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Bello applauds Buhari over prisons decongestion

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Musa Bello, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for putting a mechanism in place to decongest prisons in the country and set the nation’s criminal justice system on the right track, especially in addressing the issue of high number of inmates awaiti [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


UNESCO applauds FCTA’s commitment to youth empowerment

The United Nations Educational, Scientific Cultural Organization, UNESCO, Regional Director for West Africa and Country Representatives for Nigeria, Mr. Ydo Yao has applauded the commitment and support of the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, towards human development and youth [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


Bello pledges continued support for families of fallen heroes

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has increased its annual donation to the Armed Forces Remembrance Day appeal fund by 40 per cent, to further assist families of the nation’s fallen heroes. 

Minister of FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, disclosed this, when he was decorated with [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


New District: Abuja natives call for integration

Following the creation of new four districts by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, the original inhabitants of Abuja have opted for integration rather than resettlement and compensation of Abuja natives. 

Recall that the FCT Administration had announced that the creation of 5073 [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


Owu kingdom to honour NCWS president

President of National Council of Women Societies, NCWS, Mrs. Gloria Shoda, will receive one of the most prestigious female chieftaincy titles in Owu kingdom.

In a press statement issued in Abuja by NCWS revealed that the council's president will be bestowed with the chieftaincy title of Aar [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


ARDS begins sale of grains at 50% discount

Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, ARDS, of the Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced sale of grains to FCT residents at half prices.

This 50 percent subsidy sale was announced during last week's flagg-off of the secretariat's "buffer stock programme&qu [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


20 states against N30k minimum wage

 here are indications that the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, may face tougher battles in the days ahead in their quest to get state governors to implement the N30,000 minimum wage proposed by the Ammal Pepple-led committee.

Close to 20 state governors have expressed reservations over the [...]

Sun, 25 November 2018


Bello canvasses Thai investment, commits to solar power devt

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said it is ready to assist local and foreign investors to set up businesses in the FCT to explore the huge investment opportunities in the territory, especially in solar power generation and processing of agricultural products for local consumption and [...]

Sun, 25 November 2018


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