News - Federal Capital Territory

FG Approves N6.7bn For Construction Of Kaduna-Ibadan Road

3 hours ago /
Nation 

The Federal Executive Council, (FEC) has approved 6.7 billion naira for the construction of Kaduna/ Ibadan road.

Lagos State Commissions Liaison Office In Abuja

5 days ago /
Nation 

Indigenes and other members of the public can now easily make enquires and get prompt response on activities of the Lagos State Government. This follows the renovation of the front wing of the Lagos State Liaison office in Abuja. Commissioning the complex the head of the liaison office, Sipeade Nkanga, hinted that...

Coincidence Of Ash Wednesday And Valentine Celebrations

1 week ago /
Nation 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 witnessed the celebration of two great events as the religious Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day coincided. Some clergymen said that  the religious and fun induced combination of the Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day is not coincidental but providential as each of the event stands for love. The global...

Fuel Scarcity Persists In The Federal Capital

1 week ago /

Motorists in Abuja, the Federal Capital say they spend hours trying to fill their motor vehicle tanks as long queues have found their way back to petrol stations across the federal capital territory.

Labour Condemns Wage Disparity In Federal Civil Service

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress is unhappy with the wage disparity in the federal civil service.

EFCC Vs Akinjide, Others: Ex-Senator Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Ayo Adeseun, has filed an application to challenge the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to try him and two others before Justice Muslim Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos over allegations of laundering N650 million. On the...

FCT Commences 2018 Measles Campaign

2 weeks ago /
Health 

Public enlightenment and awareness over the forth-coming 2018 measles vaccination campaign in the federal capital territory was the focal point when organisers of the exercise and partners met with journalists in Abuja on Monday.

Abuja School Tragedy

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

It has been a tragic weekend for some parents in the Nigerian capital Abuja who are thrown into mourning after losing their little children who could not survive the burns sustained in their school bus that caught fire in Lugbe neighbourhood of the city.

FCT Relaxes Bwari Curfew

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello has approved the relaxation of the dusk to dawn curfew imposed on Bwari town following the Christmas day violence.

House Of Representatives Charges FCT Minister On Security

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's house of representatives has called on the minister of the federal capital territory to urgently provide streetlights in all the major roads, streets, under the bridge and roundabouts within the FCT.

Senate Extends FCT Budget Life Span

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The senate has extended the implementation of the 2017 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) budget to march.

Governor Ayade Wants FG To Name Major Edifice In Abuja After Ekuweme

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has called on the federal government to immortalize the late former vice president of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme by naming a major road or  national edifice after him to reflect his contributions to the social, political and development of the country.

Senator Misau Re-Arraigned On Fresh Charges

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

One of the vociferous critics of the Buhari government, Senator Issa Misau was on Monday docked on a fresh seven count charge of giving false information and conspiracy.

INEC Warns Against Double Registration

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has warned against double registration in the ongoing continuous voter registration, as sanctions will be meted out to defaulters.

Minister Wears Buhari’s Campaign Cap At FEC Meeting

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, attended the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday wearing a cap campaigning for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. The meeting, which was chaired by the President, held at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Amid series of endorsements...

FCT Natives Demand Ministerial Position

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Some natives of Abuja who say they are the original inhabitants of the federal capital territory are demanding more inclusion in the composition of the federal executive council. 

Abuja Records Suspected Case Of Lassa Fever

4 weeks ago /
Health 

A case of Lassa Fever has been reported in Asokoro General Hospital, Abuja.

CJN Seeks Ways To Expedite Corruption Cases

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

The problem of delay in the trial of high profile cases has remained a cause for concern for the judiciary. To this end, the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Ishaq Bello, has convened a meeting with lawyers involved in high profile corruption cases to find a way forward. He says...

Calls For Probe Of Bwari Emirate Crisis

1 month ago /
Security 

The paramount ruler of the Hausa’s in Bwari area council Awwal Musa Iyakoro, popularly called the Sariki Bwari, says there is more to the story of the Christmas day violence in Bwari area council than the stories told the public. The Sarki who addressed youths in the area council prefers the...

Inter-Denominational Prayers Held For Victims Of Benue Killings

1 month ago /
Nation 

A candle light procession and inter-denominational prayers have been held in Abuja, the Nigerian capital for victims of Benue killings The solemn moment was an occasion to call on government to provide solution to the causes of the cycle of unending killings and violence January one, 2018, a day indigenous and residents...


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