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FCT elective positions is for all Nigerians – FCT natives

Natives of the Federal Capital Territory have declared that elective positions in the territory is not the prerogative of Abuja natives.

The declaration is coming on the heels of the forthcoming general elections, as a group under the aegis of Abuja Native Vanguard has canvassed for opening up [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018

Investors may manage Abuja light rail - FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration had revealed that a lot of investors are lto manage the Abuja light rail system which has just been completed.

Secretary in charge of transportation, Comrade Kayode Opeifa, disclosed this while briefing journalists in Beijing, China on the sidelines [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018

Resign now, Bello directs political appointees

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has issued a strong directive to all political appointees seeking for elective positions in the forthcoming 2019 general elections to resign their position without delay. 

The directive, which was contained in a circular PS/F [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018

FCTA accredited schools hit 572

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, last week, presented certificates of accreditation to 140 public and private schools, bringing the total number of accredited schools in the nation's capital to 572. 

Secretary, FCTA Education Secretariat, Sen. Isa Maina, who disclose [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018

Bello lauds democratic progress in Nigeria

Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has lauded Nigerians for the progress the nation has made in cultivating democracy. 

According to him, there has been opening of the democratic space, decentralization of governance process and the rule of law. 

The m [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018

FERMA commences rehabilitation works on Keffi--Abuja road

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, at the weekend commenced intensive rehabilitation works on the ever- busy Abuja-Keffi dual carriageway which has in recent weeks witnessed traffic gridlock due to failures in some portions of the road. 

The areas currently being worked on include [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018

Group, traditional chief, politicians sue for peace in Bwari

Ahead of 2019 general elections, the founder of Great Achievers Award and convener of "I Stand for Peace Road Walk", Comrade John Anyebe, has tasked youths in Bwari area council to embrace peace and shun violence in the forthcoming general elections in the country.  

He made [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018

Work commences on N1.3bn Ashara collapsed bridge

Construction work has commenced on the collapsed Ashara bridge in Kwali area council of the Federal Capital Territory, as the federal government through the Ecological Fund Office has approved the contract award of N1.3 billion for the construction of the 16 kilometers road. 

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Sat, 01 September 2018


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