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Community tracing: 90 Mpape residents test negative to COVID-19

As fears of a possible community transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic heightens, the Federal Capital Territory Administration says it has begun community active case searches in order to contain further spread of the virus in the te [...]

Thu, 16 April 2020

Lock down: FCT mobile courts convicts 20 violators

No fewer than 20 violators of the current 14-day extended lockdown in Abuja, have been tried and convicted by the mobile courts on Thursday.


This was following the activation of about three mobile courts to try violators of its lockdown order.


The violators we [...]

Thu, 16 April 2020

Easter celebration: Minister urge residents to seek divine intervention to end COVID-19

Christians in the Federal Capital Territory have been asked to use the Easter period to pray fervently for the end of the COVID 19 pandemic which has so far claimed thousands of lives across the world.


Sat, 11 April 2020

FCTA gets 485M cash donations to combat COVID-19 ....to distribute palliative to 600,000 households

Approximately N485 million is said to have been donated to the Federal Capital Territory Administration to support it's fight against the dreaded Coronavirus.


The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, told a press conference in Abuja that the amount excludes other donations made [...]

Sat, 11 April 2020

Covid-19: Imam task Muslims in Benue on personal hygiene

The Chief Imam of Benue State, Dr. Habib Suleiman, has appealed Muslims in the state to increase their personal hygiene as the best traditional practice to reduce the spread of coronavirus infection.

Suleiman gave the advice in a sermon during Jumat prayers held at the Central Mosque in Wadata [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

End stigmatisation of TB patients, NGO advises

A non-governmental organisation based in the nation's capital, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, has called on Nigerians not to stigmatise patients with tuberculosis, as the disease remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries.

The group also tasked relevant a [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

…FCTA impound 72 vehicles for overloading

Despite the directive by the FCT administration against overloading of vehicles, as measures of checking the spread of Corona Virus in the nation's capital, at least 72 drivers have reportedly contravened that order.

Chairman of the Ministerial Task Team on Decongestion of Traffic, Attah Ik [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

Covid-19: FCTA to open 300-bed isolation center

The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has provided a 300-bed facility to serve as an isolation and treatment center for patients of the coronavirus disease.

The nation’s capital currently runs a 30-bed space isolation and treatment center at the University of Abuja Teaching Ho [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


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