Fct News

Traders protest over planned demolition of Nyanya market

Hundreds of traders last week staged a protest over the planned demolition of the popular Nyanya market by the authorities of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, in collaboration with Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA.

Specifically, the aggrieved traders mostly women and youths, were [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016

Bello assures UniAbuja of certificate of occupancy

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has assured the management of University of Abuja of its Certificate of Occupancy, C/O after due identification and verification.

Also, the minister has implored tertiary institutions to think outside the box in view of the presen [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016

Helpline foundation partners Miss Gbagyi on vocational training

Helpline Foundation for the Needy has offered to train no fewer than 50 Gbagyi ladies in assorted vocational skills as part of its economic empowerment programme in order for them to become self-reliant.  
President and founder of Helpline Foundation, Mrs. Jumai Ahmadu, dropped this hint wh [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016

AEPB intensifies clean-up in major markets

As part of efforts to rid the Federal Capital City of dirt, the Abuja Environmental Protection Board, AEPB, has carried out a general clean-up exercise in some major markets and other public places in the territory.  
In particular, officials of the board during the exercise aimed at ensuri [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016

AMMC director commends Dei-Dei clean-up exercise

Following the clean-up exercise at the Dei-Dei regional market, the Acting Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, Hajia Safiya Umar, has said that the administration is a responsive one.  
Umar who spoke through the Head, Special Duties, Abubakar Makama, said this during an ins [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016

Bello embarks on completion of roads in Abuja

The FCT Administration has resumed works on stalled major road projects within the Federal Capital City aimed at completing the 10-lane Airport (Umaru Musa Yar’Adua) and Kubwa (Murtala Muhammed) Expressways by the end of December 2016. 
Some of the sites visited were the locations of [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016

FCTA begins implementation of CBN anchor borrowers’ prog

The Federal Capital Territory Administration through its Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat, ARDS, has intensified effort towards the smooth implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ programme, ABP, of the Central Bank of Nigeria in the FCT. 
To this end, the administration [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016

Charge Bala to court, or grant him bail, groups tell EFCC

A coalition of human rights group, Citizens for Justice Network, CJN, has appealed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to charge the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, to court or grant him administrative bail.  
The CJN made up of Pe [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016


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