EFCC officers get FBI certification

Forty-four officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, who participated in a joint field operation with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) of U.S.A, tagged ‘Operation Rewired’ on January 31, 2020, received certificates of recognition from the FBI.

Assista [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

States pension laws valid, constitutional

President of the National Industrial Court, Justice Benedict Kanyip, has dismissed a case filed by Enough is Enough Nigeria and 39 others on state pension laws for former governors and deputies for lack of merit.

The court declared that all state pension laws were in agreement with section 124( [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

Growing insecurity: FCTA to review security strategies

Worried by the growing insecurity in the Federal Capital Territory in recent times, the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has ordered the setting up of three syndicate teams to critically review existing security strategies of the administration.

The minister, who issued the directive at the [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

Minimum wage: FCTA clears N4bn arrears

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has commenced the payment of the new National Minimum Wage of N30,000 to its staff.

The Minister of the FCT Malam Mohammed Musa Bello has also cleared the N4 billion arrears of the minimum wage from April 2019.

The Director, FCT Treasur [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

FCTA train staff on effective leadership skills

As part efforts to ensure effective service delivery, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has intensified capacity training for its senior level staff to enable it achieve the critical objectives of the administration.

The crop of staff nominated for the training were management cadre [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

Aliyu task UN on terrorism, food insecurity, others

The Nigerian Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has asked the United Nations to push for an end to global terrorism, climate change, discrimination, food security, and other challenges confronting human race.

The Minister made the call at the opening plenary se [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

Bello ask journalists to expose saboteurs

Journalists in the Federal Capital Territory have been asked to professionally investigate and expose negative elements working against the development of the territory.

The FCT Minister, Mohammad Bello, who gave the charge at the commissioning of the Nigeria Union of Journalist Council Secreta [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020

53 percent vehicles in FCT fail roadworthiness test

More than 53percent of vehicles inspected for road worthiness test in 2019 were said to have failed the test due to series of defects occasioned by bad road networks among other factors.

According to the FCT Transportation Secretariat, a total of 55,545 vehicles out of 103,919 vehicles in Abuja [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


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