Gunmen invade Abuja estate, abduct residents

Gunmen suspected to be bandits in the early hours of Monday attacked Gwarinpa Estate in the Federal Capital Territory. Daily Trust learnt that the gunmen operated on the estate between 1am and 4am, abducting a yet-to-be-identified number of residents. Although…

Tension as protesters set fire on Gwagwalada-Abuja road

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT ) Abuja are currently protesting along Gwagwalada- Abuja expressway setting a bonfire on the road preventing human and vehicular movement. The situation has led to commotion and tension thereby causing traffic gridlock…

Federal Ministry of Finance headquarters on fire in Abuja

A portion of the Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters located at the Central Area of the Federal Capital Territory was gutted by fire on Wednesday. The incident was said to have been caused by an explosion from one of the…

Senate okays bill seeking to make Abuja landlords collect rent monthly

The Senate has passed for second reading, a bill seeking to regulate rent payments in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The proposed legislation, sponsored by Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC, Kogi), specifically seeks to stop yearly advance payment of rents and…

*Court orders remand of 2 teenagers over alleged murder of RCCG pastor (Channels)*Nigeria records 395 cases of mutant poliovirus in 27 states, FCT (DailyTrust)

Court orders remand of 2 teenagers over alleged murder of RCCG pastor (Channels) A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in the Yaba Area of Lagos State has ordered the remand of two teenagers Farouk Mohammed 16, and Kasali Jamiu 19, charged…

*Why Lagos, Kano need 1% extra allocation in proposed revenue formula, by Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje (Nation)*FG expels unauthorised developers from Lagos National Stadium, concludes verification exercise (Leadership)

Why Lagos, Kano need 1% extra allocation in proposed revenue formula, by Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje (Nation) Lagos and Kano States’ Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Abdullahi Ganduje have given reasons their states deserve extra 1 per cent in the proposed revenue sharing…

476 health workers contract COVID-19 in Abuja

Four hundred and seventy six health workers have contracted COVID-19 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) since the first case was recorded in February. Anthony Ogunleye, spokesman for the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, made the disclosure in a statement yesterday.…

Many Abuja residents not obeying COVID-19 protocols, says ex-FCT minister

Former Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr Aliyu Modibbo has raised an alarm that many FCT residents are not obeying basic guidelines and protocols put in place by relevant authorities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Modibbo who is…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 19,808, as 506 have died

Nigeria has recorded 661 new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 19,808. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on Saturday night via tweet. Of the 19,808…

Nigeria records 490 new COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Tuesday said Nigeria recorded 490 new cases of the novel coronavirus. The new figures put total infections in the country at 17,148 with 5,623 persons discharged after treatment and 455 deaths, according to…

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