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The National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association (NACTOMORAS), FCT chapter, has called for more government support to boost transport system in the teritory.

Restriction: Tricycle operators protest in Abuja as FCTA begins mass arrest

The jobs of 40,000 operators of tricycles (popularly known as keke) in Abuja would be under serious threat as the Federal Capital Territory Administration begins mass arrest of those who fail to comply with the restriction order and ban from the city.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA demolishes perimeter fences, illegal structures on Dutsen-Alhaji road

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ministerial Task Team at the weekend rolled out its bulldozers, pulling down parts of the perimeter fences of a commercial bank and some commercial buildings located by the roadside on the busy Dutsen-Alhaji axis connecting Bwari and other adjoining towns to the city centre.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Former NYSC member impersonating minister defrauds victims of N52 million

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command says it has arrested a 27-year-old man, Mohammed Kolo, for impersonating the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammed Bello.
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.

Minister urges FCT council chairmen to develop satellite towns

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has urged chairmen of Area Councils to develop infrastructure in satellite towns to make life more meaningful for the inhabitants.

Korea hands over model school to FCT

To boost the quality of education in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has handed-over an ultra-modern model school valued at N5.430b to the FCT administration.

Sultan worried over state of Nigeria

As the nation gears up towards its 59th independence day anniversary celebrations on October Ist, various leaders have continued to bare their minds on the state of the nation, one of whom is His Eminence Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto.

Korea hands over $15 million model school to FCT administration

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) yesterday handed-over a model school valued at $15 million to the Federal Capital Territory FCT Administration to boost quality education in the territory.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Abuja council set to prosecute operators of illegal parks

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) has expressed commitment to mitigate proliferation of nefarious activities within recreational parks in the nation’s capital city.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA seizes 30kg of cannabis, arrests 49 suspects

The FCT Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 49 suspected drug peddlers and seized 30 kilogrammes of psychotropic substance and hard drugs in August.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Sani Adamu: President Buhari ministers a bunch of “fantastically corrupt” Nigerians

Adamu put forward that the Buhari administration has nothing good in stock for Nigerians, having, in his words, brought in “fantastically corrupt” politicians as ministers whose character and track records are a reflection of the president’s person, having promised to bring in people that are best known to him and represents his ideals.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA approves N1.2 billion to pay retirees

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has approved the release of N1.28 billion for the payment of FCT retirees.

FCT doctors threaten strike, give 21-day ultimatum

The Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Capital Territory administration (FCTA), on Monday issued a 21-day ultimatum to its management to meet its demand or face industrial action.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

FEC okays N970.2 million for construction of Nigeria Customs barracks

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the sum of N970.2 million for the proving of residential accommodation for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT community protests negligence, encroachment

Some residents of Pegi Community, in Kuje Area Council, on Wednesday protested the lack of infrastructure and land encroachment in the area by the Federal Capital Territory Administration.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

500 applications pending as FCTA reviews operational guidelines for private schools

The Federal Capital Territory Administration says it is reviewing the guidelines on the establishment and operation of educational institutions in the territory.

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.

FCTA commits to peaceful co-existence of religious faiths

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has reiterated the administration’s commitment to peaceful co-existence among different religious faiths in the territory.

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