Sarah NEGEDU

Fear envelopes FCT as kidnappers have free reign

Apprehension has enveloped rural communities in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja as kidnappers seem to have unfettered reign.

The fear is informed by the wave of kidnappings in Kuje area council of the FCT in quick successions.

At least 12 people, including two children, were sa [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019


60 fish farmers receive training on hatchery management

A total of 60 fish farmers in the FCT have been trained on effective management of fish hatchery in order to boost fish production in the territory.

Addressing participants at the workshop, the Director of the FCT Agricultural Development Project, Musa Doma, said the objective of the training p [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019


Girl-child growth critical to FCTA - Minister

The Minister of State for FCT, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has said the development of the girl-child is critical to the FCTA.

She disclosed that the current administration is taking steps to ensure that the rights of the girl-child are protected in the territory.

Aliyu, who disclosed this while k [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019


Abandoned babies: Culprits to provide children’s upkeep - FCTA

The Social Development Secretariat, SDS, of the FCTA has said it will soon roll out a mechanism to address the incessant and alarming rate of child abandonment in the territory.

According to the Acting Secretary of the SDS, Dr. Safiya Umar, the Administration will be getting culprit involved in [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


FCTA intensifies demolition of illegal structures in parks and garden

Operators and developers of Parks and Gardens in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have been asked to obey the rules and regulations guiding the activities of such designated places or face the wrath of the law.

The Parks and Recreation Department of the FCTA warned that nobody will be spared [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


Kidnap: FCTA revoke 5year old road contract

Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, have revoked the five year old contract for the construction of Kuje-Pegi road handled by M/S.Varellen Construction Company.

The decision followed the recent kidnapping of nine residents along the Pegi-Kuje road where a 12 year [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


FCTA moves LEA Wuye smooth for academic session

Pupils of the Local Education Authority Primary School, Wuye, have been relocated to the LEA primary, Wuse-Zone 6, to avoid disrupting the 2019/2020 academic session.

The director of Universal Basic Education Board, Education Secretariat of the FCTA, Dr. Adamu Noma, said the relocation became n [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


Bello harps on girl-child education

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has said that the education of the girl-child is critical for the advancement of any nation.

The minister, who made this statement to mark the celebration of 2019 International Day of the Girl-Child, noted that the girl-child deserves to be celebrated, co [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


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