Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Federal Capital Territory

February 6, 2023

After bragging, Wike begs court to stop PDP from throwing him out for anti-party outbursts

The Rivers governor risks suspension or expulsion due to his persistent anti-PDP rhetoric and failure to publicly endorse the party’s presidential candidate.

Governor Nyesom Wike and PDP national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu
January 2, 2023

NiMet predicts three-day dust-haze conditions 

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency ( NiMet) has predicted dust-haze weather conditions from Monday to Wednesday across the country.

dust haze
December 25, 2022

Christmas: FCT minister urges residents to pray for peaceful elections

Mr Bello stated that Christmas offered a unique opportunity to Nigerians to collectively pray for the country and all her leaders for guidance, wisdom and continued steadfast leadership.

FCT minister Mohammed Musa Bello
December 24, 2022

In Christmas message, Buhari urges Nigerians to vote those who ‘ll carry on his strides in office

“I urge you to be circumspect and vote for those that will maintain the momentum we have created for the greater good of the country.”

President Muhammadu Buhari
December 15, 2022

No tax clearance, no car registration, building approval, FCT-IRS warns

The failure of relevant agencies to demand and verify TCC presented by an individual could amount to sanctions (a fine of N5 million or three years’ imprisonment or both).

The Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS)
December 8, 2022

SSS threatens to raid NNPC, petrol stations if scarcity persists for two more days

Mr Afunnaya hinted that the fuel scarcity is artificially created by a deliberate decision of service stations.

A composite of DSS officials and the spokesperson of the agency, Peter Afunnaya used to illustrate the story.
December 8, 2022

PRAWA seeks end to torture by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria

The PRAWA executive director called on relevant stakeholders to support the National Committee against Torture to build a nation free of torture.

Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) and Uju Agomoh
December 8, 2022

Cash Limit: Mobile money, POS operators write CBN for exemption, plan protests

Musa Yinusa, an operator, told The Gazette that the policy was inconsiderate owing to the fact that he carries out transactions worth up to N200,000 per day. 

Godwin Emefiele and POS agent
December 7, 2022

FAME Foundation organises 16-day activism against gender-based violence 

The programme seeks to train participants on self-defence skills against gender-based violence in schools.

School-Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV) activism programme in Abuja
December 5, 2022

Nigeriens deface highway named after Buhari in Niamey; call Nigerian president ‘criminal’

This hostile behaviour is despite Mr Buhari’s efforts to strengthen relations with the Niger Republic, which have earned him criticism among Nigerians.

Defaced Muhammadu Buhari highway