BILL CLINTON DRIVE: FCDA DIVERTS TRAFFIC AS REHABILITATION WORK CONTINUES

The Federal Capital Development Authority FCDA) has said it will close the outbound lane of the Bill Clinton Drive which leads traffic from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway, while the inbound lane will now be used by motorists in dual mode. Share on: WhatsApp

FORUM ON CHINA-AFRICA COOPERATION (FOCAC): Bello Moves of Consolidate Outcome.

Pursuant to the bilateral agreements reached by the governments of Nigeria and China during the recently concluded Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), the Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mal. Muhammad Musa Bello, has welcomed a delegation of China Shandong Auto Parts Chamber of Commerce who are on a trade and investment visit to Abuja. Share […]

NGURU MBAISE TO HONOUR FORMER MINISTER, ABC TRANSPORT BOSS, AND PUBLISHER OF VERBATIM MAGAZINE  AT NEW YAM FESTIVAL IN ABUJA

Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Professor Viola Onwuliri, ABC Transport boss, Frank Nneji and Publisher of Verbatim Magazine, Tobs Agbaegbu will be among  prominent sons and daughters of Nguru, a tickly populated town in Aboh Mbaise Local Government area of Imo state,who will be honoured with awards  at the 2018 edition of  Iriji (new yam ) […]

Central Bank takes over Skye Bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday announced the takeover of Skye Bank. The apex bank also withdrew the operating licence of the bank. Godwin Emefiele, CBN governor, said in consultation with the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), the CBN decided to establish a bridge bank, Polaris Bank, to assume the assets and liabilities […]

Atiku names Iwuanyanwu, 58 others into PDP ‘nomination council’

Frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has named Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 other persons as members of his presidential nomination council ahead of the PDP presidential primaries. Members of the council drawn from several states of the country are eminent stakeholders in the […]

FEC Approves Implementation of Strategic Roadmap for Digital Identity Ecosystem in Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the immediate commencement of the implementation of a strategic roadmap for Digital Identity Ecosystem in Nigeria at its meeting, held on Wednesday September 12th, 2018 and chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR. The digital identity Ecosystem is a framework that leverages on the existing capabilities and infrastructure of […]

JABI BUILDING COLLAPSE: FCT MINISTER INAUGURATES PANEL OF INQUIRY

  Consequent upon the incessant building collapse cases witnessed in the the Federal Capital Territory, Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has inaugurated a panel of inquiry to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the unfortunate building collapse at Plot 711, Cadastral Zone B04, Jabi District, Abuja. In a release by the Chief Press Secretary […]

FCT Minister Lauds Progress of Democracy in Nigeria.

Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has lauded Nigerians for the progress the nation has made in cultivating democracy in the country. According to him, there has been opening of the democratic space, decentralization of governance processes and the Rule of Law both in the in the nation’s capital city and […]

FCT MINISTER’S INTERVENTION AVERTS LOOMING DOCTORS’ STRIKE ACTION.

  …as Administration suspends tax deduction on Doctors’ salaries Following the intervention by the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, FCT Association of Resident Medical Doctors has indicated that it might suspend its planned strike to give the Administration a chance to look into their grievances. The doctors had given a twenty-one day ultimatum within […]

FCT MINISTER ASSURES OF ADEQUATE EMERGENCY CARE FOR BUILDING COLLAPSE VICTIMS

  FCT Minister Malam Muhammad Musa Bello was on ground at the site of the Jabi building collapse during which he assured the public of adequate emergency medical care for victims. As at press time only about 6 have been rescued with various degrees of injuries and were rushed to nearby hospitals. Share on: WhatsApp

FCT Minister solicits police partnership against insecurity, vandalism

  The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has solicited the support and partnership of the FCT Police Command to check insecurity in the Territory and vandalism of public assets. The Minister, who was represented by the Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Engr. Umar Jibrin, made the […]

FCTA holds workshop on improved service delivery for directors

  As part of efforts to enhance the capacity of its management staff for effective and efficient service delivery to residents of the Territory, in line with the vision of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to be among one of the best 20 world Class Capital Cities in the provision of standard infrastructure, quality social […]

BELLO LAMENTS CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE OVER THE MISFORTUNES OF STAFF COOPERATIVE SOCIETY…Commits to Staff Welfare.

The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has lamented the conspiracy of silence over the misfortunes of the staff cooperative society, which became riddled with lack of accountability. He reiterated that he had called on the leaders to sanitize the agency as he had hoped to extend some grant to it so as […]

GAMBIA’S ADAMA BARROW ARRIVE NIGERIA, AS GUEST LECTURER TO DEFENCE COLLEGE.

The Gambian President, His Excellency, Adama Barrow arrived Abuja this afternoon aboard the Nigerian presidential jet as guest of the National Defence College, Abuja. Adama Barrow is expected to be the Guest Speaker at the 26th graduation ceremony of the College. According to his Press officer, Amie, the President would be expected to dwell on the […]

FCTA MOVES TO STEM INCURRENCE OF JUDGMENT DEBTS

Worried by the high log of judgment debts it inherited from its predecessors, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has urged its legal officers to brace up to the challenge of offering the best services and legal representations possible to ensure that the administration does not incur these debts anymore. Share on: WhatsApp

FCTA Bans Scavengers (Baban Bola) from Operating within Abuja City …restricts them to approved dumpsites.

Following the resolution of the FCT Administration to combat armed robbery, kidnappings, vandalism and other forms of crime and criminality in the Territory, the Administration has banned the activities of scavengers also known as Baban Bola from the city centre. Accordingly, they have been directed to restrict their activities to the official dumpsites in the […]

$54MILLION NOVARE CENTRAL MALL UNVEILED, AS DEVELOPER LAUDS FCT ENABLING ENVIRONMENT

Months after the FCT Minister commissioned the Fraser Suites Abuja, the prestigious international hospital line and marking its debut in Africa, the Administration’s investment drive has again netted a $54 million Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the Territory. Share on: WhatsApp

FCT PROPOSES N271BILLION FOR THE 2018 FISCAL YEAR.  

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has proposed an expenditure framework of N271.532 Billion for the 2018 fiscal year. The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, made this disclosure in a Budget session with the Senate Committee on FCT, today, July 17, 2018.  According to the Minister, the figure showed an increase of N49.171 Billion over […]

BUHARI TO COMMISSION ABUJA LIGHT RAIL, THURSDAY…as FCTA solicits NRC partnership. 

The President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari is expected to commission the recently completed first Phase of the Abuja Light Rail Project on Thursday, July 12, 2018. The president would also be expected to flag-off the railway services signalling the commencement of operations of the long-awaited rail services in the Federal Capital Territory […]