Qatar Airways launches flights to Abuja, Nigeria

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it will operate three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria via Lagos from 27 November 2020 becoming the sixth new destination announced by the national carrier of the State of Qatar since the start of the pandemic. The Abuja service will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner... Continue Reading →

We are taking steps to tackle unrest in Abuja – Minister

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has revealed that the administration is taking steps to tackle youth restiveness that resulted in looting and destruction of government facilities in the territory. The minister who disclosed this during a virtual stakeholders’ meeting, also called on critical stakeholders to embark on strategic sensitization of... Continue Reading →

Hoodlums loot Abuja warehouse

There was confusion in Abuja when hundreds of hoodlums on Sunday afternoon invaded the Idu Industrial Layout, raiding several warehouses in search of palliatives. An eyewitness said that the hoodlums made away with bags of rice, cartons of tin tomatoes, cereal, milk, bails of Ankara materials and other items. It was observed that despite the... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: IGP creates SWAT to replace SARS

The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has created a new unit to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba said the new unit is named Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. The unit, he said, will fill the gaps arising from the dissolution... Continue Reading →

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 →

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