Fct News

Abuja taxi driver threatens UBER over character defamation

An Abuja based taxi operator, Mr. Edeh Ogechukwu, has threatened to sue UBER, a smartphone application that connects drivers to passengers in a given location, for defamation of character. 

Ogechukwu, who claimed to be operating his private commercial taxi since 2012 in the Federal Capital [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

Insecurity: FCTA to audit abandoned, uncompleted buildings

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has concluded plans to embark on comprehensive audit of abandoned, uncompleted buildings, parks and event centres, especially those posing security threat to the territory. 

Our correspondent reports that most of the areas that will be af [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

Police, Apo residents to promote community policing

Residents of Apo resettlement, a suburb in Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, have given indication that they would sustain the existing working relationship with police with a view to promoting community policing in Apo and environs. 

In a chat with The Abuja Inquirer, a vigilante member [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

Area councils get N114.3bn in 2018 Residents demand projects’ audit

Investigation has revealed that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, disbursed One Hundred and Fourteen Billion, Three Hundred and Ninety Five Million, Nine Hundred and Fifty Two Thousand, Six Hundred and Seventy Seven Naira, Four Kobo (N114, 395, 952, 677.04) to the six area councils o [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

FCTA, PACEDA partner against drug abuse

As part of its support for federal government efforts to rid the country of the menace of drug abuse, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has thrown its weight behind the activities of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse, PACEDA. 

FCT Minist [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

FCTA canvasses alternative funding for basic education

As part of efforts to address the challenge of adequate funding of public education in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, said it is imperative to have alternative way in funding Basic Education in Abuja. 

FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, stated this in [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

Ban on motorcycle operation still in force -DRTS

Following the resurgence of motorcycle operation in the Federal Capital City, the FCT Transportation Secretariat through the Directorate of Road Traffic Services has called on owners and riders of motorcycles that the ban within the city center is still in force. 

The director, Road Traffi [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

FCTA to pull down major structures in Asokoro

As the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, is set to restore all green areas of Abuja, there are strong indications that several intimidating structures along Hassan Katsina street along the green belt of Asokoro District of Abuja and other similar cases in the FCT risk demolition. 


Fri, 10 May 2019


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