TENSION ALONG LOKOJA-ABUJA ROAD OVER DEATH OF TRUCK DRIVER

Truck drivers in Lokoja, Kogi, on Wednesday blocked Abuja-Lokoja highway protesting alleged killing of one of them over non-payment of N5,000 toll. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the situation caused gridlock on the busy highway linking the northern and the southern parts of the country. NAN reports that many travellers were stranded on […]

FORMER FCT MINISTER BALA MOHAMMED IN FRESH TROUBLE

Acting on an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a Federal high court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of 14 properties owned by EX FCT Minister Bala Mohammed on corruption charges. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba yesterday ordered that the properties, which were allegedly purchased and concealed under names of different companies and […]

ARMY DEBUNKS VACCINATION RUMORS IN SULEJA

The army has  responded to allegations that Suleja area of the federal capital territory has been thrown into a state of confusion over the vaccination . Rivers state, Ondo and Anambra has  witnessed similarly confusion recently The Nigerian army on Wednesday, October 18, denied reports that its operatives are vaccinating people at the Suleja area […]

PMB TASKS NIGERIAN ACCOUNTANTS ON PATRIOTISM

President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, urged accountants in the country to put Nigeria first and uphold strict ethical conducts in the discharge of their duties. In a message to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Annual Conference in Abuja, he urged them to become more committed to the on-going was against corruption. President Buhari, […]

UPDATE: PLATEAU GUNMEN ATTACK , DEATH TOLL RISES TO 29

The deaths recorded in the attack on Nkiye Dongwro Village in Miango District Of Bassa Local Government Area Of Plateau State have twenty to twenty-nine. The attack was carried out by some gunmen who attacked a primary school where the natives were seeking refuge in an internally displaced centre. The attack coming barely twenty-four hours […]

AEDC TAKES GIANT STRIDES , METERS 88,000 ABUJA RESIDENTS

The Managing Director of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Ernest Mupwaya said his company has installed 88,000 meters and would install 120,000 units by December 2017 to tackle complaints on estimated billing. He also said out of the 800,000 customer base, AEDC has metered 3,800 who are the largest power users and constitutes 50 per […]

UPDATE: UTAKO MARKET REMODELING

The Utako market which has been earmarked by the Abuja Municipal council for remodelling and renovation has sparked a lot of tension and uncertainty among the traders in the market. Late last month some of them took to the streets protesting , demanding explanations from the authorities on how the project might affect their means […]

LIBRARY WORKERS PROTEST OVER FG NEGLECT IN ABUJA

Workers of the National Library of Nigeria (NLN) have shut down its headquarters in Abuja. With the support of its parent body, the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI), the workers, on Tuesday, said they would not continue to accept excuses from the government for poor attention and financial allocation to the project. The […]

PRESSURE GROUP LEAD BY CHARLEY BOY RESUME PROTESTS IN THE FCT

Popular entertainer turned activist Charles Oputa aka Charly boy has resumed protests in Abuja  citing President Buhari perceived inaction in the face of many corrupt cases and allegations leveled on the members of his cabinet . The protest was relatively peaceful, as the police and the Department of State Security (DSS) monitored the activities of […]