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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


Bello tasks IGP to unmask vandals of public facilities

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has appealed to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, to step up surveillance on the increasing activities of vandals in the FCT and arrest those involved. 

Minister of the territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, made the appeal while rec [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


FCTA to resuscitate G-7 security summit with neighboring states

As part of efforts to tackle trans-border crimes, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has concluded plans to resuscitate the G-7 Security Summit with its neighboring states of Niger, Kogi, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Benue and Plateau. 

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, who dropped the hi [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


Bello boosts community health, reopens Zuba hospital

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammed Bello, has taken measures to boost community health by directing the management of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat to immediately commence medical services to patients at the Zuba Cottage Hospital.

Bello, who gave the directive wh [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


By Gbagyis charged to uphold their culture

Gbagyi indigenes in Karu local government of Nasarawa State have been urged to uphold their culture and traditions in the interest of posterity.

The call was made by the traditional ruler of the area, His Royal Highness Emmanuel Kyauta, during the Gbagyi cultural day celebrations, recently.

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Sun, 17 January 2016


Oba Yoruba FCT voids election of community president

The Oba of Yoruba community in the FCT, His Royal Majesty Oba Olusegun Salau, has declared as illegal, null and void the recent election of Yoruba community president, reaffirming that he remains the only paramount ruler of the Yoruba community in the FCT.

The monarch at a press conference in A [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


Resident troop out for CVR in area councils

Eligible voters have continued to troop out en masse to registration centers across the six area councils to get their voter cards ahead of the March 19, FCT council poll. 

A visit by our correspondent to some registration centers in AMAC, Gwagwalada and Kwali area councils revealed t [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


Satellite towns feel the Okada menace in FCT

Over ten years since activities of commercial motorcycles were restricted to the suburbs by the Nasir El’Rufai led administration, Abuja residents still hold the same opinion about them, as most residents think they constitute more nuisance than the service they are expected to provide.

W [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


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