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Obaseki floors Oshiomhole as court dismisses certificate forgery allegation

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the allegation of forgery of academic certificate brought against Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki for...

Another tragedy as gunmen kill 16 travellers on Abuja-Kaduna highway

Less than a month after Boko Haram insurgents slaughter about 73 farmers in Zabarmari, Borno State, gunmen again have killed no fewer than 16...

FG preempts fresh #EndSARS protests in Lagos, Abuja

As the nation still rues the debilitating fallouts of the recent #EndSARS protests nationwide, attempts to stage another protest by promoters across the country...

Atiku’s son risks jail term as Abuja court orders his arrest

An upper area court sitting in Kubwa Abuja, has today ordered the arrest of the son of former vice president Atiku Abubakar, who also...

NNPC warns against panic buying as queues appear in Abuja, says no cause for alarm

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has cautioned motorists not to engage in panic buying of petrol, assuring of normalcy in the supply of...

Bandits kill 12 in Kaduna, kidnap council vice chair, councillors in Abuja

Bandits at the weekend have killed 12 persons and injured eight others in two separate attacks at Kidandan and Kadai villages in Giwa local...

Court fines Senator Abbo N50 million for assaulting a woman

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, has ordered Senator Elisha Abbo of Adamawa North to pay N50 million as compensation to Osimibibra...

One year in office: Ministry of women affairs to highlight achievements, August 24

The federal ministry of women affairs has pencilled down Monday August 24, 2020 to parley with newsmen to mark the incumbent minister's one year in office.

Nine killed as apocalyptic flash flood hits Abuja

No fewer than nine people have been reported dead with property worth millions of naira destroyed in Abuja and Suleja in Niger State following torrential rains that swept through the areas in the early hours of Saturday.

Violation of NCDC protocols: Presidential aides denied access to Aso Villa

Some top aides of President Muhammadu Buhari have been denied access into the Presidential Villa in Abuja after returning from the burial of late Chief of Staff to Buhari, Abba Kyari, on Saturday a report by SAHARAREPORTERS revealed.

Buhari’s CoS, Abba Kyari buried amidst tears in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff (CoS), Abba Kyari, who died Friday of coronavirus, has been buried according to Islamic rites in Abuja.

Nigeria’s finance commissioners commiserate with AGF over recent fire incident

The Forum of Commissioners for Finance of the Federation has commiserated with the Accountant- General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, over the unfortunate fire outbreak at the Treasury House, Abuja.

Coronavirus: Abuja university teaching hospital sends all patients home

Following the spread of Coronavirus to the Federal Capital Territory, management of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital has released all patients on admission to go home.

NRC concludes plans to commence hourly train service for Abuja-Kaduna route

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) at the weekend said it had concluded plans to launch an hourly train service on the Abuja-Kaduna route.

I have no case to answer: Nyako responds to N29bn fraud charges

A former Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, on Wednesday, urged a Federal High Court in Abuja to strike out the alleged N29 billion money laundering charges filed against him and others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Pastor’s son, daughter, 2 others kidnapped in Abuja community

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the son and daughter of the presiding Pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Pastor Komolafe Amos, in Anguwar Wadata in Abaji, opposite the newly established Government Science and Technical College (GSTC), Abuja.

EFCC nabs food vendor over contract scam

Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on March 5, 2020 arrested one Patience Onu, who allegedly disguised as a food contractor to defraud her victims of about N5million.

FG presents ‘certificate of discharge’ to Transcorp

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presented Certificate of Discharge to Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp).

FG considers reporting justice Taiwo to NJC for granting bail to Sowore

The Federal Government of Nigeria is reportedly contemplating reporting Justice Taiwo Taiwo to the National Judicial Council (NJC) for granting bail to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.

Court sentences biker to 1 month for disturbing public peace in Abuja

A Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a biker, Sani Adamu, to one month in prison for performing public stunts at 12.30 a.m. and disturbing public peace.
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COVID-19: Ebonyi takes tough measures, bans night clubs, drinking joints, others

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