Fct News

FCTA partners Shemomal on affordable housing

As part of efforts to address the problem of housing, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has revealed that the administration will partner with Shemomal Nigeria Limited for affordable housing for staff. 

Head of Administration and Finance, FCT Water Board, Mrs. Joy Okoro, gave [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

Minister assures rural farmers of support

The Federal Capital Territory minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has declared open World Bank Country Portfolio Performance Review Meeting, CPPR, for the bank’s assisted projects in the northern region with a firm commitment on agriculture and empowerment of rural farmers. 

Addressing p [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

FCTA, Shippers Council partner on $150m dry port, truck terminal

Federal Capital Territory Administration and the Nigerian Shippers Council are to establish a dry port and truck transit terminal valued at over $150 million. 

This, according to both parties, is a response to the cardinal role the city plays as a national capital and its rising profile as [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

AMMC clampdown on illegal dumpsite in Maitama

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, has commenced clampdown on illegal dumping of waste in Maitama district, as part of effort towards preventing flooding and erosion. 

AMMC officials accompanied by a joint team of security personnel had stormed and barricaded an illegal build [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

Mass housing: FG moves to recover lost revenue, check fraud

Mass Housing developers in the Federal Capital Territory who fail to comply with the statutory requirements for their development or default in payments, would soon face the long arm of the law. 

The chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property. Okoi O [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

Bello canvases citizen participation in governance

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called for citizens’ support for the Abuja project by contributing their quota towards the development of the nation’s capital. 

The minister made this known when the editorial team of the Nigerian Pilot newspaper, led by the editor, Dr. [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

FCT journalist moves to unseat Akume from senate

An Abuja-based journalist and senatorial candidate of the Justice Must Prevail Party, JMPP, Mrs. Favour Shuab Ishember, has vowed to unseat the incumbent senator and former governor of Benue state, Mr. George Akume, in the 2019 general elections. 

Ishember, who is gunning for the Benue Nor [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

Adewole promises to revitalize PHCs

Minister of Health, Prof, Isaac Adewole, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment towards providing Universal Healthcare Coverage, UHC, through the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare Centers. 

The minister made this known in his address at the 2018 exhibition and conferen [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018


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