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Minister pledges alternative routes in Abuja to ease traffic

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Mohammad Bello, has assured residents of the FCT of alternative routes as part of effort to decongest the city of traffic.

Specifically, the minister was referring to the completion of the Apo-Karshi road project that has being abandoned for ove [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016


Embrace change, Bello urges Nigeria’s elite

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has urged Nigeria’s elite to embrace the Change agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari for the country to be great again. 

The minister made the call last Thursday while receiving participants of Senior Course 38, Command and Staff College, Jaji, tha [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Area councils begin advocacy on community sanitation

Ahead of the FCT minister’s visit to the six area councils to inspect sanitation exercise, departments of environmental sanitation have organized advocacy campaign to mobilise residents to engage in community sanitation.

The environmental health officer in-charge of Kuje area council, Abd [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


UniAbuja conducts SUG elections

The Student Union Government, SUG, University of Abuja has elected new officials into various offices to pilot the affairs of the union for a period of one year.

Deputy Dean Student Affairs Unit of the university, Dr. Jude Omeje, tasked the newly elected officials to work with the management to [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Gwagwalada, Kwali hold health talk on Lassa fever

Health departments in Gwagwalada and Kwali area councils have carried out health talks aimed at educating residents on the dangers associated with the Lassa fever disease.

Speaking to The Abuja Inquirer on the measures to combat the outbreak of the disease, coordinator, Primary Health Care, PHC [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


FCTA kicks start bird flu sensitization campaign

As part of efforts by the FCT Administration to curtail the spread of avian flu in the territory, the Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat has commenced sensitisation of poultry operators in Abuja.

Declaring the workshop open, Acting Director Admin and Finance of the agric secretariat, [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Abuja chamber honours Dangote, Olam, others

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ACCI, has nominated Dangote cement for its prestigious excellence award of Outstanding Company of the Year (Industry), for its contribution to growth of Nigerian economy. 

President of the ACCI, Mr. Tony Ejinkeonye, also revealed that individuals [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Executive secretary FCDA gets praise from staff

Workers of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, have commended the management and executive secretary, Engr. Adamu Ismaila, for various welfare packages doled out to staff. 

Our correspondent learnt that the commendation by the staff was in reaction to media reports alleging th [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


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