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Helpline advocates early, holistic girl-child dev’t

An Abuja based non-governmental organisation, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, has called for a holistic and early development of the girl-child to make her strong and independent. 

President of the foundation, Dr. Jumai Ahmadu, made the call while speaking at the plenary of 2019 Voice o [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019


FRSC begins Sallah patrol along Abuja/Lokoja road

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has said that it has begun special Sallah patrol along the Abuja/Lokoja corridor. 

The unit commanding officer incharge of Yangogi in Kwali area council, Aminu Shuaibu, made this known on Friday in a chat with The Abuja Inquirer, while tasking the motor [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019


Uniabuja organises lecture on good governance at grassroots

The Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Abuja, has recently held its second quarterly development forum with a theme "local government restructuring, corruption and governance in Nigeria." 

Speaking at the event, the lead discussant and Coun [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019


4 persons remanded for ‘extorting’ cancer patients in Abuja

For allegedly extorting cancer patients and engaging in human trafficking and other related activities in the FCT, four persons were last week arraigned at the Upper Area Court, Mpape, Abuja, as they were remanded in prison. 

The suspects simply identified as Princess, Victor, Francis and [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


FCTA official unveils book on African woman

An Assistant Director in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Mrs. Uzor Udegbunam- Chioma, has authored a book titled "The African Woman and the Quest for Equality', aimed at inspiring change of attitude towards women. 

At the unveiling of the book in Abuja, the Dir [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


FCTA, stakeholders want tougher measures on orphanage abuse

Following the recent clampdown on orphanages in Abuja, stakeholders last week dialogued on efficient ways of streamlining the activities of these homes, so as to curb proliferation and abuse of the system. 

It could be recalled that recent development concerning the management of orphanage [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


2019 farming season: FCTA sells input at 50% discount

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, through its Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, ARDS, has flagged off this year’s farming season with a 50 percent discount for all inputs.

Speaking during the occasion at the Old Parade Ground Abuja, the FCT minister, Malam M [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


Bello tasks area council chairmen on governance

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, last week sworn in six area council chairmen and their vice, just as he charged them to imbibe the virtues of good governance and accountability in the discharge of their duties at the grassroots. 

Bello also called on them to b [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


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