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Insecurity: Fears over food shortages in FCT - Survey

Despite its rich arable land and government’s effort at ensuring food security in Nigeria, a good population of Federal Capital Territory residents are said to run the risk of facing severe hunger due to insecurity.

A recent Food Security Assessment survey carried out across the 62 Wards [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

FCT farmers urged to treat agriculture as viable business

Farmers in the Federal Capital Territory have been asked to adopt innovative strategies hinged on information and technology, in order to increase the market value of their products, incomes and standard of living.

Acting Secretary Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat of the FCT Admini [...]

Sun, 21 February 2021

Minister charges envoy-designates to project Nigeria’s unity, potentials

Nigeria’s newly deployed Ambassadors Designate, Consuls General and Charge d’Affaires have been asked to be worthy representatives of the country and convey the message of unity to Nigerians in diaspora.

FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, gave this charge when the envoys visited the FCTA [...]

Sun, 21 February 2021

Minister raises alarm over poor waste management in Abuja

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has raised concern over what she describes as the challenges of waste management in the Federal Capital Territory, owing to frequency of household waste collections and the limited collection coverage.

The minister, who made the observation at the traini [...]

Sun, 21 February 2021

COVID-19 violation: Banex, Efab Plazas face penalty

The FCT Administration has said it may have no choice but to shut down the popular Banex plaza and EFAB mall at Wuse II and Garki axis of Abuja Municipal Area Council over alleged violation of safety protocols, articulated in the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations, 2021.

Making this disclos [...]

Sun, 21 February 2021

COVID-19: 104 docked for guideline violation in FCT

At least 104 persons were, last week, arrested and arraigned before an Abuja Mobile Court for violating the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulation, 2021.

The offenders, who were picked from different parts of the FCT, were said to have be arrested for failing to wear facemasks in public places.< [...]

Sun, 21 February 2021

TRCN: 400,000 register for teachers’ conference

No fewer than 400,000 teachers and education practitioners have registered for the maiden edition of National Conference of Registered Teachers.

The conference which is being conducted in the context of COVID-19 pandemic and other emergencies, is scheduled to hold between 26 and 27 January 2021 [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021

FCT’s underage hawkers

Every day, hundreds of underage hawkers are seen loitering the streets of major cities in Nigeria struggling to eke a living for they and their families.






Most of these children [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021


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