News - Federal Capital Territory

PDP Chairmanship: Dokpesi Gets More Endorsements

17 hours ago /
Politics 

A leading aspirant for the chairmanship of the peoples democratic party, PDP, in the December convention, high chief Aleogho Dokpesi has been receiving endorsements from party leaders across the country. Dokpesi whose campaign trail berthed at the federal capital territory saw the media mogul receive blessings from elder statesman, Edwin Clark,...

IGP Idris Drags Senate To Court

3 days ago /
Nation 

On Thursday, October 12, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja. He was seeking an order restraining the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki from going ahead with their plan to investigate allegations of malpractices...

ERGP Is Entering A New Phase, Says Udoma

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says the implementation of its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) is entering a new phase. This is coming from the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, as global commendations continue to trail the government’s economic plan. He made the disclosure on Tuesday in his address...

Nigeria Police Refute Claims Of Personnel Protest

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police force has described as incorrect and misleading, the news making the rounds in the media that its personnel in eight state commands of the federation are protesting against the non-payment of august and September salaries. In a press release by the force public Relations Officer Jimoh Moshood, the...

State Economy: Al-Makura Reaffirms Diversification Stance

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-makura, has reaffirmed his stance on diversification of the state economy in line with the Federal Government's initiative. The Governor made his position known when he inspected the Karu international Market. Governor Al-Makura believes that the provision of a conducive environment will enable businesses to thrive and...

Significance Of Nigeria’s National Symbols

1 week ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria’s 2017 independence day celebration winds down, Nigerians in the federal capital territory are tasking all the relevant authorities to educate the citizens on national symbols. Those who spoke with AIT, say enlightenment on what constitute abuse of the national symbols should precede stiffer penalties for those who abuse them. The...

Defendants Seek Separate Trial In Dasuki’s Case

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Three defendants standing trial alongside the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), have asked an Abuja High Court to try them separately. A former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, his son, Sagir Attahiru, and their company, Dalhatu Investments Limited are the three defendants seeking a separate trial. Colonel...

FG To Support Local Industries

2 weeks ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Nigerian government is to support local industries especially those in the interior decoration and furniture industry to increase their contribution to gross domestic product G.D.P. Minister of the federal capital territory, Mohammed Bello, said this during an inspection of facilities at the Kugbo furniture market in the nations capital Abuja. He...

Saraki Names New Senate Committee Chairmen

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has announced the reshuffling of chairmanship of some committees at the Upper Chamber. Dr Saraki made the announcement while presiding over Tuesday’s plenary, as the National Assembly resumed from its break. Senator Andy Uba is the new chairman of the Committee on Interior, while the Committee on...

New Vision For Federal Capital Territory

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The team that will implement the agenda of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Federal Capital Territory has finally assumed office twenty-eight months after the party took over power. Inaugurating the executive committee of the federal capital territory administration, the FCT minister, Muhammed Bello who leads the team says...

FCT Minister Appoints Secretaries

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has announced the appointment of mandate secretaries and political appointees into relevant positions in the federal capital territory.  the minister says the appointment is in keeping with his commitment to reposition the federal capital territory administration (FCTA) into a more robust and service-oriented administrative structure...

 

Voters Accuse INEC Over Fake PVCs

1 month ago /
Nation 

Voters in the Federal Capital Territory are accusing the independent national electoral commission of sub-standard materials in the production of permanent voters cards. The accusation comes on the heels of the poor quality of print    information contained in the voters’ cards. Two hundred and sixty nine thousand, four hundred and ninety six...

Police Nab Abuja Robbery Brothers

1 month ago /
Security 

Two brothers have been arrested by the federal capital territory command of the Nigeria police force for allegedly snatching cars from motorists. According to the FCT police public relations officer, Dsp Anjugu Mmanzah the suspects operate between Wuse district to Kuruduma village via Abacha barracks bridge.   The statement notes that the suspects...

Adeosun Emerges Chairperson Of ECOWAS Investment Bank

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has emerged the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Bank for Investment and Development (EBID). Mrs Adeosun was named the new chairperson of EBID on Tuesday at the end of the 15th Ordinary Meeting of...

FCT: Karu-Orozo Residents Raise Alarm Over Imminent Health Hazard

1 month ago /
Environment 

Residents of the satellite towns along Karu-Orozo road in the federal capital territory have raised alarm of an imminent health hazard, which may be caused by mountainous refuse in the area. The stench from the dumps is becoming unbearable to the people. Along the long stretch of the highway from Karu to...

Goodluck Jonathan Expressway Opened

1 month ago /
Nation 

Another section of the uncompleted Goodluck Ebele Jonathan expressway in the Nigerian capital Abuja has been opened for use to members of the public This follows construction of two flyover bridges around the powerhouse junction and AYA roundabout that are major components of the road project Minister of the federal capital territory,...

FCT: Flood Kills 3, Destroys Properties In Lokogoma

2 months ago /
Nation 

Tragedy struck the Lokogoma area of the federal capital territory on Thursday as a heavy downpour claimed three lives. The victims were occupants of a highlander jeep, which was engulfed by flood resulting from early morning rain. An entire stretch of about twenty housing estates were affected by the flood....

Police: Why We Did Not Arrest Attackers Of Charlie Boy’s Group

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police wednesday gave reasons why they did not arrest those who attacked members of ‘OurMumuDonDo’ movement asking for the return or resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari from office. The group, led by popular musician and entertainer, Charlie Boy, had gone to Wuse Market last Tuesday to protest, but were...

Osinbajo Appoints 21 New Permanent Secretaries

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, disclosed this in a statement signed on Thursday in Abuja by the Director of Communications in the office, Mr...

Why We Dispersed Protesters In Abuja – Police

2 months ago /
Nation 

The FCT Police command has explained why it dispersed some protesters under the auspices of Our-Mumu-Don-do Movement at Unity Fountain, Maitama, Abuja. The Police in a statement issued by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said some miscreants, hoodlums and other criminal elements had infiltrated the protest hence the need...


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