Fct News

FCTA pulls down structures in GSM village


The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, through the Development Control Department, last week, pulled down clusters of makeshift structures used for leisure near the GSM village, in Wuse Zone 1. 

Our correspondent learnt that the operation which was execut [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018

AEPB, FRSC clash over environmental contravention

Serious pandemonium broke out in the Zone 7 area of the FCT last week following a fracas between security personnel and officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Abuja over environmental contravention. 

It was learnt that the FRSC officers engaged in fisticuffs with soldiers and [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018

FCT transport secretariat lifts ban on SECDA

The Transportation Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration has lifted the suspension placed on the Self Employed Commercial Drivers Association, SECDA, from operating commercial transport services in the Federal Capital Territory. 

In a press statement issued by the Act [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018

Bello inaugurates reconstituted FCT water board

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has inaugurated the reconstituted management Board of FCT Water Board and has charged them to give priority attention to ongoing water projects in the Territory. 

The minister, who was represented by the FCT Permanent Secreta [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018

FCT science, tech dept harnesses young potential

The FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, has reiterated resolve to ensure greater involvement of youth in science and technology for the advancement of the society. 

Bello made this point while declaring open the 4th edition of FCT Science and Technology, FASTECH. 

The program [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018

FCTA disburses N2.4bn to area councils in January

The Federal Capital Territory Administration disbursed the sum of N2, 419, 343, 771.26 billion to the six area councils being monies accruing to the councils for the month of January, 2018. 

The figure represents about 1.06 percent increase when compared to N2.2 billion the Federal Capital [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018

Bello set to open up new districts in Abuja

At last, the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has given indication that his administration will soon open up new districts with a view to easing pressure on the city. 

Bello, who made this disclosure in Abuja when a delegation from the House of Representati [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018

SDS boss tasks council chairmen on youth development

The Secretary, Social Development Secretariat, SDS, Alhaji Oladmeji Hassan, has called on chairmen of the six area councils to support capacity building in skills acquisition for youth, as a sustainable way of reducing unemployment and poverty. 

Hassan specifically called on the various le [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018


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