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10,000 FCT residents get scholarship in 9 years

Records from the FCT education secretariat have shown that no fewer than 10, 952 FCT residents have benefited from different scholarship awards to study in various tertiary institutions. 

The secretary for education, Dr. Bala Liman, made this disclosure while speaking at a sensitization me [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


FCTA shares N2.6bn to area councils in January

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disbursed the sum of 2.6 billion naira to the six area councils in the FCT and other stakeholders as its share of statutory allocation for the month of January. 

FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, made the disclosure in his [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


PDP accuses APC of plans to rig Kuje re-run polls

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to massively rig, engage in vote buying and use thugs for violence in the Kuje chairmanship re-run elections. 

Yusuf Dabo, spokesperson for the PDP chairmanship candidate, disclosed this to journali [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


Land Allocation: Abuja natives slam Bello’s critics

Abuja natives under the aegis of FCT Citizens Against Bad Governance have kicked against social media platform criticizing the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, for allocating plots of land to some prominent Nigerians. 

The group said the attack was a deliberate attempt [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


2019 Appropriation: Candido signs N8.4bn AMAC budget

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Adamu Candido, has signed the 2019 appropriation bill into law. 

The event, which coincided with the first working day after his re-election for a second term in office, witnessed a large turnout of stakeholders. 

Candido ass [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


Disability: Group solicits SEB support

As part of efforts to boost the FCT education sector, the Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, DWAN, has embarked on a familiarization visit to FCT Secondary Education Board for partnership. 

Speaking during a courtesy visit to the board, chairperson of the association, Mrs. Helen Alase, sai [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019


Firm commissions ultra-modern market in Bwari

Two years after, the newly completed remodeled Maitama ultra-modern market located in Kubwa, Abuja, was commissioned last week. 

Engr Rabiu Sa’id, the Director, H & I Const. Ltd., the firm that handled the remodeling of the market, said from an initial number of 300 makeshift sta [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019


Director hails Bello, Ohaa on prudence

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, and the permanent secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, have been commended for ensuring prudent management of financial and human resources. 

FCT Director of Treasury, Ismaila Ishiaku, disclosed this while speaking with members of [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019


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