Federal Government Sues Abuja Supermarkets For Hiking Price Of Sanitizers And Other Materials

The Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) is to prosecute four supermarkets and their proprietors in Abuja for the alleged arbitrary hike of prices of sanitizers, hand-wash liquids, disinfectants, and other anti-bacterial hygiene products. Court documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES on Friday named the four supermarkets, which also include their pharmacies as Prince Ebeano... Continue Reading →

Police Arrest Suspected Killer Of Aso Rock Director, Laetitia Dagan

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested an alleged conspirator in the murder of an Assistant Director attached to the State House, Abuja, Laetitia Dagan, who was killed by some assailants in her home in the Galadimawa area of the Federal Capital Territory. The FCT Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of the suspect, identified... Continue Reading →

Sacking Service Chiefs’ll Threaten National Unity — Presidency

The Presidency on Tuesday said sacking service chiefs would create cracks in the country and threaten national unity. The Presidency added that there were processes that should be followed in the disengagement of heads of security agencies insisting that “at the right time, those processes will be followed.” The Secretary to the Government of the... Continue Reading →

Photos: Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari Hosts Patience Jonathan Inside Aso Rock

Wife of Nigeria's President, Aisha Buhari has met with Patience Jonathan, wife of the immediate past president of Nigeria. According to Aisha, the two met yesterday to discuss issues concerning women in Nigeria. Sharing the photos today, she wrote “Yesterday, I received my predecessor, Her Excellency Dame Patience Jonathan at the State House. “We discussed... Continue Reading →

Court Grants Adoke N50m Bail

An Abuja High Court has granted former Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Adoke bail in the sum of N50m and one surety. According to the ruling on Thursday, the surety must be a Nigerian citizen with landed property within the jurisdiction of the court. The surety must also appear with the defendant throughout... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: PDP Abuja Protest Ends Abruptly As Members Escape Death

The protest embarked upon, on Monday, in Abuja by the leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party against the judgment of the Supreme Court on the 2019 Imo State governorship election has ended abruptly at the Eagle Square. The protesters, who had taken off from the PDP complex in Maitama, Abuja popularly called the... Continue Reading →

Foreign Minister, Diplomatic Corps Members Meet In Abuja

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyema, on Thursday, met with members of the Diplomatic Corps in the country. In his opening address at the event held in Abuja, the minister thanked the envoys for their contribution towards meeting the humanitarian and security challenges in Nigeria. He also called for more support in achieving... Continue Reading →

‘Serve With Skirt’ A New Group Protests Harassment Of Corps Members For Wearing Skirts In Abuja

Corps members and some Nigerian citizens under the aegis of ‘Serve With Skirts’ on Wednesday, protested in Abuja over incessant harassment of Christian and Muslim corps members for wearing skirts instead of trousers. Convener of the group, Barrister Udochi Emmanuel Baba, while leading some corps members, who are victims, explained that there was no provision... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Court Sends DG Arts And Culture, Runsewe To Prison

Justice Jude Okeke of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has sentenced the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, to prison. Justice Okeke made the order on Thursday while ruling on a motion drawn from a suit filed by Ummakalif Limited against the Minister of the... Continue Reading →

Dr. Emmanuel Ameh Leads 78 Doctors To Separate Conjoined Twins At National Hospital, Abuja

A team of doctors in Nigeria has successfully separated one-year-old conjoined twins. Lead surgeon Emmanuel Ameh told The Herald the operation to separate Goodness and Mercy Martins at the chest and abdomen took place in November and the two sisters were now well enough to go home. He said the operation, which cost about $55,000... Continue Reading →

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