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Insecurity: Wike introduces TFA buses in Abuja

Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, is set to soon roll out the first set of Transport For All (TFA) buses to curb the incidence of one-chance syndicates in the territory.
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Police arrest 15 suspects over warehouse vandalism in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said it has arrested 15 suspects in connection with the vandalism of a warehouse belonging to the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCTA) in Abuja.
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Press freedom under threat: Police detain journalist covering raid on Abuja forex traders

The anti-violence crime unit of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested Kasarachi Aniagolu, a journalist with the Abuja-based Whistler Newspaper. In a statement on Wednesday, the management of the newspaper said Miss Aniagolu was arrested while covering a police raid on bureau de change operators in the Wuse Zone 4 area of Abuja. The newspaper’s […]
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Despite pendency of suit FCDA allegedly pulls down 50 shops for mechanics, traders

Abuja mechanics and furniture dealers have accused the management of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) of allegedly ignoring ongoing court processes by going ahead to demolish about 50 units of shops located at Kubwa Mechanic Village in Bwari Area Council Abuja. In a suit marked, FCT/HC/CV/157/2018, the claimants numbering 288 have challenged the Minister […]
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Scholz: It’s regrettable how minerals get extracted from Nigeria, end up in other countries

German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, who is on a working visit to Nigeria, on Sunday, expressed displeasure over mineral extraction from the country but end up abroad without the proceeds trickling down to benefit the citizens. Scholz, while having a roundtable business meeting with President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja,  also underscored the importance […]
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Wike shocked after discovering N50 billion to N200 billion contract variation in FCT

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday condemned the abuse of contract variation in the territory and pointed out the specific case of Ushafa-Bwari Road contract which varied from N50 billion to N200 billion, saying it is unacceptable. The Minister who threatened to overhaul the engineering services of the Federal Capital Development Authority […]
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Court grants ex-governor Victor Attah’s N1.5b suit against AGF

A Federal High Court, Abuja has elected to hear a N1.5 billion defamation suit brought against the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) by former Governor of Akwa Ibom, Victor Attah.
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Again, court suspends Oduah’s arraignment for alleged N7.9 billion fraud

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja has again suspended the planned arraignment of a former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah and others for alleged N7.9 billion fraud, citing security reasons.
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