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Is FCT Becoming An Urban Slum?

Joel Ajayi If anyone is coming to Nigeria’s Capital City from the Airport Expressway, he or she will be in a state of excitement, delight and joy because of the smooth roads and possibly the street lights from the airport

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FCT Residents Struggle With High Cost Of Accommodation

Mariam Sanni The Federal Capital, Abuja, is the most developed city in the country with many empty houses despite the increasing number of homeless residents. The city hosts headquarters of several embassies and high commissions of countries and international agencies.

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FCT Coordinator Warns Corps Members Against Nocturnal Travelling, Outings

By Joel Ajayi The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, FCT Coordinator, Alhaji Abdul Suleman, has warned corps members against nocturnal and unauthorized travels and outings. He said this while declaring the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 Orientation Course closed at

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Multiple Taxation Citizens Bleed: As FCT Engages Touts To Extort Individuals

ABDUL LATEEF BAMGBOSE The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello has been accused of ceding the management of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) to groups and individuals under the guise of generating revenue for the ministry,

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Extortionist Economy: AMAC Officials Frustrate Businesses Through Shady Taxes

In Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, thousands of business owners are on the brink of financial failure owing to illegal and arbitrary taxes demanded by officials of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), YAHAYA UMAR writes In recent times, the world economy

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FCT Indigenes Call For Creation Of Abuja State, Constitutional Amendment

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Original Inhabitants Development Association (OIDA) in Abuja has called for the amendment of section 299 of the 1999 constitution to make Abuja a state. Pastor Danladi Jeji, President of OIDA said this at a Stakeholders

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COAS’ Death Grieves FCT Minister, Bello

By Ruth Gbaka  The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Musa Bello has voiced profound grief on the demise of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other members of the Nigerian Armed Forces in

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Bello Applauds Nigerian Navy For Participating In Securing FCT

By Ruth Gbaka  The minister of FCT, Malam Musa Bello has commended and expressed delight at the Nigerian Navy for always participating actively in the FCT Security. He commended the Committee and the Commanders of its Units in the FCT,

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FCT Minister Advises ABU Vice Chancellor On Financial Enhancement

By Ruth Gbaka  Muhammad Musa Bello has urged the Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Prof. Kabir Bala to pursue the options of individual and corporate endowments as a means of enhancing funding for the institution.  The Minister

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FCT-Minister Appeals To RMACF For Funding Mechanism

Ruth Gbaka In order to meet FCT administration infrastructural development objective, the FCT minister Malam Musa bello has appealed to the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to work out a specific funding mechanism for the FCT. The minister

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