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Interstate Lockdown: FCTA arrests 74 violators, impounds 3 buses

 

 

 

 

 

The Federal Capital Territory FCT Ministerial Task-team on the Enforcement of COVID-19 Restrictions has arrested 74 persons travelling through the city to other parts of the country.

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Fri, 29 May 2020


Foundation Decries IDPs Condition in Abuja

 

On the 2020 Children’s Day, a non-governmental organisation, the Yellow Jerrycan Save A Child Foundation, has decried the neglect and squalor at the Durumi Internally Displaced Peoples, IDPs, camp in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory.

 

Speaking during a [...]

Fri, 29 May 2020


Children’s Day 2020: MAMA Centre wants sustained policy support for development of Nigerian children

 

 

 

 

 

 To commemorate Children’s Day 2020, the Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre has called for sustained proactive policy environment for adequa [...]

Thu, 28 May 2020


FCT Minister forfeits salary to secure release of 5 inmates

Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has forfeited her May salary to secure the immediate release of five inmates who could not pay for their fines at the Kuje Correctional Service.  

 

Wed, 27 May 2020


NECO: Why Buhari sacked Uwakwe, four others

The National Examinations Council, NECO, says President Muhammadu Buhari approved the termination of the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the council following his indictment on violation of the procurement Act.

Uwakwe and two directors of the agency w [...]

Mon, 25 May 2020


Covid-19: Why places of worship will remain closed –FCTA

The FCT Administration has said it will not succumb to the pressure of reopening places of worship and risk further spread of the coronavirus in the territory.

Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, who made the at a meeting with representatives of the FCT Christian and Muslim communities, [...]

Mon, 25 May 2020


NCC, Diaspora Commission fight over office space

All is not well between the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, over alleged forceful eviction of the latter by the former from its office complex in Abuja.

 

 

 

 

Sun, 24 May 2020


Covid-19: AMAC, Gwagwalada epic centers in FCT · Abaji, Kuje report no cases · Night club shut, patrons arrested By Emmanuel OGBECHE

Two months after the first coronavirus index case was reported in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, FCT, a mapping of the six area councils’ show that Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, and Gwagwalada area council have emerged as the epic centres of the Covid-19.

 

Sun, 24 May 2020


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