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5yrs after, N640m FCT pilgrim office at 20% completion

Years after construction began at the permanent office complex of the FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, the project is yet to be completed as the job is barely at 20percent completion stage.

The N640million building project which began since 2015 seem to have been abandoned, mostly due to lack [...]

Mon, 21 September 2020


Alleged revenue diversion: Wife of ex-AMAC chair assaults official

The wife of a former chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, has assaulted a revenue officer of the council for insisting on due process in revenue collection and payment.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sun, 20 September 2020


School resumption: NGO unveils library project for FCT rural schools

An Abuja based NGO, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, yesterday, kicked off its "Adopt a Library Initiative" with a donation of a book filled shelve to the Local Education Authorithy, primary school in Dutse-Alhaji area of the FCT

 

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Tue, 08 September 2020


Minister tasks Arewa Youth Council on Sardauna’s legacies

Northern youth leaders in the country have been asked to emulate the legacies of the Late Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Premier of defunct Northern Nigeria, if the region must meet up with the developmental strides of other parts of the country.

 

Mon, 07 September 2020


Minister tasks Arewa Youth Council on Sardauna’s legacies

Northern youth leaders in the country have been asked to emulate the legacies of the Late Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Premier of defunct Northern Nigeria, if the region must meet up with the developmental strides of other parts of the country.

Mon, 07 September 2020


Muslim pilgrims’ board refunds N74.5m to intending pilgrims

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, MPWB, has refunded the sum of N74,549,000 to some intending pilgrims who sought reimbursement of their deposit for the 2020 hajj.

A statement signed by the spokesperson of the board, Muhammad Aliyu, reveals that 74 intending pilgrims [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


FCT physically challenged traders lose N5m goods to COVID-19

Over 356 physically challenged traders doing businesses in the nation’s capital, Abuja, said they had lost goods worth millions of naira owing to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in the FCT.

Chairman of the Physically Challenged Traders Union, FCT, Ibrahim Sagir, said members of the asso [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


Lockdown: FCT records increase in illegal structures

Some land developers may have taken advantage of the lock down period to carry out illegal developments across the nation's capital, the FCT Administration has hinted.

To this end, Department of Development Control of the FCTA says it will be embarking on a weekly site inspection and enforc [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


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