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26 Nov
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29 Jun
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been re-arrested and brought back to Nigeria to face his trial. Nnamdi Kanu and his co-defendant are facing treasonable felony charges at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Kanu fled the country in September 2017 after an invasion of his home by the military in Afara-Ukwu, near Umuahia, Abia State.
31 May
#RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore alleges he was shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.
15 May
14 May
The FCT Police command has reviewed its strategy in dealing with insecurity and urged residents to be vigilant.
28 Apr
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has confirmed that Boko Haram militants have displaced over 3,000 residents of Kaure and Shiroro local government areas, even going as far as hoisting their flags in the overrun communities situated less than 140km from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Could Abuja be next?
22 Apr
Long queues are yet to disappear at filling stations in Abuja despite assurances by the NNPC that there is no plan to increase pump price.
31 Mar
255 stranded Nigerians in Saudi Arabia arrive in Abuja
4 Mar
One of the challenges being faced worldwide is the rate of infection of health professionals while treating COVID-19 patients. However, a team of Nigerian students studying robotics at the Glisten International Academy in Nigeria's capital, Abuja have built a machine that can treat COVID-19 patients.
22 Feb
How Nigerian military aircraft King Air 350 crashed in Abuja
17 Feb
Saraki-led PDP reconciliation committee meets Ex-President Jonathan in Abuja
9 Feb
Emirates Airline cancels flights out of Lagos, Abuja indefinitely

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