Tag Archives: Abuja

Buhari Back To Abuja After 16 Days In London

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his expectations of the acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, are high. He spoke on arrival after 16 days in London for a routine medical checkup in response to questions on his expectations of the Ag. IGP appointed while he was away. The president said among those presented by a committee set up by the ...

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We’ll Continue To Draw From Tinubu’s Wealth Of Experience, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Governor, Colleagues, Others Join 12th Tinubu Colloquium Virtually Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the present crop of politicians and public office holders have a lot of leadership values and wisdom to draw from the wealth of experience of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Speaking during the 12th Bola ...

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Gunmen Invade Abuja Community Again, Abduct 2

Barely three weeks after a journalist was kidnapped, gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have again abducted a man and his brother-in-law at Gbazango extension, Kubwa, Abuja. The fully-armed five-man gang invaded the residence of their victim, identified as Mr Peter, and whisked him away along with his brother-in-law at 12 am on Friday. The hoodlums also shot three vigilante members ...

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Air Crash: Obi Condoles With NAF, Bereaved Families

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has sympathised with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and families that lost their loved ones in Sunday’s crash of a military aircraft that claimed the lives of seven people. NAF had confirmed later yesterday that seven passengers onboard a Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft died ...

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Six Feared Dead As Military Jet Crashes In Abuja

Six persons were feared dead when a military jet crashed in Abuja on Sunday. According to officials of the Federal Ministry of Aviation, the jet owned by the Nigeria Air Force reported an engine failure about 10.39am before the crash. The incident was also confirmed by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who identified the military aircraft as King Air ...

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ECOWAS Court To Give Judgment In SERAP’s Case On Killings By Herdsmen, Others

The ECOWAS Court of Justice, Abuja has this morning heard arguments in the case brought by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Federal Government seeking “justice and accountability for the authorities’ failure to prevent, account for and investigate killings, raping, maiming of Nigerians and other residents, and destruction of property across the country by herdsmen and other unknown perpetrators.” ...

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NUJ Calls For Immediate Release Of Kidnapped Punch Reporter

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), FCT Council, has called for the immediate release of Okechukwu Nnodim, a correspondent with the Punch Newspapers. Nnodim was allegedly kidnapped by four gunmen in his Abuja home who gained access to his residence by scaling his fence after firing several gunshots in the air. In a press statement on Friday and jointly signed ...

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Group Alleges Secret Execution Of Six Igbo Soldiers In Abuja

A group known as the Eastern Nigeria’s Rights & Intelligentsia Coalition has launched what it calls international justice campaigns against former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, and some others for alleged atrocities against unarmed Igbo and others. Specifically, the group seeks life jail for them and their declaration as persona non-grata anywhere in the world. Secret Execution Of Six ...

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COVID-19: PTF Considering Another Lockdown

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is considering targeted lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; as well as Lagos and Plateau States. PTF National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Muhammed, who stated this on Friday, described as alarming, the rising cases of Covid infections recorded in the three urban areas. Muhammed said data showed that urban local governments in the affected ...

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TEDA Dominates Science At National Olympiad

By Ikeddy Isiguzo National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, in the serene settings of Sheda, Kwali, on the outskirts of the city, came alive on Thursday, 28 January 2021, as the 2019/2020 National Olympiad Awards ceremony held, all Covid-19 protocols observed. TEDA, a school in similar quiet settings in Eke-Owerri, Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State, was in the centre of ...

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