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Communal Clashes: FCTA to tackle 8,828 IDPs

 The Federal Capital Territory Administration is seeking measures to camp no fewer than 8,828 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs from neignbouring Nasarawa and Kogi States, who were recently displaced as a result of communal clashes that erupted in those states.  

This revelation [...]

Fri, 03 August 2018


Mob burn alleged robber to death in Mararaba

Irate youths in Kabayi village of Mararaba, Karu Local Government of Nasarawa state, have lynched a suspected robber to death by setting him ablaze, who they claimed have been terrorizing residents of the area. 

Though, the identity of the victim could not be ascertained, our correspondent [...]

Wed, 01 August 2018


Abuja Rail: Commuters enjoy one month free ride

 Following the unveiling of the Abuja Metro Rail system, the FCT Administration declared one month free ride on train for commuters traversing Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Idu and City Centre route. 

Some of the commuters who spoke to journalists during a media tour of the ne [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Resettlement: Government increases allocation to Gbagis in Garki village

The FCT Administration through its Department of Resettlement and Compensation has increased issuance of allocation letters to indigenous people of Gbagi extraction within Garki village, to expedite their planned relocation to Apo resettlement site. 

Our correspondent reports that as part [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Sen. Melaye says FCT ‘minister incorruptible’

Senate committee chairman on FCT, Sen. Dino Melaye, has said that he is impressed with the 2017 budget performance of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, just as he declared the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, ‘incorruptible minister of President Muhammadu Buhari's administrati [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


New districts: Abuja natives warn against marginalization

The creation of four new districts by the Federal Capital Territory Administration has attracted reactions from the indigenous youths of Abuja, as the umbrella body has warned against marginalization in the allocation of land in the new districts.   

The FCT administration had a coupl [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Realizing potential of Abuja rail

Recently, the Federal Capital Territory Administration commissioned the 11 years old Abuja rail mass transit project to ease transportation challenges in the territory. In this report, our correspondent, Austine ELEMUE examines the significance of the project. 

Sat, 21 July 2018


Tragedy! Couple found dead 10 days after wedding

Tragedy struck in Aso 'A' of Mararaba in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa state, as a couple were found dead ten days after their wedding. 

Our correspondent gathered that the families of both Luka Adamu and Rebecca Luka are [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


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