Fct News

We are committed to affordable housing delivery - Minister

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has reiterated the commitment of the administration to the delivery of affordable housing in the territory in line with the presidential deliverables.

The minister who stated this during a media chat on Abuja @ 30 and affordable housing scheme, also emph [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

6 #EndSARS protesters arraigned before magistrate court

A total of six suspects have been arraigned before the FCT Magistrate Court for their involvement in the recent protest at the gate of the National Assembly Complex in Abuja.


The suspects who were slammed with four counts charges of criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly, inciting [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

COVID-19: FCT 2020 budget slashed by 52%

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic may have negatively impacted on the 2020 budget performance of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, as its budgetary allocation was slashed by 52percent in the year under review.

The FCTA budget allocation was said to have been reviewed downward [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

EndSARS: FCTA to work out compensation for victims

As part of efforts to kick-start the rehabilitation process in the wake of the EndSARS protest that turned violent, the FCT administration has begun identifying families of those who lost their lives in the violence, as well as the level of damages on businesses in the territory.

FCT Minister, [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

Crisis rocks AEDC over board composition

There were indications Friday that a fresh crisis in the Board of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, barely 24 hours after new members were named.

Some officials of the dissolved Board, including the chairman, Amb Shehu Malami, said the recent meeting where a decision was reached [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

Minister push for youth inclusiveness in governance

Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration have identified youth inclusiveness in governance as a panacea to nation building and development.

The Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, who made the observation at a recent FCT Youth Virtual Town Hall meeting, revealed that the Adm [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

Eid-el Maulud: AMAC chair urge residents to embrace peace

The Chairman Abuja Municipal Area Council, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido has urged the residents, particularly the youth to use this year’s Eid-el Maulud celebrations to embrace peace. 


In a [...]

Thu, 29 October 2020

EndSARS: AMAC officials, stakeholders continue to push for peace

The officials of Abuja Municipal Area Council, (AMAC) continues to seek solutions to the ongoning violence that has degenerated to looting and destroying of properties within the  Council. The officials held a stakeholders discussion with representatives of religious, women and youth leaders  [...]

Tue, 27 October 2020


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