News - fct

INEC Reschedules 2019 General Elections

2 hours ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) met on Friday. 15th February 2019 and reviewed its preparations for the 2019 General Elections scheduled for Saturday, 16th February 2019 and Saturday, 2nd March 2019.

Babachir Lawal Granted Bail

3 days ago /

The immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and three others have been granted bail by an FCT high court on N50million each with one surety in like sum.

Police Assure Of Adequate Security In North Central

3 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria Police Force says security measures have been put in place to neutralise all possible threats to the peaceful conduct of the 2019 general elections.

Useni Accuses Gov. Lalong Of Lying About The Security Situation On The Plateau

3 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau state, Senator JT Useni has said the incumbent Governor Simon Lalong has been lying to the presidency on the security situation of the state.

Babachir Lawal Arraigned For Fraud

4 days ago /
Nation 

Former Secretary to the government, of the federation, Babachir Lawal, has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before an FCT High Court, Abuja

FCT South-South Forum Endorses Atiku

5 days ago /

The south-south elders' forum in the Federal Capital Territory has thrown its weight behind The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in this weekend elections.

PDP Condemns Shutdown Of FCT Venue For Its Rally

6 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the federal government of deliberately assaulting its presidential candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar by shutting down the Abuja venue of his planned rally.

Revenue Mobilization Allocation: Buhari Declares Names Of 30 Nominees As Chairman, Commissioners

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of thirty (30) nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission.

Police Redeploys Commissioners

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

The police service commission has approved the appointment and subsequent deployment of 37 command commissioners of police for the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, following the recommendation of the acting inspector-general of police.

PSC Promotes Officers

2 weeks ago /

As part of the on-going changes in the Nigeria police, the Police Service Commission has approved the promotion to 18 commissioners of police to the ranks of assistant inspectors general of police.

INEC Releases Candidates List For Governorship, State Assembly, And FCT Elections

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has approved the candidates’ list for the governorship, state assembly, and Federal Capital Territory, FCT, elections scheduled for March 2, 2019.

Appeal Court Affirms Donald Duke As SDP Presidential Candidate

3 weeks ago /

The Court of Appeal, Abuja division has set aside the decision of the lower court, which stopped Donald Duke from parading himself as the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP.

CJN Onnoghen Fails To Appear Before CCT

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

For the second time, the Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Walter Onnoghen did not show up in court to stand trial over the allegation of a non-asset declaration filed against him by the federal government.

Onnoghen VS FG: Court Of Appeal Fixes Jan. 24 For Hearing Of Application

3 weeks ago /

The court of appeal has adjourned to 24th of January an application seeking to stay proceedings at the code of conduct tribunal in the trial of the chief justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen over an allegation of non-disclosure of assets.

Deji Adeyanju Denied Bail

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

An FCT High Court has revoked the bail earlier granted to detained activist, Deji Adeyanju.

IGP Adamu Decentralises FSARS

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate decentralisation of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, and the disbandment of the Special Investigation Panel, SIP, and the Special Tactical Squad, STS.

Court Grants Dino Melaye Bail

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

An FCT High Court sitting in Maitama has granted bail to the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

Court Affirms Sen. Enoh As Cross River APC Governorship Candidate

1 month ago /
Nation  Politics 

An FCT High Court has affirmed John Enoh as the APC candidate in the March 2nd Governorship Election in Cross River state.

SDP Says Court Judgment Will Not Deter Its Plans To Win

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s opposition Social Democratic Party, SDP says the courts judgement on its presidential primary will not alter its plans to win the presidential election in 2019.

DFID Supports Initiative Against Vote Buying

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Department For International Development, DFID of the United Kingdom is to support initiatives against vote buying even after the 2019 elections.


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