Fct News

Charge Bala to court, or grant him bail, groups tell EFCC

A coalition of human rights group, Citizens for Justice Network, CJN, has appealed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to charge the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, to court or grant him administrative bail.  
The CJN made up of Pe [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016

FCTA raids beggars’ hideout, confiscate dangerous weapons

The Abuja Environmental Protection Board, AEPB, and the Ministerial Task on Environment, have raided a hideout of suspected beggars and scavengers in Wuse Zone 4, Abuja where dangerous weapons were recovered.  
AEPB Director, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Olanipekun, who made this disclosure last week, s [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016

4yr old die in Abuja school building collapse

Tragedy struck last week when the walls of Monsouri International Nursery and Primary located in Kado village, Abuja, caved in, killing one while two other pupils of the school sustained injuries.    
The unfortunate incident occurred while the victims, who are pupils of the collapsed [...]

Sun, 30 October 2016

ANCOPSS takes steps to secure FCT schools

The FCT chapter of the All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools, ANCOPSS, in collaboration with Mcwilliams research and development and JENDUT-ECH, a security outfit has put together a one-day intensive workshop on security for all principals, chief security officers and security o [...]

Sat, 29 October 2016

Don’t use federal might to witch-hunt perceived opponents, HURIWA to FG

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has cautioned the Federal government not to use armed security forces and the anti-graft agencies to witch-hunt perceived dissenting voices.
 HURIWA said the recent arrests of perceived dissenting voices and writers such as Femi Fani- [...]

Sat, 29 October 2016

Bello decries high prevalence of domestic violence

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has expressed dismay over the high prevalence of domestic violence in the territory, saying such unfortunate incidents should have no place in the nation's capital.  
The minister made this known when the International Federation of Women Lawyers, FID [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016

Open Letter To FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello

Dear Mr. Minister, 

I deliberately choose this traditional method for two obvious reasons. First, you belong to this generation of people who value letter writing as a means of communication. Secondly, I could have capitalized on your open door policy and meet you on a one-to-one b [...]

Wed, 26 October 2016

Bello identifies media as conscience of nation

The Nigerian media has contributed tremendously to the socio-economic and political development of the country just as it has remained the conscious of the nation, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has stated. 

Bello who stated this while receiving members of the Forum of FCT [...]

Wed, 26 October 2016


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