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6 health facilities shut in Abuja over unwholesome practices

The Health and Human Services Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disclosed that it shut down six health facilities in the last one year over unwholesome practices.


Director, Medical and Diagnostics of the secretariat, Dr Abubakar Ahmadu, said th [...]

Sun, 07 March 2021

Insecurity: FCTA assures of students’ safety in schools

The Education Secretariat of the FCT Administration has assured parents, guardians and other stakeholders, of the safety of their children and wards who are studying in schools across the territory.

Acting Director Administration and Finance, of the Education Secretariat, Mal. Abdulrazaq Leramo [...]

Sun, 07 March 2021

Bello seeks financial autonomy of FHIS

As part of efforts to ensure quality service delivery in the health sector, the FCT Minister, Mal. Muhammad Bello, has called for a more independent and transparent handling of the finances of the FCT Health Insurance Scheme, FHIS.

The minister who gave the directive while receiving presentatio [...]

Sun, 07 March 2021

SON to automate its operations nationwide

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has expressed commitment to effectively deploy information and communication technology in its operations nationwide.

SON made the commitment at its strategic management retreat held in Calabar, Cross River State, last week.

According to the ag [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

COVID-19 violation: FCT court seals business premises in Wuse, Karu

An Abuja Magistrate Court has sealed off two business premises in the popular Wuse Market, for violating COVID-19 guidelines and also harbouring a man who allegedly obstructed the operations of the enforcement task force.

The affected shop, a hair dressing saloon, at the time of the seal off op [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

Over 70% primary schools in FCT lack access to drinking water

A recent survey by the FCT Administration has shown that over 70percent of the primary schools in the nation’s capital lack access to safe drinking water, with the shortage of classrooms and toilet facilities said to impede against learning in primary and secondary schools.

The research c [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

Residents lament as FCTA removes 54 kiosks over Covid-19 violations

It has been lamentation in Karu Site and Jikwoyi Phase 1 of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, as 54 kiosks and makeshift structures were demolished on Friday for allegedly violating the Land Use Act and established COVID-19 protocols.

Also affected was a perimeter fencing and adjoining struct [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

Population growth contributes to road accidents in FCT’

Poor awareness of traffic rules and population glut have been identified as some of the major factors responsible for the increasing cases of road accidents in the federal capital territory.

This is according to the FCT Minister, Mal. Muhammad Bello, who is however optimistic that strict compli [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021


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