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FCTA pledges support for rehabilitation of MKO stadium

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has promised to partner the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for the rehabilitation of the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja in order to maximise its potentials.

The Minister of the FCT, Muhammad Bello gave this indication when he receive [...]

Mon, 22 June 2020


FCT sanitation team raid drug colony on Apo/AYA road

The Federal Capital Territory Ministerial Task Force on City Sanitation last week raided and demolished structures inside a notorious illicit drug colony and cattle market on the corridor of the ever busy Apo /AYA road, within Abuja city centre.

This is coming barely one week after the team rai [...]

Mon, 22 June 2020


Covid-19: Brokers donate to FCTA, decry impact on global economy

Insurance brokers in the country are lamenting the impact of the Corona virus on the global economy, stressing that the pandemic has halted most businesses and challenged the earning capability of workers in both public and private sector.

The President/ Chairman of the Governing Board of the N [...]

Mon, 22 June 2020


Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons, Sen. Basheer Garba Muhammed and High Commissioner, United Nations for Refugees Representative to Nigeria, Ms. Chansa Kapaya, during a press briefing on the 2020 World Refugee Day in Abuja...Friday. Photo: Wale Elekolusi.

 

 

 

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons, Sen. Basheer Garba Muhammed and High Commissio [...]

Sun, 21 June 2020


Raped at 12, mother at 13: “My abuse story” (3rd lead) · FCTA ‘covers’ school of the blind rape

Ngozi Nwosu never contemplated her life will take such a dramatic turn at 12, but it did.

 

Now a mother at 13, Ngozi, who lives with her family in the slums of Dutse area of Apo Resettlement, can no longer play with her teenage friends as she is herself a mother.

 

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Sun, 21 June 2020


Tax regularization: Dormant coys rush to beat FIRS deadline

Barely seven days to the June 30 deadline for all dormant companies to regularise all their outstanding returns, The Abuja Inquirer has learnt that there is a rush by the affected companies to comply with the directive to avoid sanctions.

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, as part of mea [...]

Sun, 21 June 2020


Anxiety grips residents.. Crimes surges in Abuja · Gunmen sack community, kill 3 · Carjacking on the rise · Police parade over 100 suspects in May

Residents of Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, have described the crime wave as frightening.

 

Some residents who spoke to The Abuja Inquirer say that no one is guaranteed of his/her safety, stressing that the police are overwhelmed by the rising crime wave.< [...]

Sun, 21 June 2020


FCTA warns sex workers: You’re not essential service

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has warned sex workers and operators of nightclubs and bars across the city not to operate until the COVID-19 restriction is lifted.

Mr. Ikharo Attah, Chairman, FCT Task Team on COVID-19, handed down the warning, Saturday, while monitoring com [...]

Sun, 21 June 2020


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