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FCDA bemoans slow work pace at Bwari resettlement sites

The Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, has expressed displeasure over the poor handling of projects at the Galuwyi- Shere Resettlement Housing Scheme in Bwari Area Council.

Executive Secretary of the agency, Engr. Jubrin Umar, said he was not satisfied with the pace contractors were h [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


Korea to hand over school to FCTA

The Government of the Republic of Korea said it is ready to fully hand over the Nigeria Model School, Abuja, to the Federal Capital Territory Administration for onward management of the ultra-modern facility.

A statement signed by the Special Assistant to the FCT Minister of State, Austine Elem [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


Minister commends FERMA for road maintenance in Abuja

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has lauded efforts of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, in road maintenance across the territory.

Aliyu, made the commendation when the management staff of Federal Road Maintenance Agency led by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


Board to refund excess charges to FCT pilgrims

Muslim Pilgrims from the nation’s capital, who paid above the actual hajj fare for the 2019 hajj, will soon be getting refunds of the excess payment made.

The FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said the refund was as a result of reduction of 2019 hajj fare after review of the services by s [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


FCT schools resume for new academic year

Public senior and junior secondary schools across the six area councils in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have resumed for the 2019/2020 academic calendar.

Our correspondent who visited Government Secondary School, GSS, Hajj camp Gwagwalada, Government Secondary School, GSS, Tunganmaje, Ju [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


Inquirer publisher offers scholarship to intern

The publisher of The Abuja Inquirer Newspapers, one of the reliable and consistent weekly newspaper in Nigeria, Mr. Dan Akpovwa, has awarded a scholarship to an intern, Mr. William Abah. 

Akpovwa, gave the scholarship, last week, during a send-forth party in honour of the assistant editor [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


STDD wants upgrade of Kwaita-Yebu road in 2020 budget

The Satellite Towns Development Department, STDD, is seeking approval for the upgrading of the Kwaita- Yebu road to be included in the 2020 statutory budget.

According to the STDD Director, Engr. Felix Nwankwo, an upgrade of the 30km secondary road will prolong its life span and provide succour [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


150 communities demand additional schools in FCT

Over 150 communities in the nation’s capital are clamouring for the establishment of additional schools in their areas to decongest the existing ones.

Already, the federal capital territory administration said it has given approval for the establishment of additional schools in the FCT to [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


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