Tag: FCT

In Abuja, Demolition of illegal Structures Begin

The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), on Thursday, said it would soon begin the demolition of illegal structures in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The AEPB Acting Director, Mrs Omolola Olanipekun, said in Abuja that the proliferation of illegal structures by the FCT residents had become worrisome. “Since I assumed[Read More…]

Nigerian Senate Orders Slaughter of Roaming Cows In FCT

The Senate Monday ordered the slaughter of cows found roaming within the Federal Capital City (FCT) Abuja metropolis. In the alternative of slaughtering such roaming cows, the upper chamber said that the cows should be arrested and a fine of N50, 000 imposed per cow. This is the declaration of[Read More…]

“You Pay Monthly” – FCT Minister Moves To Enforce Downward Payments of Rent In Abuja

Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, the FCTA Minister, has said  the Federal Government of Nigeria would soon put in place a law that would force downward, cost of accommodation in the Federal Capital Territory. Bello who hosted estate surveyors and valuers said, “As a body, you must take deliberate steps to[Read More…]

How Dariye Shared N1.2bn Ecological Fund – Witness

The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a 23-count charge bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds, continued on February 2, 2016 with the statement he made in 2007 forming the thrust[Read More…]

Workers In FCT Shun Offices, Await Presidential Poll Result At Home

by Musa Abdullahi & Agency Reports The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded low turnout of workers on Monday, apparently awaiting the official announcement of results of the presidential and National Assembly elections held on Saturday and Sunday. A News Agency of Nigeria Correspondent who visited the Federal Secretariat, Office of[Read More…]

Christmas: FCT Parks Record Low Turnout Amidst Security Threat

Operators of recreational parks within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday complained of low patronage as Nigerians celebrate this year’s Christmas. In separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, the park operators attributed poor patronage to the current security challenge facing the country. According to reports,[Read More…]

Just In: Muhammadu Buhari Picks APC N27.5m Presidential Nomination Form

The former military Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday became the second presidential aspirant to pick the expression of interest and nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress after his counterpart Atiku Abubakar. Buhari, who paid the required N27.5m in Abuja was handed the forms by the party’s national[Read More…]

School Resumption: FCT Distributes Ebola Prevention Materials

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced the distribution of preventive items against the Ebola Virus Disease as directed by the Federal Government for the resumption of schools on Sept. 22. Malam Kabir Usman, the secretary for Education, made the statement on Saturday in Abuja at a[Read More…]

“Police Did Not Ban Peaceful Rallies” IG Overrule Commissioner On ‘Bring Back Our Girls’

The Police High Command wishes to inform the general public that the Force has not issued any order banning peaceful assemblies/protests anywhere in Nigeria. The Police notes however that against the backdrop of current security challenges in the country, coupled with a recent intelligence report of a likely infiltration and[Read More…]

Ayisha Osori: The Situation On Mararraba-Nyanya Road, A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Please the residents of this axis of the FCT are in need of the intervention of all with any influence with the military and/or security agencies. Since Thursday a one car at a time check point has been set up so that the time it takes to get into town[Read More…]