FCT Minister Reflects On The Achievements Of His Administration

Mallam Muhammed Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Thursday said his administration has provided massive infrastructure and provision of social services since he assumed office two years ago. Bello said at a news conference in Abuja to mark his second year in office that his administration immediately identified a number of roads […]

Is Abuja A Wasted Investment? By Simon Abah

In elementary geography, we are taught the principal reasons responsible for the citing of capitals around the world. Two critical reasons for establishing Abuja away from Lagos as the administrative capital of Nigeria were, (1) for defence of the country, (2) centrality to and easy accessibility to all regions and people of the country. A […]

Abuja National Mosque Appoints New Grand Instructor

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has confirmed the appointment of Prof. Shehu Ahmad Galadanci as the Murshid (General Administrator or Grand Instructor) to oversee the affairs of Abuja National Mosque. Its Secretary-General, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, told journalists on Thursday in Abuja that the council has also appointed Alhaji Sakariyau Babalola as Deputy […]

Aso Villa To Gulp N4.8bn For Maintenance In 2018

The Federal Government is proposing to spend  N4.86bn in the 2018 fiscal year on maintenance  of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The budgeted amount for next year when compared to the N4.95bn allocated for annual routine maintenance of villa facilities in the 2017 budget represents a decline of about N90m. In the 2016 budget, the sum […]

President Buhari Advocates For Rule Of Law In Zimbabwe’s Emerging Leadership Crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm in Zimbabwe and respect for the country’s constitution. The call was made in a statement issued on Friday by Mr. Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman. According to the statement, President Buhari is urging all political and military stakeholders in Zimbabwe to avoid any action that may spark conflict in the […]

Suspected Notorious Kidnappers Along Abuja/Kaduna Expressway In Police Net

The Nigeria Police has paraded eight suspected kidnappers, armed robbers, who specialises in terrorising innocent citizens along Kaduna-Abuja express way. The suspects, Umaru Ibrahim, Leader; Jibril Adamu, Ibrahim Mohammed, Umar Idris, Iliya Adamu, Sumaila Haruna, Silas Chukwuemeka, who confessed to sell drugs to the suspects and Ifeanyi Linus, who serves as informant to the suspects. […]

President Buhari To Launch World Aviation Forum In Abuja

President Muhammad’s Buhari is to declare open the first World Aviation forum organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), scheduled to hold in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari signing a document The 3-day Forum which is the 3rd edition holds next week is the first to be held outside the Organization’s headquarters in Montreal, Canada, […]

FCT Minister Sets Gaze On Gudu Market Road , Give Traders Quit Notice

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has given a seven-day quit notice to traders, Keke Napep operators, motor mechanics and car dealers operating along Oladipo Diya Road, near Gudu Market, in Gudu district of the territory. Handing down the notice while sensitizing the traders yesterday, the sector monitor, covering […]