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Former Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Aliyu Modibbo, has raised an alarm that many FCT residents are not obeying basic guidelines and protocols put in place by relevant authorities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has arrested 84 travellers, warning others seeking to pass through the territory to stay back, as the Administration is not in a hurry to relax the emergency containment protocols imposed in the wake of the outbreak of Covid-19.
The leadership of the House of Representatives has resolved the issues surrounding the delays in the payment of salary of some health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday urged the leadership of the Joint Health Sector Union and the Assembly of Healthcare Professionals (JOHESU), FCT chapter, to shelve the proposed industrial action over issues including irregularities in salary payment among others.
The Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat of the FCT Administration has reassured farmers of the administration’s commitment to the provision of basic support for farmers toward the attainment of food security in the territory.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday, inaugurated a 506-bed spaces COVID-19 isolation and treatment centre located at Idu Railway Station in Abuja.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Monday, appealed to the health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), who have threatened to embark on strike as from May 28, if issues in contention were not resolved.
The Covid-19 lockdown Enforcement Team of the Federal Capital Territory FCT Administration on Tuesday night intercepted vehicles conveying over 43 passengers to different parts of the country.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Sunday, said sympathisers that attended the burial of late Malam Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff (CoS) to President Muhammadu Buhari, all tested negative for the coronavirus.
No fewer than four Islamic clerics have been arrested in Lagos State and Federal Capital Territory Abuja for violating the Federal Government-ordered lockdown in the two cities.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, on Monday tasked the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to ensure constant power supply especially during the stay-at-home period.
Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents particularly the target demography for its Palliatives, that the items would get to them as they cannot be diverted to anyone.
Earlier, the Group Managing Director of Binani Group, Hajia Aminatu Dahiru Chiroma, said that the Company was making the donation as a show of solidarity with the FCT Administration and residents of the FCT in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Enraged by reports that some high-profile individuals in the nation’s capital, Abuja who tested positive for the COVID-19 have rejected their evacuation to the isolation centres and instead opted for treatment in their homes, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has vowed to invoke all relevant laws to force such recalcitrant persons to the centres.
Fears of massive community transmission of the Novel Coronavirus has hit the nation’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, following the discovery of 12 positive cases in Mabushi, a local community in the heart of the city.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 12 state and national assembly bye-elections for October 31.
The Police in Badagry, Lagos, on Tuesday, said they had arrested three suspects, who allegedly robbed three fishermen of N1.6 million and other valuables at Gberefu beach in Badagry.
Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, has accused politicians of being responsible for the insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.
Los Angeles Lakers basketball star LeBron James sent personalised Liverpool jerseys to sports personalities in the United States.
Fulham are attempting a move for Arsenal defender Calum Chambers.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic presents the most challenging times in recent history, it can also be a turning point for innovative thinking especially towards resolving the numerous challenges faced by humanity, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
Egypt withdrew from the Nile dam talks scheduled today with Ethiopia claiming that the proposal put forth by the nation lacked regulations on dam operations and any legal mechanism for settling disputes.
The House of Representatives Committee on Power has tasked the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), to ensure completion of two power substation projects in Kano State, within four months.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) are united in the death of the APC Chairman in the State, Mr. Ini Okopido.
Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.