Federal Capital Territory
Domestic flight operations in Nigeria's biggest business district and most populous city, Lagos, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja resumed on Wednesday, 8 July 2020, after months of suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The restart is according to the Nigerian government’s three-tier reopening scheme announced by the country's aviation minister, Hadi Sirika, a few weeks ago.
Mrs. Maryam Sanda, who was on Monday sentenced to death by hanging for killing her husband, will appeal the judgment, a member of his legal team has confirmed. Justice Yusuf Halilu of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had given her the maximum sentence for killing her husband, Mr. Bilyaminu Bello.
Sequel to the enforcement drive of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) to confiscate unapproved films and video works in the Federal Capital Territory, the agency on Friday destroyed unclassified and other prohibited films and videos valued at over N500 million.
There was pandemonium at the National Secretariat of the All Progressive Congress on Wednesday morning, when youths of the party in Abuja besieged the premises to protest direct primaries declared by the party for the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
Two months after the Divisional Police Officer of the National Assembly was transferred from Federal Capital Territory Police Command to Adamawa command, a member of the House of Representatives has called on the House to be careful when dealing with issues that relate to police.