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Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly, FCDA may review N37 billion complex renovation project

The leadership of the National Assembly might initiate a meeting with the management of the Federal Capital Development Authority on the possibility of achieving a downward review of the N37bn earmarked in the 2020 budget for the renovation of the apex parliament.

National Assembly renovation project long overdue – Senate deputy chief whip

Despite the opposition against it, the Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, has said that the renovation of the National Assembly complex is long overdue, 20 years after it was built in 1999.
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PDP: N37 billion for National Assembly renovation final straw of APC’s corruption

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, described the N37 billion claimed to be for the renovation of the National Assembly complex as an unpardonable rip-off plot and a last straw of alleged corruption that pervades the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari approves N37 billion for renovation of National Assembly complex

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N37 billion for the renovation of the National Assembly complex.

Restrictions of Keke Napep the most difficult decision – FCT minister

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello said that the restriction placed on commercial tricycle operators to certain parts of the city was one of the most difficult decisions that the FCT administration had to make.
Federal Capital Territory Administration Traffic Management Task Team says it will close the popular Gwarinpa U-turn as part of measures toward resolving the festering traffic lockjam in that axis.

Kubwa traffic: FCTA task team to close Gwarinpa U-turn

Federal Capital Territory Administration Traffic Management Task Team says it will close the popular Gwarinpa U-turn as part of measures toward resolving the festering traffic lockjam in that axis.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

You can’t stop EFCC from investigating you – Court tells Kaduna governor

The Federal High Court, Abuja, says Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, cannot stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating him.

P&ID scandal: Court fixes date for hearing in Briton’s plea for bail variation

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned the hearing on the application for bail variation of James Nolan, a Briton, until Nov. 27.

Female ministers, legislators to be honoured October 21

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) in collaboration with FCDA and dRPC-PAS has concluded plans to honour female ministers appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday in Abuja.

ANCOPSS hails FCT minister for promoting school principals

The All Nigeria Conference of Principal of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has commended the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello for approving the promotion of some school principals to directorate cadre.

Court okays FCT water board accountant’s removal

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Tuesday affirmed that the removal of Mrs Patience Odumu-Ojobi, an Assistant Chief Accountant with Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Water board, was lawful.
Some residents of Kuje Area Council, FCT, have urged the new Chairman of the council, Mr Abdullahi Sabo, to focus on addressing challenges bothering on infrastructure, education and environment for the development of the area.

FCT community decries neglect of infrastructure

Residents of Kwaita and Kwakwu communities in the Kuje Area Council, FCT, have condemned the FCT administration for the neglect of basic infrastructure in the area.
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Nigerian government inaugurates panel to review AUST governance

The Federal Government has inaugurated an Administrative Audit Panel to review the proprietorship, academic affairs, governance, financial and physical development in the African University of Science and Technology (AUST).

FCDA charges residents against indiscriminate disposal of plastics

Umar Gambo Jibrin, the Executive Secretary, Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), has called on Nigerians, particular FCT residents, to avoid the use of plastics in order to eliminate dangers of plastic materials for them to enjoy a healthy environment.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Flooding: FCDA committed to demolishing houses on waterways

In order to bring lasting solution to the perpetual flooding that has continued to claim lives and property of the inhabitants of Lokogoma District of Abuja, the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) said it’s committed to demolishing structures on waterway.

Raymond Dokpesi: Presidency frustrating AIT, Ray Power

Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM, has accused presidency of using the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to frustrate his stations.

Presidential inauguration: Police announce traffic diversion in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says there will be diversion of traffic on some major routes leading to the Eagle Square, venue of the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate okays N243.4 billion FCT budget

The Senate, on Tuesday, approved a sum of N243.4 billion for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) budget for 2019 Fiscal Year.

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