DPR Dispenses 14,400litres Of Free Fuel After Nabbing Filling Station Selling Above Pump Price

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) yesterday dispensed about 14,400 litres fuel free to motorists at a filling station along Gwagwa-Deidei Road in Abuja. The product was dispensed free to the public because the station was selling above pump price and not licensed by the DPR. The DPR during an operations led by its Abuja […]

FCT PSN Chairman Says Paracetamol Abuse Damages Liver, Kidney

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has warned against indiscriminate or misuse of Paracetamol, saying such practice damages the liver and kidney. Mr Jelili Kilani, PSN Chairman, FCT Chapter, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday emphasised that Paracetamol, an analgesic, was not suppose to be […]

WHO Appeals To The FCTA, Area Councils To Provide Quality Storage Facilities For Vaccines

he World Health Organisation (WHO) has appealed to the Federal Capital Administration (FCTA) and area councils to provide more Cold-chain storage facilities to ensure quality vaccines are given to children for immunisation. The State Coordinator of WHO in FCT, Hajia Fureratu Zakari, made the call at the Task Force Meeting on Polio Eradication and Routine […]

FCTA Says Patience Jonathan’s Property Was Demolished ‘Cus It Had No Official Approval

The Development Control Department of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, on Tuesday demolished a property allegedly belonging to the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. The FCT stated that the building, which was located along the Mabushi-Life Camp Expressway, was pulled down because it had no official approval. The Chief Press Secretary to the FCT […]

NILS Hosts Social Media Influencers, CSOs To A One-Day Meeting On Budget Reform

The National Institute For Legislative Studies (NILS), a body under the National Assembly, today in Abuja held a hangout with Social Media influencers and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on Appropriation/Budget Reform Process. The event kicked off with introduction of resource persons and guests after which the Director General Of NILS, Mrs Ladi Hamalai gave a […]

‪Twitter User @Ozo1Naija Laments Rising Cases Of Drug Abuse In The City Of ABUJA. Shares Photos ‬

Nigerian twitter user @Ozo1Naija took to his account to share proof of the increasing rate at which drug abuse is becoming normal to youths. Sharing these empty codeine bottles he found on the streets of Abuja. He wrote, “Are We Winning This War Against Drug Abuse At All? I Walked About 300 metres This Morning […]

Woman Stabs Rival’s Son To Death At Kubwa Area Of ABUJA

Tragedy struck yesterday in Kubwa , Abuja, after a woman, Rukayat Abdulkareem , allegedly killed her  rival’s son. The incident happened at about 10 pm. Rukayat was said to have stabbed, Awal Sani, during an altercation with his mother. Awal, 18, a 200 level Statistics student of University of Abuja, was said to have tried […]

Highlight Of The Growth And Empowerment In States (GEMS) Closing Event Held In ABUJA

By Ummuhani Usman The Growth And Empowerment In States (GEMS) programme, which is an initiative of the Department For International Development (DFID), British High Commision, held its closing event on Thursday and Friday, the 7th and 8th of December 2017. The one and half day event which held at the Thought Pyramids Art Centre Wuse […]

EFCC Says No Stolen Public Funds Was Traced To Former FCT Minister Bala Mohammed

  The prosecution witness, Ishaya Dauda has told an FCT High Court, Gudu that in the course of investigations, no government money was traced to the former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed’s account. Mr Dauda, a Senior Detective Superintendent with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday said this during cross examination by the […]