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Buhari has laid foundation for national development - FCT minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid, saying the president has laid the solid foundations that will take the country to the next level. 

Bello, who spoke when the Buhari Contin [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018

Bello canvasses 5yrs moratorium on strikes by labour

 Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has pleaded with labour unions to place a 5-year moratorium on strikes and all forms of industrial action.

The minister made the plea in Abuja when the Association of Resident Doctors, FCTA chapter, as well as the FCT Chapte [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018

SEB tasks principals on reappraisal of standard

The management of FCT Secondary Education Board led by Hon Yahaya Muhammad has called on the 62 senior secondary school principals to re-appraise their performance as schools embarked on first term holiday. 

Speaking during a meeting with the school heads, the board chairman said as the fi [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018

National sports festival lights up Abuja

The National Sports Festival has lit up the Federal Capital Territory, just as the game has revived the national stadium. 

The event began earlier on Friday with the handover of the festival torch to the FCT minister, as the host city in a colourful event at the Abuja city gate. 


Mon, 10 December 2018

Minister solicits media support for health budget

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called on Nigerian media to support the implementation of the health sector budget. 

The minister made the call while speaking at a conference organized by the Association of Nigeria Health Journalists, ANHEJ, in Abuja. 

Adewole note [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018

NGO to scale up advocacy on violence against women

Sure Smiles Women and Children Advocacy Initiative, a non-governmental organization, has said the group will continue to step up advocacy for the elimination of violence against women in society.

The group also called on government at all levels to initial policies aimed at eliminating violence [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018

Sports festival will put Abuja on global tourism map - Bello

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has disclosed that the FCT Administration will use the opportunity of the 19th National Sports Festival to put Abuja on the global map of sports tourism and to attract investment and economic development. 

The minister made t [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018

FCT minister canvasses students vote for Buhari

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Musa Bello, has called on Nigerian students to support President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the forthcoming elections, to ensure that the planned emergency in the education sector succeeds.   

The [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


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