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Helpline Foundation rolls out zero interest loan for widows

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the International Women's Day, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, Abuja, has concluded plans to roll-out free interest revolving loan scheme for widows in the FCT. 

The group said the revolving free interest loan scheme is part of effort b [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


Sickle Cell: NGO sensitize students in Abuja

 

As part of activities to mark this year's Sickle Cell Day, the Eyum Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation, ESCAF, in collaboration with Sickle Cell Support, and Center for School Healthy Environmental Education and Hygiene, have carried out a sensitization campaign for students of secondary [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


FRSC calls for ten lane expansion of Nyanya road

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has made a passionate appeal to the FCT administration to make ten lane expansion of the Nyanya/Mararraba road with a view to bring to an end to the incessant traffic snarl along the road.

Unit commanding officer in-charge the area, Mr. Michael Aringeagu, ma [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


Drug among women frightening, says FCT minister

Ahead of 2018 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking, the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has described as alarming the increasing involvement of women in abuse of drugs in the society. 

He made the assertion last week in Abuja, at a one-day workshop on women [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


FCT, Kogi, Niger to endure power blackouts

 

Electricity consumers in the Federal Capital Territory, Kogi, Nasarawa and Niger states are to witness load shedding for a while as power allocation to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, continues to drop.

The AEDC on Saturday lamented that it received less than 200 [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


Put us on our toes, Bello tasks journalists

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has tasked journalists to always keep government officials on their toes so that they do not derail in delivering on their mandates. 

Bello made this call while chatting with a cross section of the media in his official residence at [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


FCTA preaches tolerance at Eid el Fitr

 

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called on residents to show tolerance to one another irrespective of religion, tribe, and political leanings. 

Bello made the call in his 2018, Eid el Fitr message, stressing that it is only by showing respect and [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


Women for Buhari pledge support for female candidates

Following the release of dates for collection of forms for all political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, women have been tasked to seize the opportunity to participate actively by indicating interest in any political office of their choice.

Making the call in Abu [...]

Fri, 15 June 2018


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