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FMC Jabi records birth of first quintuplet babies

Federal Medical Center, Jabi, has recorded the successful birth of its first set of quintuplet babies since the establishment of the hospital.

The Head of Clinical Services of the hospital, Dr. Felix Bolorunduro, said the medical feat was achieved following a successful Invitro Fertilization, I [...]

Sat, 23 November 2019


FCTA pledges commitment to end sexual and gender violence

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has pledged its commitment to end sexual and gender based violence in the territory with the support and intervention of the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption, ROLAC, programme of the British Council.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, gave the c [...]

Sat, 23 November 2019


NGO moves to check stigma against sickle cell patients

A non-governmental organisation, has called on the general public to help end the stigma against sickle cell disease in the country.

The Abuja based organisation, LA’ Grace Sickle Cell Foundation, has said the call has become necessary as many Nigerians are well informed about the disease [...]

Sat, 23 November 2019


Exam malpractices, bane of education sector- FCT Minister

Examination malpractice has been identified as a worrisome threat to the foundation of education sector in Nigeria.

The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, therefore charged the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, to evolve more strategies and initiatives that would dr [...]

Sat, 23 November 2019


140 buildings in Guzape face demolition this week

Not less than 140 illegal structures built on service corridors in Guzape district of Abuja, have been marked for demolition, the Department of Development Control has disclosed.

The structures located in Kuruduma II and Kpaduma II communities in Guzape, will be pulled down this week following [...]

Sat, 23 November 2019


NGO provides interest free loans for Bwari women

Not less than 80 women from Igu rural community, in Bwari Area Council, have benefited from a N4million revolving loan scheme to boost their businesses.

According to the sponsors to the credit facility, Purple Hands Empowerment initiatives, the plan is to uplift women above poverty through the [...]

Sat, 16 November 2019


2020 Hajj: FCT pilgrims’ board begins capacity training for staff

As part of measures to ensure a hitch free 2020 Hajj exercise, the staffs of the FCT Pilgrims Welfare Board, FCT-MPWB, are to undergo capacity building training to enhance their service delivery to the pilgrims.

The Director of the Board, Malam Muhammad Bashir disclosed this while addressing to [...]

Sat, 16 November 2019


Group calls for alternative measures in tackling drug abuse

An Abuja-based nongovernmental organization, Women Friendly Initiative, WFI, has called for adoption of alternative means to prevent drug abuse across the country.

WFI made the call during a one-day sensitisation workshop on drugs prevention, treatment and care, DPTC, for law enforcement offici [...]

Sat, 16 November 2019


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