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FCT community under threat as makeshift bridge collapses


Chikakore, a settlement with over 500 houses in Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, is on the verge of being cut off from the rest of community as the makeshift bridge linking it with others has collapsed. The main culvert linking the community to the rest of Kubwa is equally on the verge of collapse. Chikakore community plays ...

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STDD tasks property owners on sanitation


The FCT Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) has engaged major property owners along Karu axis of the Nyanya- Karshi Road to maintain the road axis close to their properties. The Director, Environment Services Mr. Olusegun Olusa who met recently with these residents said the exercise was to help the government in ensuring proper sanitation on the roads. The Director  of ...

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FCT administration threatens property owners with demolition


The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), administration has vowed to prosecute developers raising illegal structures which were distorting the Abuja Master Plan. “The illegal structures built largely on waterways are causing damage to lives and property in the FCT. We won’t accept that” Mr. Suleiman Abdurahmeed, Acting Coordinator and Director of Administration and Finance, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC,) told newsmen ...

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Court orders interim forfeiture of N8.8bn ‘unclaimed’ properties to FG

interim forfeiture

An FCT High Court, Maitama has granted an order of interim forfeiture of 29 properties in different locations in Abuja said to be worth about N8.8billion. The Independent and Corrupt Practices and Other Related Commission (ICPC), had applied for the interim forfeiture of the properties through an ex-parte motion. Twenty seven respondents were listed on the motion including Shehu Yaradua ...

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Association advocates safe drinking water in Africa

drinking water

African Water Association (AfWA) on Wednesday in Abuja stressed the need for safe drinking water in order to mitigate avoidable diseases. AfWA focal person in Nigeria, Mr. Francis Umemezia, stated this at a workshop on the development of laboratory water and quality assurance manuals. He noted that the implications of drinking unsafe and contaminated water could be disastrous, adding that ...

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FCTA budgets N2.6bn on Karu roads


The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said that it would spend about N2.6 billion on 30 roads, comprising 11.7kilometers, in Karu community of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Already, 700 metres of the road project, from Karu Round About to Customs Junction is being completed and would be opened for public use before the end of the week. Speaking when ...

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Man arraigned over alleged N840,000 land fraud

Land fraud

A 40-year-old man, Abdul Ibrahim, yesterday appeared in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for alleged N840,000 land fraud. The defendant, who resides at Nyanya village, Abuja, is standing trial on a three-count charge of criminal breach of trust, cheating and criminal misappropriation. The prosecutor, Mahmud Lawal, told the court that a written petition by the complainant, Eucharia Ogedengbe, ...

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FG budgets N390m to complete FAAN headquarters in Abuja


The plan to relocate the corporate headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) may soon come to fruition as the Federal Government has made budgetary provision of N390m for the completion of the project. This is coming amidst mixed feelings in the aviation industry over the insistence by the government to relocate the headquarters of agency. Sirika had ...

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Ex-NDDC director loses property worth N1.8bn to EFCC


A Federal High Court in Lagos orders the final forfeiture of properties linked to a former NDDC executive director The properties are forfeited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) – The report lists the affected properties and their locations This is not the best time for Tuoyo Omatsuli, a former executive director of the Niger Delta Development Commission ...

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