Abuja Building Collapse: I Ran Out Naked -Survivor

Posted by - July 13, 2024

  By Kasim Isa Muhammad A survivor of the collapsed two-storey building in Kubwa, Abuja, has shared his harrowing experience. According to TCR, the building, located at Plot C31, Sultan Dasuki Road, Kubwa, collapsed on Saturday morning. The last victim rescued, a corps member, was brought out unconscious by a team of rescue officials from

Tears as Building Collapses at Praco Limited Estate, Workers Feared Dead in Abuja

Posted by - June 28, 2024

By Sabiu Abdullahi A building at Nicholas Ukachukwu’s Praco Limited Estate in Guzape, Abuja, has collapsed, leaving an unknown number of workers feared dead. The incident occurred on Friday, and rescue efforts are ongoing, but heavy rainfall is hindering the operation. A source familiar with the situation told newsmen, “Building collapse at Nicholas Ukachukwu’s Praco

FG Refutes Rumours of Renaming Murtala Mohammed Way After Soyinka

Posted by - June 18, 2024

By Sabiu Abdullahi The Nigerian government has moved to dispel rumours that Murtala Mohammed Way in Abuja has been renamed Wole Soyinka Way. In a statement released on Monday, the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, confirmed that there has been no consideration to rename the expressway during President Bola Tinubu’s administration. The

EFCC Arrests Four Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Abuja

Posted by - June 7, 2024

Bu Sabiu Abdullahi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja, the nation’s capital. According to the EFCC, the suspects were apprehended on Thursday, June 6, 2024, during a sting operation at the Kubwa axis of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The commission said the arrest was

Fight Erupts Between Soldiers, Traders at Banex Market in Abuja

Posted by - May 19, 2024

By Sabiu Abdullahi A violent clash between soldiers and traders at Banex Market in Abuja has led to the deployment of intelligence officers by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command. A viral video showed civilians overpowering soldiers in a free-for-all fight on Saturday. The conflict allegedly started over a dispute about a mobile phone sale,

NDLEA Sets Up Special Squads Against Open Sale, Consumption of Drugs in FCT

Posted by - May 13, 2024

By Isah Aliyu Chiroma   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has inaugurated special squads to curtail open sales and consumption of illicit drugs in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.   The Commander of Narcotics, NDLEA, FCT Command, Kabiru Tsakuba, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Monday

Tackling Insecurity: Defence Chief Receives Improved Armour Personnel Carriers

Posted by - May 9, 2024

By Hassan Maina Kaina (DEFENCE Editor) The fight against insecurity has received a boost with the delivery of an improved version of the Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC’s) to fight insecurity in the country. In a brief ceremony, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Abubakar Kana who represented the Minister of Defence, Alhaji Mohammed

Monopoly, Breach of Law and Pocketing of Abuja in Deep Pocket

Posted by - May 5, 2024

By Usman Adamu Muhammed The current state of affairs in Abuja under the leadership of Hon. Minister Barr. Nyesom Wike is deeply troubling and raises serious concerns about the rule of law and democratic governance. Since assuming office, Minister Wike has repeatedly flouted legal protocols and exhibited a troubling tendency towards autocratic rule, jeopardizing the

Gunmen Kidnap Four Residents in Bwari Area Council of FCT

Posted by - May 2, 2024

By Sabiu Abdullahi Gunmen on Monday night invaded the Bmuko Community in the Dutse Baupma axis of the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, kidnapping four residents. According to a resident, Mr. Isah, the gunmen arrived at the community at about 11:50 pm on Monday, attacking the house of one Engr. Patrick, whose

Fuel Scarcity Hits Abuja, Neighboring States, Amid Meeting to Resolve Supply Shortage

Posted by - April 25, 2024

By Sabiu Abdullahi Severe petrol scarcity hits Abuja and neighbouring states, leaving many filling stations closed and motorists stranded in long queues. The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has attributed the shortage to a supply issue, which is being investigated. According to IPMAN National Secretary, Chief John Kekeocha, “There is a supply shortage