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FIRS staff shot dead in Abuja

A middle-aged man identified as Khalid Bichi, was reportedly shot dead by unknown gunmen in Maitama, Abuja, on Friday night. Bichi,  believed to be a staff member of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), was said to have been surrendered by his assailants shortly before 9 pm after going to get food. He was shot […]
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Lawmakers to investigate allegations of discrimination at Chinese supermarket in Abuja

The House of Representatives has expressed serious concern regarding recent allegations of discrimination against Nigerians at a supermarket in Abuja operated by Chinese nationals, indicating that it will investigate the matter and ensure appropriate action is taken. The allegations have raised questions about the treatment of Nigerians in Chinese-operated establishments, leading to the involvement of […]
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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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Convict shot dead after attempt to escape prison in Abuja

A 27-year-old convict, Ibrahim Yahaya, has been shot dead in Abuja by some corrections personnel, after he allegedly jumped down from the vehicle conveying him to prison in a bid to escape.
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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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Some bandits’ informant in FCT arrested, says Wike

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has said some persons working as informants for kidnappers have been arrested. Wike revealed this during a town hall meeting with the Gwagwalada area council chairman and traditional rulers in Abuja. Also present at the town hall meeting are security operatives, and residents of the Gwagwalada area […]
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RCCG pastor, three others killed as bandits besiege Abuja communities, abducts 39

Not less than four persons have been killed while 39 others were abducted when bloodthirsty bandits invaded Kuduru, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and two communities Garam and Azu in Niger State. Garam community which is about five minute drive from Bwari was invaded on Saturday, December 23, by bandits killing […]
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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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Fire destroys multi-million naira goods at Banex Plaza, Abuja

Goods worth several millions of naira were, on Monday evening, destroyed when a fire engulfed a major Samsung showroom near a popular shopping mall, Banex Plaza, in Abuja. Officials of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) said the fire started at the first floor of the two-storey building, and razed the entire building down completely. Controller […]
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