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24 Dec 2017
Persons guilty of sexually harassing or maltreating girls are to be punished with jail terms, the Secretary for Education, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Isa Maina, has disclosed. Maina said it was part of new measures to protect girls, noting that increasing cases have led to poor girl-child enrollment in the FCT over the past…
22 Dec 2017
An FCT High Court on Friday ordered the FCT minister to issue a Certified Certificate of Occupancy to a housewife, Mrs Habiba Abdullahi. Abdullahi, filed a suit filed against the FCT minister, Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) and Its Effiong, over a land located in Katampe district of the FCT. Delivering judgment, Justice Peter Affen,also…
13 Dec 2017
Residents of Dawaki, a community in Bwari Area Council, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have lauded the three km road constructed by SCC Nigeria Ltd. as its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that residents of the area under the auspices of Amalgamated Dawaki Extension Resident Association (ADERA) celebrated the kind…
4 Dec 2017
A prosecution witness, Mr Ishaya Dauda told an FCT High Court Gudu that in the course of investigations, no government money was traced to the former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed’s account. Dauda, a Senior Detective Superintendent with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday said this during cross examination by the defence counsel,…
26 Nov 2017
Traditional rulers in the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried continued deforestation in the area, warning it could lead to massive desertification in the entire north central region.
23 Jul 2017
The fund is being used to construct a Korea Model Secondary School, which is about 90 per cent completed. Also, 150 teachers would be trained on Information Communication Technology (ICT).
11 May 2017
It would be recalled that FCT in March this year recorded four deaths when the disease initially broke out, a development that sparked off anxiety among the people.
9 Jan 2017
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration has been asked to take bold steps to make laws restricting payment of one or two years rent in Abuja by tenants.
25 Nov 2016
Fosla Academy, Abuja will trade tackles with New Layout Secondary School, Enugu, today in the first semifinal of the Etisalat U-15 School Cup, which holds at the Digital Bridge Institute Stadium, Oshodi, Lagos.
1 Nov 2016
The Federal Government has apologised to the indigenes of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over their exclusion from past appointments. The government promised to correct the anomaly soon.
3 Oct 2016
This land now called Nigeria, even before it came into being, has always had its capital city established purely on convenience rather than on sensitive and rationale factors that usually characterise the siting of capital cities around the world.
20 Sep 2016
A man and his wife in Abuja reportedly threatened to shoot officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday for asking them to use seat belts.

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