Thursday, April 24, 2014
Group asks Nigerian government to halt scrapping of Fiscal Responsibility Commission

Group asks Nigerian government to halt scrapping of Fiscal Responsibility Commission

April 24, 2014

Eze Onyekpere: Lead Director of CSJ, “The FRC is central to the country’s quest for improvements in fiscal governance.” The Centre for Social Justice, CSJ,... read more

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Recruitment by Nigeria’s MDAs now more transparent – Commission

Recruitment by Nigeria’s MDAs now more transparent – Commission

April 24, 2014

Federal Secretariat Abuja He said prospective applicants had become increasingly confident that they did not need to have relations or somebody in any MDAs before... read more

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Confab committee sacks chairman for absenteeism

Confab committee sacks chairman for absenteeism

April 23, 2014

“We have to address remuneration so that you don’t have workers who become working beggars because their income can hardly take care of them”. The... read more

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Abuja Minister suspends controversial park and pay scheme

Abuja Minister suspends controversial park and pay scheme

April 21, 2014

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced the suspension of its on-street park and pay scheme in Abuja with immediate effect. A statement by the... read more

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Abuja bomb attack “tiny incident”, Boko Haram leader Shekau boasts in video

Abuja bomb attack “tiny incident”, Boko Haram leader Shekau boasts in video

April 20, 2014

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader Shekau says Boko Haram is in Abuja. The leader of the extremist Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has dismissed Monday’s bomb... read more

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Commuters face hardship after Nyanya bomb blast

Commuters face hardship after Nyanya bomb blast

April 18, 2014

Nyanya commuters task FCT administration on safer and alternative motor parks and more buses. Some Commuters in Nyanya, Abuja, have called on the Abuja administration... read more

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Court declares Abuja park and pay policy illegal

Court declares Abuja park and pay policy illegal

April 17, 2014

Justice Peter Affen of the Federal Capital Territory High Court Apo, made the declaration on Thursday morning. A Federal Capital Territory High Court Apo in... read more

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ICIR and Ford Foundation to train Nigerian journalists on investigative reporting

ICIR and Ford Foundation to train Nigerian journalists on investigative reporting

April 17, 2014

The project will also provide as much $5,000 to fund strong investigative reporting ideas proposed by the trainees. In fulfilment of its goal of promoting... read more

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Abuja explosion: Family members demand release of victims’ corpses

Abuja explosion: Family members demand release of victims’ corpses

April 16, 2014

A list of some of the survivors had been made available at the National Hospital in Abuja.…... read more

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Abuja Explosion: Minister puts official death toll at 75

Abuja Explosion: Minister puts official death toll at 75

April 16, 2014

The NEMA boss listed the hospitals were blood can be donated.…... read more

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Abuja explosion: Survivors narrate experience

Abuja explosion: Survivors narrate experience

April 16, 2014

Victims of the Nyanya bomb blast recieving treatment at the Nyanya general hospital (2)  “I was dumfounded at where I saw myself. In fact I... read more

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National Conference: Another delegate slumps

National Conference: Another delegate slumps

April 15, 2014

National Conference in plenary Security operative smashed the camera of a photo-journalist taking the photograph of the ailing delegate A National Conference delegate, Abubakar Abdulmumuni,... read more

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Abuja to install bomb detectors in commercial buses – Minister

Abuja to install bomb detectors in commercial buses – Minister

April 15, 2014

Bala Mohammed, FCT Minister Mr. Mohammed stated this while visiting victims of the Monday morning Abuja explosion in Nyanya that killed 72 people. The Minister... read more

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Boko Haram: Confusion deepens in Abuja as government evacuates workers from secretariat

Boko Haram: Confusion deepens in Abuja as government evacuates workers from secretariat

April 15, 2014

Federal Secretariat Abuja Security has been heightened in the city.…... read more

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Abuja explosion: Life back to ‘normal’ around blast scene

Abuja explosion: Life back to ‘normal’ around blast scene

April 15, 2014

Photo: Saharareporters.com An explosive device went off on Monday killing at least 71 persons.…... read more

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Abuja explosion: NHRC, Atiku, Saraki, others condemn attack

Abuja explosion: NHRC, Atiku, Saraki, others condemn attack

April 14, 2014

“As a country, we are not doing enough of focusing on and implementing solutions.” The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Monday condemned the early... read more

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No plan to privatise Nyanya General Hospital – Official

No plan to privatise Nyanya General Hospital – Official

April 14, 2014

The official also explained why Nyanya General Hospital could not take all the casualties.…... read more

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Abuja explosion: Security agencies on red alert– Police spokesperson

Abuja explosion: Security agencies on red alert– Police spokesperson

April 14, 2014

Mr.  Mba told journalists at the scene of the incident that the blast occurred at about 6.55 a.m.…... read more

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Abuja explosion update: Bomb hidden inside Volkswagen Golf vehicle, witness says

Abuja explosion update: Bomb hidden inside Volkswagen Golf vehicle, witness says

April 14, 2014

The Abuja explosion occurred at about 6:30 a.m.…... read more

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Abuja explosion: Jonathan visits scene, urges vigilance

Abuja explosion: Jonathan visits scene, urges vigilance

April 14, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan visiting scene of Nyanya bomb attack “Apart from our buses, many other smaller cars also come in to pick passengers especially those... read more

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National Conference condemns Abuja explosion

National Conference condemns Abuja explosion

April 14, 2014

Over 200 people are believed to have died in the early Monday morning explosion.…... read more

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Abuja explosion: Jonathan orders increased security in Nigerian capital

Abuja explosion: Jonathan orders increased security in Nigerian capital

April 14, 2014

Over 200 people are believed to have died from the blast. President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered that the security in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, be... read more

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Over 200 feared dead as explosion rocks Nigerian capital, Abuja

Over 200 feared dead as explosion rocks Nigerian capital, Abuja

April 14, 2014

More than 200 people are feared dead in an explosion which rocked an outskirts of Abuja, the Nigerian capital, this morning. The explosion sounded in... read more

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Abuja Minister allots 1,264 hectares of land to private investor

Abuja Minister allots 1,264 hectares of land to private investor

April 12, 2014

Bala Mohammed, FCT Minister The minister signed an $18.3 billion FCT housing agreement.…... read more

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National Conference concludes debate on Jonathan’s address

National Conference concludes debate on Jonathan’s address

April 10, 2014

Delegate rained curses on corrupt Nigerians The delegates to the National Conference, on Thursday concluded debate on President Goodluck Jonathan’s inaugural address to the Conference.... read more

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