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We saved 22 lives, N453m worth of property in January – FCT fire service

The acting comptroller of the FCT Fire Service, Opetunsin Julius, has disclosed that 22 people were rescued and property worth N453.5 million saved from separate fire outbreaks within the territory in Januray.

In the monthly fire report and statistics of the service, Opetunsin said the agency r [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Council poll: FCT police boss reads riot act to troublemakers

FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr. Wilson Inalegwu, has warned potential trouble makers to be wary of any crisis during and after the March 19 area council poll as they will be appropriately dealt with.

Inalegwu at a town hall meeting with representatives of political parties, religious leaders, y [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

FCTA builds Mosque, Church of 32 persons with N182m

It was session of revelation of sorts when the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Malam Muhammad Bello, appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Federal Capital Territory, last Friday.

Members of the committee were shocked to learn that N96million was use [...]

Mon, 15 February 2016

2, 000 Abuja Allottees: Jonathan’s Minister ’Stole’ Our Land

Two thousand Nigerians with land allotted to them in Gwagwalada in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have accused a former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi, of forcefully taken over their lands from them.

The aggrieved landowners accused the f [...]

Mon, 15 February 2016

Cross section of protestors

Cross section of protestors when the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress in collaboration with civil society organisations protested 45% hike in electricity tariff in Abuja...last Monday.

Sun, 14 February 2016

FCT school tops Africa regional competition in Gabon

In sustaining its lead both at the zonal and national levels in the Junior Achievement Nigeria, JAN competition, Government Girls’ Secondary School, Abaji, emerged the overall winner amongst 28 participating African countries. 

In a press statement by the Public Relations Officer of [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016

AMMC embarks on aggressive city management

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, has embarked on aggressive city cleaning in compliance with a ministerial directive. 

The council said it has directed the Department of Development Control, Parks and Recreation, Abuja Environmental Protection Board and facilities managemen [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016

Bello confers Abuja citizenship on German president

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has conferred honorary citizenship of Abuja on German president, Mr. Joachim Gauck and presented him with the key to the City of Abuja. 

The minister made the conferment last week at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikwe Intern [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


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