News - Federal Capital Territory

Prosecution Opens Case In Maryam Sanda Trial

4 days ago /
Nation 

The  prosecution has finally opened its case against Maryam Sanda, who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyamin Bello, in Abuja in November 2017.

Court Restrains Police, DSS, Minister Of Justice Over Senate Invasion

4 days ago /
Nation 

A Federal Capital Territory High Court  has restrained the Nigeria Police, the State Security Service (SSS) and the Attorney General of the Federation from arresting or threatening Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Ovie Omo-Agege.

Police Arrest 115 Shiite Members Over Abuja Protest

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

About 115 members of the Islamic movement group popularly known as Shiites, have been arrested by the police after a violent clash in the Abuja business district area and some parts of Wuse 2 on Monday.

PDP Demands Inquest Into Shiite/Security Clash In Abuja

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded an immediate inquest into the violent clash between security forces and members of the Shiite movement, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on Monday.

Breaking: Police, Shiite Members Clash In Abuja

1 week ago /

For several hours this Monday, business and vehicular movement in the federal capital city Abuja were completely disrupted.

AIT Free Medical Outreach Rescues Pregnant Young Woman

1 week ago /
Health 

The lives of a Twenty four year old pregnant woman and her unborn child have been saved, following a free medical outreach by Africa Independent Television, AIT.

Over 70,000 Candidates Sit For 2018 Common Entrance Into Unity Schools

1 week ago /
Education 

Over 70,000 pupils sat for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination into the one hundred and four unity schools across Nigeria.

Nyanya Park Bomb Blast: Four Years After

1 week ago /
Nation 

The tragedy of the Nyanya bomb blast in 2014 where 88 people lost their lives was perhaps not enough for some major changes to be made in the transport system of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Court To Rule April 30 On Forfeiture Of Abuja Properties By Patience Jonathan

1 week ago /
Nation 

The federal high court in Abuja has fixed April 30th 2018 to rule on a motion ex parte brought before it by the economic and financial crimes commission seeking to confiscate properties traced to the former first lady, patience Jonathan’s foundation

FCT Police Recover Arms, Parades Suspects

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Over 78  guns and 222 live cartridges have been voluntarily surrendered to the Police by members of the public in the Federal Capital Territory.

FG Approves 6.97bn Naira For Security Equipment Of New UN Building

1 month ago /
Nation 

Federal Executive council on Wednesday approved the sum six point nine seven billion naira for the procurement of State- of -the -Art security gadgets and furniture for the reconstructed United Nations building in Abuja. 

Late Wakili: Buhari Sends Delegation To Bauchi

1 month ago /
Nation 

After sending a condolence message and personal telephone calls to the bereaved wives, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday sent a high level government delegation to Bauchi to commiserate with the people of Bauchi State, and the family of the late Senator representing Bauchi South, Ali Wakili. 

CCT Chairman Arraignment Stalled As Judge Withdraws

1 month ago /
Nation 

The arraignment of the chairman of the code of conduct tribunal, Danladi Umar before a federal capital territory high court Maitama has been stalled.

FCT Security: Police Smash Robbery Gang, Kill Two

1 month ago /
Nation 

Two robbery suspects were killed in a gun battle between Police and a suspected gang of armed robbers in the early hours of Saturday in the Lugbe area of the Federal Capital Territory.

At Least Ten Killed In Abuja Multiple Accident

1 month ago /
Nation 

More than 10 people were feared dead and several others injured in a multiple accident in the Abuja-Keffi express way in the Federal Capital Territory on Friday.

Fashola Warns Contractors Against Substandard Work On Federal Roads

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola,  has warned contractors handling various ongoing federal road projects across the country against indulging in substandard work to avoid having their contract revoked.

JAMB Bans Rings, Others In Examination Halls

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, has banned the use of wrist watches, pen, cell phones and smart jewelleries by both candidates and invigilators ahead of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations.

Alleged Husband Killer, Maryam Sanda Gets Bail

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi District, has granted bail to  the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings Executive Director, Maryam Sanda, who was charged by the Police for allegedly killing her husband, Binyamin Bello,  son of a former Peoples Democractic Party (PDP) Chairman, Haliru Bello.

FERMA Official Docked Over Contract Award

1 month ago /
Nation 

An official of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Anthony Odoma, has been arraigned before Justice A. O. Edong of Federal Capital Territory High Court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for allegedly awarding a contract to a company in which he was the director and a shareholder.

ICPC Arraigns Civil Servant For Presenting Fake Certificate For Upgrade

1 month ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC),  has arraigned a civil servant in the office of the auditor-general of the federation, Lebi Ayodele James, before Justice Yusuf Halliru, of the  Federal Capital Territory High Court,  on a 3-count charge bordering on false statement and forgery


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