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Abuja lawyer petitions Daura over siege to office by DSS

An Abuja based lawyer, Sayo Odumosu, has petitioned the Director General of the Department of State Security, DSS, Mr. Lawal Daura, over the alleged vandalization of his law office and seizure of his property by personnel the Service in an operation that lasted for several hours.

Odumosu in the [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Kuje council moves to complete market construction

Kuje area council has commenced construction of the second phase of the modern market towards boosting business activities in the area.

Speaking to journalists during a demolition exercise of unapproved stalls, the chairman Kuje Area Council, Hon.Ishaku Tete, said the council is making concerte [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


FCT minister directs staff on ID cards, frowns at touting at AGIS

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has directed that henceforth all staff of the administration should wear their ID cards within the office premises for easy identification. 

Bello, who gave this directive, while receiving briefs from the management team of the Abuja Geographic Inform [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Demolition: ACO estate traders urge Bello intervention

Traders in ACO estate located along the airport road in Abuja under the aegis of AMAC/ACO Estate Traders Association have drawn the attention of the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, to halt threat to their businesses the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC.

The traders alleged that the AMAC h [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


NURTW launches ’Drive to arrive’ December campaign in Abuja

The National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW FCT Chapter, has launched ‘Drive to arrive’ December campaign.

Chairman of the chapter, Prince Isah Dahiru, has urged motorists to maintain best road practices at all times especially during the festive period.

Dahiru, who s [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Bello directs area council chairmen to pay October salaries

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has directed chairmen of the six area councils to use their federal allocation, recently released, to clear the October salaries owed staff. 

The minister gave the directive last week in his office after the FCT Joint Account Allocation Committee, JAAC, [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


FCT Minister reads riot act to directors, ’no more arbitrary imprest’

In a move to cut cost and entrench accountability, the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Mallam Mohammed Bello, has come told directors and heads of units that no more flouting of the Annual General Imprest Warrant by officers of the administration. 

He specifically warned that no more a [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Abuja motor parks at yuletide: How safe?

As the yuletide sets in, the security of travellers at several bus terminals in the Federal Capital Territory has been on the front burner of discussion amongst stakeholders.

The concern of most residents about the parks has to do with ugly experiences of recent the past, and the need to preven [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


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