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Muslim pilgrims’ board refunds N74.5m to intending pilgrims

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, MPWB, has refunded the sum of N74,549,000 to some intending pilgrims who sought reimbursement of their deposit for the 2020 hajj.

A statement signed by the spokesperson of the board, Muhammad Aliyu, reveals that 74 intending pilgrims [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


FCT physically challenged traders lose N5m goods to COVID-19

Over 356 physically challenged traders doing businesses in the nation’s capital, Abuja, said they had lost goods worth millions of naira owing to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in the FCT.

Chairman of the Physically Challenged Traders Union, FCT, Ibrahim Sagir, said members of the asso [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


Lockdown: FCT records increase in illegal structures

Some land developers may have taken advantage of the lock down period to carry out illegal developments across the nation's capital, the FCT Administration has hinted.

To this end, Department of Development Control of the FCTA says it will be embarking on a weekly site inspection and enforc [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


FCT health sector absorbs 203 midwives, Sure-P beneficiaries

Approximately 203 midwives and community health extension workers have been employed by the FCT Administration to boost primary healthcare services in the territory.

The FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who disclosed this at the launch of 12 kilowatts power vols solar for health mini-grid f [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


Minister worry over poor power supply to FCT

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello, has said the nation’s capital still suffers a shortfall in power supply despite being the seat of power.

Bello said this at the official handing over ceremony of the outgoing Permanent Secretary, FCT, Sir. Christian Ohaa to the ne [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


COVID-19: FCT Schools safe, ready for reopening – Principals

As some state governments roll out plans to reopen schools in their states, heads of secondary schools in the nation’s capital have said, the FCT is also ready for resumption given the modalities put in place by the FCT Administration.

 

The President, All Nigeria Conference o [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


Housing deficit: FCTA eyes 30,000 housing scheme for staff

As part of efforts to provide affordable housing for its staff, the Federal Capital Territory Administration said it has concluded arrangement to put up 30,000 housing units for select staffs of the FCTA

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, who made the disclosure at the assessment tour of [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


Lawyers alert plans big for hearing impaired persons in Benue

A human rights non-governmental organisation, Lawyers Alert, LA, has worked out a plan that will provide an immediate succour as well as long term and sustainable source of income for the deaf community in Benue State.

LA's Director of Programmes, Mr. Jerome Uneje, stated this while address [...]

Sun, 06 September 2020


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