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Nigerian minister tests positive for COVID-19

THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muhammad Bello has tested positive for COVID-19.  His Chief Press Secretary Anthony Ogunleye broke the news in...

Shortcut to death: Abuja residents shun pedestrian bridges

A CONSPICUOUS feature of highways in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are pedestrian bridges. Given the ever busy nature of the roads, they are...

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...

FCT police arrest suspected kidnappers as gunmen wreak more havoc in Kuje

THE Federal Capital Territory Police Command has apprehended five suspected kidnappers along the Tungan-Maje, Bwari and Kwali-Kuje axis of Abuja. In a statement mailed to...

Four months after ICIR report, work commences on Pegi Road in Abuja

FOUR MONTHS after The ICIR report detailed how a 14–kilometre road connecting Pegi community to Kuje area of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, was left uncompleted...

FCT, Kaduna remain places where Nigerians are most likely to die on the highway

THE federal capital territory (FCT) and Kaduna state have consecutively topped Nigeria’s chart of road traffic crashes, deaths in the last six years, The...

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SERAP drags FG to ECOWAS court over undisclosed loan spending

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja...

AMCON, Ibadan DisCo investors agree to suspend asset takeover

THE Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON and Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company core investors-the Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing,...

Chukwuma Soludo and the Challenge of Managing Expectations

By Chidi Anselm ODINKALU “She said he made love to her like an intellectual. In the political jargon of those...

I did it because I don’t like boarding school –Borno student who slit colleague’s throat

A STUDENT arrested for almost hacking his junior colleague to death with a razor blade, Ahmad Umar Goni, has...

Amaechi eyes speedy completion of Lekki Port

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has tasked promoters of the Lekki Port to double their pace on the work...
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