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FCT trains rural farmers on plantain, banana production

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat organized a one day training on the production of plantain and banana for rural farmers.
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Centre honours 69 students after mathematical sciences Olympiad competition

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Thursday honoured 69 students of both junior and senior secondary schools with various awards for their outstanding performances in the 2018/2019 Nigeria National Olympiad competition.
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ActionAid trains 75 TBAs to reduce maternal, child mortality rate in Abuja

An international humanitarian and nonprofit making organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, has trained 75 Traditional Bed Attendants, TBAs, in 55 communities in five Area Councils of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, to reduce maternal and child mortality rates.
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.

Police arrest 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday said it arrested 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the territory.
It was wild jubilation in Piri village, Kwali Area Council in Abuja as a 96-year-old Pa AbdulRahmam Munse-Bwaye eventually married his lover, 73-year-old Rukaya Yamwa-Piri.

96-year old man marries 73-year old lover in Abuja

It was wild jubilation in Piri village, Kwali Area Council in Abuja as a 96-year-old Pa AbdulRahmam Munse-Bwaye eventually married his lover, 73-year-old Rukaya Yamwa-Piri.

Gunmen kill father, abduct two children in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed Ayuba Chashe and abducted his two children at Yebu community in Kwali Area Council of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
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Bowen University emerges overall winner in computer programming contest

A team of three students from Bowen University, Osun State, on Friday emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC), after slugging it out with 15 other teams.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court orders detention of Galaxy boss for diverting $2.8 million, N6.5 billion investors’ funds

Justice Muawiyah Idris of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Nyanya, has ordered the detention of Babagana Abba Dalori, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Transportation and Construction Services Limited, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for diverting $2.8million and N6.5billion of investors’ funds.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government effects shake-up in education ministry

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has approved the redeployment of 11 directors and principals of unity colleges.
The Operatives of FCT Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old man, Mustapha Aliyu for allegedly beheading four children.

Man held for allegedly beheading four kids in Abuja

The Operatives of FCT Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old man, Mustapha Aliyu, for allegedly beheading four children.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA emerges best institution at national statistics competition

The Federal University of Technology (FUTA) has emerged best institution at the second edition of National Statistics Competition held in Kwali, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
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FEC approves water projects, demolition equipment, others

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a number of contracts including a water project and the installation of 30 kilometers pipeline at the cost of N2.5 billion.
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 Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.

Minister advises youths to develop apps to address societal issues

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Muhammad Bello, on Monday, urged youths to develop apps that could address social issues in the country.

Minister: Why federal government is committed to partnering Contec Global in organic farming

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has pledged federal government’s commitment to partnering Contec Global Agro Limited in its organic farming initiative.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, Federal Capital Territory. Prof. Simon Kawe,...
Nigeria Police

FCT elections: No vehicular movement during supplementary poll – Police

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory has imposed restriction on vehicular movement in Bwari, Kuje and Kwali Area Councils of Abuja from 6 a.m to 6 p.m on Saturday.

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