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Abuja land racketeering: How we won - Minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has revealed how he drove reforms in land administration in Abuja.

Nigeria’s capital territory has before now reputed to have one of the sleekest land racketeers in the country.

But speaking last week, the minister bo [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


Abuja choice for business, investment in Africa -Bello

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called on residents and the global tourism and investment community to explore the blooming economic green fields of Abuja, just as he described Abuja as the wise choice in business and tourism in 2019. 

Bello gave the invitatio [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


USAID donates operational vehicle to FCT

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has donated a Peugeot 307 station wagon to the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to enhance monitoring and inspection of health facilities in the territory. 

According to USAID, the vehicle would also promote avai [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


FCTA to deport 8,828 IDPs to ‘their states’

Plans have been concluded by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to relocate no fewer than 8,828 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, t back to their respective home states. 

Chairman of the ministerial committee on the relocation of the IDPs, Abbas Idriss, who made this dis [...]

Sun, 30 December 2018


Abuja residents laud peaceful yuletide celebrations

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory have commended the peaceful celebration during the Christmas celebrations, just as they called on the security agencies to sustain the tempo. 

A cross section of residents who spoke to our correspondent also observed the presence of security perso [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


FCTA reiterates ban on tricycles, motorcycles Releases over 1,000 confiscated tricycles

The Mandate Secretary for Transportation Secretariat of the FCTA, Hon. Kayode Opeifa, has reiterated the commitment of the administration to continue the strict enforcement of the ban on commercial tricycles and motorcycles from restricted areas of the territory. 

Opeifa also revealed that [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


FCTA saved N300bn from ADR, to employ 45 lawyers -Umar

The General Counsel of the FCT, Mohammed Umar, has revealed that within the last one year, 50 percent cases of the FCTA have been handled by in-house counsels and over 200 out of court settlement of cases have saved the administration about N300 billion in 2018.   

Subsequently, the F [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


FCT-IRS targets N130bn revenue in 2019

The Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, FCT-IRS, has targeted over N130 billion revenue generation in 2019, just as the service generated N59 billion in 11 months (from January to November 2018).

Making this disclosure, last week, executive chairman of the service, FCT-IRS, Mr A [...]

Tue, 25 December 2018


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