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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


Anxiety as FCT record new cases of coronavirus

There is palpable fear among residents of the FCT as the Federal Ministry of Health over the weekend, confirmed three new cases of the dreadful Corona Virus disease in the territory.

The Ministry of Health had over the weekend confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, out of which three ne [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


Coronavirus: FCT schools shut down indefinitely

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has ordered the immediate closure of all public and private schools in the territory until further notice to check the spread of the dreaded COVID-19.

 

 

FCT Minister of State, Dr. R [...]

Thu, 19 March 2020


Coronavirus: Corp members undergo rigorous medical checks in Benue

Corps members posted to Benue for the 2020 Batch 'A' Stream l orientation exercise were put through rigorous medical checks to ensure that no prospective corps member enters the camp with coronavirus.

The Benue State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Mr. Joshua Shisha, di [...]

Mon, 16 March 2020


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