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Herder-farmers conflict: Abuja natives vote for peace

Prominent leaders of Abuja natives have pledged the readiness of their people to avoid herders-farmers conflict, vowing to work for peace.

Speaking separately at different fora, last week, called on the original inhabitants to continue supporting the federal government and the FCT minister, Mal [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


Bahaí community marks New Year, advises leaders on service to humanity

The Bahaí Faith community in Nigeria has joined faithful in other parts of the world to mark the Bahaí New Calendar Year, (Naw Ruz) with a call on leaders to dedicate themselves to the service of humanity for the betterment of the nation.

Speaking to journalists at the end of the [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


The burden of Lassa fever in FCT

Residents of Abuja have been living in fear in the past week, over the recording of a suspected case of Lassa fever in the capital territory which lead to the quarantine of a suspected patient and placing of 70 others on surveillance.

Confirming the outbreak, the director, Public Health [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


Our joy for Dapchi girls, but…

abducted from Government Science and Technical College, Dapchi on February 19, 2018 with five of the girls reportedly dead. The terror group drove the girls into town in 9 vehicles, the same way it took them out. The Nigerian Government had assured of efforts to ensure the safe return of the g [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


World Bank, FCTA partner on debt management

A team of experts from the World Bank visited Abuja to work with relevant Federal Capital Territory Administration officials on strengthening the framework for debt management in the administration. 

Welcoming the World Bank Assessment team to Abuja, the FCTA Permanent Secretary, Mr. Chiny [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Buhari’s visits: ‘troubled communities need better security’

Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari rounded up his tour of areas affected by gruesome killings and kidnappings to Yobe state after a visit to Benue State, two months after the January 1, 2018 attacks by herdsmen, which left at least 73 Benue indigenes dead. While critics have dubbed his &lsq [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018


FCT transport secretariat lifts ban on SECDA

The Transportation Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration has lifted the suspension placed on the Self Employed Commercial Drivers Association, SECDA, from operating commercial transport services in the Federal Capital Territory. 

In a press statement issued by the Act [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018


Bello inaugurates reconstituted FCT water board

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has inaugurated the reconstituted management Board of FCT Water Board and has charged them to give priority attention to ongoing water projects in the Territory. 

The minister, who was represented by the FCT Permanent Secreta [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018


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