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AEPB to reintroduce monthly sanitation, sanitary inspectors

In order to ensure a clean Abuja at all times, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has resolved to set new agenda for the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), including the re-introduction of monthly sanitation, and sanitary inspectors. The chairman, Abuja Environmental Protection Board, Dr Bawuro Bapetel Yahaya, who disclosed this recently while speaking to […]

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How Kubwa school pupils died after eating biscuits

Some pupils of the Local Education Authority, Kubwa II School, were confirmed dead on Wednesday, after reportedly eating biscuits at a party. The incident spread panic in the community as parents and guardians rushed to the school and forcibly took away their children. The News Agency of Nigeria earlier reported that two 14-year-old pupils of […]

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Kuje handicapped school appeals for assistance

  The Abuja School for the Handicapped, Kuje, has urged the FCT Education Secretariat to do more in supporting the welfare of the students. Its Assistant Head of Administration, Malam Yahaya Mohammed, who made the appeal, said the situation of the school needed additional support from the government and individuals. Mohammed, who spoke to Blueprint […]

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Bello hails FRSC’s ‘giant strides’ at 30

Kuje PDP embarks on reconciliation, membership drive Ahead of the 2019 elections, the Kuje chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that it had commenced arrangements to draw more members and reposition the party for victory. The PDP chairman, Hon. Ismaila Mohammed, after the stakeholders’ meeting, disclosed that realigning of the party was […]

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We’ll get to the root of Bwari crisis – FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has stated that it would get to the root of the Bwari crisis in its bid to ensure the prevailing peace in that town was permanent. Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, gave the assurance last week during a second peace meeting with the […]

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Lawlessness threatens security – Police

In order to reduce crime in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abubakar Bello, has called on residents not to take law into their hands, warning that “whoever is found wanting will face the music of the law.” The commissioner, who gave the warning yesterday at a security meeting with stakeholders […]

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Kuje council urges parents to immunise children, wards

  Kuje area council has called on parents in the community to bring out their wards to be immunised against measles for the 2018 immunisation campaign exercise. Wife of chairman of the Council, Hajia Amina Abdullahi Galadima, made the call while flagging off measles and Polio campaign in Kuje at the weekend. According to her, […]

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Monarch tasks FCTA on Dei-Dei abattoir

The Sarkin Pawa, Alhaji (Dr.) Usman Detti, has appealed to FCT administration to update the Dei-Dei and other abattoirs within the territory to an acceptable standard. Detti made the appeal recently when he received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration in his office by Cornerstone University, Jerusalem, Israel, in Dei-Dei, Bwari area council. Detti […]

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Perm sec charges hospitals on service delivery

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mr. Christian Ohaa, has disclosed that all government hospitals in the Territory to immediately strengthen their SERVICOM units in order to enhance effective service delivery. He gave the charge recently when the FCT Administration played host to the National Coordinator/CEO of the SERVICOM Office, Mrs. Nnenna Akajemeli, […]

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Gwagwalada council sacks revenue partners

Gwagwalada area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has disengaged all its technical partners on revenue collection in the area. The secretary of the Council, Hajiya Ada Alimi, disclosed this at the weekend in Gwagwalada while speaking on the success recorded as a result of the new method adopted by the Council in its […]

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Govt begins road repairs at night

  In a bid to facilitate rehabilitate of bad portions on the nation’s roads, the federal government has begun road repairs at nights to avoid traffic congestions associated with day-time repair of roads. The Federal Emergency Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) Federal Road Maintenance Engineer in charge of the FCT, Ambrose Omame, made this known while […]

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CAN mobilises members for peace in Kuje

  Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has mobilised its members for peaceful coexistence within all communities in Kuje area council. Kuje CAN secretary, Sir Henry Ugbaja, while speaking to Blueprint, said the association held a meeting recently with pastors and leaders of the Churches to create more awareness on promotion of peace. He said the […]

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FCTA warns residents on buying lands in area councils

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello, has bemoaned the illegal activities of touts and advised the public to desist from transaction on plots of land allocated by the area councils until title regularisation process was concluded. The FCT Permanent Secretary and Chairman of the FCT Land Use & Allocation Committee (LUAC), […]

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Panel holds back report on Ile-Ife inter ethnic mayhem

Barely a year after the crisis that engulfed between Yoruba and Hausa community in Ile-Ife, Osun state, the panel of inquiry set up by the government to determine the remote and immediate cause of the mayhem has yet to submit report of its findings. The crisis, which broke out on March 8, 2017 reportedly claimed […]

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Don’t patronise unpainted taxi, VIO urges FCT residents

Abuja The FCT Directorate of Roads Traffic Services (DRTS) also known as Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) has advised residents of the territory to desist from patronising unpainted taxi cabs. Public Relations Officer of the directorate, Mr Kalu Emetu, gave the advice in an interview with journalists in Abuja. Emetu advised them to use painted taxi […]

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Atiku mourns Shagaya, describes him as a wise, adaptable personality

Former Vice President and Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has expressed sadness and disbelief at the death of Senator John Shagaya. The retired military officer died in a ghastly motor accident at the weekend. In a statement released by his Media Office in Abuja, the former Vice President described Shagaya as […]