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FCT gets approval for 5 new secondary schools

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, has approved the establishment of five new secondary schools in Abuja. Acting Director, Administration and Finance, FCTA Education Secretariat, Justina Mai-Magani, made this known in an interview with the News Agency ...

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Group rejects Benue’s anti-grazing law

By Baba Yusuf A Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has rejected the anti-grazing law signed by the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, describing it as “an attempt by the state to criminalise” their means of livelihood. The group, ...

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Science & tech varsity for FCT soon – Reps

By Joshua Egbodo House of Representatives Committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has given assurances that Territory’s University of Science and Technology, as well as its College of Agriculture “will be established soon.” The assurance came as the Committee, ...

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FCTA, INEC partner on voter registration

By Donald Iorchir In order to fast-track the on-going voter registration exercise in the FCT, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it will work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to provide mobile registration teams that can reach ...

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Children’s Day: Foundation assists the girl-child

By Donald Iorchir As part of activities to commemorate the Children’s Day celebration, a non-governmental organisation, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, organised a reach-out programme on personal hygiene, reproductive health and leadership skills for the girl-child in the Federal Capital ...

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Total, AWACIO empower 50 Gosa youths, women

By Abdullahi Muhammad In order to check crime, Total Nigeria PLC in partnership with Aids for Women Children and Adolescent International Organisation (AWACIO) has empowered no fewer than 50 women and youths in different skills acquisition programmes in Gosa community. ...

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Kuje APC stakeholders laud Buhari

By Donald Iorchir Chairman of Kuje area council, Alhaji Abdullahi Danladi Galadima, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for “living up to the expectations on All Progressives Congress (APC) Agenda.” Galadima, who gave the commendation recently at a APC stakeholders’ meeting ...

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Muslim women urge increase in health budget

Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) has called for an immediate increase in the nation’s health budget. The association, a member of the Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) project, said the budget should not ...

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Leadership tussle tears AICL mgt apart

By Chizoba Ogbeche Indication has emerged that the suspension of the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Abuja Investment Company Limited (AICL), Dr. Musa Musa, by the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, may not ...

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NSCDC deploys 3,000 personnel for Easter

By Baba Yusuf In a bid to enhance security during the Easter period, the Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, Mr. Patrick Ukpan, has deployed 3,000 personnel to critical areas within the ...

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We’ll support para-military agencies – Bello

By Abdullahi Muhammad Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has that his administration would continue to support para-military agencies operating in the Territory to enable them perform their statutory functions. Bello stated this yesterday while ...

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MHUWN passes vote of confidence on AMAC chair

By Baba Yusuf Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) branch of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHUWN) has passed a vote of confidence on the AMAC Chairman, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido. Chairman of the union, Comrade Nasir Abubakar ...

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AMAC moves to revive Utako Modern Market

By Godwin Tyonongu The lack o infrastructure weighing down the Utako ultra-modern market under the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) would soon be a thing of the past. According to the information made available to blueprint, the AMAC chairman, has ...

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AMAC-IPDC boss vows to complete Kurudu Relocation Market

By Bode Olagoke Managing Director of Abuja Municipal Area Council Investment and Property Development Company Limited (AMAC-IPDC), Alhaji Yakubu Mohammed Adamu, has restated the company’s commitment to complete the ongoing construction of Ultra-Modern Kurudu Relocation Market. Adamu stated this recently ...

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Directors not at war with FCT Minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello and directors in charge of city management over the planned Bobo National Parks and Games Reserve, one of the Directors in Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) has denied the report. ...

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We’ll put an end to cattle rustling – Bello

By Abdullahi Muhammad and Donald Iorchir Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello has constituted a high-powered technical committee to manage and curtail the menace of cattle grazing and rustling in the Federal Capital Territory. The ...

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Beans hub debuts at Auta-Balefi

By Godwin Tyonongu A new hub for the sale of grains, especially beans, has opened at Auta-Balefi, situated on Abuja-Keffi expressway. Commissioned recently by the Beans Dealers Association (BDA), Auta-Balefi in Karu local government area, the grains market, aka “bags ...

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