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Helpline advocates early, holistic girl-child dev’t

An Abuja based non-governmental organisation, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, has called for a holistic and early development of the girl-child to make her strong and independent. 

President of the foundation, Dr. Jumai Ahmadu, made the call while speaking at the plenary of 2019 Voice o [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019


4 persons remanded for ‘extorting’ cancer patients in Abuja

For allegedly extorting cancer patients and engaging in human trafficking and other related activities in the FCT, four persons were last week arraigned at the Upper Area Court, Mpape, Abuja, as they were remanded in prison. 

The suspects simply identified as Princess, Victor, Francis and [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


FCTA official unveils book on African woman

An Assistant Director in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Mrs. Uzor Udegbunam- Chioma, has authored a book titled "The African Woman and the Quest for Equality', aimed at inspiring change of attitude towards women. 

At the unveiling of the book in Abuja, the Dir [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


FCTA, stakeholders want tougher measures on orphanage abuse

Following the recent clampdown on orphanages in Abuja, stakeholders last week dialogued on efficient ways of streamlining the activities of these homes, so as to curb proliferation and abuse of the system. 

It could be recalled that recent development concerning the management of orphanage [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


2019 farming season: FCTA sells input at 50% discount

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, through its Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, ARDS, has flagged off this year’s farming season with a 50 percent discount for all inputs.

Speaking during the occasion at the Old Parade Ground Abuja, the FCT minister, Malam M [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


Bello tasks area council chairmen on governance

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, last week sworn in six area council chairmen and their vice, just as he charged them to imbibe the virtues of good governance and accountability in the discharge of their duties at the grassroots. 

Bello also called on them to b [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


ADR: FCTA commences training of traditional rulers

The Federal Capital Territory Administration last week, commenced intensive training of traditional and community leaders in the FCT to improve on their skills in utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, model in tackling disputes in the nation's capital. 

Participants were urged [...]

Sat, 18 May 2019


FCTA builds capacity of 557 staff in three years

The FCT Administration has so far built the capacity of a total of 557 staff from 2016 to 2019. 

At the moment, 237 staff are in various study programmes in different higher institutions across the nation. 

This disclosure was made in Enugu recently at the 5th FCT Minister' [...]

Sat, 18 May 2019


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