WHO commends FCT on COVID-19 response

September 23, 2020 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has been commended for its prompt response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation’s capital. This commendation was made on Tuesday by the new Country Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Nigeria, Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo when he led a delegation of officials of the organisation on a courtesy visit to the Read More

Residents decry activities of hoodlums in Kuje forest market

September 16, 2020 Donald Iorchir 0

Some residents of Kuje area council have expressed concerns over ongoing criminal activities by suspected hoodlums at the popular Kuje forest market, located along Gwagwalada road in the area. A resident, Shuaibu Suleiman, who spoke to Blueprint  Tuesday said activities of suspected hoodlums inside the market have continued to pose serious threat to lives of residents of the area. He Read More

NGO donates drugs to Kuje council

September 16, 2020 Donald Iorchir 0

A non-governmental organization, the Mustard Seed Foundation (MSF) based in Kuje Tuesday  presented drugs worth thousands of naira to Kuje area council as part of its humanitarian services. The coordinator of the foundation, Rev Paul Udoh in his speech, said the group is made up of professionals from diverse fields with interest in building capacity and training of the less Read More

FEMA warns FCT residents against flood, laments loss of valuables

August 30, 2020 Paul Okah 0

The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has, once again, warned FCT residents to avoid flooded areas; to avert the dangers of falling victims of flood. The warning is coming at the backdrop of the body of a 43-year-old man from Akoka-Edo, Edo state, Mr. Garba Joseph, being recently recovered by the Agency’s Search and Rescue team, around TradeMoore Estate, Lugbe, Read More

Minister appeals to NASS for improved budget

August 7, 2020 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has appealed to the National Assembly for improved budgetary provisions to implement physical plans for satellite towns and urban management in the territory. The special assistant on media to the minister, Mr. Austine Elemue, in a statement on Friday said Aliyu made the appeal when she received the management of the Nigerian Read More

Need for a 2nd pedestrian bridge at Area 3 Junction Abuja

August 5, 2020 Patrick Adaofuoyi 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is the pride, gem and cynosure of this great nation, Nigeria. It is also Nigeria’s centre of unity. The outside world, especially foreigners and visitors to the country perceive Nigeria, via only two, main Nigerian cities: Lagos and Abuja. Based on  this fact, incumbent and indeed   incoming administrations, should strive to put developmental structures and Read More

Breaking: EFCC secures warrant of arrest against ex-NASS clerk

July 28, 2020 Editor 0

A warrant of arrest has been issued against the immediate past Clerk of the National Assembly, Sani Omolori by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).. Justice Suleman Belgore gave the order while ruling on an ex parte motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In the motion, marked: M/8728/2020, the EFCC claimed that Omolori Read More

Breaking: High Coronavirus numbers return to Lagos as Nigeria’s cases near 13,000, up to 361 dead

June 9, 2020 Editor 0

After two days, Lagos again recorded more than 100 Covid-19 cases on Monday. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the country’s total cases have hit 12801, 361 out of them are dead, while 4040 patients have recovered. On Monday, the entire Africa’s most populous nation recorded 315 cases. Here is state by state breakdown; Lagos- 128 FCT-34 Read More

Breaking: Gov Ikpeazu tests positive for Coronavirus as Abia, FCT overtakes Lagos

June 8, 2020 Editor 0

Abia state Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has become first state leader to test positive for Covid-19. This was disclosed by the commissioner for information Chief John Okiyi Kalu in a press statement made available, Monday morning. Read the full Press Release Recall that on Saturday, 30th May, 2020, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu volunteered his sample for COVID-19 test and subsequently directed members Read More

Abuja natives condemn ambassadorial list without FCT indigenes

May 14, 2020 Donald Iorchir 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) indigenes have condemned the absence of an Abuja indigene’s name in the 42 ambassadorial-designate nominees list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the senate for confirmation. The natives consisting of stakeholders and indigenous civil society organisations from across sections of the FCT in an emergency meeting wandered what offence the present administration committed to be Read More

Breaking: Coronavirus status of Buhari’s aides, PTF members, others who attended Abba Kyari’s burial revealed

May 3, 2020 Editor 0

At last, the coronavirus status of those who attended the burial of Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari has been revealed. A statement by the acting secretary Health and Human Services secretariat Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mohammed Kawu, affirmed that those who attended the burial including members of the Presidential Task Force and aides to Read More

COVID-19: FCT police command to seal Abuja motor parks

April 22, 2020 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command has threatened to seal all motor parks in the nation’s capital if the operators fail to obey the sit-at-home order. FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, disclosed this Tuesday in Abuja, while addressing  operators of motor parks at the command. He said motorists and travellers must adhere to the social distancing directive as Read More

ICYMI: 58 key points of Buhari’s broadcast on lockdown extension

April 13, 2020 Editor 0

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE EXTENSION OF COVID- 19 PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJAMONDAY, 13TH APRIL, 2020 1. In my address on Sunday, 29th March, 2020, I asked the residents of Lagos and Ogun States as well as the Federal Capital Territory to stay at home for an initial Read More

FCT minister tasks NPHCDA to construct PHC in Wuse

April 13, 2020 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Minister of State FCT Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called on the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) to construct one primary healthcare in Wuse or Central ward. The minister who made the call when the Executive Director of NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, led other management staff of the agency on a courtesy call, also stressed that the administration Read More