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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


Children at the IDP camp in Durumi, Abuja when the FIRS donated relief materials

L-R: Rep of the Minister of Finance, Mrs Larai Shuaibu, House of Reps member, Austin Chukwukere, chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr Tunde Fowler, chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Sen. Owan John Enoh,  with some children at the  IDP camp in Durumi, Abuja when the FIRS [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


Donation of relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons through the NRCS in Abuja - Etisalat Experience Center

L-R: Yobe State Liaison Officer in Abuja, Mallam Sani Mohammed Ismail, Program Coordinator, Nigeria Red Cross Society, Umar Abdu Mairiga, Head Government and Community Relations, Etisalat Nigeria, Mohammed Yusuf and Manager, Etisalat Experience Center, Ms. Euphemia Osuagwu, during the donation [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


FCT schools resume for second term

Academic activities for the second term 2015/2016 session have commenced in all secondary schools in the FCT, with resumption test to serve as motivation to others.

A visit by our correspondent to Junior Secondary School Zuba, a suburb in Gwagwalada Area Council penultimate week, revealed that [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


FCT INEC urges residents to go for CVR

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the Federal Capital Territory has said the Continuous Voters Registration exercise, CVR, will commence from January 13 to 17 and has asked residents to take the opportunity to register.

The exercise according to the commission is to allow [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


FCT minister expresses dissatisfaction over water facilities

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Mallam Mohammad Bello, has expressed dissatisfaction over the poor water facilities in the territory. 

However, the minister has assured that his administration would work assiduously to improve the supply of potable water to the entire residents of the [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


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