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Abuja earth tremor: Panel blames indiscriminate borehole drilling

The Presidential Panel on Earth Tremor in Abuja has blamed indiscriminate sinking of boreholes as a result of the quakes that shook parts of Abuja earlier this month.

Residents of Jabbi, Gwarinpa and Mpape districts experienced the violent vibrations between September 5 and 7.

The commit [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


How Shi’ites paralysed business activities in Abuja

Business activities were, last week, paralysed for several hours in some parts of Abuja, following a protest march by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ites over alleged injustices meted on them by federal authorities.

The march, according to the Shi&rsquo [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


2019: Vote wisely, Maina enjoins FCT residents

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a senatorial aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Sen. Isa Maina, has tasked residents of Abuja to vote wisely for inclusive representation. 

Maina, who is also the incumbent Mandate Secretary of Education Secretariat, made [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Road repairs: FCTA, traffic agencies partner on hitch-free traffic

As rehabilitation work begins on the Bill Clinton Drive linking the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja with the Umar Musa Yar’Adua Expressway, the FCT Administration has said it is partnering with stakeholders in the traffic management and control sector, as well as other paramilitary bo [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


AEA reinventing wheel of entrepreneurship in FCT

The Abuja Enterprise Agency, AEA, had on different fora embarked on reinventing the wheel of entrepreneurship in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Our FCT Correspondent, Austine ELEMUE examines different entrepreneurial skills carried out since 2015 and other sundry issues: < [...]

Thu, 13 September 2018


Earth tremor: Our ancestors responsible – Abuja native Govt claims can’t be trusted- Residents

Despite assurances by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, over the recent earth tremors in some parts of the territory, some residents are still living in fear, just indigenous people of Abuja have attribute the phenomenon to the anger of their gods.

The Abuja natives weekend th [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


Earth tremor: Our ancestors responsible – Abuja native Govt claims can’t be trusted- Residents

Despite assurances by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, over the recent earth tremors in some parts of the territory, some residents are still living in fear, just indigenous people of Abuja have attribute the phenomenon to the anger of their gods.

The Abuja natives weekend th [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


Jabi building collapse: Bello suspends officers

Worried by the incessant cases of building collapse in the nation's capital, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has inaugurated a panel of inquiry to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the unfortunate building collapse in Jabi district. 

Bello, who was represented at the o [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


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