Candido budgets N8.2bn for 2019, capital projects top

The chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Abdullahi Candido, has presented the council's 2019 budget proposal in the tune of N8.257 billion.

The total amount in the 2019 appropriation bill tagged: "Budget of Hope", represents a nominal decrease of two percent of the p [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

Group backs APC FCT senatorial candidate

The Nigerian Youth Organisation, NYO FCT Chapter, has said the group will liaise with all the indigenous and non-indigenous ethnic groups to mobilize support for the All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate, Hon. Zaphaniah Jisalo, for 2019. 

Chairman of the group, Comrade Israel Opal [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

Buhari solidarity group calls on women to vote wisely

Buhari/Osinbajo solidarity group, Noble Women Movement for Buhari and Osinbajo, NWM4BO, has called on women and youths nationwide to cast their vote wisely as 2019 presidential election draws near. 

The group said a vote for Buhari and Osinbajo will secure the future of their children, str [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

Ex-Kwali chair condemns violence in politics

A former Kwali area council chairman, Hon. Ibrahim Daniel, has made a passionate appeal to the political class to emulate the lifestyle of the nation’s founding fathers, even as he condemned the act of sponsoring thugs during the on-going electioneering. 

He tasked politicians across [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

Police warns Suleja residents on use of fireworks

A call has gone to the parents to guide their wards against the use of fireworks and knockouts in Suleja and environs during the New Year festivities.

The Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in charge of the area, CSP Yakubu Isah disclosed this to The Abuja Inquirer, even as he warned that public d [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

FCTA saved N300bn from ADR, to employ 45 lawyers -Umar

The General Counsel of the FCT, Mohammed Umar, has revealed that within the last one year, 50 percent cases of the FCTA have been handled by in-house counsels and over 200 out of court settlement of cases have saved the administration about N300 billion in 2018.   

Subsequently, the F [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

FCT-IRS targets N130bn revenue in 2019

The Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, FCT-IRS, has targeted over N130 billion revenue generation in 2019, just as the service generated N59 billion in 11 months (from January to November 2018).

Making this disclosure, last week, executive chairman of the service, FCT-IRS, Mr A [...]

Tue, 25 December 2018

Tell Abuja elite to pay taxes, AMAC chair appeals to NUJ

The chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Alhaji Abdullahi Candido, has raised alarm over the refusal of Abuja elites to pay taxes on their property in the Federal Capital City. FCT.

Candido revealed that over 99% of the property in the FCT were owned by either retired Generals, Senator [...]

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