Federal Capital Territory
Senate moves for enforcement of 35% affirmative action on female appointees
A fresh alteration to the 1999 Constitution (as amended) is being contemplated by the Senate to compel the federal and state governments to reserve no fewer than 35 per cent of their ministerial and commissionership appointments for women.
FCT minister pledges support for private investors
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Musa Bello has reiterated the commitment of the administration to private sector institutions that would add value to the economic development of the nation’s capital.
Traffic team begins implementation of tricycle ban in FCT
The Federal Capital Territory [FCT] Ministerial Task Team on Free Flow of Traffic has joined forces with the Department of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) to enforce the ban on Tricycles popularly called ‘Keke NAPEP’ operating along major highways in the metropolis.
Bauchi clears N64b workers pension, salary arrears
The Bauchi State government has paid over N64 billion outstanding pension and salary arrears to retirees and workers in the last 150 days, the state Governor, Bala Mohammed has said.
Smallholder women farmers seek role in agriculture budget
Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON), in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, is seeking more inclusion in the agriculture budgetary allocation process of the FCT that will take into cognizance of their need and livelihood as farmers, and help improve their yield per hectare.
How revenue official defrauded JAMB with fake e-facility cards, by witness
A prosecuting witness has told Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Abuja how a former Revenue Officer with the Kano State zonal office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Aliyu Yakubu, siphoned the board’s N20m.
Minister advocates policies, programmes to empower girls
The Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has challenged the three tiers of government to come up with policies and programmes that would encourage girls to realise their potential.
Trial of ex FCT Minister, others, to resume October 11
A Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday, further adjourned until Oct. 11, the trial of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and others, facing money laundering charges in the sum of N650 million.
Korea hands over model school to FCT
To boost quality of education in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has handed-over an ultra-modern model school valued at N5.430b to the FCT administration.