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FCTA, stakeholders want tougher measures on orphanage abuse

Following the recent clampdown on orphanages in Abuja, stakeholders last week dialogued on efficient ways of streamlining the activities of these homes, so as to curb proliferation and abuse of the system. 

It could be recalled that recent development concerning the management of orphanage [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


2019 farming season: FCTA sells input at 50% discount

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, through its Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, ARDS, has flagged off this year’s farming season with a 50 percent discount for all inputs.

Speaking during the occasion at the Old Parade Ground Abuja, the FCT minister, Malam M [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


Bello tasks area council chairmen on governance

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, last week sworn in six area council chairmen and their vice, just as he charged them to imbibe the virtues of good governance and accountability in the discharge of their duties at the grassroots. 

Bello also called on them to b [...]

Sat, 25 May 2019


AAC crisis: Sowore remains chairman — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has waded into the crisis rocking the African Action Congress, AAC, following the suspension of Omoyele Sowore as the party’s national chairman.

The INEC has declared the suspension null and void in a May 14 letter.

According to [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


Gishiri residents decry nocturnal activities of vandals

Again, residents of Gishiri village in Katampe, Abuja have decried the night activities of condemned iron vendors popularly known as, ‘pantakers’.

Some of the residents in the area who spoke to our correspondent over the criminal activities of some hoodlums under the guise of gather [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


100 military schools’ students bag DEPOWA scholarship

About 100 Students of DEPOWA primary and secondary schools have benefitted from scholarships and awards by Defence and Police Officers Wives Association, DEPOWA.

This was presented during the maiden edition of the DEPOWA, Academic Scholarship/Awards Day held today at the Multipurpose Hall of Ge [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


NYPF list measures to combat illegal migration

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, has stated that it will lead a global intervention to stem the ugly tide of illegal migration and trafficking in persons in Nigeria, saying this illegal activity has become the worse form of abuse of human dignity and slavery in recent times.

The gr [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


ADR: FCTA commences training of traditional rulers

The Federal Capital Territory Administration last week, commenced intensive training of traditional and community leaders in the FCT to improve on their skills in utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, model in tackling disputes in the nation's capital. 

Participants were urged [...]

Sat, 18 May 2019


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