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FCT primary healthcare gets N800m in 2020 budget

Over N800 million has been budgeted for the Primary Health Care alone, in the 2020 budget of the federal capital territory, the FCT administration has revealed.

The amount is part of the N2.6billion expected to be expended on the health sector in the 2020 financial year.

FCT Minister of [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


Anxiety as FCT record new cases of coronavirus

There is palpable fear among residents of the FCT as the Federal Ministry of Health over the weekend, confirmed three new cases of the dreadful Corona Virus disease in the territory.

The Ministry of Health had over the weekend confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, out of which three ne [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


Coronavirus: FCT schools shut down indefinitely

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has ordered the immediate closure of all public and private schools in the territory until further notice to check the spread of the dreaded COVID-19.

 

 

FCT Minister of State, Dr. R [...]

Thu, 19 March 2020


Coronavirus: Corp members undergo rigorous medical checks in Benue

Corps members posted to Benue for the 2020 Batch 'A' Stream l orientation exercise were put through rigorous medical checks to ensure that no prospective corps member enters the camp with coronavirus.

The Benue State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Mr. Joshua Shisha, di [...]

Mon, 16 March 2020


Edo govt shuts down orphanage where child was sold for N1.7m

As part of efforts to eradicate all forms of child abuse and human trafficking, the Edo State Government, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has withdrawn the operational license of Famous Faithland Orphanage Home, over alleged involvement in the selling of a baby girl for over N1.7 million.

Commissioner for S [...]

Mon, 16 March 2020


Malami washes hands off Sanusi’s dethronement, detention

As the dust is yet to settle on the dethronement and detention of Lamido Sanusi as the Emir of Kano, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has denied his involvement in the situation.

Malami in a terse statement signed by [...]

Mon, 16 March 2020


The Speaker of the House of Reps, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, and some female lawmakers when he announced the appointment of all the female members of the House, last Wednesday, into the constitution amendment committee, a special ad hoc committee to amend the 1999 constitution.

The Speaker of the House of Reps, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, and some female lawmakers when he announced the appointment of all the female members of the House, last Wednesday, into the constitution amendment committee, a special ad hoc committee to amend the 1999 constitution.

Mon, 16 March 2020


FCT Minister rolls out new taxis, tricycles

Following the restriction imposed on tricycles, popularly known asKeke Napep in some parts of the Federal Capital City, the Minister of the FCT, Muhammad Bello, unveiled the acquisition of 33 Nissan Saloon vehicles for commercial taxi operations in Abuja.

Flagging off the Keke Pal [...]

Mon, 16 March 2020


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