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Special status of FCT and the legitimacy of national political leadership

Special status of FCT and the legitimacy of national political leadership

By Erasmus Morah  “To unravel the ‘and FCT’ conundrum, one must know what the Nigerian military general founding fathers of the 1999 Constitution had in mind when they decided in 1976 to build a new capital city on virgin land and set it up as a special federal capital territory.”  Introduction  ON Saturday, February 25, […]

Resolving Abuja’s real status is overdue 

Resolving Abuja’s real status is overdue 

By Tonnie Iredia Senate President Lawan’s senatorial nomination bid and the earlier Imo State Governorship election are two recent cases whose controversial outcomes have continued to annoy many people including retired and serving judges. A third case that may have such lasting impact is the controversy concerning what a candidate must score in Abuja, the […]

Police foil robbery operation, nab suspects in FCT

Police foil robbery operation, nab suspects in FCT

Police operatives attached to Apo Division in Abuja, on Wednesday foiled an armed robbery operation and arrested a suspect. The Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, SP Josephine Adeh, in a statement, said the operation followed a distress call received from Zone E Extension, Apo Resettlement. Adeh said police operatives from the division swiftly […]