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APC expresses confidence to retain Kwali

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwali area council, Alh Aliyu Sheda, has said that his members have the confidence of retaining the chairmanship seat of the area. 

Speaking to The Abuja Inquirer after the inconclusive election in the area, the Kwali APC stalwart reve [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


Bello warns against storage of inflammable materials in homes

As part of measures to avoid fire outbreaks in homes and business premises, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has cautioned residents of the territory against storing highly inflammable petroleum products in their homes and places of business.

The Minister made the call in Abuja during th [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


PTA moves to balance academics, sports in GSS Gwagwalada

The leadership of Parents Teachers Association of Government Secondary School, GSS, Gwagwalada has moved to balance between academic and sporting activities in the school. 

Chairman of the association, Alh. Isah Hassan, disclosed this in chat with journalists during the 23rd annual inter-h [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


NUJ seeks more funding for DRTS

In order to ensure sanity on Abuja roads through more personnel and introduction of technology, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, FCT Council, has called for more funding for the Directorate of Road Traffic Services, DRTS, in Federal Capital Territory FCT.

The call was made by the chairman [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


10,000 FCT residents get scholarship in 9 years

Records from the FCT education secretariat have shown that no fewer than 10, 952 FCT residents have benefited from different scholarship awards to study in various tertiary institutions. 

The secretary for education, Dr. Bala Liman, made this disclosure while speaking at a sensitization me [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


FCTA shares N2.6bn to area councils in January

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disbursed the sum of 2.6 billion naira to the six area councils in the FCT and other stakeholders as its share of statutory allocation for the month of January. 

FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, made the disclosure in his [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


PDP accuses APC of plans to rig Kuje re-run polls

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to massively rig, engage in vote buying and use thugs for violence in the Kuje chairmanship re-run elections. 

Yusuf Dabo, spokesperson for the PDP chairmanship candidate, disclosed this to journali [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


Land Allocation: Abuja natives slam Bello’s critics

Abuja natives under the aegis of FCT Citizens Against Bad Governance have kicked against social media platform criticizing the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, for allocating plots of land to some prominent Nigerians. 

The group said the attack was a deliberate attempt [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


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