Tag Archives: FCT

Abuja Warehouses Under Attack As Residents Loot COVID-19 Palliatives

Amid several reports of looting across the country, Abuja residents on Monday took law into their hands by breaking into a warehouse in search of COVID-19 palliatives. According to footages shared by eye-witnesses via social media, the looted items varied from rice and semovita to macaroni, spaghetti, sugar, salt, and fertilizers. The warehouse which is located near West…

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#EndSARS Protesters Storm National Assembly, Demand To See Lawmakers | #EndSWAT

#EndSARS movement on Thursday resumed with Abuja protesters storming the National Assembly and demanding to see the Senate President Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Femi Gbajabiamila. The protesters in their numbers marched to the complex displaying placards lamenting extra-judicial killings and demanding justice for victims of police brutality. In videos being shared on…

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SARS Officers Will Not To Be Part Of SWAT, Police PRO Says | #EndSWAT

Ex-Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officers have been barred from joining the newly-created tactical unit Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), the Nigeria Police Force spokesman Frank Mba confirmed on Wednesday. Days ago, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu disbanded SARS following nationwide protests against the extra-judicial activities of the group that have escalated over the past few years. The…

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#ENDSARS: Davido To Meet With Inspector General Of Police Following Abuja Protest

Nigerian music star Davido who led the Abuja #EndSARS protest today, Sunday October 11 has announced that he would be having a Monday meeting with the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu while calling on fellow celebrities to join him. The FEM singer made the announcement on his social media platforms where he also revealed that the protesters…

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Senator Elisha Abbo Fined N50m For Violent Assualt On Sex Toy Shop Attendant

Adamawa-North lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo has reportedly been ordered to pay millions of Naira for attacking an Abuja sex-toy attendant back in 2019. Recall that an Abuja magistrate court had dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the senator for lack of diligent prosecution. This is despite a viral CCTV footage showing Mr Abbo savagely…

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FCT Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike Over COVID-19 Allowance

The Association of Resident Doctors, federal capital territory administration (ARD-FCTA) has commenced an indefinite strike with effect from Tuesday September 1. In a communiqué signed by Roland Aigbovo and Mustapha Ibrahim, chairman and general secretary of the association, the group said they took the decision amid the Coronavirus pandemic due to non-implementation of the variation of the 2018…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 290 New Cases, Recovery Toll Now 33,346

On Monday August 10, Nigeria recorded 290 new COVID-19 cases while the total number of recovered persons stood at 33,346. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who disclosed the latest update on Twitter, the new cases were confirmed in 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), taking the number of infected people in the nation to…

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ICYMI: 462 New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Nigeria, Toll Now 43,000

According to Nigeria’s top disease control agency, 462 new cases of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the country, bringing its total infections to 43, 151. A late Friday night tweet revealed that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) noted that one more person has died from the virus as recovery numbers hit 19,565.…

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Nigeria Confirms 481 New COVID-19 Cases As FCT Leads Daily Infections

Nigeria has recorded 481 new cases of the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19, a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed late Thursday. The national disease agency revealed that the Federal Capital Territory had the highest number of infections on Thursday with 96 cases, with Lagos State following with 89 cases.…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Near 39,000 With 604 New Cases

In case you missed it, six hundred and four (604) fresh Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases was confirmed on Thursday July 23 as the country’s total infections stood at 38,948. This is according to a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which showed that the latest COVID-19 infections were reported in twenty states and the Federal…

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