At least 50,000 vulnerable households in the Federal Capital Territory will be getting food and financial support from the United Nations, under its food assistance scheme of the World Food Programme. Speaking to journalists after a symbolic presentation of food and cash donations to select households in the Karimon-Majigi community
As Nigerians make final preparations for the Christmas celebration, consumers based in Port Harcourt have expressed worries over the rising cost of food items in the market. The celebration of Christmas, an annual festivities marked by Christians, are usually accompanied by huge shopping and sales; but the situation this year
President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the return of most of the initial restrictions imposed earlier in the year for the prevention of the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Among the re-introduced restrictions and regulations are closure of most public places and social events, including religious, occupational and recreational activities.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has donated 2 ferry boats, mattresses and other assorted relief materials to flood victims of Dafa, Tungan Sarki, Tungan Guli and Damakusa communities in Kwali Area Council of the territory. Presenting the items to the leadership of Kwali Area Council and some traditional leaders, FCT
Despite the widespread speculations that the expansion work on the Dutse-Alhaji road may have been abandoned due to funding issues, the FCT Administration insists that the project is still ongoing. The Executive Secretary, Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, Dr. Jibrin Umar, said the project only suffered temporal setback due to environmental
The Nigerian media may have been most affected by the outbreak of Corona Virus in the country, as the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, says a number of journalist have lost their lives and jobs to the pandemic. National president of NUJ, Mr. Chris Isiguzo, who made the assertion when
The FCT Administration has reiterated its commitment of restoring the city’s master plan, by getting rid of all unapproved and cluttered structures constituting security threat within the city centre. It is to this end that the FCTA Development Control Department, last week, pulled down several makeshift houses and brothels at
The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, MPWB, has refunded the sum of N74,549,000 to some intending pilgrims who sought reimbursement of their deposit for the 2020 hajj. A statement signed by the spokesperson of the board, Muhammad Aliyu, reveals that 74 intending pilgrims who made deposit to the