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Court frees Indian businessman over alleged N120m fraud
Abuja DAMAC FCT Federal Capital Territory fraud Gulati Ankit Metro News Nigeria

Court frees Indian businessman over alleged N120m fraud

FCT High Court. Photo: Hotels The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja High Court yesterday discharged an Indian national, Gulati Ankit, held on behalf of DAMAC Star Properties LLC, Dubai, in an alleged $350,000 (about N120 million) property fraud. Profitel Limited, a Nigerian company, had in 2015 sued DAMAC Star Properties […]

Police upholds protest ban in Kaduna as El-Zakzaky appears in court
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Police upholds protest ban in Kaduna as El-Zakzaky appears in court

The leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as Shiites, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky As the trial of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Ibrahim El-Zakzaky holds in Kaduna on Wednesday, November 7, the state police command has reiterated its stance of barring protest by individuals and groups from […]

I’m fully commited to having new National Minimum Wage — Buhari
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I’m fully commited to having new National Minimum Wage — Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria with the committee President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed his commitment to ensuring the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage. Buhari said this in Abuja on Tuesday while receiving the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage from the […]

IG loses bid to stop Senate’s summons over Melaye
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IG loses bid to stop Senate’s summons over Melaye

[FILE] Senator Dino Melaye. PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/DINO MELAYE The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday declined to grant the application by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to stop the Senate from inviting him to a legislative hearing. The Senate had in two separate letters dated April 25 and 26 summoned the […]

FCTA names new heads for departments, agencies
Abuja FCTA Federal Capital Territory Administration Metro News Nigeria

FCTA names new heads for departments, agencies

Abuja, FCT Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has deployed interim heads to supervise vacant secretariats, departments and agencies left by politicians contesting the 2019 elections. This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant (Media) to FCT Minister, Abubakar Sani, yesterday in Abuja. Accordingly, the Chief of Staff […]

INEC honours exemplary staff at award ceremony
Abuja INEC Metro News Nigeria Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC honours exemplary staff at award ceremony

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu (3rd from let, front row), Chairperson, House of Representatives Committee on Electoral and Political Party Matters, Mr. Aishatu Dukku (4th left, front row), award winners and some Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) at the INEC maiden merit award ceremony held in Abuja […]

INEC honours exemplary staff at award ceremony
Abuja INEC Metro News Nigeria Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC honours exemplary staff at award ceremony

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu (3rd from let, front row), Chairperson, House of Representatives Committee on Electoral and Political Party Matters, Mr. Aishatu Dukku (4th left, front row), award winners and some Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) at the INEC maiden merit award ceremony held in Abuja […]

FOCAC: Buhari returns to Abuja
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FOCAC: Buhari returns to Abuja

The Mambilla Hydropower Project remains a key priority for Buhari's administration. September 5, in Beijing Buhari asked for President Xi‘s support and intervention, for the project. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night returned to Abuja after attending the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing. During the six-day […]

Court hears suit challenging takeover of WhitePlains School today
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Court hears suit challenging takeover of WhitePlains School today

Federal high court, Abuja A vacation judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed today for hearing on the suit challenging alleged moves by First Bank Plc to take over WhitePlains British School Limited.   The Judge gave the date last Friday after listening to arguments […]

Court strikes out anti-GMO case as activists move to fight on
Abuja anti- Genetically Modified Organism GMO High Court Metro News Nigeria

Court strikes out anti-GMO case as activists move to fight on

FCT High Court. Photo: Hotels The Federal High Court of Justice, in Abuja has struck out an anti- Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) case due to technicalities. Justice A.R Mohammed in delivering his judgment said the court’s hands were tied, due to one of the objections raised by the defendant, even […]

Obasanjo causes a stir at Afreximbank annual meeting in Abuja
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Obasanjo causes a stir at Afreximbank annual meeting in Abuja

H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria at #AfreximAM18 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo caused a stir at the on-going African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) Annual Meeting in Abuja. He chose to sit among the participants instead of a front row seat reserved for him among the […]

FG commissions feedback kiosks at Lagos, Abuja airports
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FG commissions feedback kiosks at Lagos, Abuja airports

Muritala Muhammud International Airport, Lagos.PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN In line with the ease of doing business executive order, the Federal Government has set up feedback kiosks at the international wings of the Muritala Muhammed Airport in Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja. The kiosks, under the Presidential Enabling Business […]