Fct News

Abuja light rail to gulp 48% of FCTA capital budget

The on-going Abuja Light Rail project is expected to gulp 48.2percent of the total amount earmarked for capital expenditure in the 2021 Statutory Budget proposal for the Federal Capital Territory.

Though no amount was allocated for the project in the 2020 Revised Appropriation bill for the FCT, [...]

Sun, 28 March 2021

Gunmen demand N50m ransom for kidnapped FCTA staff

Gunmen are demanding a N50million ransom for the release of an FCTA staff, Mr. Olalekan Salami, kidnapped from his home in Kiyi community of Kuje Area Council.

Salami, who works in the Information and Communications Department of the Federal Capital Territory Administration is said [...]

Wed, 24 March 2021

Inquirer editor, Ogbeche, Ejike Ugboaja, others bag security monitor awards

The editor of The Abuja Inquirer Newspapers and chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), FCT Council, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Wednesday, bagged the Peoples Security Monitor Award, alongside Nigeria basketball star, Ejike Ugboaja, among others.

Ogbeche was presented with the Defender of Jou [...]

Sat, 20 March 2021

Over 1,000 enrol in FCT Pro-poor health insurance scheme

Over 1,000 vulnerable persons in Gwagwalada area council have been captured in the first phase of the FCT Social Health Insurance, aimed at providing affordable healthcare services.

Speaking over the weekend at the flag off of the Pro-Poor and Vulnerable Persons Social Health Insurance, FCT Min [...]

Sat, 20 March 2021

Robust feedback mechanism, panacea for good governance- Minister

Strong institutions that allows for adequate and timely information flow between government and the citizens, have been identified as the hallmarks of good governance.

This is according to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, who believes that effective informati [...]

Sat, 20 March 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: FCTA assures equitable distribution

The FCT Administration has assured of fair and equitable distribution of its 227,480 doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, even as the administration stressed that all groups have been adequately captured in its roll out plan.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. R [...]

Sat, 20 March 2021

FCTA vows to restore sanity in markets

The Federal Capital Territory Administration is worried over the rate of criminal and illegal activities at the popular Gudu electrical and auto spare parts market.

Officials of the Abuja Market Management [...]

Sat, 20 March 2021

Minister applauds women contribution to nation building

Nigerian women have been identified as major contributors to nation building, with a bulk of the successes recorded in recent times ascribed to women’s involvement.

The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, made the declaration when the women in the Petroleum and [...]

Mon, 15 March 2021


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