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Construction waste: Tough times await defaulters

By Baba Yusuf Abuja Residents and property developers in the habit of dumping construction wastes in inappropriate and unauthorised “places now face tough times as the Federal Capital Territory’s environmental mobile court begins weekly sitting.” It was gathered that the ...

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Man jailed for stealing burukutu pots

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in the FCT, yesterday, sentenced a 33-year-old dry cleaner, Auwal Usman, to three months imprisonment for stealing two pots used for brewing a local drink, Burukutu. Usman, who resides in ...

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FCTA partners Korean govt on school projects

By Abdullahi Muhammad Korea Model School is a cutting edge secondary school model being developed in partnership with the FCT Administration that would soon commence operation in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam ...

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Bus drivers protest in Kaduna

Commuters in Kaduna were stranded at major bus stops yesterday as bus drivers staged a protest against operations of the newly constituted Kaduna State Traffi c and Environmental Law Enforcement Agency (KASTELEA). Th e drivers accused KASTELEA operatives of making ...

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Woman in court over N200,000 theft

A 50-year-old woman, Mojisola Ololade, was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Mary Awodele of an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun state, over alleged theft of N200,000. Th e Prosecutor, Inspector, Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that the accused committed the ...

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AMAC to intervene in Karu floods

By Baba Yusuf Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) has promised to intervene in the recent rainfall in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which caused a lot of damages in Karu in order to assist the victims. Our correspondent reports that ...

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FCTA committed to assisting the needy – Bello

By Our Correspondent Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has again reiterated his administration’s commitment in bringing succour to the needy people and provide monumental projects that would make life more bearable for the entire ...

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2017 Hajj: Board develops security guidelines

By Abdullahi Muhammad FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has developed new guidelines for the security of live and property of Intending Pilgrims for this year’s hajj operation. Acting Director, Alhaji Shehu Abubakar, disclosed this while declaring open a workshop for ...

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VIO wants FCTA to speed up transport plans

By Donald Iorchir The Directorate of Road Transport Service (DRTS), also called VIO, has reminded the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to expedite action on its programmed transport system within the city. The unit commander in charge of Kugbo, Yakubu ...

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NGO urges students to develop interest in maths

By Donald Iorchir Best Brain Concept, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on students in the federation to develop interest in Mathematics for nation building. The officer in-charge of the organisation and Maths teacher at Famaks British International School, Mr. ...

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Bwari LEA to enhance pupils’ enrolment

Executive Secretary of Local Education Authority (LEA) in-charge of Bwari area council, Mr. Solomon Ayuba Dagami, has said that appropriate measures were being put in place to increase pupils’ enrolment in the area. He disclosed this to Blueprint on Tuesday ...

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Total, AWACIO empower 50 youths, women in Gosa

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 programme in Gosa Community. The Executive General ...

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FCTA shares N2.12bn among area councils

By Donald Iorchir Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disbursed the sum of N2.12 billion to the six area councils in the Territory and other stakeholders for the month of March. FCT Permanent Secretary, Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye, disclosed this during ...

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Mothers, others charged on healthy living

By Donald Iorchir Residents of the Territory, particularly nursing and expectant mothers, have been enjoined to take their health and those of their children seriously by eating balanced diet, and giving the newborns essential vitamins and minerals to enhance their ...

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NUJ chair pledges to reposition union

By Donald Iorchir Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Paul Elams Abeshi, has promised to reposition the union in the Territory to enable it to regain its public respect and better recognition that ...

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Minister moves against multiple taxations

By Abdullahi Muhammad Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Mohammad Musa Bello, has said that with the on board of the Federal Capital Territory Inland Revenue Service (FCT-IRS), necessary machinery had been put in place to end the ...

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Residents cautioned on illegal felling of trees

By Donald Iorchir Acting Secretary, Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat, Dr. Musa A. Aliyu, has cautioned residents against illegal exploitation of forest resources in the Territory. Aliyu said this while receiving a report of the Agric Secretariat Task Force on ...

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NULGE tours area councils

By Donald Iorchir Worried by some developments across the six area councils, the President of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), FCT chapter, Comrade Abubakar  Yakubu, has said that the union had begun a tour of the area ...

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