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Court quashes forfeiture order on all Benedict Peters’ UK properties

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Justice Binta Murtala-Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has set aside the Forfeiture Order obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on all UK properties belonging to Aiteo boss, Mr. Benedict Peters. The court also cleared UK Properties of Mr. Benedict Peters, of any link with former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dizeani Alison Madueke and upheld the ...

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N600m Property Scam: Court declines ex-CNS Jubrin’s statement as exhibit

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Justice Sadiq Umar of FCT High Court, Maitama, Abuja, on Wednesday declined to admit as exhibit the statement made to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by a former Chief of Naval Staff, retired Vice Admiral Usman Jubrin. Jubrin is standing trial alongside retired Rear Admiral Bala Msheila, retired Rear Admiral Shehu Ahmadu and Harbour Bay International Limited, in an ...

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Court orders Abuja Area Councils to stop collecting tenement rate

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A court in Abuja has described the collection of tenement rate by the six area councils of the Federal Territorial Capital (FCT) from property owners as unconstitutional and has consequently barred them from further collecting the proper tax. Justice Valentine Ashi held that the collection of the property tax by the six councils was usurpation of functions donated to the ...

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Construction issues disrupt Abuja rail system

Construction issues disrupt Abuja rail system - Nigeria Real Estate

The 45-kilometre long Abuja Light Rail is ready for operation but minor construction problems at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) which is delaying the takeoff of the rail system, Daily Trust learnt. This is even as prospective investors have started scrambling for available land opportunities to set up residential and commercial properties at some of ...

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FRSC records 456 road accidents deaths in one month

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 456 people died and 3404 others were injured in 826 accidents recorded nationwide in January. The FRSC stated this in its CCC report for January signed by its Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi. According to the report, the January accident figure represents a 4-per cent decrease compared with the previous month of December 2017, ...

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FCT residents lament over Kuje-Gwagwalada road construction delay

FCT residents lament over Kuje-Gwagwalada road construction delay

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday has decried the delay in the completion of the Kuje-Gwagwalada road project awarded since 2010. Some residents of the territory in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kuje and Gwagwalada said that the delay in the completion of the project was not in their interest. NAN recalls ...

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FCT residents raise alarm over unavailability of toilet facilities

FCT residents raise alarm over unavailability of toilet facilities

Traditional households in the outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja are battling on how they can dispose human solid waste from the environment due to lack of toilet facilities. The affected areas, where indiscriminate dumping of refuse and human solid waste exist include; Mpape, Lugbe, Karishi, Jikwoyi, Gudu Dagba, Karimo, Dutse, Bwari, Gwagalada and others. FCT Chairman of ...

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Quit notice: FCTA issues 3-week ultimatum to police personnel

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday, issued a three-week quit notice ultimatum to some personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, occupying one of its resettlement sites at Galuwyi Shere in Bwari Area Council of FCT, Abuja, to vacate the place with a view to allow contractors complete renovation of the work on schedule

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday, issued a three-week quit notice ultimatum to some personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, occupying one of its resettlement sites at Galuwyi Shere in Bwari Area Council of FCT, Abuja, to vacate the place with a view to allow contractors complete renovation of the work on schedule. The project, which sits on ...

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FCT residents protest poor access to water facilities

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A protest occurred on Wednesday by the residents of some communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over lack of access to the only source of water to the areas. The communities are Tungan-Kwaso, Tungan-Kano and Tungan- Kukudagba. Newsmen who monitored the protest along Airport Road in Abuja, reports that the protesters barricaded the road. Armed policemen and other security ...

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FCT residents complain bitterly over non-functional infrastructure

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Many residents in estates within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried lack of functional social amenities. Some stakeholders told journalists of their anger and frustration. They stressed the need for relevant government agencies to intervene and ensure provision of essential infrastructure in the estates. A resident of Cajaah Estate, Nwagbara Ihueze, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that ...

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