We are overwhelmed by rape, incest cases – FCTA Family members, clergy top abuse list

Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration Social Development Secretariat have revealed startling details of rape and incest against minors and teenagers in the territory, especially in the suburbs.

Though, official statistics from the FCT Social Development Secretariat was not made available at the time of filing this repo [...]

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Ortom condemns kidnap of four catholic priests in Delta

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has condemned the kidnap of four catholic priests by suspected herdsmen in Delta State, saying it's barbaric.

The catholic priests were kidnapped in Umutu/Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Governor Ortom, who further described the abduction of the four reverend father [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Abuja, others attract $73.08bn investment in Q1

Efforts by the Federal Government to make Nigeria attractive to investors could be yielding results already, as 18 states and the FCT were said to have attracted proposed investment worth $73.08billion in three months.

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udoma, said the proposed investment targeted 65 projects in the [...]

Fri, 09 November 2018

We are overwhelmed by rape, incest cases – FCTA Family members, clergy top abuse list

Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration Social Development Secretariat have revealed startling details of rape and incest against minors and teenagers in the territory, especially in the suburbs.

Though, official statistics from the FCT Social Development Secretariat was not made available at the time of filing this repo [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Bello lauds lawmakers’ contribution to Abuja’s development

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has commended federal lawmakers for their enormous contributions to the development of the FCT, saying their guidance and support have helped to ensure that the current FCT Administration succeeds in the discharge of its mandate. 

Bello gave the commendation when th [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Varsity don tasks Africans on sound reading skills

Professor Akua Britwum, has urged Africans to develop sound reading skills to gather information on solving the continent's developmental challenges.

She made this known in a lecture titled reading skills, at the Amilcar School, Aburi Ghana, organised for workers in Africa to promote socialism in the continent.

Britwum noted th [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

HURIWA seeks probe over ‘assassination’ attempt on Ekweremadu

Human Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned the alleged assassination attempt on the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and his family in Abuja.

The group also warned against what it termed 'targeted violence' against notable political opposition figures and credible leaders of the organized civil society commu [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Non-release of FCTA 2018 budget grounds activities

The non-release of the 2018 budget of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has grounded both capital and statutory activities of the administration, investigation by The Abuja Inquirer has learnt.

Also, staff salaried for November remains uncertain as the administration has exhausted its 2017 statutory budget. 

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Sun, 11 November 2018

Delta assembly tasked on Ossisa/Ugiliamai road in 2019 budget

Just as the various committees in Delta State House of Assembly fine tune the 2019 budget, an appeal has been made for Ossissa/Ugiliama road project to be captured, in the budget.

A community leader from Ndokwa West Local Government Council, Chief Ifeanyi Obi, has called on the legislator representing the Ndokwa West constituency in the s [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

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PhotoWe are overwhelmed by rape, incest cases – FCTA Family members, clergy top abuse list

Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration Social Development Secretariat have revealed startling details of rape and incest against [...]

11 November 2018

PhotoBello lauds lawmakers’ contribution to Abuja’s development

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has commended federal lawmakers for their enormous contributions to the develo [...]

11 November 2018