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Covid-19: Imam task Muslims in Benue on personal hygiene

The Chief Imam of Benue State, Dr. Habib Suleiman, has appealed Muslims in the state to increase their personal hygiene as the best traditional practice to reduce the spread of coronavirus infection.

Suleiman gave the advice in a sermon during Jumat prayers held at the Central Mosque in Wadata [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

End stigmatisation of TB patients, NGO advises

A non-governmental organisation based in the nation's capital, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, has called on Nigerians not to stigmatise patients with tuberculosis, as the disease remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries.

The group also tasked relevant a [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

…FCTA impound 72 vehicles for overloading

Despite the directive by the FCT administration against overloading of vehicles, as measures of checking the spread of Corona Virus in the nation's capital, at least 72 drivers have reportedly contravened that order.

Chairman of the Ministerial Task Team on Decongestion of Traffic, Attah Ik [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

Covid-19: FCTA to open 300-bed isolation center

The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has provided a 300-bed facility to serve as an isolation and treatment center for patients of the coronavirus disease.

The nation’s capital currently runs a 30-bed space isolation and treatment center at the University of Abuja Teaching Ho [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

COVID-19: FCTA to fumigate markets, parks, others

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced fumigation of some parts of the territory, as part of measures to curtain the spread of coronavirus in the nation's capital.

To achieve a hitch free exercise, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, took sensitization awareness [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

FCTA rolls out new guidelines on social distancing

In a bid to enforce social distancing in containing the spread of coronavirus in the nation’s capital, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has directed all eateries to withdraw all eat-in arrangements in their premises.

The FCT minister, Mal. Muhammad Bello, gave the direc [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

FCTA to use UBA’ N500m to upgrade road to testing center

The Federal Capital Territory Administration recently received a N500million donation from the United Bank for Africa, UBA, to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Abuja.

Receiving the cheque from the Vice Chairman of UBA, Ambassador Joe Keshi, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, said the donatio [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020

COVID-19: FCTA impose partial lock down

As the nation brace up to contain the further spread of the dreaded COVID19, the FCT Minister, Muhhamed Bello, has announced a partial lock down of the city, safe for those on essential duties.




The Minister t [...]

Tue, 24 March 2020


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