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Two children in Abaji car accident die in hospital

Two children who were among the six victims that sustained various degrees of burns in the Monday accident in which a car went up in flames later died in Abaji General Hospital. The Abaji unit commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), ACC Olasupo Esuruoso, who confirmed the death of

Now That 2019 Time Table is Out

On Tuesday last week, January 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] issued the 2019 Election Time Table and Schedule of Activities for 2019 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council Elections. It will be recalled that on March 16, last year INEC announced the dates for the 2019 elections. INEC

Group backs Makarfi for presidency

Alhaji Abubakar Sidi, a former FCT Coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan 2015 Campaign Group, has called former PDP National Chairman, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi to declare for the party’s presidential candidacy. Sidi said Makarfi’s previous record from a bank employee, governor and senator spoke volumes of his unblemished credentials and, therefore, made

Man, 26, weeps as parents seek divorce in court

Emotions ran freely yesterday, as a 26-year-old computer engineer, Wasiu Sanni, broke down in tears as his parents engaged in a divorce tussle. At the Abeokuta Grade II customary court sitting in Ake, Wasiu lamented that the frequent quarrel between his parents had earned him disgrace among his peers and given

Fuel crisis worsens, as DPR clamps down on illegal oil marketers

Despite assurances by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, of a return to normalcy in fuel supply, the fuel crisis worsened, yesterday, in Abuja, while transportation costs also rose astronomically. Fuel crisis The queues which returned immediately after the Yuletide holidays attained a worrisome dimension, Thursday, as motorists spent about five

Court orders Mobil to pay Delta communities N1.430bn

A Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State, has ordered oil giant, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, to pay the people of Odimodi Federated Communities and the Forcados Community in Burutu Council Area of the state N1.430bn over the 1998 oil spill which destroyed the communities’ means of livelihood. In a

Fire razes Imo deputy governor’s house, gas station

Fire on Wednesday and Thursday gutted five houses in different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital, including that of the state’s Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere. Other houses affected were popular Owerri joint, Ogwa Village, and Chris-T Gas Station, Egbu. Our correspondent learnt that two other outfits, Choco Foods in Mbaitoli, and

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