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Abaji lawmakers to enact law to protect electorate

The Speaker of Abaji area council, Hon. Musa Ghali, has given indication that the legislative arm would enact laws that could protect the interest of the electorate. 

He disclosed this in a chat with journalists at the legislative chamber, even as he reiterated commitment that the legislat [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

Int’l Archives Day: FCTA to digitalize archives

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said that its Archives and History Bureau will be digitized to meet 21st Century records keeping and management. 

Also, residents and other stakeholders have been urged to seize the rare opportunity to avail themselves of what archives and r [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

2019 Hajj: FCT organises orientation exercise for pilgrims

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abuja is to conduct the final phase of education and orientation exercise this weekend for this year’s intending pilgrims. 

A statement from the public relations officer of the board, Muhammad Aliyu, said the exercise was p [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019

FCTA perm sec tasks media on watchdog role

The Federal Capital Territory Administration Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, has urged the media to keep bureaucrats on their toes for effective service delivery to the people. 

Ohaa said the media is needed at this point in time to enhance performance in government at all levels. [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019

Report: Nigeria is world’s 16th least peaceful country

Nigeria is the 16th least peaceful country in the world, according to the 2019 edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI).

At 148 of 163 countries, the most populous black nation retained its position in the previous year—even though its score rose by 0.025, from 2.873 in 2018 to 2.898 in 20 [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

Embrace ICT, Candido charges Abuja indigenes

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Abdullahi Candido, has implored indigenous people of the Federal Capital Territory to embrace digital and other innovative skills, in order to ensure rapid and inclusive development of the territory. 

Candido urged FCT youth to join othe [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

FCT home-grown school feeding programme commences

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has stated that the home-grown school feeding programme is scheduled to begin in the FCT before the end of the current academic term. 

This was revealed in a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, and m [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

NGO takes tree planting campaign to women in Bwari By Austine ELEMUE

As part of efforts to regenerate and renew the environment, a non-governmental organisation, Purplehands Empowerment Initiative, last week took tree planting awareness campaign to women and youth in Igu community, Bwari Area Council, of the Federal Capital Territory, 

The environmental awa [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


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