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FCT SEB director bags meritorious award


A youth organisation under the aegis of African Youth for Peace Assembly, AYPA, has awarded the acting director and secretary of FCT Secondary Education Board, Mrs. Nanre Emeje, with the "African Personality Amazon” award for service delivery. 

Speaking during the [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Ex-FCT PDP chair joins APC, minister reels out promises

The FCT All Progressives Congress, APC, last week received a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alh. Yunusa Suleiman, popularly known as, Y.Y.

Receiving the decampee, the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, stated that by his action, Suleiman was simply returning home, noting [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Kuje Special school rape scandal: Ministry vows stiff action

The Federal Ministry of Education has vowed to deal decisively with anyone found culpable in the alleged rape of a six-year old male pupil in the FCT School for the Deaf and Physically Challenged.

Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Sonny Echono, said this while speaking to journalists during [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Patients desert FCTA hospitals …Lack facilities, personnel

Investigations have revealed that dearth of electricity supply, poor funding, obsolete equipment, shortage of personnel and insecurity have forced patients to flee hospitals owned and managed by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA. 

Our correspondent gathered that these chal [...]

Mon, 28 January 2019

ARDS embarks on recertification of cooperative societies

As part of efforts to ensure service delivery, the Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat through the office of the Chief Registrar of Cooperatives office in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA has embarked on recertification and revalidation of cooperative societies. 

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Sat, 26 January 2019

Bello urges farmers, others to plan with NiMet rainfall data

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called on farmers in the FCT and other parts of the country to leverage on the 2019 seasonal rainfall prediction made available by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, in planning their farming activities for the year. 

Sat, 26 January 2019

FCT minister heads high powered APC campaign council

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, will lead a high powered campaign council of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the party prepares to sweep the FCT for President Muhammadu Buhari. 

This was made known last week, during an extraordinary meeting of APC st [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019

FCTA to spend N2.6 B for 30 satellite roads in Karu

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has revealed that it would spend about N2.6 billion on 30 roads, comprising 11.7 kilometers, in Karu community of the Federal Capital Territory. 

Already, 700 metres of the road project from Karu Roundabout to Customs junction is being co [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019


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