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FCT residents complain bitterly over non-functional infrastructure

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Many residents in estates within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried lack of functional social amenities. Some stakeholders told journalists of their anger and frustration. They stressed the need for relevant government agencies to intervene and ensure provision of essential infrastructure in the estates. A resident of Cajaah Estate, Nwagbara Ihueze, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that ...

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Demolition of infrastructure needs to be curbed- Barnabas Atiyaye

Demolition of infrastructure needs to be curbed- Barnabas Atiyaye

Rural-urban migration is over stretching infrastructure in Nigeria, especially in the Federal Capital Territory. What should government do to accommodate people without demolition of infrastructure? The most important thing we need to ask is why are people coming down to Abuja? Why are people leaving a particular urban centre to another? There are so many factors; the first factor is ...

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“This is why business firms are moving out of Abuja”

According to Jide Babalola of The Nation, business firms are moving out of Abuja, but if the authorities can reduce the taxes, and boost power supply and security, among other measures, investors will reconsider their stance. Unnecessary friction between government agencies, corruption and multiple taxation by Federal Capital Territory (FCT) agencies are major reasons why Nigerian and international investors and ...

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FCT Administration needs over N80 billion to provide infrastructure, Musa Bello

FCT Administration needs over N80 billion to provide infrastructure, Musa Bello

Premium Times reports that the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Musa Bello, has said the FCT Administration needs over N80 billion to provide infrastructure in the new districts. The minister, while fielding questions from journalists on Thursday also explained why his administration stopped further allocation of land in the Nigerian capital He said FCT is grappling with a situation where ...

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EFCC seizes 14 pieces of property linked to former FCT minister

property ownership investigations

“Nigeria’s foremost anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commissionsays it has seized 14 pieces of property linked to former FCT minister, Mallam Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsuddeen.”- Naija News The commission sought the interim forfeiture of the said property through a court application filed before the federal high court in Abuja, on September 11, 2017. It said the ...

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Buhari orders connection of the 36 states and FCT by rail.

connection of the 36 states

“The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered him and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to connect the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by rail.”- Daily Post Amaechi made the revelation during the 15th National Council on Transportation, NCT, in Sokoto. He said, “The President ...

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Minister to support beneficiaries of Fadama III with land access

landowners

“The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it would support beneficiaries of the Fadama III Additional Financing Graduates Unemployed Youths and Women Agro-Preneur Support (GUYS) programme to acquire lands.”- PM News The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, said this on Tuesday in Zuba, near Abuja at the official inauguration of Fadama III Additional Financing GUYS. Bello, represented by Hajia Amina ...

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Minister seeks support on land reforms in FCT

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

The Nation reports that the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has urged residents to support the ongoing land reforms in the Federal Capital Territory. Bello said the reforms are meant to curb irregularities and ensure fairness and equity in land allocations. This position was made known by the Head, Public Enlightenment Team, Mrs Josie Mudasiru during a courtesy visit ...

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FCTA orders area councils To close land offices

FCTA orders area councils To close land offices

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has ordered the six area councils to immediately close all land offices, while affected staff members redeployed to their various departments for further posting. A circular, dated June 9th, 2017 signed by the FCT permanent secretary, Dr Babatope Ajakaiye, which was made available to LEADERSHIP in Abuja yesterday, explained that the closure of the ...

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