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New Police commissioners for Abuja, others 
Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, on Monday named Commissioners of Police for the FCT, Borno, Adamawa and 18 other state police commands …

World Cyber-Security conference 
Lawmakers in Nigeria have been called upon to pass the Cyber Security Bill into law. The Bill is expected to fast-track the enforcement of laws to …

SUSPECTED BOMBERS ARRESTED - NYANYA ABUJA BOMB BLAST 
The Department of State Services (DSS) has paraded five suspects in connection with the April 14 bomb blast at the El-Rufai bus station, Nyanya, a suburb …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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

PRIVATE HOME TUTORS 
Do you need a Private Home Tutor for your child/ward anywhere in Nigeria? Log in www.eduteachtutors.com and request for a tutor or call 07036701858, 08024641669 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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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