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2019 Hajj: FCT organises orientation exercise for pilgrims

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abuja is to conduct the final phase of education and orientation exercise this weekend for this year’s intending pilgrims. 

A statement from the public relations officer of the board, Muhammad Aliyu, said the exercise was p [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


FCTA perm sec tasks media on watchdog role

The Federal Capital Territory Administration Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, has urged the media to keep bureaucrats on their toes for effective service delivery to the people. 

Ohaa said the media is needed at this point in time to enhance performance in government at all levels. [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


FCT home-grown school feeding programme commences

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has stated that the home-grown school feeding programme is scheduled to begin in the FCT before the end of the current academic term. 

This was revealed in a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, and m [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


NGO takes tree planting campaign to women in Bwari By Austine ELEMUE

As part of efforts to regenerate and renew the environment, a non-governmental organisation, Purplehands Empowerment Initiative, last week took tree planting awareness campaign to women and youth in Igu community, Bwari Area Council, of the Federal Capital Territory, 

The environmental awa [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


FCTA to relocate Fulani community

Disturbed by the poor living conditions of residents of Rugan Fulani community in Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, the authorities of Federal Capital Territory Administration, said it might relocate the community to a more befitting environment. 

The Acting Secretary for FCT Health and [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Flooding: Tension in Abuja FCDA to pull down houses · Lokogoma residents: ‘compensation first or nothing’

After the 2017 tragic incident that claimed a family of three in Lokogoma district of Abuja, a 17 year old boy, who was identified as Tuesday Bala, lost his life after a heavy downpour that led to River Kabusa overflowing its banks and submerging several houses.

Also, several other parts of the [...]

Mon, 10 June 2019


Kuje chair appoints secretary, 13 others

The Chairman of Kuje Area Council, Abdullahi Suleiman Sabo, has appointed Mr. Nagarta K. Yakubu as secretary of the council, and 13 other cabinet members.

Sabo, in a statement made available to journalists, last week, named Adamu Haruna as supervisory councillor for works and Suleiman Buhari as [...]

Mon, 10 June 2019


FCTA pledge support for Buhari

Authority of the Federal Capital Territory Administration has pledged to support President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to steer the country on the path of social harmony, security and economic recovery. 

The FCT permanent secretary, Mr Christian Ohaa, made this known after he hoste [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


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