Over 1,000 tricycle operators sensitised in Abuja

The National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association, has sensitised over 1,000 tricycle operators in Garki-Abuja.

The operators were enlightened on the dangers of drug abuse, underage driving and other issues during a seminar held in Garki.

The organizers of the [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019

Relocate FCT Muslim board to Sharia court premises - Group

Some facility managers in Abuja are calling for the immediate relocation of the FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to the premises of the Sharia Court located in Gwagwalada area council to allow for proper utilization of the facility.

They said the relocation has become necessary in view of depr [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019

Polio immunization: FCT hits 90% coverage

Not less than five of the six area councils in Abuja are said to have achieved up to 90 percent immunization coverage against the polio virus.

FCT minister, Muhammed Bello, said there was no new case of the disease recorded in the FCTA, as the administration has intensified campaigns to complet [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019

Ban on motorcycles still in force - VIO

The Directorate of Road Traffic Services said it will not relent on its effort to rid the Federal Capital City, FCC, clear of unauthorised motorcyclists, as the ban on commercial motorcycle was still in force.

FCT director of DRTS, Wadata Bondinga, said there was no going back on the ban of mot [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019

Child abuse: FCTA to name, shame offenders

The FCT Administration has frowned at the criminal use of under-aged children as house helps, saying the administration is ready to name and shame all those found guilty of any form of child abuse and molestation.

The director, Gender Department, of the Social Development Secretariat, Mrs Agnes [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019

Budget performance: FCTA drops 17 projects in 2020

In view of its poor performance in the 2019 National Budget, the FCT Administration said it will reduce the number of critical projects from 30 as contained in the 2019 National Budget to 13 in the 2020 fiscal year.

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello said the administration will reprioritize an [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019

Lawmaker calls for more women in politics

A lawmaker, Hon. Nkeiru Onyejeocha, has added her voice to the call for equal rights amongst men and women, stressing that women should be treated as humans possessing same rights as men.

Onyejeocha, who made the call at a congratulatory banquet to celebrate Nigerian female ministers and legisl [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019

ISSUP to introduce addiction prevention, treatment, policy in higher institutions

The Nigeria Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals, of the International Society, Substance Use Professionals, ISSUP, has said it is in full collaboration with relevant stakeholders to introduce addiction prevention, treatment and policy as a standard international course of s [...]

Mon, 21 October 2019


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