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#EndSARS: Stop street protests, approach negotiation table, Buhari tells Nigerian youths

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerian youths who have been embarking on #EndSARS protests across the country to end their demonstrations and approach the negotiation table instead. The President, who told the youth that this is the right time for them to leave the streets and take steps towards parleying with the government, said it Read more

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How I escaped rampaging hoodlums knives attack – Kubwa DPO Bello

Metro Gists Abdullahi Bello, the Kubwa Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Abuja, has said some of the rampaging hoodlums who looted the NYSC Orientation Camp in the town attacked and almost stabbed while trying to protect the warehouse. The Kubwa police chief made this known in an interview with journalists on Tuesday. Bello, while giving accounts Read more

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#EndSARS: Soldiers take over streets of Abuja amid protests

Personnel of the Nigerian Army on Monday took over some streets and #EndSARS protesters’ strategic spots in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The deployment of the men of the Nigerian Army to the said locations came amid ongoing nationwide protests calling for a total scrap of the police unit – Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and Read more

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Senator Abbo fined N50 million for assaulting woman at Abuja sex-toy shop

Senator Elisha Abbo, representing Adamawa North, has been ordered by a federal capital territory (FCT) high court to pay N50 million as compensation to Osimibibra Warmate for assaulting her at a sex-toy shop. The police arraigned Abbo in 2019 before a magistrate court in Zuba, on a one-count charge for assaulting Warmate at a sex-toy Read more

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FG will fix refineries with money saved from subsidy removal – Minister

The Nigerian Government has said the deregulation of the petroleum downstream sub-sector would enable the present administration to rake in over N1trn annually for development across the country. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, in a chat with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, stated this. He explained that with deregulation, the government would Read more

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Just In: Buhari, RCCG Pastor Adeboye in closed door meeting

Featured Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, on Monday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. The President’s Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed in a Tweet post. Ahmad, however, did not reveal details of the meeting as both men are still in a closed-door Read more

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Abuja authorities announce school resumption for exit students

Agency Report The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced the reopening of schools for students in final year classes. Students in JSS3 and SS3 are expected to return to school on August 4 to begin preparation for their final examinations, the FCTA said. The announcement was made Monday by the FCT’s Department of Education. It followed the Read more

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Abuja airport re-opens amidst strict COVID-19 safety protocols

Agency Report The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, on Saturday, re-opened for business with passengers duly screened, in line with safety protocols following the Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic. The airport also witnessed strict compliance to other safety measures, aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports Read more

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FG suspends Execujet Airline for flying Naira Marley to Abuja amid virus pandemic

The Federal Government on Monday suspended Excujet airline for conveying Naira Marley to Abuja for a concert. The Minister for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID19 saying the flight was approved for a different purpose. According to the minister, the flight was initially approved Read more

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Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari buried in Abuja [VIDEO]

The late chief of staff was announced dead of COVID-19 complications on Friday. Abba Kyari, the deceased Chief of Staff of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been laid to rest at the Gudu Cemetery in Abuja on Saturday. The late chief of staff was announced dead of coronavirus complications on Friday. Read Also ATTENTION! Lagos St Read more