Abuja (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Abuja (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 9.18
Longitude: 7.17
population: 174,152
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 2 reports

Oil Workers Suspend Strike

Oil workers under the auspices of the Petroleum and National Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), yesterday suspended their five-day old strike after meeting with Petroleum ... [Published African Entertainer - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Abuja: Where Residents Channel Faeces Into Open Gutters

Channelling of human faeces from soakaways through underground pipes into gutters is now common practice in many parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). DAVID ADUGE-ANI reports that this attitude poses health risks to residents of the territory, ... [Published Leadership - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

Nigeria’s ruling party adopts Jonathan as its candidate for 2015 polls

Copyright : APANigeria’s ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its sole candidate for the 2015 presidential election ahead of the party’s national convention fixed for December 6, 2014.The National Executive ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 10 reports

Striking oil workers cut off gas supply to power plants

Abuja - The nation may be in for dark days as striking oil and gas workers have cut off gas supply to five major thermal plants in the country,, reports New Telegraph.Oil workers vow to continue strikeThe affected power stations include Egbin, Olorunsogo, ... [Published News24 - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

How Paedestrians Desert, Misuse Abuja Bridges

By Ugboja Felix Ojonugwa When the contracts of constructing paedestrian bridges were awarded in 2012, it was with the expectation that the move will result to increased road safety and orderliness in the Federal Capital Territory. However, according to ... [Published African Entertainer - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Estate Surveyors Fault Abuja Tenement Rate

The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has said the current tenement rate implemented by Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) has no appropriate law to guide its administration. The institute stated this yesterday when its FCT ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 8 reports

Emirates upgrades Abuja route

Just two months after launching flights to the Nigerian capital, Emirates has announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER, which will replace the existing Airbus A340-300.The aircraft replacement represents a very small ... [Published Business Traveller Asia - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Seized U.S.$9.3 Million - Senate Summons...

Photo: Daily TrustNigerians, Israeli caught smuggling. By Bayo Oladeji, Chika Otuchikere, Kunle Olasanmi, Isaiah Benjamin, Jonathan Nda-IsaiahThe Senate has summoned the National Security Adviser (NSA) Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), Chief of Defence Staff Air ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Hajj: Flynas Airline Completes Airlifting Of 9,500 Pilgrims

The Flynas Airline, contracted to transport 9,500 Muslim pilgrims from Abuja and Kaduna zones has successfully completed the transportation of pilgrims in Abuja zone. The country Managing Director of the airline, Alhaji Umar Kaila who made this known ... [Published African Entertainer - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

FCTA Seals up 70 Properties in Abuja for Land Use Contravention

Senator Bala Mohammed•27 more served noticeSenator IroegbuThe Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), in order to ensure full compliance with the Abuja Master Plan, had between July 1 and September 12, sealed up 70 properties in some highbrow ... [Published This Day Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

MTN To Empower Budding Entrepreneurs In Abuja

After successful outings in Enugu, Port Harcourt and Lagos, leading MTN Nigeria, will continue its mentorship and career-transforming programme-MTN Link Forum, today in Abuja. The grand finale of the four-city idea-sharing and business-empowerment platform ... [Published African Entertainer - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Blackout looms in Abuja, as lightening damages power equipment

The Transmission Com­pany of Nigeria (TCN) has explained that the power black out and load shedding in parts of Abuja metropolis, including Garki, Asokoro, Lugbe, Karu Keffi and environs was as a result of a fire incident which gut­ted the 60MVA, 132/33KV ... [Published Daily Sun - Sep 18 2014]

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He said that the regional body has commenced negotiations with member-states on the issue, citing Senegal as example that announced a three-day ` "lock down to contain the virus."
...as the second most influential northern politician told the nation on the 16th of May, 2012 while receiving party chieftains from Gombe State that "Boko Haram is fighting for justice; Boko Haram is another name for justice." The same stance of Tukur was also echoed by Arewa Consultative Forum and other prominent Northern politicians from both the PDP and APC and they all...
"And that is what Arc. Mike Onolememen and his team are saying now. Moving forward, after the reform that will create the Federal Highway Authority, the PPP, beginning with the (second Niger bridge) and Lagos- (Ibadan expressway), in the next three, four, five years, I believe that the money that will go into the provision of roads will not come from the government. It will be coming from the private sector."

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BOKO HARAM: NIGERIA TURN TO RUSSIA, CHINA FOR M... [Published Beegeagle's Blog - 2 hours ago]
VANGUARD 20 September, 2014 THE emerging scenario in the fight against terror and the steps Nigeria’s government has taken would have resulted in global sensation during the Cold War. The United States would fight to keep their allies. They would never ...
Emirates responds to swift Nigeria service growth [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 18 2014]
19 September 2014 – Only two months after launching its operations to Nigerian capital Abuja, Emirates has today announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER, starting from October 1, 2014. ...
Emirates Upgrades Aircraft on the Newly Launche... [Published Emirates News Releases - Sep 18 2014]
DUBAI, U.A.E.,18th September 2014: Only two months after launching its operations to Abuja, Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has today announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER, starting from ...
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Suicide bombers kill at least 15 students in at... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 17 2014]
KANO, Nigeria — Two suicide bombers killed at least 15 students Wednesday at a government college in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano, police and emergency officials said. Four men in a tricycle taxi drove up to the Federal College of Education Kano ...
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