NCPC works to tap spiritual benefit of pilgrimage

The director in charge of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Mrs Esther Kwaghe, has pledged to work towards modifying pilgrimage by making it a more spiritual and developmental exercise.


She disclosed this in Gombe during her sensitization visit to the Deputy Gover [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019

2020 HAJJ: FCT Pilgrims Board warns staff against corrupt practices

The FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has warned its staff against corruption or any act capable of tarnishing the image of the Administration as it commences registration for the 2020 hajj.

Addressing management staff at a meeting in preparation towards the 2020 hajj operation, Director of the [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019

Stakeholders map plan to improve transportation system in Abuja

As part of measures to check the problems associated with public transportation in the Federal Capital Territory, stakeholders in the industry are calling for a more organized mass transport system for the FCT.

In a critical stakeholders meeting with officials of the FCT Transport Secretariat, [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019

Bello pledges support for families of fallen soldiers

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has pledged the administration’s continuous support to families of members of the Nigerian military who had paid the supreme price in the line of duty.

The Minister made this pledge when members of the Nigerian Legion paid a courtesy visit to the FCTA a [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019

Dutse-Bwari traffic: Banks, plazas marked for demolition

The FCTA Departments of Development Control has begun marking bank and business premises around the Dutse-Alhaji first gate for contravening original land use of their properties by changing their entry points.

The decision was a fallout of a recent inspection tour of the route by the Ministeri [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019

Rise in abandoned babies, FCTA worries over declining values

The FCT Social Development Secretariat has drawn attention to the worrisome trend of abandoning new born babies across territory, ascribing the act to the decline in moral values.

According to the acting Secretary of the Secretariat, Hajia Safiya Umar, the FCT has witnessed a steady increase in [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019

FCTA pledges conducive business environment for investors

Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration have assured investors of its commitment to providing conducive environment needed for businesses to thrive.

FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, while addressing participants at the 2019 “Proudly Made-in-Nigeria Goods Expo,” in A [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019

Police arrest 27 year old ‘FCT minister’

Police Command in the nation’s capital, Abuja, has arrested one Mohammed Bello Kolo, for impersonating the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Bello, and defrauding unsuspecting victims of their money.

Parading the suspect before journalists in Abuja the FCT Police Commiss [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019


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