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… Assures of party victory on February 12, 2022 Aspirant of All Progressive Congress, APC, Hon. Usman Murtala Karshi (Yamarayi) Wednesday picked his Chairmanship intent and nomination forms for the forth coming APC party, Primary election Abuja Municipal Area Council, (AMAC) stating that he was the best candidate that willContinue Reading

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The Chief Advocate of a group of Abuja Grassroots Advocacy Project (AGARP) Comrade Yunusa Yusuf, has urged residents to stop accusing estate developers of sponsoring Fulani herdsmen, who uses compensation as means of seeking peace pate with communities to achieve peaceful co-existence in a multi-religious and multiple-ethnic society Comrade YunusaContinue Reading

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… TO LAUNCH AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS IN AREA COUNCILS The Federal Capital Territory Administration will ensure strict compliance with the provisions of the Coronavirus Disease Health Protection Regulation 2021 as released by the Presidential Task Force on cOVID-19. This was part of the resolutions reached following a stakeholders meeting held onContinue Reading

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MultiChoice Nigeria has announced a price slash on its DStv and GOtv decoders from Monday, February 1, 2021. The price slash will see the DStv HD decoder, dish kit with Compact package subscription drop from N18,600 to N9,900 on Confam package, while GOtv decoder, GOtennae with GOtv Jolli package subscriptionContinue Reading

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…..Plans massive protest in next 48 hours. By Ephraim Joshua A group under the aupices of Abuja Grass Roots Project, (AGRP) has accused the FCT Minister Mal. Muhammadu Musa Bello over what they discribed as a deliberate attempt of refusing to setup panel of enquiry to investigate police brutality inContinue Reading

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Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), under the auspices of Abuja Grassroots Project, have noted that the chairmen of the six area councils are not accountable to those that elected them into offices. In an interview with LEADERSHIP, the executive director of the group, Yunusa Ahmadu Yusuf whoContinue Reading

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has announced the closing down of recreational venues for five weeks as part of the efforts to contain the second wave of the Coronavirus. FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, took the decision after an emergency COVID-19 meeting he chaired, a statement by theContinue Reading

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As Nigerians make final preparations for the Christmas celebration, consumers based in Port Harcourt have expressed worries over the rising cost of food items in the market. The celebration of Christmas, an annual festivities marked by Christians, are usually accompanied by huge shopping and sales; but the situation this yearContinue Reading

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ASUU says it has suspended the nine-month-old strike while it monitors the compliance level of the federal government. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday said it has conditionally suspended the strike action it embarked on since March over the backlog of unmet agreements between its members andContinue Reading

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President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the return of most of the initial restrictions imposed earlier in the year for the prevention of the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Among the re-introduced restrictions and regulations are closure of most public places and social events, including religious, occupational and recreational activities.Continue Reading

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The Chairman of the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) in the FCT, Alhaji Usman Abubakar, has commended the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) for suspending the one-month strike action embarked upon by primary school teachers in the territory. Abubakar, while reacting to the suspension of the strike inContinue Reading

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The Federal Capital Territory FCT Youth Taskforce and Response Team on COVID-19 in collaboration with the National Youth Council of Nigeria NYCN has threatened to mobilize youths across the six area councils of the FCT to shutdown the operations of some private companies in Abuja. Mr Ango Abdullahi, Chairman NYCNContinue Reading

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THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello, has presented 22 operational and utility vehicles as well as 6o high speed and high capacity motorcycles to the Directorate of Road Tratfic Services, popularly known as the Vehicle Inspection Office. He said this was part of efforts to enhance theContinue Reading

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ABUJA-Members of National Association Residents Doctors (NARD), Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja have embarked on a three-day warning strike over non-paymet of shortfalls in their salaries. They took the decision to down tools during their emergency congiress at the hospital premises, yesterday. Justifying the industrial action, Dr Adejo Arome, NARDContinue Reading

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In a bid to promote quality education, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has announced its readiness to close down all illegal schools operating in the nation’s capital. FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, made the disclosure at the inauguration ceremony of PET International Academy, Lugbe. She also revealedContinue Reading

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Asides being the seat of government, Abuja is known for its expansive infrastructure and sprawling properties. But despite this reality, the high number of unoccupied houses in the nation’s capital is gradually becoming a cause for concern, especially as many residents cannot afford the rent. According to the Federal CapitalContinue Reading

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No fewer than 14 thugs were paraded by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command for assaulting government officials on duty. Parading the thugs at the command headquarters in Garki Abuja, recently, FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma disclosed that the “suspected touts posed as revenue collectors to extort andContinue Reading

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Natives of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, said they are ready to partner security agencies in tackling security challenges allegedly posed by members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, in local communities.   The natives also stated that they are ready to volunteer any useful information that may lead toContinue Reading

Recall that on 31st of June the Chief Advocate of Abuja’s Grassroots Projects (AGRP) Issued a press statement criticizing and reporting the operations of AMAC Marshall 48hrs later Yunusa Yusuf, has applauded the Chairman of Abuja council over what he discribed as resounding decision to stop the services of AMACContinue Reading

The All Progressive Congress (APC) under Jiwa Ward of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) has suspended the Chairman of AMAC, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido from the party for alleged anti-party activities, conspiracy, causing violence and flagrant violations of the APC Constitution of 2014 as amended In a letter of suspensionContinue Reading

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Gimba Yau Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, wanted over an alleged $65 million fraud. This was contained in a statement on Thursday by Azuka Ogugua, spokesperson of the anti-graft commission. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday,Continue Reading

The attention of the FCT Police Command said on Friday that it launches investigations surrounding a viral video of looting in social media, suggesting that the ‘’Hausas were looting Southerners at Arab Road, Kubwa-Abuja’’. A statement by ASP Yusuf Mariam, Police Public Relations Officer said, “On the contrary, preliminary investigationContinue Reading

• Promise to conduct examination annually The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday, revealed its plans to release 2020 staff promotion letters in no distance period, as well as conducting staff promotion examination annually, starting 2021. Permanent Secretary, FCTA, Mr Olusade Adesola, made this revelation in his office whileContinue Reading

For the first time in 25 years, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to create additional 57,023 polling units (PUs) from the present 119,973. The commission would apply a lower and upper limit threshold to disaggregate the present PUs in the country, this implies the lower limit forContinue Reading

Last week melting point took time to caution the public against the use of and resort to self medication and treatment whenever they are sick. This caution became very necessary due to the rampant cases of effects of drug abuse by many who have caused severe damage to themselves. ForContinue Reading