Fct News

FCTA condemns abduction of school pupils

The Federal Capital Territory Education Secretariat has condemned in strong terms the abduction of a primary 2 pupil of the Chinese Assisted Primary school in Karu, a suburb in the nation's capital.

In a statement by the Assistant Director in charge of Information, Mr. Anthony Ogunleye and [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Our plans to upgrade parks to global standards - Bello

Other than the commitment to clean and green city, minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, has disclosed that his administration was working towards making public parks in Abuja to meet global standards. 

This disclosure was made when a delegation of Rotary International District 9125, [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Demolition squad escapes death in clash with hoodlums in Dei-dei

It was a bleak moment for illegal occupants along the road corridor in Dei-dei, as the bulldozers of the joint task force in charge of city management clashed with hoodlums during a demolition exercise carried out weekend. 

Our correspondent gathered that despite the presence of heavily ar [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Minister charges private sector on health investment

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has challenged members of the Organized Private Sector, OPS, in the country to invest in the health sub-sector to stop medical tourism abroad by Nigerians. 

He gave the challenge while receiving the Resident Doctors Association of Nigeria, REDAN, FCT cha [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Electrician bags six weeks jail time for defrauding pastor

Gabriel Aboh, a 23-year-old electrician, has been sentenced to six weeks imprisonment by an Abuja Grade 1 Area Court for attempting to defraud a pastor in Kubwa.

Aboh was convicted for criminal trespass and inciting public disturbance which are offences that contradict sections 348 and 114 of t [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

FCT security c’ttee meets on area council poll

Ahead of the rescheduled area council election, the FCT Security Committee met last week to on assess the general security situation in the nation's capital. 

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, remarked that the meeting was summoned to not only assess the situation, but to also strate [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Centenary City is irrevocable, says Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has declared that the request made by the developers of Centenary City project to revoke the agreement between the Centenary City Plc and administration is untenable and unrealistic. 

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, made this declarat [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Councillorship candidate assures of adequate service delivery

All Progressives Congress, APC, councillorship candidate for Kabusa ward in the area council poll slated forMarch 19, Hajia Rahmat Abisola Abdullahi, has assured the people of good representation and unhindered service delivery if given the mandate.

Hajia Abdullahi in an interview with our corr [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


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