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Abuja Rail: Commuters enjoy one month free ride

 Following the unveiling of the Abuja Metro Rail system, the FCT Administration declared one month free ride on train for commuters traversing Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Idu and City Centre route. 

Some of the commuters who spoke to journalists during a media tour of the ne [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Resettlement: Government increases allocation to Gbagis in Garki village

The FCT Administration through its Department of Resettlement and Compensation has increased issuance of allocation letters to indigenous people of Gbagi extraction within Garki village, to expedite their planned relocation to Apo resettlement site. 

Our correspondent reports that as part [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Bello unveils $54 million Novare central mall

The FCT administration’s investment drive has netted a $54 million Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, as the administration unveils the Novare central mall in the heart of Abuja. 

While commissioning the world class facility, last week, the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, restated t [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Sen. Melaye says FCT ‘minister incorruptible’

Senate committee chairman on FCT, Sen. Dino Melaye, has said that he is impressed with the 2017 budget performance of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, just as he declared the FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, ‘incorruptible minister of President Muhammadu Buhari's administrati [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


New districts: Abuja natives warn against marginalization

The creation of four new districts by the Federal Capital Territory Administration has attracted reactions from the indigenous youths of Abuja, as the umbrella body has warned against marginalization in the allocation of land in the new districts.   

The FCT administration had a coupl [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Mass defection rocks PDP in Abaji

Mass defection is rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as  stalwarts of the opposition party have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abaji area council. 

Among those that joined APC, were the former chairman of the council, Alhaji Angulu Bello, Assistant P [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


DPO harps on security locks in vehicles

Divisional Police Officer, DPO, incharge of Dutsen Alhaji, Bwari area council, CSP Muhammed Ndagi, has stressed the values of security locks, just as he tasked motorists to install the device in their vehicles with a view to providing internal security in their vehicles 

He disclosed this [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Realizing potential of Abuja rail

Recently, the Federal Capital Territory Administration commissioned the 11 years old Abuja rail mass transit project to ease transportation challenges in the territory. In this report, our correspondent, Austine ELEMUE examines the significance of the project. 

Sat, 21 July 2018


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