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APC picks candidates for council poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has picked its candidates for next year’s election into the area councils in the FCT.

The election which was delayed owing to the dissatisfaction of some aspirants about their disqualifications was held amidst tight security in each of the councils.

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Sun, 20 December 2015


Sam Empowerment Foundation held its end of year party for orphans and vulnerable children

Sam Empowerment Foundation held its end of year party for orphans and vulnerable children, in IDP camps, penultimate Saturday at the Abuja Zoological Garden. Here are some of the children at the party. Photo: SEF. 

 

Sun, 20 December 2015


Helpline fetes 250 vulnerable women in Abuja

Ahead of the Christmas celebrations, no fewer than 250 vulnerable women and children in Abuja have benefited from the end of year fiesta by Helpline Foundation for the Needy, a non- governmental organisation in the Federal Capital Territory. 

The event tagged: "Putting smiles on the f [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


The Effects Of UNIABUJA War

Department of Computer Science, University of Abuja, Nigeria

War no matter how small it may seem has destructive tendencies. The war that took place in University of Abuja within the period specified above has negative effects on the university community. No war is small because that may lead t [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Multiple taxation in FCT is hurting our biz - Hotel owners

The Hotel Owners Forum Abuja, HOFA, has decried the issue of multiple taxation, lamenting that it was hurting their business.

President of HOFA, Dr Bola Onigbogi, made this known at the annual dinner of the forum in Abuja on Friday.

She said that because if the visibility of hotel busine [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Abuja lawyer petitions Daura over siege to office by DSS

An Abuja based lawyer, Sayo Odumosu, has petitioned the Director General of the Department of State Security, DSS, Mr. Lawal Daura, over the alleged vandalization of his law office and seizure of his property by personnel the Service in an operation that lasted for several hours.

Odumosu in the [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Kuje council moves to complete market construction

Kuje area council has commenced construction of the second phase of the modern market towards boosting business activities in the area.

Speaking to journalists during a demolition exercise of unapproved stalls, the chairman Kuje Area Council, Hon.Ishaku Tete, said the council is making concerte [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


FCT minister directs staff on ID cards, frowns at touting at AGIS

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has directed that henceforth all staff of the administration should wear their ID cards within the office premises for easy identification. 

Bello, who gave this directive, while receiving briefs from the management team of the Abuja Geographic Inform [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


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