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The Chairman of the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) in the FCT, Alhaji Usman Abubakar, has commended the FCT wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) for suspending the one-month strike action embarked upon by primary school teachers in the territory. Abubakar, while reacting to the suspension of the strike inContinue Reading

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The Federal Capital Territory FCT Youth Taskforce and Response Team on COVID-19 in collaboration with the National Youth Council of Nigeria NYCN has threatened to mobilize youths across the six area councils of the FCT to shutdown the operations of some private companies in Abuja. Mr Ango Abdullahi, Chairman NYCNContinue Reading

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THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello, has presented 22 operational and utility vehicles as well as 6o high speed and high capacity motorcycles to the Directorate of Road Tratfic Services, popularly known as the Vehicle Inspection Office. He said this was part of efforts to enhance theContinue Reading

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ABUJA-Members of National Association Residents Doctors (NARD), Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja have embarked on a three-day warning strike over non-paymet of shortfalls in their salaries. They took the decision to down tools during their emergency congiress at the hospital premises, yesterday. Justifying the industrial action, Dr Adejo Arome, NARDContinue Reading

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In a bid to promote quality education, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has announced its readiness to close down all illegal schools operating in the nation’s capital. FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, made the disclosure at the inauguration ceremony of PET International Academy, Lugbe. She also revealedContinue Reading

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Asides being the seat of government, Abuja is known for its expansive infrastructure and sprawling properties. But despite this reality, the high number of unoccupied houses in the nation’s capital is gradually becoming a cause for concern, especially as many residents cannot afford the rent. According to the Federal CapitalContinue Reading

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No fewer than 14 thugs were paraded by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command for assaulting government officials on duty. Parading the thugs at the command headquarters in Garki Abuja, recently, FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma disclosed that the “suspected touts posed as revenue collectors to extort andContinue Reading

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Natives of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, said they are ready to partner security agencies in tackling security challenges allegedly posed by members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, in local communities.   The natives also stated that they are ready to volunteer any useful information that may lead toContinue Reading

TENSION heightened at Lugbe community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja over alleged invasion and demolition of its structures. Investigations by the Nigerian Tribune revealed that the aggrieved residents of the Community, popularly known as Committee on Roadside Development (CRD) Lugbe one, who have been enmeshed in conflict withContinue Reading