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Minister lauds UN agencies for human development

 The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has lauded the United Nations and its agencies for their human development efforts in the territory in particular and Nigeria in general.

Bello acknowledged the positive contributions of the United Nations Development Programm [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

Traders disown their leader over Buhari

Traders operating in markets and plazas in the 36 states of the federation and FCT have disassociated themselves from the courtesy visit Barr. Ken Ukaoha paid to President Muhammadu Buhari, just as the group passed a vote of no confidence on the self-acclaimed national chairman.

The group said [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

FCTA partners Shemomal on affordable housing

As part of efforts to address the problem of housing, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has revealed that the administration will partner with Shemomal Nigeria Limited for affordable housing for staff. 

Head of Administration and Finance, FCT Water Board, Mrs. Joy Okoro, gave [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

Minister assures rural farmers of support

The Federal Capital Territory minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has declared open World Bank Country Portfolio Performance Review Meeting, CPPR, for the bank’s assisted projects in the northern region with a firm commitment on agriculture and empowerment of rural farmers. 

Addressing p [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

FCTA, Shippers Council partner on $150m dry port, truck terminal

Federal Capital Territory Administration and the Nigerian Shippers Council are to establish a dry port and truck transit terminal valued at over $150 million. 

This, according to both parties, is a response to the cardinal role the city plays as a national capital and its rising profile as [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

AMMC clampdown on illegal dumpsite in Maitama

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, has commenced clampdown on illegal dumping of waste in Maitama district, as part of effort towards preventing flooding and erosion. 

AMMC officials accompanied by a joint team of security personnel had stormed and barricaded an illegal build [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

Mass housing: FG moves to recover lost revenue, check fraud

Mass Housing developers in the Federal Capital Territory who fail to comply with the statutory requirements for their development or default in payments, would soon face the long arm of the law. 

The chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property. Okoi O [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

Bello canvases citizen participation in governance

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called for citizens’ support for the Abuja project by contributing their quota towards the development of the nation’s capital. 

The minister made this known when the editorial team of the Nigerian Pilot newspaper, led by the editor, Dr. [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


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