubble [PHOTOS]

    A six-storey building under construction as a hotel collapsed this morning on 444 Crescent , Citec Villas , Gwarinpa. The incident happened at about 1.00 am. Five laborers were trapped inside and three have been rescued by combined efforts of the Police, National Emergency Management Agency...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro CAN Reacts To Break Away of Northern Christians

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern States and FCT, on Monday refuted media reports that they had pulled out of the mother body. Rev. Sunday Ibrahim, the Financial Secretary, CAN Northern States, denied the purported pull out while speaking with the News Agency of...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics FG Appoints 43 Mines Officers For States, Zones

    The Federal Government has named about 43 mines officers to be deployed in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. The appointment was as a result of the diversion of explosives to militants operating in the Niger Delta region. Some of those to be deployed will serve...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Metro 32 Children Hospitalised as Unidentified Infection Hit FCT

    Health authorities in the FCT have declared a public health emergency in the settlement of Angwan Hausawa, a slum neighbourhood of Abuja Municipal Area Council after nine children died of a yet undiagnosed disease. At least 32 other children in the community of Damagaza are hospitalised. The...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Politics Abuja: APC Suspends Chairmanship Aspirant in Gwagwalada

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended a chairmanship aspirant, women leaders in the just concluded council election, Alhaji Garba Jibrin, and about 89 other members of the party for alleged anti-party activities. The suspension came barely three weeks after the House of...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Politics FCT Polls: APC Candidate Wins Abaji LG Chairmanship Poll

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdulrahman Ajiya, as winner of the election in Abaji Area Council. The INEC returning officer in the area, Mr. Bayo Emmanuel, who declared the results at...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Politics FCT Polls: INEC to Re-Conduct Elections in 2 Polling Units

    The Independent National Electoral Commission said Saturday’s council elections in the Federal Capital Territory did not hold in two polling units due to card reader failure. National Commissioner in the commission, Prof. Anthonia Simbine, made this known in Abuja on Saturday while briefing...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Politics INEC Postpones Area Council Polls in Abuja

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the Area Councils Elections in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, earlier scheduled for Saturday, March 19 to April 9 this year. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in charge of the FCT, Prof. Jacob Jatau, announced this today...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria: 37-Year-Old Man in Court For Overturning A Pot Of Pepper Soup

    A 37-year-old man, Friday Benjamin, on Tuesday arraigned before a Gudu Upper Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory for malicious damage and overturning a pot of pepper soup at a restaurant. The Prosecutor, Urom Inah told the court that one Francis Urasi of Area 10, behind Murg Plaza...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Man Jailed 3 Months for Stealing Soft Drinks in Abuja

    A Gudu Upper Area Court in the FCT on Wednesday sentenced, Nebo Achebe, to three weeks imprisonment for stealing 13 cans of beverage and electric bulbs. The presiding officer, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, also gave the convict an option to a fine of N3,000. Kagarko warned the convict to desist from...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Metro NYSC: Corps Members Injured During Biometric Exercise in Abuja

    According to City News, scores of corps members were injured in Abuja in a stampede on Friday during a bio-metric capturing exercise for the payment of their monthly allowance. The NYSC had introduced the exercise to check cases of impersonation and other fraudulent activities during payment of...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Metro Policeman To Die by Hanging in Abuja

    Justice Jude Okeke of the FCT High Court on Tuesday sentenced a policeman, Samuel Tarkaa, to death for culpable homicide. Tarkka was arraigned on a count charge of intention of causing such body injury as it was likely to cause death and indeed caused the death of one Andrew Osuagwu. According...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria's Arms Deal: Dasuki Files Fresh Application to Stop Trial

    Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki on Tuesday brought a fresh application before an FCT High Court to stop his trial over alleged diversion of arms funds. Dasuki was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a 22-counts charge. Those also arraigned...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Metro Fire razes 5 Shops in Abuja

    An early morning fire has razed five shops at Lugbe Market in Abuja, with property worth millions of naira destroyed, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mr Irine Samuel, an eye-witness, told NAN that some residents of the area observed smoke billowing out of the roof of a building at...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Metro Snakes, Lizards and Cobwebs Take Over Abuja Varsity

    Snakes and other reptiles are threatening to take over the Abuja University of Technology, Abaji (AUTA), a visit to the expansive site of the institution, which is about 90 percent completed, has shown, DailyTrust gathered. Weeds have grown all over the new university buildings, making it a...
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