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Bello: Easing city traffic congestion

For years, residents of the Federal Capital Territory, especially those in the satellite towns, are faced with the challenge of traffic gridlock to their various places of work, especially during peak hours. In this report, our FCT correspondent, Austine ELEMUE, examines the efforts of [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


Street lighting: AEDC Assures Bello of Immediate Improvement

Hope for a significant and immediate improvement on power supply for Abuja streetlights was rekindled last week when the Managing Director of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, Engr. Ernest Mapwaya, visited the minister.  

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, had [...]

Thu, 02 November 2017


Bello moves to tackle Karmo market gridlock

 

Residents and motorists along Gwagwa –Karmo may soon heave a sigh of relief as the Federal Capital Territory Administration has moved to construct the road connecting the Jeremiah Useni Way Lifecamp, Gwarimpa with the Karmo Fish Market Road.

The project when complete [...]

Thu, 02 November 2017


Maina moves to reposition education in FCT

The Secretary for Education in the FCT, Sen. Isa Maina, has vowed to reposition the education sector, just as he urged officials of the secretariat to be more prudent with resources and avoid extra-budgetary spending in order to move the sector forward.

Maina made this call while making his ope [...]

Thu, 02 November 2017


STDD embarks on projects tour of rural areas

 

As part efforts to ensure rapid infrastructural development in the rural communities across the territory, the coordinator, Satellite Towns Development Department, STDD, Hon. Tanko Yamawo, has inspected some ongoing project sites in Abaji and Kuje area councils, respectiv [...]

Thu, 02 November 2017


Protest Rocks FCTA Over Appointment Of Sarkin Bwari

The leadership crisis rocking the appointment of Sarkin Bwari has taken a dangerous dimension as indigenes of Bwari staged a protest to the office of FCT Minister on Tuesday demanding one paramount ruler for Bwari chiefdom.

They alleged that the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, did n [...]

Thu, 02 November 2017


We are monitoring seven for Monkey Pox - FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has disclosed that it was montoring seven suspected cases of monkey pox in Abuja, while denying any confirmed case. 

The administration said of the seven suspected cases samples of six victims have been taken and sent to Senegal for test [...]

Tue, 31 October 2017


Helpline promotes hygiene among students, teachers in FCT

As part of efforts to promote hygiene among students and teachers of public schools in the Federal Capital Territory, Helpline Foundation for the Needy has held an enlightenment programme on personal hygiene in Government Secondary School, Buzun Kure in Kuje Area Council.

According to t [...]

Fri, 27 October 2017


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