BELLO URGES FRSC TO DECLARE 2019 “YEAR OF ROAD BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE” · Solicits increased budgetary allocation to the commission

The Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has called on the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to declare 2019 as the year of road behavioral change, as a way of ensuring safety on roads. Share on: WhatsApp

BELLO CANVASSES FOR MORATORIUM ON STRIKES, INDUSTRIAL ACTION, BY UNIONS, AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has pleaded with all Unions and professional associations to place a 5-Year moratorium on strikes and all forms of industrial action as a patriotic sacrifice that would give the country a chance to lay strong foundations for economic development and nation building. Share on: […]

Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, D’Banj, Kuti, Beyonce, Oprah thrill at Global Citizen Festival

Nigerian music stars, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, D’banj and Femi Kuti thrilled music lovers in South Africa alongside Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z and Beyonce. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the event, Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, also featured electrifying performances from Usher, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Casper Nyovest. While Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and Femi Kuti […]

2019 ELECTIONS: FCT MINISTER CALLS FOR STUDENTS’ SUPPORT FOR BUHARI

  Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has called on Nigerian students to give their full support to President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming elections, to ensure that the planned emergency in the education sector succeeds. Share on:

FCT MINISTER LAUDS PRESIDENT BUHARI FOR MOVE TO DECONGEST  PRISONS, SANITISE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

 The Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for putting a mechanism in place to decongest prisons in the country and set the nation’s criminal justice system on the right track, especially in addressing the issue of high number of inmates awaiting trial. Share on: WhatsApp

FCT Minister Canvasses for Thai Investment, …expresses commitment to Solar Power, Agric Value Chain, 

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it is ready to assist local and foreign investors to set up businesses in the FCT to explore the huge investment opportunities in the Territory, especially in solar power generation and processing of agricultural products for local consumption and export. Share on: WhatsApp

UNESCO REGIONAL DIRECTOR APPLAUDS FCTA’S COMMITMENT TO YOUTH EMPOWERMENT, HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

The United Nations Educational, Scientific Cultural Organization, – UNESCO, Regional Director for West Africa and Country Representatives for Nigeria, Mr. Ydo Yao has applauded the unmatched commitment and support of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, towards human development and youth empowerment programmes in the Territory. Share on: WhatsApp

BUILDING COLLAPSE REPORT: FCTA TO RESTRUCTURE DEVT CONTROL DEPT

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it will overhaul its Department of Development Control to strengthen its institutional framework in order to enable the department cope with the ever increasing building activities in the FCT. Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, made this disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, […]

Bello lauds lawmakers’ contribution to Abuja’s development

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has commended federal lawmakers for their enormous contributions to the development of the FCT, saying their guidance and support have helped to ensure that the current FCT Administration succeeds in the discharge of its mandate. Share on: WhatsApp

FCTA to release impounded tricycles, introduce Riders’ Certification  

To mitigate the incursion of commercial tricycle and motorcycle operators into the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) highways and other unapproved areas, and restrict their activities to the suburbs, the FCT Administration is working to introduce Riders’ Certification, allocate areas to operators as well as assign routes for the group. Share on:

Shehu Sani commends FCTA on rail transport…As Minister reels economic benefit

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Shehu Sani has commended the FCT Administration over the success achieved on the Abuja Light Rail project, saying it has put Abuja in good stead and in conformity with other cities of the world. Senator Sani made these commendations when members of the Senate Committee […]

SERAP wants Buhari to probe Ganduje

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order a second probe of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano. The governor is already being probed by Kano House of Assembly over the widely circulating video clips allegedly showing Ganduje receiving bribe. SERAP asked the President to direct the Attorney General of the […]

FCT MINISTER LAUDS UN AGENCIES FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS …Abaji MDG Water Project set for completion. 

The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has lauded the UN and its agencies for their human development efforts in the Territory in particular and Nigeria in general. Malam Bello acknowledged the positive contributions of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards improving the living standards […]

Senator Adeleke Arraigned, Released on Personal Recognizance

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the recent Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, was arraigned on Wednesday and granted bail on personal recognizance by the Abuja division of the Federal High Court. Senator Adeleke, his brother, Sikiru Adeleke, and three others were arraigned on a four count charge of examination malpractice. The others […]

Nigeria Police arrest 400 Shi’ites in Abuja

Police in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said 400 members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, had been arrested in connection with Tuesday’s violent protest in the territory. Commissioner of Police in the area, Bala Ciroma, stated this when he presented the suspects to the media at the command’s headquarters in Abuja […]

FCTA warns Okada, Keke to stay off the city centre

  The Federal Capital Territory Administration has warned tricycle and commercial motorcycle operators in the FCT to stay off the city centre or risk having their vehicles confiscated. The FCTA Director of Security, Mohammed Maikasuwa, who gave this warning in Abuja on Friday, October 26, 2018, said Tricycles and Motorcycles, popularly known as Keke and […]

FCTA PARTNERS SHIPPERS COUNCIL ON $150 MILLION DRY PORT, TRUCK TRANSIT TERMINAL

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and the Nigerian Shippers Council are to establish a dry port and truck transit terminal valued at over $150 Million. This, according to both parties, is a response to the city’s key place as a national capital and its rising profile as a commercial hub.  Share on: WhatsApp