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Bello honours France’ Macron, Namibia’ Geingob

French President Emmanuel Macron on a first visit to Nigeria since his election in May 2017, has been conferred with the honorary citizenship of Abuja as well as President Hage Geingob of Namibia. 

Presenting the key to the city of Abu [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


FCT flood disaster may worsen if...

Since the recent upgrade of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, as one of the red alert states by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMET, palpable fear has gripped some residents over possible flooding if all the relevant agencies do not wake-up to their responsibilities. 

Sun, 24 June 2018


NATIONAL CONVENTION APC defies odds, no breakaway faction

Contrary to fears in certain quarters that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was going into a make or mar national convention since 2014, the party defied the odds as there was no breakaway faction.

Unlike the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which fractured at its national convention th [...]

Sun, 24 June 2018


Bello makes case for home-made products

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has underscored the enormous benefits of patronizing home-made products 

Bello made this promotion at a cocktail the FCT Administration hosted for members of the International Press Institute, IPI, at the opening of the world [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


FCTA tasks ministries, agencies on title regularisation

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has charged ministries and agencies that have lands allocated to them under the FCT Master-plan to come forward and regularise such parcels of land by processing their titles. 

Bello, who made this call when his Ministry of Interior [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


NASS to pass whistle blower protection bill

Chairman, House of Reps Committee on Financial Crimes, Hon. Kayode Oladele, has disclosed that the National Assembly would ensure the passage of the Whistle Blower Protection Bill before the end of its tenure. 

Oladel made this known at a technical support workshop on ‘Whistle Blowin [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


Sickle Cell: NGO sensitize students in Abuja

 

As part of activities to mark this year's Sickle Cell Day, the Eyum Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation, ESCAF, in collaboration with Sickle Cell Support, and Center for School Healthy Environmental Education and Hygiene, have carried out a sensitization campaign for students of secondary [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


Drug among women frightening, says FCT minister

Ahead of 2018 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking, the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has described as alarming the increasing involvement of women in abuse of drugs in the society. 

He made the assertion last week in Abuja, at a one-day workshop on women [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


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