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Encroachment: Aliyu vows to reclaim pilgrims’ board land

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has promised to reclaim a parcel of land allocated to FCT Muslims Pilgrim Welfare Board, MPWB, encroached upon by other developers in Gwagwalada Area Council of the territory.

The minister who gave the assurance when the Director, Malam Mohammed Danmalla [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020

FEMA not a money spinner – DG

New employees of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, have been advised to discard any plans of enriching themselves while in the agency, as it is meant for humanitarian services alone.

Director-General of FEMA, Alh. Abbas Idriss, said the agency was not a fertile ground for making money [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020

Minimum wage: FCTA clears N4bn arrears

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has commenced the payment of the new National Minimum Wage of N30,000 to its staff.

The Minister of the FCT Malam Mohammed Musa Bello has also cleared the N4 billion arrears of the minimum wage from April 2019.

The Director, FCT Treasur [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

FCTA train staff on effective leadership skills

As part efforts to ensure effective service delivery, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has intensified capacity training for its senior level staff to enable it achieve the critical objectives of the administration.

The crop of staff nominated for the training were management cadre [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

Aliyu task UN on terrorism, food insecurity, others

The Nigerian Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has asked the United Nations to push for an end to global terrorism, climate change, discrimination, food security, and other challenges confronting human race.

The Minister made the call at the opening plenary se [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

Bello ask journalists to expose saboteurs

Journalists in the Federal Capital Territory have been asked to professionally investigate and expose negative elements working against the development of the territory.

The FCT Minister, Mohammad Bello, who gave the charge at the commissioning of the Nigeria Union of Journalist Council Secreta [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

53 percent vehicles in FCT fail roadworthiness test

More than 53percent of vehicles inspected for road worthiness test in 2019 were said to have failed the test due to series of defects occasioned by bad road networks among other factors.

According to the FCT Transportation Secretariat, a total of 55,545 vehicles out of 103,919 vehicles in Abuja [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

Lassa fever: FCT on high alert following outbreak in Nasarawa, others

Though there has been no identified case of Lassa fever in the FCT, the Administration says it is on alert of to guard against a possible breakout occasioned by reported cases of the disease in neighbouring states.

Recall that the Nasarawa state government had confirmed a case of Lassa fever in [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


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