GOVERNOR  IKPEAZU ON A QUICK MATCH FOR GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOMENT… Appoints LGA Transition Committees; Promises Serious Fight Against Crime.

By Sam Obinna Ibe The last one week has been full of activities for Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state, an indication that the Governor is in a hurry to carry on the full business of governance and development in the state. On Sunday, June 17, Ikpeazu spoke strongly against insecurity , as he announced […]

BUHARI’s LAST BATTLE

Just two weeks after his inauguration for a second term in office, President Buhari, winner of the February 2019 Presidential election in Nigeria, faces challenge of grave insecurity and widespread clamour for State Police and declaration of State of Emergency. By Tobs Agbaegbu and Victor Ugborgu Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander in Chief of Nigeria’s […]

Green Cap Regime for Imo

Expectations of better life and good governance high in Imo State asGovernor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha prepares to kick off a ‘green cap regime’ after a disappointing eight years of Okorocha’s ‘mufflerera’. By Ugonna Anejionu  and Victor Ugborgu Emeka Ihedioha, Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party,PDP in the March 9, 2019  governorship election in Imo state has […]

FCT RESIDENTS VOTED AGAINST ME, BUT I’LL SECURE THE CITY – BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage. Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid-el-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and prayer. Mr Buhari, while receiving the guests, said he was […]

APC expels former Zamfara governor, Abdulaziz Yari

The immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has been expelled from the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the misfortune of the party in the state. The Supreme Court had nullified the victory of APC in Zamfara State, thereby sacking the governor-elect, deputy governor-elect, senators and members-elect of the party. Mr Yari was expelled […]

EID-EL- FITR : PRAY FOR SUCCESS OF PRESIDENT BUHARI’S SECOND TERM … PERMANENT SECRETARY URGES MUSLIM FAITHFUL

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration, Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa has called on FCT residents especially the Muslim faithful   to use the occasion of the Eid el-Fitri celebrations signifying the end of the holy month of Ramadan, to pray for the success of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office. The Permanent Secretary made this call […]

SALLAH, DEMOCRACY DAY: PERM SEC, POLICE COMMISSIONER ASSURE FCT RESIDENTS OF ADEQUATE SECURITY

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration, Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa and the FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma have both assured residents of the FCT of adequate security protection over the Eid-El- Fitr and national Democracy Day celebrations. The duo made the pledge following a meeting of the FCT Security Committee chaired by the Permanent […]

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 […]