Fct News

Bello charges media owners on staff welfare

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Malam Muhammad Bello, has charged media owners to take very seriously the welfare of their staff rather than spend their scarce resources on frivolities on awards to people who do not merit such awards.
Also, the administration has reiter [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016

FCTA DOT proceeds on pre-retirement leave

The Federal Capital Territory Administration’s Director of Treasury, Alhaji Ibrahim Bomai, has proceeded on pre-retirement leave in line with civil service procedure.
Our correspondent learnt that the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, had approved Bomai’s pre-retirement leave after [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016

Butchers move to enhance hygiene in Gwags

The Association of Butchers in Gwagwalada Area Council has elected new executives to pilot the affairs of the association for the period of four years, just as the body has vowed to ensure hygienic processing of meat to consumers.
Those elected are Alh. Aminu Lawan, chairman, Idris Dodo, secreta [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016

NULGE tasks council chairmen on salary payment

Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Gwagwalada chapter, Comrade Isuwa Isher, has tasked area councils’ chairmen to learn how to pay staff salaries as at when due to avoid industrial dispute.
The chairman spoke to our correspondent during a monitoring exerci [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016

How we saved farmers market from ’total ruin’ - FEMA

The FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, has disclosed that but for its rapid response, the farmers market in Maitama district would have burnt completely. 
Director General of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, stressed the importance of distress calls in cases of emergency. 
The DG s [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016

Bello commends residents on peaceful polls

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has commended residents of the territory for their peaceful conduct during weekend’s area council election.
Bello, who monitored the election exercise at the Gwarinpa I District (Life-Camp), Kubwa satellite town and Jiwa polling sta [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016

Pregnant woman attempts suicide in Kubwa

It was a dramatic last Tuesday as a 19-year-old woman attempted taking her own life when she allegedly had a misunderstanding with her lover in Byazhin, Kubwa, Abuja.
The lady simply identified as Queen, allegedly stabbed herself twice with a knife before she was rescued by the lover, a commerci [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016

AEDC blames drop in electricity to reduced energy allocation

The Management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has announced on Sunday that the recent drop in electricity supply to customers in the FCT was due to a reduction in energy allocated to the company.

This is contained in a statement signed by the company’s Head of Public [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


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