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Man jailed for stealing electricity bulb

A Karmo Grade I Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, sentenced one Saidu Ahmadu to three weeks in prison for housebreaking and theft of a light bulb. The Judge, Alhaji Inuwa Maiwada, sentenced Ahmadu after...

ActionAid trains 75 TBAs to reduce maternal, child mortality rate in Abuja

An international humanitarian and nonprofit making organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, has trained 75 Traditional Bed Attendants, TBAs, in 55 communities in five Area Councils of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, to reduce maternal and child mortality rates. Explaining...

Court reinstates sacked Oye-Ekiti university lecturer

The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has ordered the immediate reinstatement of a lecturer of Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof. Adeyemi Oluwagbemiga, who was sacked by the management. In his judgment, Justice O. O....

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. A minute silence was observed in honour of Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, who passed at the age of 83 on Monday, November...

Senator Okorocha: Culture and Tourism not my area of expertise

Rochas Foundation The Chairman Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Senator Rochas Okorocha, All Progressives Congress, APC, Imo West, told Stakeholders in the Tourism sector that he would have preferred to serve as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Education. Speaking...

Nigerian Army alerts Abuja residents not to panic over firing of heavy artillery guns to mark Independence Day

The Guards Brigade Nigerian Army has alerted residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of its plan to fire heavy artillery guns to mark the Nigeria’s 59 Independence Day celebrations on October 1. The Brigade specificity called on residents...

INEC: 2019 polls recorded lowest percentage of women

Despite interventions by the Independent National Electoral Commission and stakeholders, the 2019 general election “recorded the lowest number of women elected to public offices”, its Deputy Director and Head (Gender Division), Blessing Obidiegwu, said on Thursday. She, therefore, stressed...

Central bank clarifies cashless policy transaction charges

File Photo The Central Bank of Nigeria says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on the amount in excess of the set limits. The Director, Corporate Communication Department, Isaac Okorafor,...

COZA pastor asks court to dismiss rape suit against him

The Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has reacted to the suit accusing him of raping then 17-year-old Busola, now a mother of three and wife to Timi Dakolo, an inspirational singer. In his preliminary objection,...

Pastor petitions police over abduction of wife, children

An Abuja pastor, Isaac Pada, has petitioned the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police over the alleged abduction of his wife, Precious, and four children, Pearl, 8, Pathnel, 6, Pamebelo, 3 and Peace, 7 months, from their Aleyita,...
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