Latest News, Events and Happenings in Abuja (FCT) News.en-usGanduje, others reconcile Dangote, BUA over sugar plant Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has waded into the dispute between Dangote and BUA companies owned by two business moguls from the state.This is in order to resolve the lingering conflict among the two Kano State prominent indigenes Aliko Dango <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari returns from UK medical trip Nigeria&#8217;s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, after two weeks trip to United Kingdom. x Buhari had travelled to London on March 30 for a &ldquo;routine medical check-up&rdquo;, acco <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Average price of kerosene increases slightly in March — NBS National Bureau of Statistics , says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N361.29 in March from N355.8 in February. x The bureau said this in its &ldquo;National Household Kerosene Price <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 House of Reps to engage governors on autonomy for judiciary House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary is to engage the Nigerian Governor&rsquo;s Forum and all relevant stakeholders with a view to ensuring judicial financial autonomy. x The Chairman of the committee, Rep. Luke Onofiok <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 UBEC decries slow pace of accessing N41bn funds by states Universal Basic Education Commission has disclosed that about N41.06 billion matching grant has remained unaccessed by the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory.Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi said out of N184.8 billion se <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Editorial: Federalism is the answer, after all - Part 25 A new Sheriff is in town. There is a change of guard within the Nigeria Police amidst increasing insecurity in the country underlined by a takeover of virtually all parts of the country by new militarism, that is, non-state actors, challenging the <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Again, Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting President Yemi Osinbajo, for the second time, presided over the Federal Executive Council meeting in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday.Though President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to Abuja this week from the United Kingd <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 WIMBIZ, others fault composition of newly constituted governing councils of federal varsities have continued to trail the reconstitution of Governing Councils of five federal universities by the Federal Government as women groups and eminent scholars demanded reconstitution of fresh teams. A non-governmental organisation, Women in <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 France votes 3.5 billion Euros for African SMEs, to finance Nigerian states’ health sectors The French Government is opening the &ldquo;Choose Africa&rdquo; conference on President Emmanuel Macron&rsquo;s 3.5 billion Euros initiative to support start-ups and Small and Medium Enterprises on the continent, which Nigerian entrepreneur <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Let the conference be now [FILE] Delegates at the preliminary sitting of 2014 National ConferenceTo mark the first anniversary of his presidency on May 29, 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, granted a rare television interview. In an answer to a question on the Nationa <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Cheers, fireworks as ‘spectacular’ Edo 2020 Sports Festival ends the last 12 days, the best of Nigerian youths have been in Benin City fighting for sporting laurels for their states. But beyond the competition on the track and field, as well as halls, the athletes also got the opportunity to meet their mates fr <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 NDLEA seeks collaboration with Nigerian Army to combat drug trafficking Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency , retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has solicited the support of the Nigerian Army to tackle incidences of drug abuse and trafficking in Nigeria. x Marwa made the call on Tuesday during a courtes <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 FG faults Obaseki’s claims on state of economy Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, says revenue distributed at Federation Account Allocation Committee is generated by Federal Government agencies. x The minister fielded questions from State House corr <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Scammers steal profiles of JAMB's adhoc staff, divert over N10mn a dozen fraudsters have gained access into an intranet site of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board and altered profiles of the board&rsquo;s ad hoc staff, diverting over N10 million meant for their allowances. x JAMB registrar Pr <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 DSS invites youth leader over planned protest at Abuja airport Department of State Security Services , has invited the national president of the Nigeria Youth Union , Chinonso Obasi, alongside other youth leaders involved in the plan to disrupt official activities at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Ai <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100