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18 Aug 2019
Senior lawyers, yesterday, argued about the legality or otherwise of a suit seeking to restrain President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating his ministers, on the ground that an indigene of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was not nominated, with divided opinions on the matter.
28 Jul 2019
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa has flagged off the 2019 assessment of flood-prone places in Area Councils in Abuja.
25 Jul 2019
A representative of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the Senate, Philip Aduda, yesterday protested against the exclusion of FCT in the ministerial list citing constitutional provision that confers the status of a state on it.
9 Jul 2019
The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Tuesday in Abuja arrested 40 members of El-Zakzakky Islamic Movement over violent protest. A statement by DSP Anjuguri Manzah, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the FCT, said the police foiled a violent attempt by members of the movement to invade the National Assembly.…
16 Jun 2019
These are indeed tough times for landlords and tenants of Lokogoma Estates located along River Kabusa Waterway in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as more misery await them. In fact, barring any intervention from the powers that be, the Federal Capital Territory Authority has concluded plans to embark on the demolition of all illegal structures…
1 Jun 2019
The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FCT FEMA), has rescued some residents of Emerald Flower estate, Lokogoma district and Maitama extension after flood ravaged and submerged the communities. Deputy Director, Forecasting, Response and Mitigation of the FCT FEMA, Florence Wenegieme said the downpour which started around 5.00pm and lasted for more than an hour…
29 May 2019
To forestall an alleged plot to disrupt today’s inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office, the service chiefs and heads of other security agencies have notched up security around him.
29 May 2019
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Borno tops with 15,237 cases of measles with 75 deaths across Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps. The cases were also reported to have spread to 22 local councils affected by Boko Haram insurgency. This was disclosed yesterday in the global agency’s weekly report released to journalists in Maiduguri.…
26 May 2019
Calm and normalcy have been fully restored at the ever-busy No 630 TOS Benson Crescent, Utako District, Abuja, where authorities of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) recently levelled top-class Caramelo Lounge and Suites, Utako, Abuja. Apart from being the third structure to be demolished in a matter of months, the demolition like that of…
23 May 2019
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has directed the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to commence the distribution of science kits to selected secondary schools in all the 36 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT). Onu, in a statement personally signed by him said the…
20 May 2019
Dr. Newton Jibunoh is an environmental activist and founder of Fight Against Desert Encroachment (FADE). He spoke to VICTOR GBONEGUN on the need to improve budgets for federal and state ministries of environment. He also x-rayed the issues of climate change and gas flaring. The fight against desertification has taken you far beyond the shores of…
15 May 2019
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration has commenced intensive training of traditional and community leaders in Abuja to improve their skills in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism aimed at tackling disputes in their various communities. Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, while addressing the participants at the three-day training workshop at the Abuja…

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