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Bello advocates stakeholders’ summit for building industry

In order to improve the quality of buildings and make houses more accessible to the residents of Abuja, FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called for multi-disciplinary meeting of all professionals involved in the building industry. 

The minister made the call while receiving a delega [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


Youth beat up Bala’s ex-adviser, Wowo, at campaign

Angry youth in Kuje area council manhandled the former political adviser to the immediate past FCT Minister, Alhaji Jubril Wowo, who defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, shortly after the last presidential elections. 

Our correspondent learnt that the ugly incident took p [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


Illegal posters: AMMC to prosecute defaulters

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, has threatened for the umpteenth time to prosecute those behind indiscriminate pasting of posters and placing of all forms of advertisements and signages in the city center.

Though, other sister agencies of the FCT administration have issued simi [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


Bees chase out teachers, students from Maitama school

Pandemonium broke out recently at a junior secondary school, Maitama, when large number of bees invaded the school compound as students were settling down for classes.

The situation was dramatic as both the teachers and students took to their heels in all directions as the bees gave chase.

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Mon, 07 March 2016


Our dev’t scorecard impressive – FCDA boss

The Executive Secretary of Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, Engr. Adamu Ismaila, has disclosed that their development scorecard in infrastructural development remains impressive in view of resource challenge. 

Ismaila explained that in comparison to other developing cities arou [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


May I introduce to you, President of the United States

May I introduce to you, President of the United States

By Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba

Ladies and Gentlemen May I Introduce to You the President of United States

She is Madam Hillary Rodman Clinton. Madam President. She is the first wom [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


U.S. HIV/AIDS Partnership with Nigeria Remains on Track

There have been several inaccurate media reports lately concerning the U.S. government’s support to persons living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV) in Nigeria. In particular, claims made in some February 25, 2016 articles that the United States is reducing HIV/AIDS funding due to Nigeria’s Same S [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


Partisan politics: FCTA to depose Etsu Kwali

There are strong indications that the Federal Capital Territory Administration may depose the Etsu of Kwali, Alhaji Audu Shaban Nizazo III, over partisan politics, with residents of the area backing the move against the royal father. 

Our correspondent gathered that the case against the ro [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


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