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The Victims Support Fund (VSF) Task Force on COVID-19, has donated food items and personal protective equipment (PPE) worth N100 million to 2,211 vulnerable households and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Katsina State.

VSF donates WASH facilities to schools amidst coronavirus second wave

Amidst the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the Victims Support Fund (VSF) has donated Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities to schools in Federal Capital Territory.

ICT contributes 14% to GDP in Q1 of 2020 – NITDA chief

Kashifu Inuwa, Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), on Friday said Information and Communication Technology (ICT) contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), was 14 per cent in first quarter of 2020.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FEC approves N6.7 billion for roads in Abuja

Residents of Abaji, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, may rejoice as the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved over N6.7 billion for the construction of roads in Abaji Area Council.

FCT minister eases restrictions on markets

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has relaxed some of the restrictions imposed on the territory’s markets in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, adding an extra day of operations as well as approving the opening of more sections of the markets.
The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.

House of Reps resolves FCT health workers’ salary delays

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.

Minister lauds NNPC, offers land for hospital

As the battle against COVID-19 rages, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCT), Mr Muhammad Musa Bello, has commended the leadership of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for rallying the oil and gas industry to support the nation to defeat the pestilence.

FCTA inaugurates 506-bed spaces isolation, treatment centre

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.

FCT discharges six coronavirus patients

Six patients have been discharged in Abuja after they tested negative for coronavirus.
The NCAC boss had last week produced and kitted security agencies, the media and a select group of professionals in the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic with branded facemasks made exclusively from Adire and Ankara fabrics

FCTA imposes mandatory use of masks in public

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has made it mandatory for all residents in the territory to use masks in all public places.

FCTA issues directive to schools, worship centers

The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello Musa, has announced new guidelines for easing the COVID-19 lockdown.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

FCTA charges beneficiaries to return any defective palliative

Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called on beneficiaries of the Administration’s palliatives to return anyone they feel is defective and unfit for human consumption, to allow for replacement, but at the expense of the suppliers.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

Minister tasks Abuja Disco on constant power supply

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.

FCT’s Idu isolation center gets additional 100 beds

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.
The Lebanese community in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, on Thursday, donated food items worth millions of Naira to the FCT COVID-19 Task Force to ameliorate the sufferings of vulnerable residents as a result of the lockdown and stay-at-home orders in the fight against the rampaging virus.

Lebanese community donates food items worth millions of naira to FCT task force

The Lebanese community in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, on Thursday, donated food items worth millions of Naira to the FCT COVID-19 Task Force to ameliorate the sufferings of vulnerable residents as a result of the lockdown and stay-at-home orders in the fight against the rampaging virus.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

Coronavirus: FCT minister vows to move diagnosed VIPs opting for home treatment to isolation...

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.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Tension as 12 residents test positive for coronavirus in Abuja village

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.

Coronavirus: FCT targets 600,000 residents for palliatives

Federal Capital Territory FCT Administration has increased the daily hazard allowances of medical doctors to ₦50, 000, even as it said it was targeting 600, 000 residents for its Palliatives.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA to enforce cessation of movement over coronavirus

In a bid to stem the spread of the Coronavirus Disease, the Federal Capital Territory Administration will enforce the cessation of movement order placed on the FCT by President Muhammadu Buhari to the letter. =

FCT minister tests negative for coronavirus

The minister who had not traveled to any of the endemic countries in recent times had last week submitted his blood sample to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control NCDC after it emerged that he may have been exposed to people who had since tested positive for the virus.

FCTA pegs social gathering to 50 people

The FCT Administration has enjoined religious leaders and worshippers to follow all laid down health protocols as stipulated by the relevant health authorities for the control of the dreaded Coronavirus disease while urging them to intensify prayers for the safety of all Nigerians.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

Articulated vehicles drivers advised to stay off Abuja roads at unapproved hours

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has advised owners of articulated vehicles to always abide by laid down laws guiding movement into, and within the city.

FCTA partners with central bank to improve dairy production in Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has expressed its willingness to partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to improve dairy production in the country.

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FCT minister faults IPPIS, alleges overpayment by AGF

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Mohammed Musa Bello, has exposed the gap in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) that is currently managed by the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) as the platform from which the salaries of federal workers is paid.
The caucus, in a statement by its Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, called on President Buhari to without further delay, inaugurate a governing board for the NDDC as required by the Act establishing the commission.

Ramadan: House minority caucus urges peace, national reawakening

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has called on Nigerians to use the Holy month of Ramadan to rekindle the spirit of selflessness, love and tolerance towards one another and supplications to God to intervene in the many challenges facing the nation.
Bukayo Saka found the back of the net in the Premier League for the first time in his career in Arsenal’s game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.

Bernd Leno: Bukayo Saka will be world class player

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno has no doubts Bukayo Saka has “world class” potential.
FILE PHOTO - A farmer carries a sack of grass as he walks near the fenced border between India-Pakistan in Ranbir Singh Pura sector near Jammu March 1, 2019. REUTERS-Adnan Abidi-File Photo

UAE is mediating between India and Pakistan – diplomat

The United Arab Emirates’ envoy to Washington confirmed the Gulf state is mediating between India and Pakistan to help the nuclear-armed rivals reach a “healthy and functional” relationship
The Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Ebenezer Alade, has announced the college’s plans to begin a master’s degree in Security Studies.

Nigerian armed forces college to award master’s degree in security studies

The Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Ebenezer Alade, has announced the college’s plans to begin a master’s degree in Security Studies.

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Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu was on taget again for KRC Genk in their Belgian jupiler league clash with Waasland-Beveren on Sunday.

Ex-Genk star: Paul Onuachu good enough to play in Italy

Former Genk striker Dietar Van Tornhout believes Paul Onuachu has what it takes to excel in the Italian top flight.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Atiku group tasks Senate president to pass amended electoral act

The Atiku Support Organisation has tasked Senate President Ahmad Lawan to ensure the passage of the Amended Electoral Act.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, has congratulated Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on his 64th birthday on Monday.

VP Osinbajo inaugurates ESP’s solar power programme in Jigawa

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Friday inaugurate the Solar Power Naija programme in Jigawa, commencing with the Jangefe community which will get 1,000 Solar Home Systems connections.

PDP elects 23 officials in North-central zone

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has elected 23 officials to run the affairs of the party in the North-central zone for the next four years.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Factory worker threatens to kidnap, kill boss over N10m ‘ransom’ demand

Operatives of Edo state police command, have arrested a 25-year-old man, Mike Ashien, over alleged threat to kidnap and murder his boss.