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Enterprise agency holds symposium on ease of doing business

As part of efforts to improve on the ease of doing business in Nigeria in line with federal government’s initiative, the Abuja Enterprise Agency, AEA, has organised a symposium for Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, to access business opportunities and relevant information required for their g [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018

FCTA open 4 new districts, resolves 500 land cases

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has given reasons why it suspended further allocation of lands to residents and other well-meaning Nigerians. 

According to the authority, the reasons for such action include problem of double allocation, several court cases, compensation [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018

AMMC Gives Mosques, Churches, Nightclubs 30-Day Quit Notice

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, through its Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, has given a 30-day ultimatum to mosques, churches and nightclubs operating within residential areas to relocate to designated areas or face the consequences. 

The move, according to [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018

Leave road corridors or face demolition, director warns

The director, Federal Capital Territory Department of Development Control, Muktar Galadima, has warned residents of the FCT not to encroach on road corridors, or risk having such structures demolished. 

Galadima gave the warning while leading personnel of the department to a demolition sit [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018

FCT security committee to combat rising tide of kidnappings, others

The FCT Security Committee rose from its quarterly meeting with a resolution to stem the rising tide of kidnappings in the outskirts of the territory. 

Other resolutions include heightened surveillance against insurgency and determination to fight crimes. 

Briefing journalists [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018

FCT minister reiterates commitment to food security

The Federal Capital Territory Minster, Malam Muhammad Bello, has restated the commitment of the administration to boost the agric sector. 

Bello stated this during an inspection visit to the Paikon-kore grazing reserve in Gwagwalada area council. 

According to him, the [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018

FCTA to fast-track road markings, directional signs

As part of efforts to roads in the nation's capital easily navigable and safer, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has tasked the FCT Transport Secretariat to fast-track road markings and the installation of directional signs at major roads in the territory. 

The minister [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018

Great dynamic cooperative rolls out N20m empowerment scheme

One of the registered cooperative societies based in Nasarawa state under the aegis of Great Dynamic Cooperative Society has mapped out plans to roll out over N20 million economic empowerment loan scheme for members. 

The group stated that the loan scheme has been designed to assist member [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


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