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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 …

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 …

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 …

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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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