Abuja (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Abuja (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 9.18
Longitude: 7.17
population: 174,152
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 15 reports

Nigeria: FCT Minister Orders Reconstruction of Bombed Bus Park

Deploys more mass transit buses Commuters groan under stringent security checks Hospitals deny starving victimsOmololu Ogunmade and Senator Iroegbu The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed, has constituted a special committee ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 53 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Court Declares Park and Pay Operations Illegal in Abuja

There was jubilation in Abuja yesterday shortly after a High Court in the FCT declared operations of park and pay services in the city illegal.Justice Peter Affen of the court, in a judgement that lasted for about three hours, said that the park and pay ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Bombings won’t affect World Economic Forum hosting –FG

Supervising Minister, National Planning Commission, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda| credits: http://leadership.ngThe Federal Government on Thursday said the recent spate of bombings in the country would not in any way jeopardise Nigeria’s hosting of the World ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Easter celebration: Be security conscious, police advise Nigerians

By Aramide Oikelome and Ekene  Okoro (Lagos) , Yaqoub Popoola (Ado-Ekiti) and Hassan Zaggi (Abuja)To ensure a hitch-free Easter celebration, Inspector General (IG) of Police, Abubakar Mohammed, has charged worshippers at both Jumat and Church services ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 8 reports

Officials: Nigeria Secure for Economic Forum Despite Attacks

ABUJA, NIGERIA — After the worst attack in Abuja’s history on Monday, officials say the Nigerian capital has been secured for the World Economic Forum for Africa next month. These comments come amid conflicting statements on the abduction of more than ... [Published VOA News - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 32 reports

Nigeria parents demand answers after military says hostages freed

Defence spokesman Chris Olukolade had initially said that 129 girls were abducted by gunmen in the Chibok area of the northeastern Borno state late Monday.The mass kidnap -- which has sparked global outrage -- came just hours after the deadliest attack ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 8 reports

Pakistani president to pay official visit to Nigeria

ISLAMABAD, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain will pay an official visit to Nigeria from April 21-24 at the invitation of his Nigerian counterpart Goodluck Jonathan to strengthen bilateral relations with special focus on trade, officials ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

Nigeria battling worst form of terrorism – Maku

The Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, on Wednesday maintained that the country is witnessing the worst form of terrorism in the world.He made the remarks while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Weekly Federal Executive Council ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Nigeria Abuja Explosion - Survivors Narrate Experience

Burnt-out busses after an attack at a bus station packed with morning commuters in Abuja When Oyebuchi Chigozie arrived the Nyanya motor park at about 6.00 a.m. on Monday, he thought his daily ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Abuja: One blast too many

Residents of Nyanya, an Abuja suburb, early hours of Monday woke up to a loud explosion that occurred at the Motor Park, which left scores dead and many injured. The busy park was littered with dismembered body parts due to the explosion, which witnesses ... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 9 reports

Nigerian authorities search for more than 100 abducted girls

Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - Desperate Nigerian parents pleaded Wednesday for an end to their "nightmare" after Boko Haram Islamists kidnapped more than 100 girls from a secondary school in the embattled northeast.The mass abduction by heavily armed insurgents ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 12 reports

Emergency Rule Extension: Why We May Need A Kanuri Warrior 1 Perry Brimah, Dr.

I was invited to join a team brainstorm on the security situation in Nigeria early last year when Boko Haram had made its most dangerous advances, occupying most of Borno state, and daring to attack military barracks’. At this time, Nigeria was on the ... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 16 2014]

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"The military had really gladdened our hearts. But now we are left in confusion" said Lydia Ibrahim, whose three cousins are among the kidnapped
"The two sides would discuss ways and means for further strengthening of relations between the two countries particularly in the field of economic and trade co-operation" , she said, adding that the President would also address the Business Forums in Abuja and in Lagos
"The ICT4D document is aimed at encouraging investment in ICT and it is used as a tool in a wide range of applications and infrastructural planning, fight illiteracy, improve health care delivery, enhance quality of education, boost human capital development, agriculture, national security and law enforcement, governance and the private sector." the statement added

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99 Schoolgirls Still Missing [Published This Day Online - 1 hour ago]
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Female Reps visit blast victims [Published Daily Trust - 2 hours ago]
ICIR offers investigative journalism training [Published Daily Trust - 2 hours ago]
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Extremist attacks, unrest in Nigeria, Crude Oil... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
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SMEs seek more allocation to agric [Published The Nation Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
I Do Not Believe Church Must Be On Sundays – Pr... [Published Leadership - 2 hours ago]
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115 Nigeria schoolgirls still missing [Published Qatar Peninsula - 3 hours ago]
The Road To Nyanya [Published Leadership - 3 hours ago]
Resist pressures from politicians, CJN advises ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 4 hours ago]
Easter celebration: Be security conscious, poli... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 4 hours ago]
Abuja blast: Lagos beefs up security in parks, ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 4 hours ago]
Court abolishes park and pay in FCT [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 4 hours ago]
Police foil Okwu’s bid to take over APGA office [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 4 hours ago]
Minister raises task force on sexual abuse of c... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 4 hours ago]
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Nigeria: 115 Nigeria schoolgirls still missing ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Nigeria 04/17/2014 19:12 GMT MAIDUGURI, April 17, 2014 (AFP) - A Nigerian school principal on Thursday denied military reports that most of the girls kidnapped by Islamist gunmen were now safe, as parents continued ...
Road to Abuja SA - Role of Education in Empower... [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 15 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvCuNGiGRn0&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Road to Abuja SA - Role of Education in Empowering the Region In less than a month, global leaders will ...
Road to Abuja WA - Future beyond Oil & Gas [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 16 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R7kM77WB0k&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Road to Abuja WA - Future beyond Oil & Gas During the month of May global leaders will be descending on ...
Nigeria: Mr Waheed A Olagunju Appointed Acting ... [Published EON Business - 17 hours ago]
ABUJA, Nigeria--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Bank of Industry (BOI) has appointed Mr Waheed A Olagunju as Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his new appointment, Mr Olagunju served on BOI’s Board of Directors as Executive ...
Nigeria: Mr Waheed A Olagunju Appointed Acting ... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - 17 hours ago]
ABUJA, Nigeria--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Bank of Industry (BOI) has appointed Mr Waheed A Olagunju as Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his new appointment, Mr Olagunju served on BOI’s Board of Directors as Executive Director, ...
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