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2019 Appropriation: Candido signs N8.4bn AMAC budget

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Adamu Candido, has signed the 2019 appropriation bill into law. 

The event, which coincided with the first working day after his re-election for a second term in office, witnessed a large turnout of stakeholders. 

Candido ass [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019

Disability: Group solicits SEB support

As part of efforts to boost the FCT education sector, the Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, DWAN, has embarked on a familiarization visit to FCT Secondary Education Board for partnership. 

Speaking during a courtesy visit to the board, chairperson of the association, Mrs. Helen Alase, sai [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019

Firm commissions ultra-modern market in Bwari

Two years after, the newly completed remodeled Maitama ultra-modern market located in Kubwa, Abuja, was commissioned last week. 

Engr Rabiu Sa’id, the Director, H & I Const. Ltd., the firm that handled the remodeling of the market, said from an initial number of 300 makeshift sta [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019

Director hails Bello, Ohaa on prudence

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, and the permanent secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, have been commended for ensuring prudent management of financial and human resources. 

FCT Director of Treasury, Ismaila Ishiaku, disclosed this while speaking with members of [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019

SDS, NOA sensitise Abuja youth on violence-free elections

Youths in the Federal Capital Territory have been implored to avoid violence during and after the just concluded area council elections. 

In particular, the youth are advised not to allow themselves to be used as a tool for violence in the hands of desperate politicians.  

Sat, 09 March 2019

IWD: Helpline makes case for gender balance


As the world celebrates the International Women's Day, IWD, an Abuja based non-governmental organization, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, has called on women to be economically viable aimed at forging a more gender-balanced world. 

The group said the day will be used t [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019

AMMC to subject ‘aged buildings’ to integrity test

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, has given the indication that it will subject all aged buildings around the metropolis to rigorous integrity test, as part of precautionary measure to mitigate building collapse in the territory. 

Coordinator of AMMC, Umar Shaibu, disclosed [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019

MNCH week: FCTA targets 900,000 children

No fewer than 900,000 children in the Federal Capital Territory are set to enjoy free health facilities based services from second round of the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week, MNCHW, in the territory. 

The MNCHW is a week set aside to deliver a package of key maternal, newborn, an [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


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