Tag: Abuja

Popular Abuja Chef Emeka Eloagu, has been murdered in his home

Popular Abuja Chef, Emeka Vincent-Eloagu, has been found dead in his Abuja residence late Sunday night. Multiple sources say the body of Emeka, widely known for his range of cuisines in Abuja had been discovered by his wife. Friends and Associates to Emeka confirm to NewsWireNGR, “Emeka was killed last[Read More…]

We are pushing for the use of electric cars for public transportation in Abuja – Minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello has revealed the ministry is pushing for the use of electric cars as a means of public transportation in the city. He said the campaign is off his administration’s overarching ambition to make Abuja one of the greeniest cities in Nigeria. Bello[Read More…]

Chukuku: FCT community where frying of Akara is forbidden

Akara (Bean cake) is a popular street snack and staple food in Nigeria and some other African countries. Though its origin is said to be from the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria, it has found its way to the tables of other West African countries and even beyond. It is enjoyed in[Read More…]

Heightened Insecurity in Abuja, FCTA demolishes over 400 illegal buildings along Airport road

The Federal Capital Terriory Administration has confirmed the demolition of over 400 illegal structures that constitutes security threat along the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road. The Chairman, FCT Ministerial Committee on City Sanitation, Mr Ikharo Attah, led the exercise on Sunday in Abuja. Attah, who led the exercise, said the[Read More…]

Passengers left stranded in a bush as Abuja – Kaduna train breaks down

Hundreds of passengers who boarded the Kaduna Train to Abuja on Monday, were left stranded in a Bush that is in a few kilometres from the train station in Rigasa, Kaduna. The train according to DailyTrust findings, developed a mechanical problem just about five minutes after it took off from[Read More…]

#BuhariMustGo protesters block Abuja airport road

Protesters under the #RevolutionNow banner, on Monday, Marched in Abuja, demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office immediately. The protest kicked off in the early hours of Monday, along the expressway that empties into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The protesters also erected bonfires on the busy expressway, bringing traffic[Read More…]

Nigerian Govt to revoke undeveloped plots of land allocated to individuals and corporate organisations in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Tuesday said it would revoke undeveloped plots of land in serviced areas allocated to individuals and corporate organisations. The Director, Information and Customer Service, AGIS/Lands, Muhammad Sule, disclosed this in a statement titled ‘FCTA to revoke undeveloped plots In Abuja.’ The statement read in part,[Read More…]

Female teacher at GSS Kuje, abducted in Abuja

A female teacher at Government Secondary School (GSS), Kuje, Abuja, has been abducted. The victim identified as Mrs Daramola Onyeaka Matina, was said to have been kidnapped right inside her residence at Shadadi community in Kuje Local Council. NewsWireNGR gathered that the incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday.[Read More…]

Kidnappers Release two Abuja Residents after payment of ransom

The two residents of Byazhin area in Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), kidnapped by gunmen have regained their freedom after allegedly paying N2 million. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had, on Wednesday, reported that the two men; Mr Ayodele Somorin and Mr Oladimeji Josiah, a[Read More…]

Gunmen have kidnapped two people from their houses in Abuja

Gunmen have kidnapped two people from their houses in Byazhin, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The armed men, who stormed the hilly area close to the Lottery Quarters and few metres away from Living Faith Church at Byazhin in Kubwa, abducted a man identified as Ayodele Somorin,[Read More…]