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29 Oct 2018
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced a massive crackdown on tricycle and commercial motorcycle operators in the metropolis with warnings issued to them to stay off the city centre or risk having their machines impounded. The administration made the move in the wake of recent reports attributing road traffic crashes along the Umaru Musa…
29 Oct 2018
The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) and the Ecological Fund Office (EFO) plan to curtail the erosion in Gwarimpa estate, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The agency is also looking into other estates that have major issues that have to do with erosion, particularly in Lugbe in FCT and FESTAC in Lagos. FHA Managing Director,…
24 Sep 2018
The national economy got $45.7 billion investments in 12 sectors from January to June this year, the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has stated. In its latest report released at the weekend in Abuja, the agency noted that the sum was invested on 42 projects in nine states and the Federal Capital. Territory (FCT). A…
24 Sep 2018
Credit Direct Limited, with more than 1,000 employees, has disbursed more than 1.5 million loans worth over N150 billion since it began operations in about over 10 years ago.   The non-bank financial services company with operation in 25 states of the country, including the Federal Capital Territory, has an active customer base of more than 200,000 from public…
23 Sep 2018
The quality of legislation in a polity is largely influenced by the class of legislators not class interests. This allows for robust interface over state matters and as well, resonates true essence of representative democracy.
6 Sep 2018
Khairat Abdulrazaq-Gwadabe, who represented the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the Senate between 1999 and 2003, has decried the poor living condition of Abuja residents. Speaking yesterday in Abuja when she formally declared her ambition to vie for FCT senatorial seat under the All Progressives Congress (APC), she promised to reverse the trend if given…
29 Aug 2018
The recent ban on scavengers popularly known as Baban Bolas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has once again brought to the fore the dictum that every malfeasance has an end date.
24 Aug 2018
Some traders and shop owners in FCT on Friday decried high cost of foodstuffs and other essential commodities in the markets. The traders, who spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents in Abuja, said that the current prices of commodities were affecting their businesses negatively in the market. Mrs Rosemary…
12 Aug 2018
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. It also warned that government had concluded plans to deal decisively with culprits. The administration is currently partnering with the FCT Commissioner of Police to bring the menace to an end. The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, raised…
3 Jul 2018
The Federal Capital Territory [FCT] administration has graduated a total of 106 trainees that participated in its three months first foundation apprenticeship N-Power build programme.  The N-Power Build programme is a National Social Investment Scheme designed to address opportunities for young and unemployed Nigerians to earn a living through the acquisition of entrepreneur and leadership…
15 Jun 2018
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged all Nigerians to tolerate one another and live in peace irrespective of their religious creed. He gave the charge while felicitating with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr Sallah celebration, and enjoined them to sustain the lessons of Ramadan and replicate same in…
15 Jun 2018
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command yesterday paraded 25 suspects for their carious involvement in murder, car snatching, armed robbery and other crimes. The command also recovered eight guns, three cars, four motorcycles, seven ammunitions, three knives, one generating set and 12 streetlights. Two of the suspects paraded, Paul Chukwujekwu Ezengo and Emmanuel Adogah,…


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A French soldier has died in Mali, the French defence ministry announced on Sunday, with the latest loss coming as Paris wonders whether to stop providing military backup
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Voters in Senegal went to the polls on Sunday to elect mayors and local representatives in a vote seen as a key test of support for President Macky Sall.
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The first Taliban delegation to visit Europe since returning to power in Afghanistan began talks Sunday with Afghan civil society members focused on human rights
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The leader of Israel's largest ultra-Orthodox Jewish party submitted his resignation from parliament Sunday, after reaching a plea deal
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A fire at one of Hungary's largest hospitals in Budapest killed one person and injured two Sunday, according to Hungarian police.