Fct News

Abuja land allocation must follow due process, Bello insists

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Muhammed Bello, has declared that henceforth the allocation of land in the nation's capital must be done through the FCT Land Use and Allocation Committee. 

Bello, who gave the directive at a meeting with senior officials of the [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016

FCT to partner Kano on city management

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has perfected plans to partner with Kano state in city management. 

This was disclosed by the Governor Umaru Ganduje of Kano state when he paid a courtesy call on the FCT Minister, Mallam Mohammed Bello. 

Speaking to journalists afte [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016

Magistrate orders 2 minors to be flogged for having charms

The Abuja Grade 1 Area Court sentenced two minors to five strokes of the cane each for being in possession of a cutlass and charms in Gwarinpa, Abuja.

Kabiru Sani and Abubakar Sani were convicted for public nuisance and being in possession of dangerous weapons, offences contrary to Sections 187 [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016

The many sides to Abuja’s building material market

Arguably one of Africa’s largest building material market, the Abuja International Building Materials Market Dei-Dei, gives credence to the notion that one does not necessarily require a university degree to become successful as the market host some of the wealthiest, yet uneducated businessmen [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016

Parents of abducted Chibok girls during a protest to President Muhammadu Buhari

Parents of abducted Chibok girls during a protest to President Muhammadu Buhari on the whereabouts of the missing school girls in Abuja...Thursday. Photo: Wale Elekolusi.

Sun, 17 January 2016

UniAbuja don tasks students on entrepreneurship

The Dean Faculty of Management Sciences University of Abuja, Prof. Victor Ekhator, has tasked students of the institution to give priority to entrepreneur progammes. 

He made this known in a chat with The Abuja Inquirer at the 2015/2016 matriculation ceremony held of the [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016

Airport road residents want more CVR centers

Residents of Airport road, Abuja, have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to deploy more voter registration centres during the duration of the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR exercise.

Speaking on the issue, Mr. Peter Ibe Irem, a resident of Lugbe, said it is worr [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016

Bird flu: Agric secretariat urges residents not to panic

Against the backdrop of the reported case of the outbreak of Avian Influenza popularly known as bird flu in Abuja, Acting Director, Admin and Finance of the agric secretariat, Dr. Musa Aliyu, has appealed to FCT residents to remain calm and be assured of the preparedness of the administration to comba [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


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