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Int’l Archives Day: FCTA to digitalize archives

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said that its Archives and History Bureau will be digitized to meet 21st Century records keeping and management. 

Also, residents and other stakeholders have been urged to seize the rare opportunity to avail themselves of what archives and r [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019


2019 Hajj: FCT organises orientation exercise for pilgrims

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abuja is to conduct the final phase of education and orientation exercise this weekend for this year’s intending pilgrims. 

A statement from the public relations officer of the board, Muhammad Aliyu, said the exercise was p [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


FCTA perm sec tasks media on watchdog role

The Federal Capital Territory Administration Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, has urged the media to keep bureaucrats on their toes for effective service delivery to the people. 

Ohaa said the media is needed at this point in time to enhance performance in government at all levels. [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


Jibrin: Kingmaker of House of Representatives?

The story of the emergence of former Speaker Yakubu Dogara and his successor, Femi Gbajabiamila, will be incomplete without adequate mention of the exploits of Abdulmumuni Jibrin, an influential member of the House of Representatives from Kano State.

 

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Fri, 21 June 2019


Transportation: FG to partner foreign companies

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Mallam Sabiu Zakari, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to partner with stakeholders and investors in the transportation sector. 

The permanent secretary disclosed when he received a delegation led by [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


EFCC raid internet fraudsters in Abuja, Edo, Enugu, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have apprehended seven internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, a metropolis at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

They are: Asuquo Happiness, Agboje Lucky, Emmanuel Ochuko Okume, Lucky Ijire, Karo Ijire, Chinaka Chijoke Promise [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


FCT indigenes to Buhari:Show we are Nigerians, give us minister

As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to appoint new ministers, the original inhabitants of Abuja have renewed calls for a ministerial slot to ensure equity and that they are Nigerians.

The indigenes centered their demand on a 2018 judgment of the Court of Appeal and an enrolled order compelli [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Appeal Court strikes out suit against Ihedioha

The Court of Appeal in Owerri, Imo State, on Sunday, struck out the suit challenging the emergence of Governor Emeka Ihedioha as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election.

The suit, filed by Senator Samuel Anyanwu, who was also an aspirant, had earlier been [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


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