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FCTA bans use of pipe borne water for car wash business

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has banned the use of pipe borne water for car wash business.

AEBP officials accused of collecting bribe to thwart minister’s directive

Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Zuba New Terminal, Mr. Saidu Abdullahi has alleged that Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) Officials collected money from traders to thwart the relocation plans of the Minister, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: South East with highest number of cases of gender violence

The Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, yesterday in Owerri, made the disclosure on the ongoing public hearing and investigation into cases of sexual-based violence in the country.

FCTA urges AEPB to sanitise abattoir, Zuba fruit market

The Department of Monitoring and Inspection of the FCT Administration has called for improved sanitation at abattoirs, Zuba fruit market as well as motor parks in Gwagwalada area council.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Nyanya traders attack minister’s task team personnel

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ministerial Task Team on traffic free flow has condemned in strong terms the Wednesday morning attack on some of its personnel by some roadside traders at Nyanya.

AEPB warns FCT residents against noise pollution

The Abuja Environmental Protection Agency (AEPB) has warned residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) against noise pollution otherwise they will face full wrath of the law.

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.

NHRC, Abuja agencies agree on suspending nightclub raids

The National Human Rights Commission said on Sunday that it had reached a resolution with the Abuja Environmental Protection Board and other agencies of the Federal Capital Territory Administration to suspend the raids of nightclubs and other leisure places in Abuja.

Presidency: Policemen guilty of rape‘ll be punished

The Presidency has warned policemen found guilty of rape and other infringements of human rights will be punished.

Minister commended for raid, closure of strippers clubs in Abuja

Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has commended Mr Mohammed Bello, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, for the timely raid and closure of nude clubs in Abuja.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA: Restriction order on activities of scavengers still in force

The Secretary, FCT Social Development Secretariat (SDS), Ladi Hassan, says the order restricting the activities of scavengers, popularly called `baban bola’ within the city centre is still in force.

Federal government moves to review National Sanitation Policy

Following the advent of new sanitation technologies, innovations and emerging sanitation challenges, the Federal Government has commenced plans to review and update the 13-years-old National Environmental Sanitation Policy, guidelines and action plan to meet present needs and challenges.

Eid-el-Kabir: AEPB inaugurates rams sale control committee

Abuja Environment Protection Board has inaugurated Rams Sale Control Committee to identify various spots being used for the sale of rams and ensure cleanliness of those areas before and after Eid-el-kabir.

FCTA orders relocation of campaign offices in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has ordered all presidential aspirants and political parties with offices within the residential areas and diplomatic zones to vacate such buildings ahead of party primaries for the 2019 elections.

AEPB seeks cooperation of FCT residents to check activities of beggars

The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) has urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to collaborate with the Board to check activities of beggars in the area.

Abuja hawkers beg government to provide affordable shops, loans

Hawkers in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have pleaded with the government to provide affordable shops and soft loans for their businesses to curb street hawking within the territory.

FCTA plans removal of night clubs from residential areas to curb noise pollution

The Coordinator of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC), Umar Shuaibu, says the council is set to remove lounges and clubs in residential areas to curb the menace of noise pollution in the territory.

Police, soldiers fight with FRSC officers in Abuja

There was violence in Abuja on Wednesday when a fight broke between soldiers, policemen and a female FRSC marshal.

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Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
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Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.