Two FCT doctors die of COVID-19

Two more doctors have succumbed to the coronavirus in the Federal Capital Territory in the past two weeks, the FCT Administration has disclosed.It explained that a female doctor with the Gwarimpa General hospital, passed on two weeks ago while a private medical doctor died last week, bringing the total of doctors lost to the virus[...]

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Unity Schools: 92,591 candidates write 2020 Common Entrance Examination

Over 92,000 candidates, Saturday wrote the 2019/2020 Common Entrance Examination of National Examination Council NECO, for admission into unity schools.Mallam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, who disclosed this to newsmen when he led top officials of both the ministry and NECO on monitoring of the examination, said a total of92,591 candidates participated in the examination[...]

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COVID-19: FCT cancels 3rd term, warns private schools against demanding fees

The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has slated the reopening of schools in the territory for Monday, October 12, announcing the cancellation of Third Term and equally warning private schools against demanding fees for the canceled term.FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello who gave the directives at stakeholders meeting on Thursday in Abuja however added[...]

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FCTA demolishes brothels, illegal structures in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on, Wednesday, demolished makeshift houses and brothels in Daki biyu community, Jabi District, Abuja.The operation was led by the Director, Development Control Department, Muktar Galadima, accompanied by security personnel and vigilante groups.Galadima said the operation was necessitated by the rising cases of security challenges in the FCT.The director also said[...]

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Lawmakers urge completion of Baro Port project

Federal and state lawmakers, as well as local council chairmen, representing Niger South Senatorial District, have appealed to the Federal Government to complete every component of the Baro River Port project.Sen. Muhammad Bima (APC-Niger South), made the appeal when he led members of the State House of Assembly and the council chairmen, on an inspection[...]

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COVID-19: Commercial sex workers not on essential duties, FCTA warns

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has warned commercial sex workers operating in the territory to respect all the COVID-19 protocols, especially the 10p.m. to 4a.m. curfew, noting that they are not on the exemption list of workers on essential duties. The Administration also warned operators of nightclubs, bars, and gardens across the city not[...]

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90 persons test negative for COVID-19 in FCT

Ninety persons have tested negative for COVID-19 in the Federal Capital Territory.The FCT Administration stated on Thursday, that the individuals, who were tested for coronavirus in Mpape community, Abuja, during the community active case search, all returned negative for the disease.Disclosing this to our correspondent, the media aide to the FCT minister, Malam Sani Abubakar,[...]

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Covid-19: FCT discharges four more patients, urges Prayers at Easter

Four people have again been discharged from the Covid-19 isolation and treatment centre in the Federal Capital Territory FCT Abuja. This brings to 11 the number of patients discharged so far. This was announced by the FCT Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on Covid-19 headed by a former FCT Minister, Dr Aliyu Umar Modibbo.FCT Minister, Malam[...]

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COVID-19: FCTA begins decontamination of Abuja city centre

The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has commenced the decontamination of the city as part of measures to contain the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. Minister of State in the FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, who flagged off the exercise at the Berger Roundabout in the nation’s capital, called for inter-agency collaboration to achieve the[...]

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APC reclaims glory, wins three FCT councils

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the chairmanship seats in three council areas already declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The area councils are Abaji, Gwagwalada and Abuja. Alhaji Abdulraman Ajiya of APC was declared as the winner of Abaji Area Council. While Mr. Adamu Danze, was declared as the winner of[...]

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NBS: Lagos, Rivers, Ogun, FCT ahead on IGR

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)  yesterday released the Internally Generated Revenue at State level for half year 2018, which tracks the performance of Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory in terms of Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). During the period under review, the states and FCT generated a total of N579.490 billion, as[...]

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Gunmen murder Abuja APC chieftain, injure wife, children

Unknown assailants have killed a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in the Federal Capital Territory, Pastor Benjamin Imeogu. The attackers also injured his wife and their three children, who were present at the time the deceased was murdered. Imeogu, who was the Chairman of the APC panel on the conduct of the National Assembly[...]

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BREAKING: Four die in Abuja multiple car crash

Four persons have lost their lives in an early morning crash involving four vehicles at Ushafa-Bwari road on Monday. It was gathered that three males and one female died, while 13 others were injured in the accident which involved a commercial bus, a 2001 Mazda 232 car, 2004 Toyota Corolla and another Toyota Corolla. The[...]

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