Fct News

Bello task council chairmen on human capital dev’t

The Minister of the FCT, Muhammad Bello, has admonished the six Area Council Chairmen of the FCT to focus on human capital Development in the developmental agenda of their domains.


The Minister said this when the six Council Chairmen paid him a worki [...]

Sun, 26 July 2020

Sallah celebrations: FCTA warn against makeshift ram markets

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has rejected a proposal by the ram dealer’s association to create makeshift markets to meet customers’ demands in the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration.


Chairman of the FCT Ministerial Task Force on City Sanitation [...]

Sun, 26 July 2020

FCTA drums support for local entrepreneurs

 The Federal Capital Territory Administration has pledged its continued support towards the development of local entrepreneurs in the territory, as a means of growing the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs, sector of the economy.


FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, while rece [...]

Sun, 26 July 2020

653 abandoned structures to undergo integrity test

Management of the Development Control Department, of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, have said the department will be carrying out intensive integrity test on all 653 abandoned structures scattered in the territory.


Director of the department, Murkta Galadima, said a nu [...]

Sun, 26 July 2020

NSCDC nab 7 suspected vandals, illegal petroleum dealers in FCT

No fewer than seven persons have been arrested and paraded by the FCT Command of the Nigeria Civil Defence and Security Corps, NSCDC, for vandalising public infrastructure and  illegal sales if petroleum products.





Sun, 19 July 2020

Covid-19: AMAC allays fear after council scribe tests positive

The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Abdullahi Candido, has allayed fears over the safety of Abuja residents' health, assuring them of efforts being made to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the council.


Tue, 14 July 2020

Involve us in crime fighting, natives tell FCT CP

Indigenous youths in Abuja have urged the Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Bala Ciroma, to involve them in crime fighting in the territory.

The youth group, Abuja Original Inhabitants Youth Empowerment Organisation, AOIYEA, said the involvement of youths in the crime fighting strategies would [...]

Mon, 13 July 2020

NUJ wants military checkpoints back on Okene-Lokoja-Abuja road

Amidst worsening security situation on the Okene -Lokoja-Abuja highway, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has called for immediate restoration of military checkpoints on the road.

Chairman of the Kogi State council of NUJ, Adeiza Jimoh, made the appeal in a statement issued in Lokoja, week [...]

Mon, 13 July 2020


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