Tag: Abuja

Insecurity in Abuja: Fear, doubts over safety of Aso Rock, National Assembly, nation’s courts — Nairalovers

The reported attempt by burglars to break into the residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari has been generating different reactions on social media. While…

Eid-el-Fitr prayer to hold at National Mosque in Abuja – Management — Nairalovers

The awaited zonal public hearing on the review of the 1999 Constitution would hold from May 26 to 27. The event, which would simultaneously hold across 12 state capitals in…

BREAKING: 6 kidnap kingpins arrested in Abuja — Nairalovers

The family of the arrested 13 suspected Boko Haram members in Hotoro Kano, have cried out that those arrested by the military are genuine businessmen and students and not terrorists…

FCT Minister cancels Eid prayer gathering in Abuja — Nairalovers

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello has disclosed that Eid prayers will not be held at the National Eid prayer ground in Abuja. Bello, in…

BREAKING: Okara Riders Protest Killing Of Colleagues In Abuja — Nairalovers

Tension broke out on Sunday near St. Mary Catholic Church along Nyanya-Karshi Road in Abuja when some motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders stormed the area protesting the alleged incessant…

BREAKING: Tension in Abuja as Okada riders protest killing of colleagues — Nairalovers

The Police Command in Kano State has arrested two suspects over the murder of a 300 level student of the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Ahmad Abubakar…

Officer killed as police, Shi’ites clash in Abuja — Nairalovers

Adama Ezekiel, a police officer, has been killed after the police clashed with members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in the federal capital territory (FCT) on Friday….

Italy-bound heroin intercepted at Abuja airport, NDLEA nabs trafficker — Nairalovers

A 23-year-old alleged drug trafficker, Okoguale Douglas, has excreted 59 wraps of heroin weighing 781.2 grammes, following his arrest at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, while trying to board…

One killed as police, Shi’ites clash in Abuja — Nairalovers

By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja   There was pandemonium in Abuja yesterday as police and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shi’ites, clashed at Berger roundabout…

Northerners loot shops in Abuja, Police confirm theft [Video] — Nairalovers

A group of Northerners were caught on tape looting valuables from shop owners at Arab road in the Kubwa area of Abuja on Thursday. The residents watched helplessly as the…

Abuja: EFCC arrests ‘Yahoo boys’, owners of cademy for internet fraud — Nairalovers

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja. The suspects, between the ages of eighteen and twenty-nine, were arrested at the…

Abuja not under Boko Haram attack, say police — Nairalovers

By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command yesterday debunked information getting the rounds, especially in the social media that Abuja is under the attack of Boko…

Six car-snatching suspects held in Abuja

Nairalovers Nigeria The police command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has arrested six suspects for alleged car-snatching and armed robbery in Kubwa and Garki areas of the territory. Spokeswoman…

Pedestrian Bridges You Can’t Use In Abuja

Until 2012, there were few pedestrian bridges within the Abuja metropolis and some major satellite towns. But as the population of the city grew, many residents, apparently worried by the…