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Scavengers defy ban, operate freely in Abuja

MOST residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) rely on scavengers or cart pushers, popularly known as ‘Mai Bola’ or ‘Baban Bola’, to dispose...

How Abuja residents lose homes due to illegal purchase of land

IN 2006, a factory worker James Sunday decided to erect a building in Kado village, a suburban area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He...

Five years after, herders disregard restrictions on open grazing in Abuja

FIVE years after the prohibition of open grazing in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, herders have continued to roam freely within Nigeria’s capital,...

Collapsed Bridge: How FCTA’s apathy worsens plight of abandoned Abuja communities

The mood at Tungan-Madaki a large settlement in proximity with the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and other neighboring communities in Jiwa Chiefdom of Abuja Municipal Area Council, is that of confusion, fear and despair. The bridge linking the community and other communities in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) has become a harbinger of death, sorrow and untold hardship. Josephine Ejeh who visited the site of the abandoned collapsed bridge re-echoes the ordeals of the people.

Police dispel rumours of terrorist attacks in Kubwa, Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has dispelled rumours making the rounds across the social media that bandits have infiltrated Kubwa area of...

Insecurity: Police commissioner orders patrols around schools in FCT

FOLLOWING the rising spate of insecurity in Nigeria, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Commissioner of Police Bala Ciroma has ordered uninterrupted patrols around schools...

Hard times persist as bus fares rise by 78% in 1 year

ON the average, transport fare by bus within Nigerian cities increased by 78.08 percent in the last one year, according to a report released...

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NANS calls for redeployment of Ogun Police CP, accuses him of harassment

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called for the redeployment of the Ogun State Commissioner of Police...

After ICIR investigation, Enugu community gets water

By Arinze CHIJIOKE FOUR months after an ICIR-funded investigation revealed how a N300 million water project failed to meet the...

Decisively end Police brutality, Amnesty International tells FG

AMNESTY International has called on the Nigerian authorities to put words into action and decisively end Police impunity and...

#EndSARS: Why we occupied Lekki Toll Gate -Lagos Police commissioner

THE Lagos Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu has explained why he and his men were at Lekki Toll Gate...

Rinu calls for implementation of recommendations from panels on Police brutality

RINU Oduala, one of the campaigners against Police brutality, has called for the implementation of various recommendations from respective...
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