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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to- “declare the life pension edict-law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null and void.

IGR: CSO petitions AMAC legislators, wants council chairman probed

A Civil Society Organization (CSO) under the aegis of Civil Society for Human Rights and Rehabilitation has petitioned the legislative arm of Abuja Municipal Area Council to investigate alleged infractions committed by the chairman of the council, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido.
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NEMA distributes relief materials to IDPs in Abuja camps

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday, distributed 1,200 cartons of toilet soap and 1, 246 cartons of detergent to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Abuja camps.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to- “declare the life pension edict-law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null and void.

SERAP asks court to stop payment of life pensions to ex-Abuja council chairs, speakers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to: “declare the life pension edict/law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null, void, illegal and unconstitutional; and to restrain and stop AMAC, its chairman; deputy chairman; speaker; legislature and/or their agents from paying life pensions to former officials, and ultimately, to themselves under the edict/law.”

SERAP gives Abuja council chair 14 days to withdraw life pensions for ex-officials

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abdullahi Adamu Candido, chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently withdraw and revoke the bill/edict for the unconstitutional and illegal payment of life pensions to former chairmen, vice-chairmen, speakers and other officials of AMAC.”
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Pastor petitions police over abduction of wife, children

An Abuja pastor, Isaac Pada, has petitioned the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police over the alleged abduction of his wife, Precious, and four children, Pearl, 8, Pathnel, 6, Pamebelo, 3 and Peace, 7 months, from their Aleyita, Abuja Municipal Area Council home on the 30th of last month.

Expert: Corruption bane of building collapse in Nigeria

Mr Festus Adebayo, the Chief Executive Officer, Fesadeb Communications Limited, has attributed frequent cases of building collapse in the country to corruption.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA gives two weeks ultimatum to Lokogoma residents to vacate waterways

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Wednesday gave two weeks ultimatum to residents of Ipet-5 Estate in Lokogoma District, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), whose buildings are along waterways and road corridors, to vacate the areas.

FCTA vows to crack down on illicit drugs, prostitution

The permanent secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Chinyeaka Ohaa, has said the administration will not tolerate practices that portray abattoirs in a bad light.
AN UNCLEARED HEAP OF REFUSE ON ONOPA ROAD IN YENAGOA ON WEDNESDAY

Abuja municipal residents decries indiscriminate dumping of refuse on roads

Some residents of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) have decried the indiscriminate dumping of refuse on roads and open areas in the city.

AMAC chief Abdullahi Candido names 19-man cabinet

The chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has named a 16-man cabinet with Rahmat Abisola Abdullahi as the council’s secretary.

Court orders AMMC to pay compensation for destroying sign ost

An FCT High Court in Jabi on Tuesday ordered the Abuja Metropolitan Management Coubcil (AMMC), to N2 million as compensation to a businessman, Chief Ogbu-James Onoja, for destroying a sign post lawfully acquired by him.

Ramadan: Abdullahi Candido urges Muslims to pray for Nation

As the Holy month of Ramadan commenced on Monday, the Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Malam Abdullahi Candido has urged Muslims in the FCT to pray for the country.

ALGON threatens to sue Anambra government over failure to hold council polls in 13...

The Vice chairmen of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) have threatened to sue Anambra State government over its refusal to conduct local government election in the past 13 years.
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FCT elections: APC wins Abuja chairmanship poll

Mr Abdullahi Candido, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 9 Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Chairmanship election has been declared the winner by the Returning Officer, Prof. Mohammed Ndagi
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger State said it had commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 25 local government areas of the state for the Governorship and House Assembly elections.

Elections: FCT receives sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has taken delivery of sensitive materials for the Saturday, March 9 elections in six area councils.
Candidates of five political parties featuring in Saturday’s Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) poll, have reeled out their plans for sustainable development.

AMAC chairmanship candidates reel out security, development plans

Candidates of five political parties featuring in Saturday’s Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) poll, have reeled out their plans for sustainable development.

AMAC chairman urges communities to protect schools’ facilities against vandals

Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdulahi Adamu Candido, has advised communities to protect schools’ facilities in their areas against vandalisation.

Central bank grants AMAC microfinance bank operating licence

The bank, which was commissioned last week by FCT Minister, Muhammed Musa Bello, would afford small scale business owners opportunity to access loans without collateral and with little or no interest to boost their businesses.

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Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

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