Tag: FCT

#EndSARS: FCT Minister promises to compensate Apo traders

To alleviate the economic hardship faced by all those affected by the destruction of their goods and properties in the Apo District of Abuja, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Mohammed Bello, has promised to compensate the victims. The Minister who visited the scenes of the destruction of[Read More…]

Breaking: FCT minister says “demonstrations are in complete violation of the COVID-19 safety protocols” – ban #EndSARS #EndSWAT protests in Abuja

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello prohibits street protest and this is in reaction to the nationwide Endsars protest embarked on by Nigerians. Thousands of Nigerians marched in Abuja, Lagos and other cities to demand an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, a police[Read More…]

Resident Doctors in the FCT begin indefinite strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, will begin an indefinite strike action with effect from 8am, September 1, 2020 until the payment of the COVID-19 hazard and inducement allowance is received and the variation of the 2018 promotion exercise implemented. This was contained in[Read More…]

High Court dismisses suit against Adams Oshiomhole

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Jabi, Abuja has dismissed a suit filed against the immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and three others. The suit, filed by Comrade Mustapha Salihu and five others, was the one in respect of which[Read More…]

Nigerians should emulate President Buhari – Presidency

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba says President Muhammadu Buhari has shown a good example to Nigerians in the observance of the protocols on COVID-19. Shehu made the remark on Friday while speaking to State House Correspondents, soon after observing the Friday congregational prayer at[Read More…]

FCTA Converts Women Centre For Development To COVID-19 Isolation Centre

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA)  has converted the National Centre for Women Development to an isolation centre for management of COVID-19 patients. The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, made the disclosure when she inspected the centre on Monday in Abuja. Aliyu said the centre had the capacity[Read More…]

FCT has announced the discharge of additional four #COVID19 patients

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has discharged four Abuja Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients after recovering from the disease. In a tweet on Saturday, the FCTA said the total number of patients discharged in the nation’s capital has hit eleven. “The FCTA has confirmed the discharge of four (4) #COVID19 patients,[Read More…]

#COVID19: FCTA Gives Sit-At-Home Order. Markets, Churches, Mosques, To Be Shut.

As part of measures to curb the spread of #COVID19, The Federal Capital Territory Administration has ordered workers at Grade level 1 to 12 to stay at home It also ordered the immediate closure of shops in the markets and neighbourhood centres, except those selling food items and other essential[Read More…]

Breaking: In Abuja, Minister directs that only 50 persons are to be allowed in churches and mosques

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Mohammed Bello has ordered that religious gathering should not exceed fifty persons as part of measures to prevent Coronavirus. This was disclosed at an emergency meeting with religious leaders Friday, which was Attended by FCT chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, and his[Read More…]

Abuja enterprise agency boasts of creating 190,000 jobs for residents

The Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA), says it will create 190,000 jobs for the residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of measures to mitigate poverty in the territory. The agency’s Managing Director, Alhaji Muhammad Tukur, made the disclosure at the presentation of start-up kits to 97 beneficiaries of[Read More…]