Fct News

JSS Sheretti marks annual inter-house sports competition

Junior Secondary School, JSS, Sheretti, Abuja held her maiden annual inter-house sports competition with the Red House emerging the overall best in most of the track and field events. 

Pioneer principal of the school, Mrs Amara Obidigbo, told The Abuja Inquirer that the event was informed [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016

FCTA give area councils bailout on salary arrears

Worried by the plight of workers in area councils, the Federal Capital Territory administration has revealed plans to provide financial bail out to the councils to enable them pay salary arrears. 

It could be recalled that area council staffers are been owed three month salary arrears, a d [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016

Bello advocates stakeholders’ summit for building industry

In order to improve the quality of buildings and make houses more accessible to the residents of Abuja, FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called for multi-disciplinary meeting of all professionals involved in the building industry. 

The minister made the call while receiving a delega [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016

Youth beat up Bala’s ex-adviser, Wowo, at campaign

Angry youth in Kuje area council manhandled the former political adviser to the immediate past FCT Minister, Alhaji Jubril Wowo, who defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, shortly after the last presidential elections. 

Our correspondent learnt that the ugly incident took p [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016

Illegal posters: AMMC to prosecute defaulters

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, has threatened for the umpteenth time to prosecute those behind indiscriminate pasting of posters and placing of all forms of advertisements and signages in the city center.

Though, other sister agencies of the FCT administration have issued simi [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016

Bees chase out teachers, students from Maitama school

Pandemonium broke out recently at a junior secondary school, Maitama, when large number of bees invaded the school compound as students were settling down for classes.

The situation was dramatic as both the teachers and students took to their heels in all directions as the bees gave chase.


Mon, 07 March 2016

Our dev’t scorecard impressive – FCDA boss

The Executive Secretary of Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, Engr. Adamu Ismaila, has disclosed that their development scorecard in infrastructural development remains impressive in view of resource challenge. 

Ismaila explained that in comparison to other developing cities arou [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016

FCT minister appoints Ona of Abaji Pro-Chancellor of AUTA

The FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has appointed the Ona of Abaji, Alhaji Adamu Baba Yunusa as the Pro-Chancellor of the Abuja University of Technology, AUTA, Abaji.

The minister made the announcement on Saturday when he paid a visit to the Ona of Abaji at his palace before flagging off th [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


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