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Drug among women frightening, says FCT minister

Ahead of 2018 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking, the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has described as alarming the increasing involvement of women in abuse of drugs in the society. 

He made the assertion last week in Abuja, at a one-day workshop on women [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


FCT, Kogi, Niger to endure power blackouts

 

Electricity consumers in the Federal Capital Territory, Kogi, Nasarawa and Niger states are to witness load shedding for a while as power allocation to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, continues to drop.

The AEDC on Saturday lamented that it received less than 200 [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


Put us on our toes, Bello tasks journalists

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has tasked journalists to always keep government officials on their toes so that they do not derail in delivering on their mandates. 

Bello made this call while chatting with a cross section of the media in his official residence at [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


FCTA preaches tolerance at Eid el Fitr

 

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called on residents to show tolerance to one another irrespective of religion, tribe, and political leanings. 

Bello made the call in his 2018, Eid el Fitr message, stressing that it is only by showing respect and [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


Women for Buhari pledge support for female candidates

Following the release of dates for collection of forms for all political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, women have been tasked to seize the opportunity to participate actively by indicating interest in any political office of their choice.

Making the call in Abu [...]

Fri, 15 June 2018


Ezeife declares for JMPP in Abuja

A former Governor of old Anambra, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has declared for the Justice Must Prevail Party, JMPP, and announced as the chairman, Board of Trustees.

In its maiden press briefing in Abuja at its secretariat in Area 10, Abuja, Ezeife said though he had retired from active politics [...]

Fri, 15 June 2018


Ramadan: Youth group fetes IDPs at Durumi camp

As part of efforts to show love to the less privileged during Ramadan, some philanthropic youths have distributed assorted food items and drinks to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, at the Durumi camp. 

During the occasion, spokesperson of the group, Miss Mariam Oufade, disclosed that th [...]

Fri, 15 June 2018


Board scales up retraining of teachers in FCT

In furtherance to fulfilling its mandate of sustaining the quality of teachers through training and retraining, the FCT Secondary Education Board has intensified capacity building. 

To this end, the board in partnership with one of its leading stakeholders in the education sector, Learn Af [...]

Fri, 15 June 2018


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