• President Buhari Receives South East Traditional Rulers at the State House Abuja

    President Buhari Receives South East Traditional Rulers at the State House Abuja

    President Buhari, received some powerful traditional rulers from the South East in State House Abuja.

    This was revealed in the pictures shared on the Facebook page of the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

    The President played host to the Executive Secretary, South East Council of Traditional Rulers HRM Igwe Lawrence Agubuzu.

    Also, HRM Agubuzu who was accompanied on the visit by Obi of Onitsha HRM Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, Chairman, South East Council of Traditional […]

  • Boko Haram Plans To attack Abuja, US embassy Warns

    Boko Haram Plans To attack Abuja, US embassy Warns

    According to reports, the United States, US, Embassy in Nigeria has warned of an imminent Boko haram attack in Abuja.

    The US embassy in an emergency message urged its citizen’s resident or doing business in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to be security cautious.

    The mission said information available at its disposal points in the direction of Boko Haram as the possible attackers.

    According to the embassy, the attackers’ likely targets would be hotels frequently visited by Westerners.

    It, however, disclosed that there is […]

  • UNIPORT alumni pay former president Goodluck Jonathana visit in Abuja (Photos)

    UNIPORT alumni pay former president Goodluck Jonathana visit in Abuja (Photos)

    Members of the University of Port Harcourt Alumni yesterday paid a visit to former president Goodluck Jonathan.

    Members of the University of Port Harcourt Alumni yesterday paid a visit to former president Goodluck

  • 10 kidnapped persons rescued in Abuja

    10 kidnapped persons rescued in Abuja

    According reports, the Police Command in Abuja on Monday said it rescued 10 persons kidnapped by a gang of hoodlums in Darka village in Kuje Area Council of the FCT, Abuja.

    The victims are Fanus Emmanuel, Babangida Emmanuel, Akimmi Dauda, Japheth Kwasu, Dorcas Shuaibu, Kemuche IK, Hamza Yunusa, Umar Godiri, Ismaila Yusuf and Abubakar Gomo.

    A statement issued by the Command’s spokesman, Anjugurin Manzah, stated that eight of the victims were rescued on November 19, while the remaining two were rescued on […]

  • Unidentified Hoodlums invade Abuja IDPs camp and steal relief materials

    Unidentified Hoodlums invade Abuja IDPs camp and steal relief materials

    Unidentified hoodlums numbering 100 invaded the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Apo area of Abuja on Saturday and carted away some relief materials meant for 872 IDPs by the Nigerian Red Cross Society.

    It was gathered that the incident occurred during the distribution of the relief materials to the IDPs by Total Nigeria PLC.

    Confirming the incident in an interview, the Corporate Affairs Manager, Total Nigeria PLC, Mr. Alber Mabuyaku, said, “It is based on this incident that we decided to officially […]

  • EFCC hunts for Fayose’s sister over N200m Abuja mansion

    EFCC hunts for Fayose’s sister over N200m Abuja mansion

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is looking for Mrs. Moji Ladeji, the sister of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, over a N200m house located at 44 Osun Crescent, Maitama, Abuja, a highbrow area in the nation’s capital.

    According to court documents, the building, which has since been sealed off by the EFCC, was allegedly bought by Fayose from proceeds of corrupt practices but the title documents of the house bear the name of Fayose’s sister, a move […]

  • MMM-Nigeria donates relief materials worth N5 million to IDPs in Abuja

    MMM-Nigeria donates relief materials worth N5 million to IDPs in Abuja

    ‘MMM-Nigeria’, a community of mutual financial aid and donations, on Saturday donated relief materials worth N5 million to two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the Federal Capital Territory.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the gesture was part of the community’s humanitarian week tagged ‘MMM cares’ to mark its one year anniversary.

    The Gwoza and Bama IDP Camp located in Durumi area and the New Kuchingoro IDP camp were the two beneficiaries of the relief materials. Bags of rice, […]

  • Missing Nigerian Photo Journalist Yinka Adeparusi Found Dead In Abuja

    Missing Nigerian Photo Journalist Yinka Adeparusi Found Dead In Abuja

    Yinka Adeparusi, a Nigerian photo-journalist earlier declared missing, has died, his employers said on Tuesday.

    It was announced that Mr. Adeparusi was killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday.

    “… he was involved in a motorcycle accident in Abuja and died on the spot,” the statement said.

    Mr. Adeparusi, an award-winning photojournalist, left his residence in Abuja suburb of Kugbo on Sunday afternoon with a message that ‘I’ll be back’, his employers said.

    But when he didn’t return, his neighbours —and later his colleagues— became […]

  • FG approves N1bn for Abuja runway repair

    FG approves N1bn for Abuja runway repair

    According to reports, the Federal Government has approved N1 billion for the repair of the runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.The runway of the second busiest airport in Nigeria has been a source of embarrassment to the country, hence the need to immediately resurface it for the use of wide-body aircraft.

    It was yesterday learnt that the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has set up a committee to oversee the rehabilitation, which would have traffic diverted to Kaduna […]

  • Police dismiss news of explosives in Abuja

    Police dismiss news of explosives in Abuja

    According to reports, the FCT Police Command has dispelled the rumours making the rounds that an explosive device was discovered around Jabi Lake on Thursday.

    The police said that contrary to the unverified rumours, findings by the Command’s Explosive Ordinance unit revealed that the device in question was an ultra sound flow metre used in measuring the volume of water that passes through a pipe.

    The device was said to have been deployed by a team of engineers handling the Federal Capital […]

  • Abuja residents panic over bomb scare

    Abuja residents panic over bomb scare

    Abuja residents were on Thursday thrown into confusion following the alleged bomb scare at Jabi Lake Mall.

    Jabi Lake Mall is a busy area in Abuja that houses Shoprite, Game, and other shops within the area.

    It was learnt that residents and motorists were scared by a suspicious object, alleged to be IED, was found under the bridge near the mall.

    The Police, however, dismissed the suspicion of the residents saying that it was just a device being used for the measurement of […]