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Gwagwalada, Kwali hold health talk on Lassa fever

Health departments in Gwagwalada and Kwali area councils have carried out health talks aimed at educating residents on the dangers associated with the Lassa fever disease.

Speaking to The Abuja Inquirer on the measures to combat the outbreak of the disease, coordinator, Primary Health Care, PHC [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


FCTA kicks start bird flu sensitization campaign

As part of efforts by the FCT Administration to curtail the spread of avian flu in the territory, the Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat has commenced sensitisation of poultry operators in Abuja.

Declaring the workshop open, Acting Director Admin and Finance of the agric secretariat, [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Abuja chamber honours Dangote, Olam, others

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ACCI, has nominated Dangote cement for its prestigious excellence award of Outstanding Company of the Year (Industry), for its contribution to growth of Nigerian economy. 

President of the ACCI, Mr. Tony Ejinkeonye, also revealed that individuals [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Executive secretary FCDA gets praise from staff

Workers of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, have commended the management and executive secretary, Engr. Adamu Ismaila, for various welfare packages doled out to staff. 

Our correspondent learnt that the commendation by the staff was in reaction to media reports alleging th [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Why Bello directed FCTA staff to declare assets

Facts are beginning to emerge why the FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, directed staff of the administration to declare their assets in line with the provisions of paragraph 11 of the 5th schedule of the constitution. 

Our correspondent gathered that on assumption of office as FCT minis [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Kugbo traders send SOS to AMAC over quit notice

The chairman of Kugbo mechanic and spare parts dealers association, Mr Peter Nwaigwe, has appealed to the Abuja Municipal Area Council to intervene and save traders at the Kugbo mechanic village from impunity allegedly by the contractor handling infrastructure provision in the market since 2009, Messr [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Mpape: A tale of modernity and slum

Approximately 10minutes drive from the city center sits one of Abuja’s largest slum settlements, the Mpape village. The slum has survived several demolition attempts from successive governments, with series of court cases between the FCT administration and residents, debating resettlement issues [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Wike vs Dakuku: How the Supreme Court May Decide

In a few days the Supreme Court will bring the Governorship Election case in Rivers State to a conclusion. One issue that will attract close attention is how the Apex Court will decide the fate of the card reader in view of

  • Section 160 of the 1999 constitution (which empowers INEC to make [...]

    Sun, 24 January 2016


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