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Cleric calls for religious harmony

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ishiba Development and Empowerment Centre (IDEC), Evangelist Elizabeth Praise, has urged Nigerians to avoid tribal and religious conflicts based on sentiments and work together for the unity of the country. Praise made the call ...

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Admission seekers besiege Karu, Nyanya schools

Barley one week after the resumption of public schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), parents seeking admission for their children, who have finished primary school, besieged Junior Secondary Schools, Narai Karu and Nyanya II, respectively, for admission. This followed the ...

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Masaka market elections postponed

The much-publicised general elections to elect a new leadership at the Masaka Market Traders Association (MTA) could not hold at the weekend as scheduled as it was shifted to October. The management said the reason for the postponement was to ...

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LG chair seeks autonomy for councils

A local government administrator has remarked that appreciable development cannot be achieved by the 776 local government areas of the country when governors cart away council revenue and leave them with nothing for development projects. The Sole Administrator of Kogi ...

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Kuje gets livestock market

Kuje area council has opened a modern livestock market to attract or bring together dealers, breeders of domestic animals and butchers in an organised manner to generate revenue. Declaring the Kuje Livestock Market open, the Chairman of the area council, Alhaji Abdullahi Danladi ...

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Man jailed for stealing burukutu pots

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in the FCT, yesterday, sentenced a 33-year-old dry cleaner, Auwal Usman, to three months imprisonment for stealing two pots used for brewing a local drink, Burukutu. Usman, who resides in ...

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FCTA partners Korean govt on school projects

By Abdullahi Muhammad Korea Model School is a cutting edge secondary school model being developed in partnership with the FCT Administration that would soon commence operation in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam ...

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Bus drivers protest in Kaduna

Commuters in Kaduna were stranded at major bus stops yesterday as bus drivers staged a protest against operations of the newly constituted Kaduna State Traffi c and Environmental Law Enforcement Agency (KASTELEA). Th e drivers accused KASTELEA operatives of making ...

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Woman in court over N200,000 theft

A 50-year-old woman, Mojisola Ololade, was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Mary Awodele of an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun state, over alleged theft of N200,000. Th e Prosecutor, Inspector, Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that the accused committed the ...

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AMAC to intervene in Karu floods

By Baba Yusuf Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) has promised to intervene in the recent rainfall in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which caused a lot of damages in Karu in order to assist the victims. Our correspondent reports that ...

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2017 Hajj: Board develops security guidelines

By Abdullahi Muhammad FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has developed new guidelines for the security of live and property of Intending Pilgrims for this year’s hajj operation. Acting Director, Alhaji Shehu Abubakar, disclosed this while declaring open a workshop for ...

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