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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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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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7 docked for allegedly constituting public nuisance in FCT

The police, on Tuesday, arraigned seven persons before a Grade I Area Court, Lugbe in Abuja for allegedly constituting public nuisance.
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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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Three dead, 35 rescued in FCT collapsed building

*I escaped with only these clothes on me,’ says survivor Three people have been declared dead after a two storey building collapsed in the early hours of Thursday in Garki village, Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja. According to government officials undertaking rescue operations at the venue, the building came crashing down on unsuspecting residents shortly […]
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Mixed reactions trail return of ‘park and pay’ policy in Abuja

Mixed reactions have trailed the reintroduction of ‘park and pay’ policy by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration
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