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Bwari community in FCT and the long walk for education

Bwari community in FCT and the long walk for education Maureen Okpe The emergence of alternative means of transportation like school buses and private cars have long bade farewell to the days when students used to walk miles to access schools. Unfortunately, many people may not know that even with these developments, a

Niger Delta Militants Threaten to Attack Major Cities in Nigeria

•Group claims oil-rich Niger-Delta neglected by government Militants from Nigeria’s oil-rich region have threatened to attack the country's capital and economic hub for alleged neglect of the Niger-Delta, the nation’s petroleum producing area. In a video statement Wednesday, Supreme Egbesu Liberation Fighters said they will target Abuja, the federal capital, and Lagos,

Land Tussle: Don’t push us to War, Abuja indigenes caution FG

The Coalition of FCT Indigenous Associations has warned the Federal Government not to push them into violence over the alleged forceful takeover of their land by the Nigerian Army. The group said it would no longer sit and watch the military who were statutorily mandated to protect them to force them

EFCC bursts another internet scam ‘academy’ in Abuja

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Operatives of the Abuja zonal office has bursted another training centre for the grooming of internet fraudsters. The ‘academy’ located in the Arab Contractors Area of Mpape Hills, a suburb of Abuja, was discovered when operatives, acting on intelligence, stormed the base on Thursday and arrested

Abuja to Host 2021 Heritage Global Pageant

Abuja, the Nigerian capital city, has been selected to host this year’s edition of the Miss Heritage Global pageant with beauty queens from 60 countries already booked to compete for honours in the show which is tagged #Abujatotheworld and slated for October 2021. The 2019 edition of the pageant was hosted

Ex-Boko Haram Fighters, Eluding Detection, Start New Lives in Kaduna, Kano, Abuja

In a three months-long investigation, HumAngle traced former members of the terror group to different cities across the country, where some of them who still share radical beliefs are embedded. By Ahmad Salkida He was in the senior commanding cadre among the revered elite jihadist corps in the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram.

Police Rescue Five Kidnap Victims in Abuja

Godsgift Onyedinefu The FCT Police says it has rescued give kidnapped victims after fierce gun confrontation with the heavily armed hoodlums, who attacked residents of Tungan Maje village, a community bordering the Federal Capital Territory and Niger State. The hoodlums reportedly stormed the village shooting sporadically in the air and kidnapped