Private schools must secure pupils –FCTA

Following the death of school pupils in Lube, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has directed owners of private schools to make security and safety of school children under them a priority. 

Secretary for Education Secretariat, Sen. Isah Maina, gave this warning on behalf of the [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


FCDA/FCTA staff urged to monitor cooperatives’ investment

Staff of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, and Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Multipurpose Cooperatives Society, have been urged to be vigilant and monitor their investment to know how their resources are being utilized. 

This call was coming on the heels of [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


AEPB to reintroduce monthly sanitation, sanitary inspectors

As part of efforts to ensure a clean city, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has said that it has set new agenda for the Abuja Environmental Protection Board, AEPB, for the reintroduction of monthly sanitation, and sanitary inspectors.

Board Chairman of Abuja Environmental Protection [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


Economy: Buhari optimistic as petroleum summit opens in Abuja


As the first Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, NIPS, opens in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari, has described the summit as the highlight of Nigeria's contribution towards attracting foreign investment to Africa.
Buhari, who stated this while declaring open the Summit on Monday [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


Compulsory education: Bayelsa threatens parents with imprisonment

The Bayelsa State Executive Council has threatened to arrest and prosecute any parent who refused to send his or her child to school to acquire formal education. 

The decision came on the heels of the signing into law of the Compulsory Primary and Secondary Education Law‎ by Governor S [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


Tragedy! Pupils die after eating biscuit in Kubwa

At least 3 children have lost their lives at the Local Education Area LEA Primary school Kubwa 11 after allegedly eating cabin biscuit given to them by their classmate when she celebrated her birthday.

Our correspondent gathered that 2 of the children died on Tuesday night while the other two d [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


AMMC clears roadside traders, illegal park at Area 1

In continuation of its cleaning exercise, the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, had cleared illegal structures in Area 1, Garki, Abuja. 

In particular, AMMC officials stormed and cleared illegal structures and sites used for roadside trading and transportation activities around [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


Group seeks FG partnership on rights protection in extractive industry

Voluntary Principles Initiative, VPI, has promised to partner with the Federal Government to ensure the protection of human rights in the extractive industry.

The initiative, which was established in 2010 by coalition of civil society groups in collaboration with the Netherlands Embassy, seeks [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


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PhotoPrivate schools must secure pupils –FCTA

Following the death of school pupils in Lube, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has directed owners of private schools to make security [...]

22 February 2018

PhotoFCDA/FCTA staff urged to monitor cooperatives’ investment

Staff of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, and Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Multipurpose Cooperatives Society, ha [...]

22 February 2018