FCT

Outbreak of Diphtheria hits 18 states as FG confirms 7,202 cases, 453 deaths

The Federal Government has confirmed 7,202 cases of diphtheria out of the 11,587 suspected cases across 105 local government areas in 18 states,...

‘FCT like every other state’, Presidential Election Tribunal says 25% FCT votes not mandatory

The Presidential Elections Petitions Court (PEPC) on Wednesday dismissed a petition by the Labour Party (LP) and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, against...

Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal delivers judgment Sept 6

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) has fixed September 6 to decide the fate of the petitioners challenging President Bola Tinubu’s victory in...

FG to pay Abuja indigenes N825.8bn compensation for 4.2km airport runway construction

In a bid to pave way for the construction of the 4.2km second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Federal...

Abuja building collapse: NEMA calls off rescue operations, no additional fatalities

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has called off rescue operations at the site of the multi-storey building which collapsed on...

BREAKING: FG to share N5bn palliative to each state, to curb the impact of petrol subsidy.

Babagana Zulum made this known while briefing State House correspondents on resolutions reached at the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting. Each state of...

N56m illegal drugs in FCT: NDLEA busts 343 suspects

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT Command, says it has seized 3,022.529kg of illicit drugs valued at N56 million from January...

Just in: FG slams 20 fresh charges on Emefiele in FCT court, to withdraw Lagos arms case

There appears to be more troubles for the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, as the Federal Government on Tuesday...

JAMB cleaner to spend six months in jail over theft of exam body’s laptop

For stealing a laptop, property of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), a cleaner on contract has been jailed for six months in...

Meet Hon. Zephaniah Bitrus Jisalo, the first FCT indigene to be nominated as minister in 24 years

Hon. Zephaniah Bitrus Jisalo, born on April 3, 1970, is the first Federal Capital Territory (FCT) native to be appointed Minister since 1999....

Stop using FCT police emergency numbers to obtain loans, CP warns Nigerians

The Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police, Mr Haruna Garba, has warned Nigerians to desist from using the command’s emergency numbers to obtain...

NIPR President receives honorary award from Nasarawa State Varsity

The National President of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Mallam Muktar Zubairu Sirajo, has been honored with the “Pillar of Public...

AKK gas pipeline project 70% complete, commences operation September, says Kyari

Within the third quarter of this year, the $2.8 billion Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project is expected to begin supplying gas along that...

2023 presidential poll: How imperative is 25 per cent votes cast in FCT?

Section 134(2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), particularly sub-paragraph (b), has generated heated debates and controversy...

Cash crunch: Queues disappear at commercial banks, ATM galleries in Abuja

“I didn’t believe that I would get my money this easily, even though I heard that money is now in circulation; I said...

The Supreme Court, the Nigerian President and the 25% FCT, Abuja quandary

By Olukayode Ajulo Esq. An unwrinkled face is not good for a resounding slap. So it is somewhat indelicate for a lawyer who...