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Garba Shehu

Why Kano, North and Nigeria will miss Emir Ado Bayero forever, By Garba Shehu

Ado Bayero was a chief, not a lord over his people. He was always bringing…


UPDATE: Alison-Madueke seeks injunction stopping Reps from probing N10billion jet scandal

EDITOR's NOTE: A day after the report below was published, the judge in the case…


40 stalls burnt in Abuja market fire

While there was no fatality, properties worth millions of naira were lost. (more…)

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Abuja satellite roads terrible, impassable, residents lament

The appropriate agency said it was short of funds. Some residents of satellite towns in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, on Tuesday decried the deplorable state of some roads in the towns. While some complained of lack of maintenance of the roads, others decried the slow pace of work…


FRSC to ‘disband’ roadside traders from Abuja highways

A task force is to be established (more…)

Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan inaugurates “Light-Up Rural Nigeria” project in Abuja

The project is aimed at using renewable energy to get electricity across to rural communities in Nigeria (more…)

Magistrate court

House girl in court for allegedly stealing money, N1 million jewellery

The accused is standing trial for the offence of “theft by servant”. (more…)

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Abuja Original Inhabitants demand development commission for Nigerian capital

The Original Inhabitants or Abuja say they will vote out selfish politician during the next election. (more…)

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Court stops Abuja administration from demolishing property belonging to contractor

The court granted an interlocutory injunction against the FCDA. (more…)

Adeolu Ademoyo

Madiba Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Only The Deep Can Call To The Deep, By Adeolu Ademoyo

He gave us many signs that he was leaving.  But we fell on our knees to beg him not to leave instead of falling on our knees to learn and imbibe his ethics. He told us in no uncertain terms that the work of the labourer is finished that he…

FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed

Court dismisses residents’ suit against Abuja Minister

The residents did not want Tudun Wada village in Lugbe, Abuja destroyed.  (more…)

Hannatu Massawa

Know the facts to get ahead of AIDS, By Hannatu Musawa

HIV/AIDS has had a great impact on society; as an illness, as a source of discrimination and as having significant economic impact, as it has over the years, attracted large-scale funding and international medical and political attention. (more…)


Abuja authorities evict squatters from abandoned PHCN quarters

Most of the squatters have nowhere else to go to (more…)


Court sentences businessman to 90 days in prison

The convict pleaded guilty to the one-count charge. (more…)


Commission prevails on Katampe community not to disrupt Abuja project

Ken Nnamani inspected the Katampe project. (more…)

Aliyu Modibbo

National Dialogue not a distraction- Ex-FCT Minister

“It is always healthy to discuss and dialogue with one another.” (more…)

Columnist Ifeanyi Uddin

Disagreeing On The Fortunes Of The Country, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Are there doubts about the record of the current federal government? Yes. Its boosters point to a succession of stellar achievements in support of their claim that the larger portion of “opposition” griping over the Goodluck Jonathan administration is poorly distilled “bad belle”. Like improperly prepared moonshine, the opposition is…

Destroyed TV

Abuja Court orders man to cut grass for seven days for destroying neighbour’s TV

The convict pleaded guilty to the crime. (more…)

Abuja City Gate

Abuja’s N69 billion Millennium Tower for completion next year

A total of N34 billion has so far been spent on the Millennium Tower project. (more…)