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Food vendors smile to bank in Abuja

Food vendors in most polling units in the Federal Capital Territory made brisk business as most electorate besieged their makeshift tents in search of food, our correspondent reports. 

The vendors, who prepared noodles and jollof rice, arrived most polling units as early as 5.45am to beat [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

MNCH week: FCTA targets 900,000 children

No fewer than 900,000 children in the Federal Capital Territory are set to enjoy free health facilities based services from second round of the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week, MNCHW, in the territory. 

The MNCHW is a week set aside to deliver a package of key maternal, newborn, an [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

Be transparent to contributors, ARDS tasks cooperatives

The Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, ARDS, has tasked the over 500 cooperative societies in the Federal Capital Territory to be transparent in their operations, improve on the welfare of their cooperators and be accountable to them.

Chief Registrar of Cooperatives under the ARDS, [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019

FCTA to enhance staff welfare

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has revealed plans to enhance the welfare of its staff in order to prepare them for a comfortable life after retirement. 

FCT permanent secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, disclosed this during a send-forth ceremony organized in hounour of the retiri [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019

FCTA gets new chief press secretary

 The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has approved the appointment of Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, as chief press secretary for the administration. 

This was contained in a press statement by the special assistant in charge of media to minister, Malam Abubakar Sani, a [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019

Drug abuse: FCT health scribe warns students

Students of secondary schools in the federal capital territory have been warned on the dangers of drug abuse.

The caution was given by the Secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT Administration, Adamu Abubakar Bappa, during a sensitisation campaign organised for secondary [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019

3 in police net over kidnap of 2 pupils in Karu

The FCT police command, last Tuesday, arrested a 24-year-old woman and two of her accomplices over alleged abduction of two pupils from a school in Karu, Abuja.

A statement by the command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manza, said the suspect, Ummulkhuktum Garba Isa, was arrested at her hideou [...]

Sat, 16 February 2019

Clash: How minister, journalists, others escaped death









But for the rapid response of security personnel, the violent clash in Dei-Dei building materials market between suspected supporters of the All Progressives [...]

Sun, 10 February 2019


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