Tag: Federal Capital Territory

Court awards N25m libel suit against Linda ikeji -she fights back 

Popular blogger, Linda Ikeji, has boasted of hiring 100 lawyers to fight against the N25 million awarded against her over an alleged libel content her blog published. She said this on Twitter while reacting to the judgement of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja asking her to pay general[Read More…]

Abuja traditional ruler kidnapped from Palace

Kidnappers on Wednesday night invaded Bukpe community in the Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), abducting the traditional ruler of the community, His Royal Highness (HRH) Alhaji Hassan Shamidozhi in the process. A sibling to the abducted traditional ruler, who is the Chief Imam of the Community’s[Read More…]

Osinbajo absent as Buhari signs 2022 budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2022 Appropriation Bill of N17.126 trillion into law. The President signed the budget presented to him by his Senior Special Assistant (Senate) on National Assembly, Senator Babajide Omoworare, on Friday at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory[Read More…]

FCT-IRS remits N118bn to FCTA, with a N202bn projection for 2022

The Federal Capital Territory, Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS) said that it remitted N118 billion into federal Capital Territory Administration coffers as at November with a projection of N202 billion in 2022. Acting Executive Chairman of the service, Mr Haruna Abdullahi, told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday that the figure meant[Read More…]

Returning looted goods may not save you from prosecution -Police say

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, police command says returning goods looted from warehouses storing COVID-19 palliatives and other items may not shield one from prosecution. The Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, Bala Ciroma, said this on NTA’s Good Morning Nigeria programme on Wednesday. Ciroma said stealing remains a crime in Nigeria and[Read More…]

Abuja “looters” discover COVID-19 palliatives in a Gwagwalada warehouse and it is chaotic

Looters in search of COVID-19 palliatives have stormed a warehouse located in Gwagwalada in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Last week, some of the residents had stormed the Cyprian Ekwensi Centre for Arts Culture in Area 10 Abuja hoping to invade the premises but were stopped by security officials who cordon[Read More…]

We Are Executing 9 Projects In Dino Melaye’s Constituency – FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has described as erroneous publication in a national daily to the effect that it abandoned its primary mandate to undertake project execution in Kogi West Senatorial District. According to the Chief Press Secretary to the Minister, Muhammad Hazat Sule, the projects are constituency Projects,[Read More…]

How Dariye Shared N1.2bn Ecological Fund – Witness

The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a 23-count charge bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds, continued on February 2, 2016 with the statement he made in 2007 forming the thrust[Read More…]

Abuja’s Iconic World Trade Centre @WTCAbuja; Offers International Outlook for Nigerian Brands #WTCAbuja

The World Trade Centre in Abuja is the first of its kind on the continent; purpose-built triple A offices and posh residential apartments that is set to change the skyline of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory for good. The economic nuance in this project is that it puts prospective subscribers in[Read More…]

President Jonathan Is Nigeria’s Best Ever – FCT Minister

Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, has said President Goodluck Jonathan is Nigeria’s best President until date having accomplished several outstanding achievement withing the past four years of his administration. She stated this while on a visit to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, where she[Read More…]