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FCTA rolls out new guidelines on social distancing

In a bid to enforce social distancing in containing the spread of coronavirus in the nation’s capital, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has directed all eateries to withdraw all eat-in arrangements in their premises.

The FCT minister, Mal. Muhammad Bello, gave the direc [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


FCTA to use UBA’ N500m to upgrade road to testing center

The Federal Capital Territory Administration recently received a N500million donation from the United Bank for Africa, UBA, to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Abuja.

Receiving the cheque from the Vice Chairman of UBA, Ambassador Joe Keshi, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, said the donatio [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


COVID-19: FCTA impose partial lock down

As the nation brace up to contain the further spread of the dreaded COVID19, the FCT Minister, Muhhamed Bello, has announced a partial lock down of the city, safe for those on essential duties.

 

 

 

The Minister t [...]

Tue, 24 March 2020


FCTA reopens Dutsen-Alhaji market

Nine days after closure of the Dutsen-Alhaji market and Oloye Olajumoke shopping complex following the violence that broke out in the market, the FCT Administration finally approved the reopening of the business space.

The markets was shut down penultimate Tuesday following a disagreement betwe [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


20,000 FCT residents benefit from FG’s conditional cash transfer

At least 20,000 residents of the federal capital territory were said to have benefitted from the Conditional Cash Transfer in 2019 under the Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, disclosed this at a one day Conditional Cash Transfer Co-r [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


FCTA begins data capturing of 1, 250 retirees

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has begun biometrics data capturing of retirees across the six Area Councils of the territory.

Speaking in an interview with journalists at the commencement of the exercise, the Director of the FCT Area Council Staff Pension Board, Dr Nanzing [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


Police parades robbery suspects for killing pregnant woman

The FCT Police Command recently paraded three suspects for robbing and killing a pregnant woman in Damakasa in Apo resettlement in Abuja Municipal Area Council.

The Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Mr Bala Ciroma, told newsmen that the suspects who went into hiding after the operation were ar [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


FCT primary healthcare gets N800m in 2020 budget

Over N800 million has been budgeted for the Primary Health Care alone, in the 2020 budget of the federal capital territory, the FCT administration has revealed.

The amount is part of the N2.6billion expected to be expended on the health sector in the 2020 financial year.

FCT Minister of [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


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