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Executive secretary FCDA gets praise from staff

Workers of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, have commended the management and executive secretary, Engr. Adamu Ismaila, for various welfare packages doled out to staff. 

Our correspondent learnt that the commendation by the staff was in reaction to media reports alleging th [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Why Bello directed FCTA staff to declare assets

Facts are beginning to emerge why the FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, directed staff of the administration to declare their assets in line with the provisions of paragraph 11 of the 5th schedule of the constitution. 

Our correspondent gathered that on assumption of office as FCT minis [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Kugbo traders send SOS to AMAC over quit notice

The chairman of Kugbo mechanic and spare parts dealers association, Mr Peter Nwaigwe, has appealed to the Abuja Municipal Area Council to intervene and save traders at the Kugbo mechanic village from impunity allegedly by the contractor handling infrastructure provision in the market since 2009, Messr [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Mpape: A tale of modernity and slum

Approximately 10minutes drive from the city center sits one of Abuja’s largest slum settlements, the Mpape village. The slum has survived several demolition attempts from successive governments, with series of court cases between the FCT administration and residents, debating resettlement issues [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


National Tobacco Control Act 2015 in Abuja.

L-R: Deputy Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, Mr. Akinbode Oluwafemi, Sub-Regional Coordinator for West Africa, Campaign for Tobacco -Free Kids, Ms. Hilda Ochefu and Deputy Director, Non-Communicable Disease, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Ordu Donald during a press [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Lassa Fever: FCTA charges FCT health workers on vigilance

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has charged the medical and health workers to remain vigilant in the tracking of lassa fever outbreak in the territory. 

FCT minister, Mohammad Bello observed that the lone case in the territory was that of a man on transit but the FCT Ad [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


A threat to Public Health in Abuja.

L-R: Lecturer, Dept of Veterinary & Public Health, ABU, Zaria, Prof. Junaidu Kabir, Registrar, Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Dr. Markus Avong, Chief Veterinary officer and Director, Department of Veterinary and Pest control Services, Federal Ministry of Agric, Dr. Egejuru Eze and president, Niger [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


UniAbuja inducts 26 veterinarians

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Abuja, has inducted 26 veterinarians at the 4th oath taking ceremony held in the main campus of the institution in Gwagwalada.

Dean of the faculty, Prof. James Ameh, tasked the graduating students to discharge their duties in accordance with the [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


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