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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


Court dissolves marriage after man impregnates another

A customary court in Masaka, Karu local government area of Nasarawa state, has dissolved an 11-years-old marriage of one Rasheedat liasu and her husband, Moruf Liasu.

Rasheedat had sought for divorce on the grounds of irresponsibility, battery and abandonment by her husband.

The plaintif [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


UniAbuja matriculates 4, 641

The University of Abuja has matriculated 4, 641 students for the 2019/2020 academic session.

Addressing the matriculated, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah, disclosed that a total of 37, 403 applicants sought admission into the university this [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


Youth group advocates protection for rights of drug users

A nongovernmental organisation, Youth Rise Nigeria, has stated that despite the prevalent abuse of drugs among young people, government officials and individuals must approach drug violators with respect to their fundamental human rights.

This, the group stated, government should adopt as a pub [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


EFCC uncovers 35 illegal lottery business operators

In the latest attempt to end fraud related tax in the lottery and betting industry in Nigeria, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has uncovered the identity of Thirty Five (35) lottery business operators who do not have core licenses or permits to operate.

The 35 illegal compan [...]

Sun, 29 March 2020


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