Category: Abuja

Police storm suspected kidnappers’ hideouts in Abuja

The FCT Police Command, on Monday, stormed suspected kidnappers’ hideouts and routes in the hills and bushes surrounding Apo Resettlement in Abuja. This is contained in a statement by the command’s spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh, on Wednesday. “The operatives of the FCT Police Command, led by the Commissioner of Police, CP Benneth Igweh, himself, stormed the hills and thick bushes surrounding Zone A and B…

Paris 2024 Qualifier: Banyana Banyana storm Abuja for Super Falcons

Players and officials of Banyana Banyana of South Africa have arrived Abuja for their 2024 Olympic Games qualifier against the Super Falcons of Nigeria. The African champions rounded up their one-week preparations in Pretoria on Saturday and will intensify their work in Abuja. The foreign based players are expected to join their teammates in camp on Monday (today). The first leg of the final round…

Okuama: Army jet renders Delta monarch to Abuja

The Nigerian Army has flown to Abuja the Ovie of Ewu kingdom in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, HRM Clement Ikolo, who surrendered himself to the Police in Asaba on Thursday. DAILY POST reports that the Delta State Police Command handed over the king, whom the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, declared wanted with seven others for the killing of 17 soldiers at Okuama…

Hardship: Clerics announce Lagos, Abuja protest over economic situation in Nigeria

A coalition of Christian leaders, led by Prophet Bisi Olujobi, the spiritual leader of Wisdom Church of Christ International in Ketu, Lagos, is set for a “call to action walk”. The announcement is contained in a press release issued on Monday by Olujobi’s media adviser, Prince Ayo Adegboye. The clerics, under the aegis of the Federation of Concerned Prophets, would stage the protest at the…

FCT: We’ll not have public taxis on the road – Wike reveals new plans for Abuja

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike has disclosed that discussions were ongoing with private partners to ensure that operators of buses and taxi services in the FCT were registered and assigned operational routes for security reasons. The minister also disclosed that the FCTA will soon begin the construction of bus terminals to serve the various routes in the FCT. Wike disclosed this…

‘Revolution has started’ – Aisha Yesufu on looting of truck carrying food items in Abuja

Social critic and human rights activist Aisha Yesufu, on Monday, said revolutionary has started in the country. Her statement follows an attack and looting of a truck carrying food items by residents in the Dei-Dei area of Abuja, on Monday morning. Recall that a warehouse and truck carrying food items in Abuja were looted over the weekend. Yesufu, in a post via her X handle,…

Abuja court frowns at incessant delays in trial of anti-Tinubu air passenger, Uja

A Federal Capital Territory Magistrate Court sitting at Zuba has frowned at the incessant adjournments and delays in the trial of an anti-Tinubu air passenger, Barrister Obiajulu Hansel Uja, for criminal offense. Uja, an ‘Obidient supporter’ was arrested in April last year when he caused uproar during an Abuja-Lagos Ibom Air flight with his lone protest and demand that Bola Ahmed Tinubu, then a President-elect,…

Why fuel queues resurfaced in Lagos, Abuja – Marketers

Fuel marketers have blamed supply disruption for the resurfacing of queues in Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory. The President of Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association, PETROAN, Billy Gillis-Harry, disclosed this in a Channels Television interview on Thursday monitored by DAILY POST. “Undoubtedly, the queues have spiralled in some parts of the country. Simply speaking to the fact that we are having a problem…

Abuja residents urged to take HPV vaccine to prevent cancer

Abuja residents have been told to take the Human Papillomavirus vaccine, currently administered by the Primary Health Care Development Agency and Pathfinder International, to prevent cancer. The Communication Officer of Pathfinder International Nigeria, Bayo Ewuola, disclosed this during a vaccination and sanitisation in Kabusa, a suburb of Abuja, Nigeria. According to him, the HPV vaccine is effective against genital warts and most cases of cervical…

FCT: ‘What I’m doing in Abuja goes beyond political party’ – Wike

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike has said that the development of the nation’s capital is sacrosanct and goes beyond political party affiliations. Wike added that the FCT Administration is working with the six Area Council Chairmen, irrespective of party differences, to support the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the FCT for the benefit of the people. Wike…