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Aliyu task UN on terrorism, food insecurity, others

The Nigerian Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has asked the United Nations to push for an end to global terrorism, climate change, discrimination, food security, and other challenges confronting human race.

The Minister made the call at the opening plenary se [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


Bello ask journalists to expose saboteurs

Journalists in the Federal Capital Territory have been asked to professionally investigate and expose negative elements working against the development of the territory.

The FCT Minister, Mohammad Bello, who gave the charge at the commissioning of the Nigeria Union of Journalist Council Secreta [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


53 percent vehicles in FCT fail roadworthiness test

More than 53percent of vehicles inspected for road worthiness test in 2019 were said to have failed the test due to series of defects occasioned by bad road networks among other factors.

According to the FCT Transportation Secretariat, a total of 55,545 vehicles out of 103,919 vehicles in Abuja [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


Lassa fever: FCT on high alert following outbreak in Nasarawa, others

Though there has been no identified case of Lassa fever in the FCT, the Administration says it is on alert of to guard against a possible breakout occasioned by reported cases of the disease in neighbouring states.

Recall that the Nasarawa state government had confirmed a case of Lassa fever in [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


FCT schools’ feeding to gulp N42mn weekly

A minimum of N42.1million will be spent weekly in feeding pupils in public schools under the Home Grown School Feeding Programme in the Federal Capital Territory.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, said a total of 120,300 pupils across the six area councils in the territory will be benefi [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


Fire service takes anti-bush burning campaign to rural community

As dry season farming activities gather momentum In the Federal Capital Territory, the Department of Fire Service has taken its anti-Bush burning campaign to traditional rulers.

This, the Department said was a measure adopted to reach out to the teeming farming populations through the tradition [...]

Sun, 26 January 2020


Minister, council chairmen pay tribute to ex-Bwari chair, Dara

Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, has paid glowing tribute to the late former Chairman of Bwari Area Council, Hon. Isa Dara, describing him as an elder statesman, peacemaker and gentleman.

The FCT Minister led an entourage of prominent FCT citizens to Bwari on a condolence visit to the [...]

Sun, 26 January 2020


Bello charges media, stakeholders, to protect public infrastructure

Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello has charged the media, residents and other stakeholders in the Abuja project to join hands with the administration to build the federal capital of their collective dreams.

The minister made the call when he received the management of DAAR Communication [...]

Sun, 26 January 2020


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