Fct News

50,000 FCT households to benefit from UN’s $1m prog

At least 50,000 vulnerable households in the Federal Capital Territory will be getting food and financial support from the United Nations, under its food assistance scheme of the World Food Programme.

Speaking to journalists after a symbolic presentation of food and cash donations to select hou [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020

Committee seeks certification of FCT training centers

The FCT Ministerial Advisory Committee on the Status of Social Development Service has called for the certification of some training centres across the territory, as well as improved private participation in order to boost their production capacity.

Acting chairperson of the committee, Mrs. Asa [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020

#EndSARS: AMAC chairs blames police for escalation

The non-confrontational order given to security personnel during the violence that took place in the wake of #EndSARS crisis may have been responsible for the level of damage recorded in the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC.

Chairman of the Council, Abdullahi Candido, who stated this in his p [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020

Arewa youth honour Abuja police cop




The Commander, Abuja Metro, ACP Nuruddeen Sabo, has been awarded the Symbol of Peace medal by the Arewa Youth Peace Initiative, AYPI, for his role in maintaining peace and order in the metropolitan area of the Fe [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

We are committed to affordable housing delivery - Minister

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has reiterated the commitment of the administration to the delivery of affordable housing in the territory in line with the presidential deliverables.

The minister who stated this during a media chat on Abuja @ 30 and affordable housing scheme, also emph [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

6 #EndSARS protesters arraigned before magistrate court

A total of six suspects have been arraigned before the FCT Magistrate Court for their involvement in the recent protest at the gate of the National Assembly Complex in Abuja.


The suspects who were slammed with four counts charges of criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly, inciting [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

COVID-19: FCT 2020 budget slashed by 52%

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic may have negatively impacted on the 2020 budget performance of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, as its budgetary allocation was slashed by 52percent in the year under review.

The FCTA budget allocation was said to have been reviewed downward [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020

EndSARS: FCTA to work out compensation for victims

As part of efforts to kick-start the rehabilitation process in the wake of the EndSARS protest that turned violent, the FCT administration has begun identifying families of those who lost their lives in the violence, as well as the level of damages on businesses in the territory.

FCT Minister, [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020


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