Tag: Abuja

By Ismail Auwal The Northern Elders Forum ( NEF) has said that it would not reply Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s vituperation against the elders of the region. The spokesman of the group, Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, who ruled out...
By Ismail Auwal Barely few weeks to 2023 general elections, the ancient city of Kano is experiencing rising incidents of phone-snatching by gangs who attack unsuspecting people with knives and other local weapons. An investigation by Sahelian Times...

NRC adjusts Abuja-Kaduna train schedule

By Aminu Kutama The Manager, Abuja-Kaduna Train Service (AKTS), Mr Pascal Nnorli says the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has adjusted its take-off of the last...

Security threat: US, UK advisories are irresponsible — Monguno

By Aminu Kutama The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno has assured Nigerians that there is no cause for alarm. Against the backdrop of recent security...

Terror alert: Julius Berger shuts down operations in Abuja

By Ismail Auwal Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. has suspended operations in Abuja following the travel advisory issued by the United States and the United Kingdom...

Security beefed up in Abuja following US government’s alert

By Ismail Auwal Security has been beefed up in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja following the recent alert issued by the United States of...

Just in: US raises alarm over possible attacks in Abuja

By Ismail Auwal The US government warned on Sunday that there is a high risk of terrorist attacks in Nigeria, particularly in the Federal Capital...

Roadside discussions

By Abdussamad Ahmad Yusuf It was Wednesday evening, the clock ticking to point 6:00 pm. Alongside two friends we were joined by another friends’ friend...

Drama as thief steals Namadi Sambo’s phone at book launch ceremony

By Ismail Auwal There was mild drama on Thursday as the phone of Nigerian former Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, went missing at the ongoing late Governor...

5 Abuja residents drowned in Gurara river fleeing bandits attack

By Ismail Auwal Five residents of Chakumi village in Gurdi ward, Abuja Area Council, drowned while attempting to flee a bandit attack. The residents, who included...

Bandits free 5 family members for N4 million, wine in Abuja

By Ismail Auwal Bandits released five kidnapped family members in exchange for N4 million, wine, and food. The released victims  abducted at Bukpe community of Wako...

We’ve arrested 8 terrorists in Abuja community—DHQ

BY Ismail Auwal The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has confirmed the arrest of terrorists in Deidei Abattoir of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) and Dukpa village...

Security agencies raid uncompleted buildings in Abuja, arrest 480 suspects

By Aminu Kutama The Federal Capital Territory FCT Administration has said it will profile 480 criminal suspects it arrested during a security raid on uncompleted...

Special Report: Exorbitant air transport fare forces passengers to ply nation’s dangerous roads

By Our reporters The astronomical hike in air transport fare in the country, has now forced passengers to turn road transportation alternative despite the worrying...

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