DEVELOPING STORY: Middle-aged Man, Bilyaminu Bello, Stabbed To Death By His Wife Over Misunderstanding In ABUJA

An Abuja-based middle-aged man, Bilyaminu Bello, was yesterday night stabbed to death by his wife with whom he had a misunderstanding with. The misunderstanding which later turned violent made the husband leave the house until relatives intervened and convinced him to sleep at home which he did. According to sources, the wife’s family was said to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Abuja Kaduna Railway Gets Facelift, New Locomotives and Coaches

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaech says the Federal Government will inaugurate 10 new coaches and two locomotives for the Abuja-Kaduna rail service on Dec. 10. Amaechi said this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday while highlighting his achievements to mark his two years in office. The minister recalled that President […]