Fct News

Kuje APC candidate’s documents in order – Party chairman

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kuje area council, Mr. Godwin Oyi, has dispelled the notion by some of the party’s members that the documents of its chairmanship candidate in the March 19, 2016 council election, Alhaji Abdullahi D. Galadima, are not in order.

Oyi at [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

IDPs protest diversion of charity items by their leaders

Internally displaced persons at the Wada camp, located on the outskirts of Abuja, have protested the alleged diversion of donated items by some of their leaders, urging visiting groups to split donated items evenly before leaving the camp.

This was made known when they received some items donat [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Abaji chair solicits FCDA support on erosion control

The chairman of Abaji area council, Hon. Yahaya Gawu, has solicited the support of Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, to tackle case of incessant erosion in some communities in the council. 

He made the appeal during the on-going visitation of the minister in the six area council [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

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


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