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SON to automate its operations nationwide

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has expressed commitment to effectively deploy information and communication technology in its operations nationwide.

SON made the commitment at its strategic management retreat held in Calabar, Cross River State, last week.

According to the ag [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

COVID-19 violation: FCT court seals business premises in Wuse, Karu

An Abuja Magistrate Court has sealed off two business premises in the popular Wuse Market, for violating COVID-19 guidelines and also harbouring a man who allegedly obstructed the operations of the enforcement task force.

The affected shop, a hair dressing saloon, at the time of the seal off op [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

Over 70% primary schools in FCT lack access to drinking water

A recent survey by the FCT Administration has shown that over 70percent of the primary schools in the nation’s capital lack access to safe drinking water, with the shortage of classrooms and toilet facilities said to impede against learning in primary and secondary schools.

The research c [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

Residents lament as FCTA removes 54 kiosks over Covid-19 violations

It has been lamentation in Karu Site and Jikwoyi Phase 1 of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, as 54 kiosks and makeshift structures were demolished on Friday for allegedly violating the Land Use Act and established COVID-19 protocols.

Also affected was a perimeter fencing and adjoining struct [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

Population growth contributes to road accidents in FCT’

Poor awareness of traffic rules and population glut have been identified as some of the major factors responsible for the increasing cases of road accidents in the federal capital territory.

This is according to the FCT Minister, Mal. Muhammad Bello, who is however optimistic that strict compli [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

Insecurity: Fears over food shortages in FCT - Survey

Despite its rich arable land and government’s effort at ensuring food security in Nigeria, a good population of Federal Capital Territory residents are said to run the risk of facing severe hunger due to insecurity.

A recent Food Security Assessment survey carried out across the 62 Wards [...]

Mon, 01 March 2021

FCT farmers urged to treat agriculture as viable business

Farmers in the Federal Capital Territory have been asked to adopt innovative strategies hinged on information and technology, in order to increase the market value of their products, incomes and standard of living.

Acting Secretary Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat of the FCT Admini [...]

Sun, 21 February 2021

Minister charges envoy-designates to project Nigeria’s unity, potentials

Nigeria’s newly deployed Ambassadors Designate, Consuls General and Charge d’Affaires have been asked to be worthy representatives of the country and convey the message of unity to Nigerians in diaspora.

FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, gave this charge when the envoys visited the FCTA [...]

Sun, 21 February 2021


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