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Abuja Disco Expands Vending Operations 
The electricity distribution company (Disco) with the franchise to distribute power to consumers in Kogi, Abuja, Nasarawa and parts of Niger, Abuja Electricity …

‘World Trade Centre Abuja is for elavated life style’ 
Standards in the World Trade Centre Abuja are comparable to those provided by similar centres in Berlin, New York and Dubai, the Assistant General Manager, …

The thriving hard drug trade in Abuja 
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) may need to intensify its effort at ridding Abuja of hard …

Abuja Lawyer Sues Buhari Over Appointments 
An Abuja lawyer has asked a court to declare all 25 appointments so far made by President Muhammadu Buhari null and void for allegedly violating the federal …

We Have No Faction, Abuja PMAN Declares 
It seems the continue war at the national level of the PMAN is about to hit Abuja chapter of the association as Julietta and Pretty Okafor who are alleged …

LMC Opens New Office In Abuja 
The League Management Company on Tuesday, opened a new corporate office in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The building, a 48-unit structure situated …

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FCTA GETS NEW PERMANENT SECRETARY - ENGR JOHN CHUKWU 
A new permanent secretary has been assigned to the FCT Administration in the person of Engr Johnny Obinna Chukwu. Engr Chukwu takes over from the Acting …

SECURITY TIGHTENS IN ABUJA 
Security have been tightened in Abuja and around the country to ensure a hitch-free Independence anniversary celebration. This could be seen in increased …

Fuel Queues In Abuja Gradually Disappearing 
The situation in most fuel stations in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital has improved as the fuel queues have reduced and motorist are delighted at the …

Nigeria: FCTA to Stop Indiscriminate Posters in Abuja 
The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) will soon commence the prosecution of people, businesses and organizations that indiscriminately paste posters …

Stakeholders divided over moves to control rent in Abuja  
The recent moves by the FCT authorities to control rent in Abuja, to check arbitrary increment by landlords, have elicited mixed reactions from stakeholders …

Nigeria: Power - Abuja Residents Now By-Pass Meters, Aedc Alleges 
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (Abuja Disco) has said it now has more of its metered customers circumventing their meters to consume electricity …

Biafra agitation: Abuja, Aburi or Araba? 
Only political illiterates would not understand that the sustained agitation for a Biafra Republic which has seen weeks of protests across the South …

Electricity consumers complain of exploitation in Abuja 
Electricity consumers in Abuja have accused the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, of exploitation and undue profiteering, while they called …

How Ex-Gov. Ohakim fraudulently acquired N270 million Abuja home – Witness 
A prosecution witness, Abu Sule, on Monday told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that he was used as a proxy by former Gov. Ikedi Ohakim of Imo State to acquire …

African Championship 2016: Oliseh invites 26 players to Abuja camp 
Super Eagles’ head coach, Sunday Oliseh, has called 26 players, including forward Gbolahan Salami and defender Chima Akas, for the first phase of preparatory …

Tudunwada: Pain and panic of Abuja ghetto dwellers 
Tudunwada, a community in Lugbe by the Federal Housing, in Anak Area Council, is a suburb in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Like most other …

DSS arrests Dasuki, takes him to Abuja headquarters 
The operatives of Department of State Service (DSS) Tuesday morning picked the immediate National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) to their …

NGO Launches Medical Outreach for IDPs, Others in Abuja 
A faith-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), Arise Women, has launched its medical outreach in Abuja to take care of the health needs of women, children …

Female U-17 team to camp in Abuja ahead of World Cup. 
Nigeria’s Female U-17 team, Flamingoes will camp in the nation’s capital, Abuja, ahead of their 2016 U-17 World Cup qualifiers game, which begins on January …

Abuja prepares to host 2015 GLO-CAF Awards 
EXCITEMENT is gradually building up in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, as it prepares to host the 2015 Glo-CAF Awards on 7th January, 2016. Since the …

Counterpart funding derails Abuja rail project 
So much has been said about the Abuja rail mass transit project. As a result of this, residents of the capital city have been waiting anxiously to see …

Rotary to spend N39m on water supply in Abuja slums. 
Rotary International and its affiliates in Abuja are to spend some N39.8 million (around $200,000) to provide water supply through 79 boreholes in impoverished …

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Audu: APC Leaders Gather In Abuja 
Following the death of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kogi state, Abubakar Audu, the leaders of the party are gathering …

We didn’t re-award contract for Abuja Centre of Excellence building — CPN 
The Computer Professionals’ (Registration Council of Nigeria) CPN, has debunked rumours that the contract for its Abuja Centre of Excellence Building has …

Glisten Academy win Abuja basketball classics 
Glisten International Academy have emerged winners of the maiden Abuja Basketball Classic championship after defeating Kingsville College, Jahi 24-12 in …

CHAN Eagles resume training in Abuja 
Nigeria home-based Super Eagles will resume training for next year’s CHAN in Abuja in the first week of December, officials have announced. The 2015 …

Fuel Scarcity: IPMAN warns Abuja marketers 
As efforts to ensure availability of petroleum products to Abuja residents intensifies, the National President of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association …

Flamingoes to camp in Abuja 
Lagos - Flamingoes are expected to camp in the capital of Nigeria, Abuja ahead of the beginning of their 2016 U-17 World Cup Qualifiers against either …

IGP deploys 16,000 Police personnel, recalls Kogi CP to Abuja 
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement within the boundaries of Kogi State from 6.00am to 6.00pm on tomorrow. …

South African Airways begins J’burg to Abuja flight 
South African Airways (SAA) said it has introduced direct flights from Abuja to Johannesburg and vice-versa. The new flight schedule is expected to …

N63bn waived in Abuja land deal 
The federal government waived a total of N63 billion in land fees for the Centenary City project, Daily Trust investigation has shown. The waiver was …

Agenda for new FCT minister: …Rescue, revive decayed Abuja, residents task minister  
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, is unique for a number of reasons. Beyond being the seat of power, it is adjudged the only city in the country …

Why Taraba PDP held primaries in Abuja – TMG 
The Taraba Mandate Group (TMG) Wednesday explained why the Peoples Democratic Party in Taraba State held it primary election at the party’s headquarters, …

S’African Airways to Commence Flights to Abuja Jan 2016 
South Africa national carrier, the South African Airways (SAA), yesterday said it would commence flight operations from Johannesburg to Abuja on January …

DPR supplies 294 trucks of PMS in Abuja – PRO 
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said that 149 trucks loaded with petrol were supplied to Abuja and its environs on Tuesday. Mr. Mohammed …

Natives tasks new FCT Minister on development of Abuja satellite towns, rural areas 
Natives of the Federal Capital Territory under the banner of Original Inhabitants Development Association of Abuja (OIDA) have congratulated the new Minister …

Over 2,000 Housewives To Participate In Abuja Women Workshop 
Over 2, 000 women leaders and wives of political office holders from the 36 states of the federation, including those in the diaspora, are expected to …

6 in custody over Abuja bizman’s murder case 
Justice Garuba Salisu of a High Court sitting at Maitama, Abuja, has adjourned the case on the murder of one Anthony Eze to December 16. Six persons, …

Regent School Abuja Clinches National History Competition 
Regent School, Abuja, has clinched the first position in a national history competition organised by a nongovernmental organisation (NGO), Buharian Culture …

Abuja natives pledge support for new FCT minister 
Natives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) under the auspices of the Original Inhabitants Development Association of Abuja (OIDA) have appealed to …

As Abuja Disco Trains 3800 Workers on Corporate Integrity 
Chineme Okafor writes that the recent decision of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to drill its 3800 employees on its new business standpoints …

NIGERIA VS SWAZILAND: FIFA rejects shift to Abuja stadium 
World football governing body FIFA have turned down a request by Nigeria for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against Swaziland to be moved from Port Harcourt …

BuildOptions unveils housing estate in Abuja 
BuildOptions Limited last Saturday launched new housing projects named apartment houses in Guzape, Karmo and Jahi districts of the Federal Capital Territory. …

Hawker jumps to death in bid to avoid arrest from AEPB officials 
A teenage hawker in Abuja on Friday lost his life while trying to avoid arrest by officials of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB). Eyewitnesses …

Abuja mass rail transit gulps N162bn — COREN 
THE Federal Government has so far spent over $823 million (about N162 billion) on Abuja rail mass transit. President of the Council for the Regulation …

INEC Issues Date For FCT Abuja Council Election 
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced the date it will conduct election into the six area councils within the Federal Capital …

40 jailed for hawking soft drinks, “pure water” in Abuja 
The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), FCT Mobile Court, on Thursday sentenced 40 hawkers to one week imprisonment for trading in prohibited …

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Celebrations As Golden Eaglets Arrive Abuja 
The Nigeria Football Federation has revealed that the ‘golden boys’ will experience a very big reception, adding that an open-bus-parade around town in …

Abuja Disco moves to phase out estimated billing with vending centres 
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) on Tuesday in Abuja launched its first prepaid meter-vending centre for public use in the purchase of …

Emaar Properties, Wrothams Windsor plan sales, investment events in Lagos, Abuja 
EMAAR Properties, Dubai’s top property developer, is working with Wrothams Windsor to showcase a private collection of properties handpicked for Nigerian …

Abuja residents to get pre-paid meters soon’ 
THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) yesterday said all its customers within Abuja and other states would soon get pre-paid meters under its …

Triumphant Eaglets arrive Abuja today 
Nigeria won a fifth FIFA U17 World Cup on Monday when they defeated Mali 2-0 in an all-African final in Vena Del Mar, Chile. “The latest Golden Eaglets …

Tears of sacked Abuja construction workers 
The relocation of the seat of power, the Federal Capital Territory, from Lagos to Abuja in 1991 came with employment boom in the construction companies. …

Faulty Abuja Stadium floodlight stops Eagles’ training 
THE Super Eagles were not able to train under floodlight yesterday because the Abuja Stadium does not have the facilities to supply light to the pitch …

Buhari Approves Appointment of New Perm Secs, Deployment 
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. They are: 1. Mrs. Ayotunde Adesugba …

Abuja electricity company accuses “high profile” customers of “theft” 
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company on Sunday accused its “high profile” customers of being responsible for the high incidence of energy theft in …

President Buhari Awaits Golden Eaglets Arrival In Abuja on Wednesday  
The victorious Golden Eaglets will arrive Abuja on Wednesday after conquering the world at the just concluded FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, and President …

Odion Ighalo, Ikeme, others arrive Abuja camp 
Ahead of the 2018 World Cup double header against Swaziland, some senior members of the Super Eagles team have arrived the Abuja camp. Watford striker …

Nigeria: Abuja - N63 Billion for a Second Runway Is a Big Fraud! 
The idea that the proposed second runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport, Abuja, would cost a whopping N63.5billion is not only wasteful, but fraudulent. This …

Abuja Pastor, Lawyer Fight Dirty Over Church Property 
A pastor, Ike John Chidiebere and a property developer/lawyer, Obioma Success are at daggers drawn over a church property located in the highbrow Garki …

Abuja Disco task force uncovers massive energy theft 
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has said its special task force has uncovered huge cases of electricity theft by customers using meters …

Wanted Boko Haram Suspect Arrested at Abuja Airport 
A suspected Boko Haram member on the list of wanted 100 terrorists whose photographs and names were recently released by the military was on Sunday arrested …

Long wait for 2nd Abuja airport runway 
The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIAA), the second busiest airport in Nigeria and a potential aviation hub in West Africa has just one …

Abuja-bound plane in emergency return to Lagos 
An Abuja-bound Medview Airlines’ Boeing aircraft with scores of passengers on board yesterday morning made an air return to the Murtala Muhammed Airport …

Abuja forum to enhance growth of mining sector 
Abuja - Key role players in the mining industry will converge in Abuja later this month to explore strategies to steer the growth of the industry. They …

DSS, Again Invades Dasuki's Abuja Home 
The Directorate of State Security (DSS), has followed up with the reported plan to stop immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki …

How teenagers fall victims to fraudulent fake pastors in Abuja 
The Kubwa Police Division, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory has drawn the attention of residents to a group of suspected self-acclaimed …

Pwajok’s Body Arrives Abuja, Leaves for Jos 
The remains of the late Senator Gyang Nyam Shom Pwajok who died in an Indian hospital following complications from hepatocellular carcinoma (a type of …

36 Ministerial appointees storm Abuja for two day retreat 
ABUJA-The two day retreat for 36 ministerial nominees who were recently screened and confirmed by the Senate recently would kick off today. Already, …

Abuja’s mountain of miracles: Prayer houses partition mountaintop for church business 
Miracle seekers flock a rocky mountain in Kubwa, a suburb of Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as worship centres spring up by the day. The …

Customs head visists stakeholders in Abuja 
Abuja - The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ibrahim Ali, has embarked on a tour to familiarize with stakeholders in Abuja. His first point of …

Advertising practitioners donate to Abuja IDPs 
The Advertising Practitioners Association (APA), Abuja Chapter has donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Durumi and new Kuchigoro …

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Nine vehicles involved in multiple crash on Abuja Airport Road 
No fewer than nine vehicles were involved in a multiple road accident a few metres away from the Military Cemetary on the Airport Road, Abuja, on Tuesday. …

Buhari declares opens 2 day retreats for ministerial-designates in Abuja today 
ABUJA- President Mohammadu Buhari is expected to declare open a two day retreat for the confirmed ministerial nominees later this morning. The retreat …

What Abuja Residents Think About Lagos 
Abuja is one of the fastest growing cities in Nigeria and this is partly due to the fact that it is the capital of Nigeria. Abuja is a planned city …

Oronsaye's Case: Abuja Judge Tells EFCC To Stop Playing Pranks 
During a session of the case against the former head of service Steve Oronsaye, Justice Kolawole warned the commission to follow its investigations thoroughly …

Glo to fly couples to Abuja for 2015 Africa footballer of the year fiesta 
Scores of lucky and loyal subscribers of Glo Mobile will have the opportunity of being on the guest list at the prestigious Glo-CAF Awards ceremony as …

Chinese cars steal show at Abuja motor fair 
Cars manufactured in China are the centre of attraction at the ongoing Abuja Motor Fair at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The fair, organised by BKG Establishment …

Advertising practitioners donate to Abuja IDPs 
The Advertising Practitioners Association (APA), Abuja Chapter has donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Durumi and new Kuchigoro …

Abuja Herdsmen Threaten Avenge Members’ Murder 
Fulani cattle rearers, popularlly known as Miyety Allah Association, have accused Gbagiyi indigenes living in Pyakassa, Abuja, of master-minding the attack …

AEPB Destroys Newspaper Copies, Assaults Vendors, Distributors In Abuja 
The Newspaper Distributors in the FCT has again come under a severe attack, as men of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board, AEPB, on Friday launched …

Angry mob strips two women naked over N100,000 theft in Abuja 
Some angry mob on Wednesday stripped two women naked for stealing N100,000 from a wine shop at Dutsen Alhaji market, Bwari Area Council of the Federal …

19-year-old undergraduate emerges Abuja’s Most Beautiful Girl 
Debbie Douglas, a 19-year-old Political Science student of Nasarawa State University, has won the 2015 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl in Abuja, MBGA, …

Badminton veterans to play in Abuja 
Abuja - The country's leading veteran badminton players will converge in Abuja next month for a tournament the Citygate Badminton Club is set to host. …

EFCC Adversary George Uboh For Fraud Trial In Abuja 
The trial of George Uboh, who himself accuses the leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of diversion of over N1 trillion in …

Why I Embarked On Scholarship Scheme In Kogi – Abuja Based Journalist 
Gowon Egbunu is an Abuja based journalist and publisher of Parliament International Magazine. In his determination to put smiles into the faces of some …

Nigerian Senate rejects N64 bn ​for ​ Abuja airport second runway 
The Senate on Wednesday kicked against the N64 billion contract for the construction of a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. …

S'Court Dismisses Wike's Appeal Challenging Relocation of Tribunal to Abuja 
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the decision of the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, in relocating the Rivers State Governorship …

MTN stock takes a hit on $5.2bn Abuja fine 
SHARES in MTN dropped more than 12%, the worst fall in more than 10 years — wiping off R44bn of the company’s market value — after the Nigerian regulator …

NCAA Assures Operators of Flights, Moves Meeting with Unions to Abuja 
The Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Muhtar Usman, has declared that the Nigerian airspace is opened to flights …

Osinbajo to flags off Abuja International Motor Fair 
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will lead other dignitaries from the public and private sectors to declare the 17th edition of the Abuja …

Ex-perm sec seeks ministerial slot for Abuja natives 
A retired federal Permanent Secretary, Barrister Aboki Zhawa has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the inclusion of the Federal Capital …

Abuja: Chamber Partners Unilever To Deepen Economic Growth 
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Limited (ACCIL) has said that its partnership with Unilever Nigeria PLC, as well as, other indigenous and multinational …

Fire razes popular Abuja shopping mall, Grand Square 
A popular shopping mall at the central business district area of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, was razed on Friday afternoon, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. Witnesses …

270 competitors in Abuja for taekwondo tournament 
No fewer than 270 competitors have arrived in Abuja for the 3rd Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) taekwondo tournament scheduled to begin on …

Nigeria Police: Boko Haram Using High-Tech Gadgets for Bombs 
LAGOS, NIGERIA— Nigeria's police chief is warning that Boko Haram extremists are building bombs in iPads and cellphones, and leaving them for people to …

Boko Haram: 5 Abuja bombers docked, one pleads guilty 
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – ‎Five alleged masterminds of the bomb blasts that rocked the Kuje and Nyanya axis of Abuja on October 2, 2015, were yesterday, …

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Jubilation in Uyo, Abuja as tribunal orders rerun in A/Ibom gov polls 
There was celebration in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital on Wednesday following the ruling of the governorship …

Passenger collapses on Lagos-Abuja flight 
A passenger collapsed on-board an Air Peace flight 4P7140 to Abuja from Lagos on Wednesday afternoon. It was gathered that passengers boarded the plane …

Fresh plot to bomb Abuja foiled 
A plot by some suspected terrorists to plant Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at the popular Wuse Market in Abuja has been thwarted by a special intelligence …

Protest in Abuja over AEDC employment scam exposed by PREMIUM TIMES 
The Nigeria Union of Electricity Employees on Tuesday protested in Abuja to demanded the sack and prosecution of officials allegedly involved in a recruitment …

How Ex-Gov Ohakim paid N270m cash for Abuja property 
Proceedings in the trial of former Imo State governor, Ikedi Ohakim, before Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court Abuja, resumed on Tuesday. …

Ministerial list: Abuja natives stage protest over non-inclusion 
Hundreds of protesters under the aegis of Coalition of Indigenous Inhabitants, Tuesday morning, staged a protest over alleged marginalization of the natives …

Abuja FEMA plans relocation of 500 Borno IDPs to Maiduguri 
THE Director-General of the Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Abbas G. Idriss, has said that over 500 Internally-Displaced …

Abuja IDPs Get Relief Materials 
uccour has come to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kabusa village in Abuja, as over 1,000 displaced persons get relief materials from the Nigeria …

How Police nabbed fake Presidential Adviser in Abuja 
A 70-year-old man who parades himself as Presidential Adviser on Defence Matters, has been apprehended by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command. …

MTN synergises with Abuja Motor Fair 
MTN Nigeria Limited, one of the leading and widest telecommunications companies in the country will be playing a significant role at the forthcoming 17th …

National Para-Soccer Tourney Begins in Abuja 
Sixteen states of the federation will attend the 3rd National Para-Soccer Tournament which kicks off today (Monday October 19) at Package B of National …

Suswam’s wife escapes being stoned to death in Abuja 
Yemisi, wife of the immediate past governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam escaped being stoned to death on Sunday after she was attacked by some traders …

World Trade Centre Abuja inspiration from Tokyo, Paris 
Standards in the World Trade Centre Abuja are comparable to those provided by similar centres in Berlin, New York and Dubai, the Assistant General Manager, …

INVESTIGATION: Abuja electricity boss’ N36million monthly pay, others tear apart firm 
A major labour crisis is unfolding at the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company over an alleged fraudulent allocation of outrageous salaries and perks …

INVESTIGATION: Abuja electricity boss’ N36million monthly pay, others tear apart firm 
A major labour crisis is unfolding at the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company over an alleged fraudulent allocation of outrageous salaries and perks …

Abuja IDPs Lynch Two Over Unconfirmed Allegations of Motorcycle Theft 
The Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the new Kuchingoro IDP camp in Abuja on Wednesday evening lynched two yet-to-be identified persons over unconfirmed …

Young Abuja autism patients receive timely boost 
Abuja - Local children suffering from autism are set to benefit from funds an energy company will raise through a golf tournament set for Abuja this weekend. …

Police arrest Abuja bombings masterminds 
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase yesterday said that two masterminds of the recent bombings in Kuje and Nyanya in Abuja have been arrested. …

Abuja Disco Seeks Customers’ Support for a 10-year Tariff Plan 
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has sought the support of its esteemed customers to its 10-year tariff plan, which it unveiled recently. …

Fuel queues surface in Abuja 
Fuel queues reappeared in some filling stations in the central districts of Abuja on Tuesday afternoon, a situation that has been attributed to panic buying. …

2015 Economic Summit kicks off in Abuja 
This year’s summit themed: “Tough Choices: Achieving Competitiveness, Inclusive Growth and Sustainability,” is to focus on tracking corruption, insecurity …

Abuja Bombings: Police nab masterminds 
Inspector General of police, Solomon Arase declared Tuesday that the Police in Abuja has arrested two terror elements (suspects) in connection with the …

ABUJA OYINBO: Tales From Abuja Taxi Life 
Ah, the taxis I have taken since arriving in Nigeria and the stories they have given me. What a delight… mostly. Some days you’ll be thrilled you happened …

Missing Jessica Edionwele Found With Lover In Abuja, Report Says 
Jessica Edionwele who was supposedly kidnapped has been found. According to reports, she was found right in the bosom of her boyfriend in Lugbe, an …

Why Boko Haram resumed bombings in Abuja, other towns 
Unrelenting onslaught by the Nigerian forces against the Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast may have forced many of the terrorists to escape the war …

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Abuja Popular Social Media Publicist, Alexreports, Honoured In Lagos 
Abuja’s popular social media reporter and publicist Alex Nwankwo, the chief editor of AlexReports was recently honoured in Lagos at the finals of Mr and …

Abuja bomb blasts: Counting the cost of losses in human lives 
Tears continue to flow as many Nigerians try to come to terms with the tragic reality of the twin bomb blasts that occurred last Friday at Nyanya and Kuje …

Cut off from Abuja 
Gishiri district is located just opposite the popular Nicon junction bus stop. From the pedestrian bridge over the Nnamdi Azikiwe highway, you can look …

Egyptian President Condoles with Buhari on Abuja Bomb Blasts 
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 The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, President Abdel Fattah Al- Sisi, Tuesday condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari …

Terrorism: Lawmakers revisit probe of N76bn CCTV contract for Abuja, Lagos 
Members of the House of representatives, Thursday revisited the Abuja, Lagos Close Circuit Television Cameras CCTVs contract allegedly awarded to ZTE Communications …

2015 Abuja film festival to showcase economy, security 
A Nollywood producer, Fidelis Dukar, on Thursday said the 2015 Abuja International Film Festival, AIFF, would be used showcase the need to diversify the …

Governors meet in Abuja next Tuesday 
A meeting of the 36 state governors in the country will hold next Tuesday in Abuja. A statement made available to newsmen last night in Abuja and signed …

Families of Immigration stampede victims protest in Abuja 
The families of injured victims and deceased of the Nigeria Immigration Service stampede of 2014 protesting today at the gate of the National Assembly …

Abuja Carnival is rebranded as “Nigeria National Carnival” – Director 
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2015 Nigeria National Carnival will hold from Nov. 21 to Nov. 24. Ms Grace Gekpe, the Director Entertainment …

Nigeria's Abuja hit by blasts with at least 18 dead 
A series of explosions on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja have killed at least 18 people, officials say. The first two struck Kuje township: …

EFCC seals Abuja home of former Nigerian minister, Alison-Madueke 
peratives of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have raided the Abuja home of a former Minister of Petroleum …

How Twin Abuja Blast Happened - Police 
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have given an official account of how the twin explosion at the Nyanya night market happened. In a statement by a spokesperson …

Forbidden Photos From The Scene Of Abuja Bomb Blasts 
The bomb explosions in Abuja, Kuje and Nyanya areas, happened on Friday, October 2, barely 24 hours after Nigeria celebrated its 55th birthday. This …

Independence Day golf: 250 golfers light up Abuja 
No fewer than 250 amateur golfers yesterday participated in a golf tournament to mark Nigeria’s 55th Independence Day anniversary at the IBB International …

NigeriaAt55: Abuja Celebrates Jabi Style 
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 …

Over-billing: We Are Complying With FG’s Refund Order – Abuja DISCO 
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) says it has complied with a Federal Government’s directive to refund money to its consumers in the Federal …

Why The Capital Was Moved From Lagos To Abuja 
From 1914 to 1991, Lagos was the seat of power of Nigeria and served as both a political and economic capital. The plan for the movement of the capital …

AU Education ministers conclude meeting in Abuja 
Abuja - Representatives of the Ministries of Education in African Union member states have met in Abuja where they have agreed on an urgent need to develop …

Saraki Hires Street Urchins For Solidarity Protest Against His Trial In Abuja 
In a desperate act to receive public sympathy for his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), the Senate President Bukola Saraki today hired …

Julius Agwu Takes Crack Ya Ribs To Abuja On Friday 
A few weeks after staging a spectacular Crack Ya Ribs comedy concert in London and a thanksgiving service in Lagos last Sunday for his successful brain …

Ghanaian Golfers Hit Abuja for Independence Day Tournament 
A Ghanaian contingent of 20 golfers will arrive in Nigeria on Friday for an international matchplay against the IBB International Golf and Country Club, …

Those who destroy Abuja: How cab drivers, okada riders make life a nightmare 
There is a new set of terrorists in Abuja. They do not bear arms, at least for now, neither do they detonate bombs like the Islamist sect, the Boko Haram. …

Police beef up security at Millennium Park, Abuja 
The Nigerian Police have tightened security at the Millennium Park, Abuja to safe guard the lives and properties of fun seekers. A correspondent the News …

One Year On, Abuja Computerised Garages Score 10% Patronage 
THE idea of establishing modern day garages in Abuja and all states of the federation where state-of-the-art equipment would be utilised to carry out inspection …

How robbers invaded my home, raped my daughters – Abuja resident 
A 3-man gang armed robbers in the wee hours of Monday reportedly invaded the home of one Mr. Folusho Joseph in Abuja, carting away valuable items worth …

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Kolade Oludare Success: In Defence of Abuja-based Artistes 
For Kolade Oludare Success, Abuja should be the centre of entertainment. The CEO of Succex Multimedia Limited in this interview with ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM …

Karmo – A Commercial Hub In Abuja 
Karmo market, located in Karmo town, is the major market for the people of Idu-Karmo community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the Federal …

U.S., Poland, others for Abuja International Badminton Tournament 
Nine countries among them the United States, Austria and Poland have confirmed participation in this year’s Annual Abuja International Badminton Championship …

Evil Lady Kidnaps Own Sister’s 3 Kids, Sells 2 Off In Abuja 
The Police Headquarters in Abuja recently paraded one Faith Nuhu and five others who specialised in child kidnapping and sale of children. The suspects, …

Abuja Residents Charge News Casters To Dress In Traditional Attires 
Some FCT residents have called on broadcast media organisations to strengthen the nation’s cultural heritage by ensuring that their news casters dress …

ECOWAS Special Meeting on Burkina Faso in Progress in Abuja 
The Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Authority of Heads of State and Government‎ has kicked off in Abuja. …

Jack Daniel’s to Celebrate Independence Day with Abuja Grill & Bbq Fest! 
Abuja, the wait is finally over! Come October 1, Jack Daniel’s will be serving up the flavors in Nigeria as The Grill Fest gang is heading to FCT for …

Herdsmen told not to graze cattle in Abuja 
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration has warned herdsmen grazing cattle in and around Abuja to desist forthwith or be prosecuted. FCT …

Abuja Disco to Reduce Collection Losses with Integrated Payment System 
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Plc has announced the collapse of its former five fragmented vending platforms into one consolidated …

Discussing Town Planning, Abuse of The Abuja Master Plan 
Editor’s note: The Naij.com columnist, Japheth Omojuwa, was invited to host the Town Planners’ Week event in Abuja. In this write-up, he focuses on what …

Abuja Development Challenges 
Being a city with tremendous importance in the country’s life and development, as well as a hot bed of political fermentation, such that generates centripetal …

uriel Oduwole teaches children at Abuja IDP camp 
THE Boko Haram chapter in Nigeria has many faces, many stories of hardships, and many tales of split families, hoping for a reunion someday. A new terminology …

Saraki: Kwara APC moves to Abuja as loyalists intensify prayers 
Members of the Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are in Abuja to give their support to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, …

Extra-Judicial Killings in Abuja, Benin: ASP kills senator’s son 
The Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID) of the Nigerian Police force has arrested and detained an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP, …

2015 National Peace Conference Holds In Abuja 
Ethnic nationalities in Nigeria under the auspices of Nigeria For Peace Innitiatives said they have concluded plans to host the 2015 National Peace Building …

Abuja Chief Judge advocates bail for robbery suspects 
The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Ishaq Bello, on Thursday urged judges to grant bail to robbery suspects and also soften bail conditions …

EFCC arrests 3 in Abuja over N20m fraud 
Abuja—The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested Yakubu Dankaba, alias Yakubu Hamisu; Yahaya Baba and Usman Abdulhakeem, alias Chairman, …

Paris to Abuja: We are happy with the visit. Is your President happy? 
WE here had a good meeting. Is your President happy? This was a very senior French cabinet official talking to a Nigerian diplomat, shortly after …

Oil, gas confab takes place Tuesday in Abuja 
THE fifth Upstream and Downstream Oil and Gas Expo is set to begin on September 22, 2015 at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja. The three-day conference …

First Photos: British Council’s UK/Nigeria 2015-16 season launch in Abuja 
A large crowd of partners, sponsors and creatives from Nigeria and the UK attended the Abuja launch of the British Council cultural programme, UK/Nigeria …

SBL, CAC joint working committee meets today in Abuja 
The joint working committee of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) and the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) meets today at …

Update:Protesting workers vacate Abuja-Lokoja road after hours of blockade 
Following admonition by the traditional ruler of Koton Karfe, Kogi state, protesting workers have agreed to suspend their protest, freeing up the Abuja-Lokoja …

Isreali Killed In Failed Kidnap Attempt In Abuja 
An Israeli man, Nir Rosmarin, was shot to death in Nigeria after anattempt to kidnap him failed. Rosmarin, who prior to his death was managing a construction …

Abuja, Lagos, Other Cities to Experience Lunar Eclipse on September 28 
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) on Wednesday said Abuja, Lagos and several other cities and towns across the country, would …

Kidnappers Kill Israeli In Abuja 
Two unfortunate incidents occurred in Abuja on Wednesday, September 9, leading to the death of a foreigner and an innocent bystander being shot by a gang …

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Police bust Abuja robbery gang 
Abuja – Police detectives from the Federal Capital Territory Command have arrested two suspected members of a robbery gang reportedly operating in Abuja. …

Nigeria: NLC Set for Anti-Corruption Rally in Abuja 
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is set to embark on an anti- corruption rally in Abuja tomorrow to lend its support to the ongoing anti-corruption war …

Abuja to host investment summit on mining 
facebook twitter goolge plus linkdin An investment forum which is expected to revamp the nation’s mining sector is set to hold in Abuja in November. …

12-Yr-Old Contracts HIV In Abuja 
Daily Trust reports that this was discovered after the 12-year-old girl’s health started deteriorating and her father demanded to known what was wrong. …

Nigeria's new World Trade Center poised to send its economy sky high 
(CNN)Nigeria's capital city of Abuja is about to get a new heart: a brand new World Trade Center complex. The development is expected to open to the …

Abuja summit to address problems youth face 
Abuja - Youth leaders across the country will converge in Abuja on Tuesday for the Next Generation Nigeria Summit. The event, is set for the Shehu Musa …

Abuja summit to address problems youth face 
Abuja - Youth leaders across the country will converge in Abuja on Tuesday for the Next Generation Nigeria Summit. The event, is set for the Shehu Musa …

Nigeria Boko Haram: Military uncovers Abuja terror plot by militants already 'inside' capital 
The Nigerian military has uncovered a plot by terror group Boko Haram to attack the capital Abuja. The news came a few days after the country's intelligence …

Security agencies on alert as Boko Haram plans Abuja attack 
There are indications that the military and other security agencies in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have been put on high alert following intelligence …

Classy Networking at White Veil Abuja! 
The Art Recognition Concept (ARC) and Sabali Fashion organised White Veil Abuja – an all-white networking party that creates an exclusive avenue for social …

Nigerian president declares wealth, showing ‘austere' living 
ABUJA, NIGERIA — The wealth declaration of Nigeria’s new president shows he has been living “an austere and Spartan lifestyle,” with $150,000 in his personal …

The Anticipated Abuja Grill & Bbq Festival 2015 set to take place on October 1st! 
Abuja’s first ever annual & exclusive Grill & BBQ Festival will hold in Abuja on the 1st of October, 2015 – Independence Day. Titled ‘Independence Feast …

Fake female medical doctor apprehended in Abuja 
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), has arrested one Nwosu Angela Njide, an alleged fake female doctor with Rauz Hospital, Apo, Abuja. …

CSOs laud Buhari’s approval of Abuja centenary city project 
President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to continue the Abuja Centenary City Project has elicited commendation by 14 civil society organisations, including …

Ex- Governor Akpabio hospitalised in Abuja after own car disobeyed traffic light, then crashed 
A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, now Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, escaped death Monday morning after his car got involved in an accident …

Nigeria Arrests Boko Haram Suspects in Abuja, Lagos 
Nigeria's state security agency said it has arrested Boko Haram members in Abuja, the capital, and its largest city, Lagos – cities usually outside the …

Unknown persons burgle Newsdiaryonline Abuja office, remove vital items 
Unknown persons have burgled the office of Newsdiaryonline located at Extension D-49, EFAB Mall in Garki district, Abuja. A statement by Danlami Nmodu, …

Meet Physically Challenged Who Keeps Abuja Pedestrian Bridges Clean 
It’s no news that traders and beggars (both able bodied and physically challenged) have taken over pedestrian crossings or over-head bridges located within …

NACCIMA, firm sign N500m contract for Abuja plaza 
The National President of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Chief Bassey Edem, on behalf of the entire …

AUN Co-hosts Abuja Technology-Assisted Learning Conference 
On August 31 and September 1, the American University of Nigeria, a leader in e-learning deployment, is co-hosting the 2015 conference on “Technology Assisted …

Boko Haram Attempt To Blow Up Airport In Abuja Foiled 
According to an official statement released by the DSS, it was stated that the terrorists sect used a fourteen-year old boy to gather information inside …

CSOs laud Buhari’s approval of Abuja centenary city project 
President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to continue the Abuja Centenary City Project has elicited commendation by 14 civil society organisations, including …

JIBWIS establishes radio, television stations in Abuja 
An Islamic group, the Izalatul Bid’ah Wa’ikamatul Sunnah (JIBWIS), has established international Radio and Television stations in Abuja to propagate Islam. …

On the Abuja Centenary Legacy City Project 
It is the season of daily media reports about shocking frauds, financial scams and massive corruption in Nigeria, uncovered since the change of government …

Arms deals panel begins sitting in Abuja 
Abuja - The 13-man investigative committee set up to probe the procurement of hardware and ammunition in the Armed Forces has started its sitting, albeit …

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500 days after: Activists march for Chibok girls in Lagos, Abuja 
Lagos State members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBG) are to march on the Government House, Alausa to demand the release of the kidnapped schoolgirls. …

FG to handover Abuja UN building in 6 months – Chukwu 
The Federal Capital Territory permanent secretary, John Obinna Chukwu, has assured Ban Ki-Moon, UN secretary-general, of the commitment of the Federal …

Abuja: honouring victims of 2011 terrorist attack, Ban sees Nigeria as key partner in achieving UN goals 
24 August 2015 – Commemorating the 4th anniversary of the “vicious terrorist attack” that killed 23 United Nations employees in Abuja, Secretary-General …

Ban Ki-moon Calls For Unconditional Release Of Chibok Girls 
The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has called for the unconditional release of the over 200 Chibok girls and many other abducted children …

Ban Ki-moon Requests Buhari’s Input To Fresh UN Resolution Against Extremism 
President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted an invitation from the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon to a meeting of world leaders in New York …

Ban Ki Moon Visits Abuja 
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has expressed support for the war against insecurity and corruption in Nigeria. Ban said he would meet with some …

8 countries arrive Abuja for Pan-African Science Olympiad 
Participants from eight African countries have so far arrived Abuja for the Pan-African Science Olympiad 2015, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The …

Police present 6 kidnap suspects in Abuja 
The Police on Monday presented six suspected child kidnappers at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. Presenting the suspects, the Force Spokesman, CP Emmanuel …

Thieves target Abuja Oil and Gas firm 
Abuja – Police operating in the boundary between the Federal Capital Territory and Niger State have recovered some vehicles allegedly stolen from an Abuja-based …

Nigeria: Abuja Chamber of Commerce Rue Poor Record Keeping in Mining 
President of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tony Ejinkeonye has said that poor record of gold mining activities in Nigeria remains a challenge …

Nigeria: Abuja Chamber of Commerce Rue Poor Record Keeping in Mining 
President of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tony Ejinkeonye has said that poor record of gold mining activities in Nigeria remains a challenge …

Nigeria: Plan to Build University in Abuja Remains - Anglican Church 
The Anglican Bishop of Kubwa Diocese, Rt. Rev. Duke Akamisoko, has said that the proposed plans by the church to open a university in Abuja, September, …

FERMA, Police partner to secure Abuja-Lokoja-Okene road 
The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) says it is collaborating with the Nigeria Police Force to combat crimes on the nation’s highways and enhance …

Ahead 2015 African Games: Enosoregbe, Airhunmwunde top tennis trials in Abuja 
After one-week of trials to select the Nigerian tennis team for the 2015 African Games, Clifford Enosoregbe and Osariemen Airhunmwunde emerged as top players …

Golden Eaglets Paint Abuja With Goals 
Nigeria’s U-17 side, Golden Eaglets, has once again proven their worth in goal scoring preparatory for the Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, as they netted …

Cyber security confab holds in Abuja 
The Nigerian information technology community will be welcoming the international community to the Insight Cyber Security Conference, which is holding …

History as six patients successfully undergo open-heart surgery in Abuja 
HISTORY was made at the National Hospital, Abuja when open-heart surgical operation was successfully carried out on six patients this week in collaboration …

Cyber security confab holds in Abuja 
The Nigerian information technology community will be welcoming the international community to the Insight Cyber Security Conference, which is holding …

CPC Impersonators Caught in Abuja 
Three persons are in police net in Abuja for impersonating officers of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) in the execution of the Council’s Products …

NIGERIA STARTUP CUP 
Unleash Your Big Idea! If you have an idea for a product, service or other type of establishment, competing in the Nigeria StartUp Cup may be the motivation …

Hospital In Abuja Live-Tweets Successful Heart Surgery 
The National Hospital in Abuja became the first hospital in Nigeria to live-tweet an operation that saved life of an eight-year-old girl. According …

Okiro Reportedly Paid Abuja-Based Staff Of PSC Air Fare For Training Held In Abuja 
ne of Nigeria’s anti-corruption agencies has revealed that former Inspector General of Police Mike Mbama Okiro, who is the current chairman of the Police …

Stephanie Linus' movie to premiere in Abuja this August 
One of the most anticipated movies of 2015 'Dry,' which recently premiered in Lagos, Nigeria, is set to hit Abuja. According to Stephanie Linus, who produced …

Former Justice Minister, Aondoakaa loses bid to claim N50m Abuja property 
A former Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Michael Aondoakaa, on Monday lost the bid to claim a N50 million property at the Abuja Prince and Princess …

Nigeria: DPR Seals 12 Filling Stations in Abuja 
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 12 filling stations in Abuja for profiteering and selling above government approved prices. A …

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Jonathan, Buhari Meet In Abuja 
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, met with the immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, at the weekend in the Presidential Villa. …

SERAP urges Buhari to halt forced eviction of IDPs in Abuja 
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “good offices …

Abuja Rotary donates equipment to hospital 
AS part of efforts to improve access to healthcare services in public hospitals, the Rotary Club, Garki neighbourhood, has donated various hospital equipment …

NNPC GMD appeals to friends to stop placing congratulatory adverts 
Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, the Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has appealed to friends and well-wishers to stop …

U.S. investors flood embassy with enquiries on Nigeria’s auto industry 
The United States Embassy in Abuja says President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent visit to the U.S. has triggered a flood of enquiries from potential American …

ABUJA DISCO REFUNDS OVERBILLED CUSTOMERS 
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has credited 32,229 electricity customers who were overestimated from October 2014 to May 2015, amounting …

Nigeria: The Bank Heats Abuja Night Life 
When talking about cities with vibrant night life in Nigeria, Lagos, Portharcourt, Benin, Asaba, tops the list. Abuja, Nigeria's capital appears on the …

Body ranks Abuja Clinics, others high in Africa 
The Ranking Web of World Hospitals based in Spain ranked Abuja Clinics, a private medical facility in Nigeria, as 93rd best hospital in Africa. The …

Abuja Newspaper Distributors Get New Excos 
Amid pomp and pageantry, the stakeholders in the Abuja newspaper distribution industry gathered under the aegis of Abuja Newspaper Distributors Association …

Abuja, the emerging Las Vegas of Nigeria 
Nightlife in Abuja has undoubtedly taken a new dimension. It’s not only on steady move to the apogee; it’s already becoming more attractive and popular …

Abuja, the emerging Las Vegas of Nigeria 
Nightlife in Abuja has undoubtedly taken a new dimension. It’s not only on steady move to the apogee; it’s already becoming more attractive and popular …

Mogadishu cantonment mammy market safest in Abuja 
Outgoing Commander, Army Headquarter (AHQ) Garrison, Maj.- Gen. Barry Ndiomu, has allayed fears about the safety and security of the Mogadishu Cantonment …

Body ranks Abuja Clinics, others high in Africa 
The Ranking Web of World Hospitals based in Spain ranked Abuja Clinics, a private medical facility in Nigeria, as 93rd best hospital in Africa. The …

Eni expresses condolences to Nigerian president 
ABUJA, Nigeria, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Italian energy company Eni said its top executive met in Abuja with the Nigerian president to express sympathy for deaths …

DPR Explains Closure of 22 Petrol Stations in Abuja 
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has hinged its decision to close down 22 petrol filling stations in Abuja and its immediate environs to unwholesome …

FG Arraigns Fake Doctor In Abuja 
A 44 -year-old alleged faked medical doctor, Martins Ogwu Okpe, an employee of the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, was yesterday arraigned before a …

Rotary plans N2.5bn projects in Abuja, others 
ROTARY International has called for greater vigilance to sustain Nigeria’s gain in the war against polio. Rotary International President, Jonathan Majiyagbe, …

FCTA: Abuja Rail Project is Now 67% Completed 
The Federal Capital City Administration (FCTA) has said that in order to redress the traffic problems in and around Abuja, it has redoubled efforts to …

UNIABUJA certificates are being forged in Abuja — VC Fake certificates of the Uni 
Fake certificates of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) are being forged in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says the institution’s Vice Chancellor, …

Rivers Election Tribunal Insists on Sitting in Abuja 
The Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the motion filled by Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic …

Man bags 1 month for assaulting another man with cutlass in Abuja 
A Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a man, Elijah Okoro, to one month imprisonment for assaulting a man with cutlass. …

How IDP Camps in Abuja celebrated Sallah in style 
Most Muslims marked this year’s Eid el Fitr with pomp and glamour. Our reporter visited the Durumi and Kuchigoro IDP camps in Abuja to have a feel of how …

How Abuja Investment Company Tricked Us into Empty Sure-P Palliative 
The Chief Executive Officer, Painted Commercial Taxi Drivers Association, Comrade Shehu Shugaba Yar’adua, has said that the Abuja Investment Company Limited …

How Abuja Investment Company Tricked Us into Empty Sure-P Palliative 
The Chief Executive Officer, Painted Commercial Taxi Drivers Association, Comrade Shehu Shugaba Yar’adua, has said that the Abuja Investment Company Limited …

Why entertainment, nightlife in Abuja will soon outweigh Lagos-Mallam Yankee 
Speaking with DAILY POST’s Entertainment Editor, Ameh Comrade Godwin, on the state of showbiz and nightlife in Abuja, Mallam Yankee reaffirmed his earlier …

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Academy For Human Trafficking Prevention Inaugurated In Abuja 
DEVATOP CENTRE FOR AFRICA DEVELOPMENT, a nonprofit organization with focus on combating human trafficking, rape and violence against women; on Friday 10th …

Tribunal blames failure to handle cases outside Abuja on Lack of funds 
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, blamed its inability to adjudicate on cases before it from outside Abuja on acute shortage …

Boko Haram’s next target may be Abuja – Ekweremadu tells Buhari 
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Thursday, called on the Federal government to step up its fight against the Boko Haram sect so stop them from …

Boko Haram’s next target may be Abuja – Ekweremadu tells Buhari 
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Thursday, called on the Federal government to step up its fight against the Boko Haram sect so stop them from …

Jovago City Guide..Abuja Power lunch Spots 
Critical to the success of any business lunch is decent food, exotic drinks, an impressive setting, and, most of all, impeccable service. If these elements …

Remarks in Abuja, Nigeria...Press Release 
As noted, I am joined by the Ambassador of the United States to Nigeria Jim Entwistle and the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield. …

NDLEA arrests man travelling to Abuja with US$2 million cash at Lagos airport 
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said it has intercepted a man carrying US$2,198,900 at the domestic wing of the Murtala Mohammed Airport in …

Wike Appoints New Abuja Liaison Officer 
Rivers state Governor, Barrister Nyesom Wike has approved the appointment of Mr. Vincent Nemebioka as the new Liaison Officer for the State Liaison Office …

Wike Appoints New Abuja Liaison Officer 
Rivers state Governor, Barrister Nyesom Wike has approved the appointment of Mr. Vincent Nemebioka as the new Liaison Officer for the State Liaison Office …

Abuja Entertainment Industry: Who Will Break The Jinx? 
Entertainers who crave for fame in Nigeria are mostly known to turn to Lagos, the acclaimed centre of entertainment in the country. This has somewhat slowed …

Fears allayed over poll tribunal move to Abuja 
Lagos - A former publicist of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has allayed fears around the Election Tribunal’s decision to move …

Abuja Masterplan: Court Fixes July 15 For Suit Against Firm 
Justice Abubakar Kutigi of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Apo yesterday fixed July 15, for the hearing of the suit filed by aggrieved …

A/Ibom Guber: Tribunal Orders INEC To Move Election Materials To Abuja For Inspection 
The Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja yesterday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to …

MTN PROJECT FAME AUDITIONS  
If there ever was a doubt about MTN Project Fame being West Africa’s biggest talent hunt competition, the Abuja and Port Harcourt auditions certainly dispelled …

INTRODUCING THE WORLD TRADE CENTER ABUJA 
Introducing the World Trade Center Abuja… 24.06.2015 at 10:28 am By BellaNaija.com For those of you who haven’t heard of the World Trade Center …

COURT SET TO HEAR LAND SUIT AGAINST SETRACO 
The FCT High Court, Apo in Abuja will today hear a suit challenging Setraco Nigeria Limited over its alleged moves to convert a N20 billion Asokoro land …

Electricity Commission to Sanction Abuja Power Firm Over Illegal Tariff 
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission is to sanction Abuja Electricity Distribution Company for unauthorized hike of tariff to electricity customers …

UPDC Redefines Lifestyle With Abuja Pinnacle Estate 
The Pinnacle, a residential estate located at Plot 343, Potoka Close, off Madeira Street, in the highbrow Maitama District area in the nation's Federal …

INEC Extends Collection of PVC 
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to Sunday, 8th February

128 police officers join battle against environmental degradation in Abuja by Nigerian Tribune 
APPROVAL has been granted to 128 personnel from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command to join efforts to protect the environment in Abuja. …

No Ebola in Abuja, Nigerian government says 
The Federal Ministry of Health on Tuesday declared that all the suspected Ebola cases in Abuja have tested negative. Dan Nwomeh, the spokesperson of the …

Abuja Disco Acquires N106m Vehicles, Installs 140 Transformers 
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has disclosed its recent acquisition of 23 brand new operational vehicles valued at about N106, 523,876, …

Abuja Medical City Project 
Health Minister, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Wednesday, inaugurated two committees to oversee the construction of a 1,687-bed hospital, valued at $650m in …

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Owed N1.2bn 
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), under its Lafia business unit, is owed over N1.2 billion by its customers. The manager of Lafia business …

Living in Nyanya Labour Camp, One of Abuja’s filthiest slums 
On a recent Sunday afternoon, Gloria Akan walks out of a small cubicle behind her house where she had answered the nature’s call. At the Nyanya labour …

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FCT to get N3.2tr secondary investment 
Over N3.2 trillion secondary investment is expected to be generated for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja with the implementation of the Abuja …

Court stops EFCC’s fresh probe of Abuja land dispute  
A Federal High Court, Abuja, has restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), from launching a fresh probe into the dispute arising …

Govt pledges to deliver Abuja-Kaduna rail line in December Wednesday, 13 August 2014  
THE Federal Ministry of Transport has restated its commitment to complete ongoing construction of Abuja-Kaduna Standard Gauge rail line before the end …

India asks Abuja hospital to return Indian doctors' passports  
New Delhi: India has asked the Nigerian branch of an Indian hospital to return the passport of four Indian doctors who claim to have been forced to stay …

‎Abuja designates Kuje General Hospital Ebola centre. 
The Abuja Minister, Bala Mohammed, has designated the General Hospital, Kuje, in Kuje Area Council, as Isolation Centre for possible Ebola-infected persons. …

FG inaugurates N900m Trauma Centre in Abuja 
The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated the first National Trauma Centre to cater for severely injured patients. Speaking on the occasion, President …

Jonathan Names Suleiman Abba New Chief Cop 
In March 1984 when the young Suleiman Abba joined the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) as a young cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), little did …

Insecurity: FCT Minister Orders Registration of Foreigners in Abuja 
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed, has directed all the six area council chairmen in the territory to begin the registration …

US Commander, General Rodriguez In Abuja 
In furtherance of the rescue bid, the Commander of US-AFRICOM held a meeting yesterday with the CDS and other military top brass to discuss wide-ranging …

Nigeria: Abuja Polo Club Stages Democracy Day Tourney 
Abuja — The Abuja Guards Brigade Polo Club will stage an international tournament in commemoration for the 2014 Democracy Day from May 20 to May 25 in …

FLOODING IN TRADEMORE ESTATE, LUGBE 
Edwina Aniko, the Site Manager of Trademoore Estate, has blamed the recent flooding in the area on indiscriminate refuse disposal which blocked the drainage …

Abuja Minister suspends controversial park and pay scheme 
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced the suspension of its on-street park and pay scheme in Abuja with immediate effect. A statement …

Senate Passes N4.69trn 2014 Budget 
The Senate on Wednesday passed the 2014 Appropriation Bill of N4.695 trillion. The approved budget is N53 billion more than the estimate presented by …

Nigeria becomes Africa's largest economy 
Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as Africa's largest economy after a rebasing calculation almost doubled its gross domestic product to more than $500bn, …

1st NIGERIAN TENANTS SUMMIT & BOOK LAUNCH OF MORNING SUNSET 
All stakeholders in the housing sector shall converge on Abuja on Thursday 10th April 2014 to find a way out of the increasing rate of homelessness, high …

Judge Advocates Review Of FCT, Land Use Acts 
A judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) high court, Justice Yusuf Halilu has advocated a review of the FCT Act as well as the Land Use Act of 1978, …

FCTA SEALS OFF A BLOCK OF CLASSROOM IN GSS NYANYA 
The FCT Administration has sealed-off a one-storey block of classrooms at the Government Secondary School, Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja. The FCT Minister, …

FEC approves N29.7b for projects in FCT 
THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday rose from its weekly meeting with the approval of water and road projects valued at N29.7 billion. …

‘WE WILL MAKE ABUJA BETTER' - Engr J. Chukwu 
The new Permanent Secretary assigned to the FCT Administration, Engr. John Obinna Chukwu has resumed duty with a promise to join hands with the leadership …

Bill on devt of FCT satellite towns scales second reading 
A bill seeking to Establish Federal Capital Territory Satellite Town Development Agency and for Other Related Matters 2013 scaled second reading. The …

FCT 2013 BUDGET PASSED 
The Senate has passed N259.6 billion as the 2013 budget of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A breakdown revealed that N48.6 billion was earmarked …

FCT Water Plants to Be Commissioned Soon  
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will soon commission the Phases III & IV water treatment plants at the Lower Usuma Dam. The minister …

ABUJA TO BECOME TOURISM DESTINATION - Minister 
The Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, said Abuja will soon become a tourism destination of choice given …

Court Stops Demolition in Abuja 
Ab Abuja high court on 3rd August 2012 asked the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed to put on hold the planned demolition of …

CBN Cash-less Policy takes off 1st January 2013 in all states 
The CBN in a release in Abuja on 19th February 2012 made some changes in the cashless policy; below are some highlights in the new policy • CBN’s …

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Nigcomsat 1R Launched 
The Nigerian communication satellite,Nigcomsat 1R has been launched and the President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has directed all ministries, departments and …

MAITAMA EXT RENAMED GOODLUCK JONATHAN DISTRICT 
The Maitama extension district where the Minister recently flagged off construction engineering infrastructure has been renamed Goodluck Jonathan District …

TAKE OFF OF NEW DISTRICTS IN ABUJA 
The FCT minister, Bala Mohammed will on thursday, 8th March flag off the construction of facilities in 3 new distrists namely; Maitama extension, Jahi …

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