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Journalist, others robbed at Nyanya Gwandara

Suspected armed robbers raided the home of a veteran broadcaster, Festus Fifen Ejiroghene of Ben Television, London and five of his neighbours, as they successfully made away with his Toyota Camry car and other valuable items worth millions of naira.

Eyewitness accounts revealed that the robber [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

Indigenous Abuja youths make U turn, commend Bello

In an apparent twist of event, the Coalition of FCT Indigenous Associations, the umbrella body of all the indigenous organisations, has come out to commend the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, over what they described as "impactful leadership". 

The group had before now mounte [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

Expert calls for special department for disabilities

An educational therapist, has called for the creation of special department for children with developmental disabilities in all public schools as part of measure to achieve inclusive education in the country.

The founder, Royal School of Educational Therapy Foundation, RSETF, Abuja, Dr. Badewa [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

NECO N25bn probe: Abuja NGO warns against witchhunt

An Abuja-based NGO, Anti-Corruption Crusaders of Nigeria, ACCN, has called on the investigative panel probing the alleged N25 billion contract award rocking Prof Charles Uwakwe, led National Examination Council, NECO, to be fair and justice in the discharge of its assignment. 

Recall that [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

Bello commissions Five-Star hotel in Abuja

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has declared that the territory at its current population and growing at nine percent yearly, is among the fastest growing cities in the world and truly an investor’s haven. 

Bello, made this disclosure when he represen [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018

Free school feeding: FCTA targets 1,000 pupils


The Federal Capital Territory Administration has revealed that it is targeting 1, 000 pupils in Kwali, Bwari and Gwagwalada area councils in the implementation of National Home Grown Feeding School Programme, HGFSP. 

Making this disclosure, FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, [...]

Wed, 09 May 2018

246, 000 Uncollected PVCs: FCTA to partner INEC on voters’ education

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of his administration’s readiness to partner with the commission to sensitize residents to come forward to collect their Personal Voter's Cards, PVCs. 

A [...]

Wed, 09 May 2018

FCT area councils share N2.2bn in March

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disbursed the sum of N2.2 billion to the six area councils as their share of statutory allocation for the month of March 2018. 

FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, who made the disclosure during the Joint Account Allocation C [...]

Wed, 09 May 2018


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