ALGON closes FCT councils, lecturer seeks salary reduction for political appointees
The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has temporarily shut down operations of the area council secretariats in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) until further notice.
Council complains of meagre monthly allocations from FCT
To promote transparency in governance, the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), has raised an alarm on the council’s financial challenges and inability to meet its day to day obligations.
SERAP urges court to stop payment of life pensions to Abuja ex-council chairmen, speakers
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to declare the Life Pension Edict/Law 2019 passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null, void, illegal and unconstitutional.
FCT Aborigines ask for more senatorial districts, constituencies
The original settlers of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), otherwise known as the aborigines, have asked the Federal Government to create two additional senatorial districts to enable the territory
Candido signs N8.7bn 2020 budget into law
The Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Adamu Candido has assented to the Council’s N8.7billion budgetary proposal for year 2020 following early passage of the nation’s budget by the National Assembly.
Group engages the stage in war against open defecation
The World Toilet Day was commemorated recently across the globe to create awareness on the health implications of open defecation and other forms of environmental pollution
Abuja council gets ultimatum to revoke life perks for ex-officials
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has written the chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido, imploring him to “urgently withdraw and revoke the bill/edict for the unconstitutional and illegal payment of life pensions to former chairmen, vice-chairmen, speakers and other officials of AMAC.”
Again, FCT demolishes 30 houses in Mpape community
Determined to bring sanity to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Department of Development control of the administration has demolished over 30 houses, shanties and other illegal structures in Mpape community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC).
FCTA gives Lokogoma residents ultimatum to vacate waterways
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has given an ultimatum to residents of Ipet-Five Estate in Lokogoma district, in Abuja Municipal Area Council...
FCTA gives Lokogoma residents two weeks to vacate waterways
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has given two weeks ultimatum to residents of Ipet-5 Estate in Lokogoma district, in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), whose buildings are along waterways and road corridors, to vacate the areas. Recalled that barely few weeks ago, the waterways along the Lokogoma corridor were heavily flooded and swept away…