Gunmen Abduct Woman, Shoot Husband in FCT

The insecurity in the FCT assumed another dimension after a woman was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in an early morning raid on a private residence in Kagini village around Kubwa, in Bwari Area Council of Abuja on Wednesday. Sources, which named the victim as Mrs Grace Ameh, said that during the raid, the kidnappers also... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s youth rises up

The #ENDSars protests mobilised young Nigerians against police brutality. But they have since broadened their demands It all started on 3 October 2020, when a video of the Nigerian police shooting a man at Ughelli, a community in the South-South region of the country, was met with outrage and anger on social media. It was... 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 →

NEC wants governors to supervise new police tactical units

The National Economic Council (NEC) has asked governors to supervise the newly formed police tactical units and other security agencies in their states.   NEC made this resolution at the end of its fifth virtual meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The council also directed the immediate establishment... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Tension as FCT teachers chase out pupils

Teachers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have chased away pupils who resumed after seven-month of COVID lockdown. The teachers under the aegis of the FCT Council of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), said Area Council Chairmen in the territory have refused to implement the national minimum wage as well as payment of arrears.... Continue Reading →

Abuja Residents Are Reacting To The Ban Of “Keke Napep” Tricycle In The FCT

Abuja residents were melted with an unpleasant surprise today as the federal government decided to ban the most popular means of transportation in the city, the tricycle popularly known as the "keke napep" Daily Post reports. The federal government has not given any particular reason for this action, however, the residents have been feeling the... Continue Reading →

FCT Secretary, Hajiya Safiya Under Fire Over Harassment Of Ladies In Abuja Nightclubs

Nigerians on social media are criticizing the Acting Secretary of the FCT Social Development Secretariat, Hajiya Safiya Umar, over the alleged indiscriminate arrest of ladies and raids on several nightclubs in Abuja 1st News NG reports. It will be recalled that in April 2019, no fewer than 70 ladies were arrested at different nightclubs in... Continue Reading →

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