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I almost moved Nigeria’s capital to Jos, admits Gowon

Yakubu Gowon, former Military Head of State, says he almost relocated Nigeria's capital from Lagos to Jos, Plateau State, after his administration first mulled...

INVESTIGATION: Abuja residents are dying in their hundreds — and faulty traffic lights are responsible

In 18 months, between January 2016 and June 2017, 430 persons have been killed in road accidents in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Investigation by...

Relics of a N76bn project… Seven spots in Abuja where CCTV cameras are not working

For first-time visitors, the sight of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras on major roads suggests that Abuja, the seat of power, is well under...
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Abuja In the Midst Of Slums – The Story Of A Fast Decaying City

Abuja was once thought to be the fastest growing capital city in Africa. It may still well be, but the rise in the number of slums around the city is a growing concern.

Bomb Scare In Abuja

Tensions were high at the Jabi area of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, on Thursday after a parcel, suspected to be an Improvised Explosives Device, IED, was found under the Jabi bridge, near Shoprite shopping mall, Abuja.

Minister Sanctions Federal Housing Authority Over Abuja Building Collapse

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Muhammad Bello, has stripped the Federal Housing Authority, FHA, of the powers to approve building construction in the FCT.
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US Donates $138 Million In Aids To S/Sudan

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, on Monday announced a further donation in humanitarian assistance worth about $138 million to war-torn South Sudan.

Illegal, Substandard Schools Take Over The FCT

The prevalence of illegal and substandard schools in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, brought about by gaps in the system, is a ticking time...

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Why I declined invitation to Chatham House — SDP presidential candidate

THE presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Adebayo Adewole, has described his unwillingness to address the Chatham...

Redesigned Naira Notes: ICPC arrests bank officials over sabotage

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested officials of some commercial banks for alleged...

Scarcity of cash, petrol provokes protests, bank attacks in Ibadan

PROTESTS have erupted in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, amid the growing frustration and anger among the population over...

Naira Redesign: Buhari asks for seven days to tackle cash shortage, blames banks for inefficiency

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked for seven days to tackle problems arising from the naira redesign, especially scarcity of...

Naira Scarcity: Nigerians react to students, soldiers clash over cash withdrawal at UNIBEN

NIGERIANS on Twitter have been expressing their feelings over the recent clash between students of the University of Benin...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

Edited by Ajibola AMZAT YETUNDE Adewole lost her phone in...

Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...

2023 presidential election: Behold politicians being touted as Nigeria’s next messiahs

ABOUT 18 months to the 2023 presidential elections, a...
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