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Protection of lives, property my priority says Kuje DPO

THE Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in charge of Kuje area council, CSP Harrison Oruruo, has said that protection of lives and property would be given priority. 

He made this known while speaking to our correspondent after the security meeting in the council area. 

The DPO note [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019

AMAC chair hands over amenities to communities

As part of measures to promote inclusive governance and sustainable development, the authorities of the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, have handed over some newly constructed social amenities to host communities across the political wards in the council. 

Some of the completed project [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019

Abuja choice for business, investment in Africa -Bello

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called on residents and the global tourism and investment community to explore the blooming economic green fields of Abuja, just as he described Abuja as the wise choice in business and tourism in 2019. 

Bello gave the invitatio [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019

USAID donates operational vehicle to FCT

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has donated a Peugeot 307 station wagon to the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to enhance monitoring and inspection of health facilities in the territory. 

According to USAID, the vehicle would also promote avai [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019

One person killed, 29 arrested in Masaka cult clash

No fewer than 29 persons have been arrested over the killing of a man, whose name was given as Abdul, in Masaka, a suburb in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, during a cult clash. 

Residents in the area, particularly Angwan Jaba, axis, and riverside, are living in fear as the c [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019

FCTA reiterates ban on tricycles, motorcycles Releases over 1,000 confiscated tricycles

The Mandate Secretary for Transportation Secretariat of the FCTA, Hon. Kayode Opeifa, has reiterated the commitment of the administration to continue the strict enforcement of the ban on commercial tricycles and motorcycles from restricted areas of the territory. 

Opeifa also revealed that [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

Candido budgets N8.2bn for 2019, capital projects top

The chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Abdullahi Candido, has presented the council's 2019 budget proposal in the tune of N8.257 billion.

The total amount in the 2019 appropriation bill tagged: "Budget of Hope", represents a nominal decrease of two percent of the p [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

Group backs APC FCT senatorial candidate

The Nigerian Youth Organisation, NYO FCT Chapter, has said the group will liaise with all the indigenous and non-indigenous ethnic groups to mobilize support for the All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate, Hon. Zaphaniah Jisalo, for 2019. 

Chairman of the group, Comrade Israel Opal [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


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