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FCTA removes structures contravening FCT Land Use Act in Gwarinpa


ABUJA – The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is planning to remove all structures contravening FCT land use Act in Grarinpa as the only option left to maintaining the sanctity of the Abuja master plan. The FCTA through its Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) had since commenced site inspection and marking of all contravening structures in Gwarinpa. Structures marked for ...

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FCT commences demolition of structures that fail integrity test

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FCT authorities will from next week begin the demolition of structures that violate building plans or fail integrity test. This is part of measures to mitigate building collapse in the Federal Capital Territory, an official said. The exercise will be carried out by The Department of Development Control of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC). The first structure to be ...

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Chaos in Abuja as residents experience what looks like volcanic eruption

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Reports say residents of Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja have reported what looks like a volcanic eruption with some inflammable substances emitting smoke from the cliff of the hills in the area. Reports show that a federal government delegation comprising the minister of solid mineral, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, his FCT counterpart, Muhammad Musa Bello, and the ...

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70% of FCT citizens live in slumps – ANRP Senatorial aspirant


About 70% of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) citizens are living in the slums, according to a senatorial aspirant Mr. Olanrewaju Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence, who is contesting on the platform of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) for a Senatorial seat in FCT in the 2019 general elections, said the situation was caused by past leaders who refused to plan well ...

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FCT Minister petitioned over illegal demolition


Despite an order of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) restraining officials of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) from invading the property of a firm, Obike Industry Limited, some officials of the FCDA yesterday, moved in with their bulldozers and demolished parts of the property. Obike Industry Limited are owners and operators of the garden known ...

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Building collapse: FCTA to commence massive integrity tests


The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), through the development control department, said that it would soon embark on massive integrity tests on buildings in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to ascertain their integrity status. Speaking during the demolition of a three-storey building, under construction at 3rd Avenue in Gwarinpa district, at the weekend, the director, department of development ...

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Group launches website to track illegal property


Disturbed by spate of unoccupied houses in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has launched a website, to track and expose illegally acquired property in the city.Executive Director of ANEEJ, Rev. David Ugolor, who disclosed this at a workshop titled: “Tackling Corruption Through Transparency in Property Ownership”, said the website will unmask ...

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Controversy stirs in Abuja property as AMCON takes over Sigma apartments


Much of Abuja property market has continued to fizz after Hon. Justice B.F.M. Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja Division granted an order for Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over Sigma Apartments owned by Sigma Engineering & Construction Limited. Property watchers say the development may stir the market over expectations that more properties may be seized ...

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Court quashes forfeiture order on all Benedict Peters’ UK properties

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Justice Binta Murtala-Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has set aside the Forfeiture Order obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on all UK properties belonging to Aiteo boss, Mr. Benedict Peters. The court also cleared UK Properties of Mr. Benedict Peters, of any link with former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dizeani Alison Madueke and upheld the ...

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N600m Property Scam: Court declines ex-CNS Jubrin’s statement as exhibit


Justice Sadiq Umar of FCT High Court, Maitama, Abuja, on Wednesday declined to admit as exhibit the statement made to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by a former Chief of Naval Staff, retired Vice Admiral Usman Jubrin. Jubrin is standing trial alongside retired Rear Admiral Bala Msheila, retired Rear Admiral Shehu Ahmadu and Harbour Bay International Limited, in an ...

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