Saturday, July 20, 2019

FCT

Fulani herdsmen attack settlement near UniAbuja

About 1am on Saturday, some gunmen suspected to cattle rustlers attacked a settlement within the permanent site of the University of Abuja.There was exchange of gunfire between security men at the university and the gunmen, who fled as soldiers stationed at Giri Junction waded in.Isa Mustapha, a student of the university, told TheCable that the aim of the gunmen was to [...]

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    EFCC to arraign businesswoman for N30m scam

EFCC to arraign businesswoman for N30m scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Friday, May 23, 2014, arraign a businesswoman, Mary Okoh, also known as Josephine Williams, for offences bordering on fraud and forgery, the agency’s spokesman has said.Narrating the arrest of the suspect, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, the head of media and publicity of the agency said Okoh was arrested by the operatives of [...]

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    Heeeeeeeelp! Boko Haram’s victim cries out

Heeeeeeeelp! Boko Haram’s victim cries out

An eerie air hangs over the Intensive Care Unit of Asokoro General Hospital, Abuja as Mrs Love Emeto, a widow whose daughter, Ogechi Emeto,15, was caught up in the May Day bomb blast at Nyanya waits for news about her daughter’s state. She has been at the hospital since the day her daughter was admitted spending rough nights and irksome [...]

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    Holy Thief: Man imprisoned for stealing tithe

Holy Thief: Man imprisoned for stealing tithe

A Senior Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced one Augustine Bala, to one month of sweeping and cleaning of a church where he stole tithes.The magistrate, Mrs Chinyere Nwacheonwu, handed down the sentence to Bala, 27, of Mpape, when he pleaded guilty to the one-count charge.Bala pleaded guilty to the charge and begged for leniency and [...]

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    Northern govs: Boko Haram won’t last another three months

Northern govs: Boko Haram won’t last another three months

The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) says the Boko Haram terrorists group would be annihilated within three months.Chairman of the forum, Governor Babangida Aliyu, stated this in on Saturday an address at a joint Northern States Governors/United States investors’ summit held in Abuja."Contrary to insinuations that leaders in the region failed to openly condemn the rascality of the terrorists, we have instead [...]

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     Aisha Mohammed, mother of FCT Minister, is dead

 Aisha Mohammed, mother of FCT Minister, is dead

Hajiya Aisha Mohammed, mother of Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, has died.Muhammad Sule, the Chief press secretary to the minister, confirmed that the deceased passed on in her residence at Bauchi, after a brief illness.Born in the Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State in 1934, Hajiya Aisha is survived by four children.She has been buried in [...]

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    Abuja residents groan under vehicle shortage

Abuja residents groan under vehicle shortage

Commuters in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have urged the FCT Administration to provide an effective transportation system in order to alleviate their daily hardship on the city’s roads.The residents lamented that available public to transport them from place to place are inadequate, and the development has been hindering socioeconomic activities in the FCT.“This is what we normally go through [...]

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    ACF: Late VP Sambo’s brother lives on

ACF: Late VP Sambo’s brother lives on

The Northern State Governors Forum (NSGF) and the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Monday led the line of commiserations for Vice President Namadi Sambo, whose younger brother, Capt. Sabo Sambo, died on Sunday.Chairman of NSGF and Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, urged the vice president to see the death as an act of God.“We feel and share in your [...]

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    Compassionate judge pays fine for phone thief, asks him to repent

Compassionate judge pays fine for phone thief, asks him to repent

Presiding Judge, Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada, Mr Albert Maga, on Thursday paid N700 fine on behalf of a labourer, Victor Emmanuel, 18,  sentenced for theft of cell phone.  The judge had sentenced the convict to four years imprisonment for criminal trespass and theft of a Blackberry Curve 7 cell phone.  The judge gave the judgment after the accused pleaded guilty to [...]

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July 12, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
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