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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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Yemi Osinbajo excites Apo artisans with MarketMoni

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday inaugurated the MarketMoni scheme at the Apo Mechanic Village, Abuja.

Official: Abuja Municipal APC primary election free, fair, credible

Chief press secretary to the chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Chief Dayo Lawal, has described the just concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in the council as free, fair and credible.

Foundation pledges support for children in Quoranic education

Nurul Yaqeen Islamic Foundation, a centre for Quranic recitation, on Sunday pledged to provide solution and assist muslims’ children in recitation of glorious Qur’an at their tender age.

2019: FCT APC adopts indirect primaries, warns against money politics

The FCT All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned political aspirants against monetary incentives to voters during the 2019 elections.

Defection: No crack in AMAC APC – Abdullahi Candido

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has said there is no crack in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the council.

Court orders AMAC, FCDA to rebuild 720 demolished shops, stores at Karmo market

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Friday ordered the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) to rebuild the 720 shops and stores demolished at the Karmo market, a suburb of the FCT.

NUT decries nonpayment of salary increase, arrears

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has decried the continued nonpayment of salaries, as well as the non implementation salary increment for primary school teachers, in the territory, since 2017.

NURTW, NDLEA partner to educate commercial drivers on illegal drug consumption

Mr. Olugbade Olagunju, the Secretary, National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in FCT, says it is partnering with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the campaign against illegal drug consumption.

Abuja flood: Residents recover two bodies, urge expansion of bridge

Two of the victims of Saturday flood in Karshi, Federal Capital Territory, have been recovered, the Chief of Karshi, Ismaila Mohammed, has said.

AMAC speaker seizes mace to avoid impeachment

The Speaker of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Legislative Council, Mr Daniel Michael, on Friday, seized the mace, the symbol of authority, to prevent his impeachment.

FIRS: Federal government to harmonise tax payment nationwide

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it has started harmonising taxes in Nigeria as part of moves to reduce cases of multiple taxation.

Two die of Lassa fever in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Wednesday said two of the three confirmed cases of Lassa fever died within three months in the territory.

FCTA records fresh case of Lassa fever

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has recorded a fresh case of Lassa fever in the territory, bringing the number of confirmed cases to three within three months.

National mosque Imam urges faith-based organisations to register with CAC

The Imam of Abuja National Mosque, Dr Kabir Muhammad, has advised faith-based organisations in the country to respect constituted authorities by registering with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

FCTA shares $2.4 billion to area councils, others

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, has charged the six Area Council Chairmen in the Federal Capital Territory to be prudent and make judicious use of government’s funds.

Abuja municipal chairman signs N9.4 billion 2018 budget

Mr Abdullahi Candido, the Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) has signed N9.99 billion 2018 budget into law.

FCTA releases N23m for measles vaccination

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released the sum of N23 million for measles vaccination in the Territory in February.

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The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised the Nigerian government for handling the Coronavirus pandemic well.

Skype creates link-based calling without requiring the app or an account

Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software. The company announced today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web.

Ondo records first coronavirus case

The Ondo State Government has announced the first confirmed case of the deadly Covid-19 virus in the state.
The State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, who made the clarification in a statement, said Warri residents did not confront security operatives, let alone killing soldiers, saying the videos were “concocted and therefore, fake”.

Coronavirus lockdown: Soldiers were not killed in Delta – commissioner

Against the rumour making the rounds, Delta State Government has said soldiers were not killed in Warri, Delta State, urging the public, particularly Deltans, to discountenance video clips purportedly on Warri residents defying the stay-at-home order of the state government over the Coronavirus pandemic.

President Buhari salutes Comrade Oshiomhole at 68

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on his 68th birthday, wishing him more wisdom and strength as he continues to pilot affairs of the ruling party.