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FCTA debunks erosion rumour in communities

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has denied a media report that 20 communities in the FCT are being threatened by erosion. The FCTA maintained that it was committed to ensuring the safety of lives and property of residents of the territory. The Public Relations Officer of Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD), Meeme Felicia, in a statement, said the publication ...

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2018 budget to address schools’ infrastructure deficit – FCT SEB boss

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The Chairman of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Secondary Education Board (SEB), Alhaji Musa Yahaya Muhammad, has said enough provision has been made in the 2018 budget of the board to address the challenge of infrastructure in schools. Alhaji Muhammad, who stated this during an interview with our reporter yesterday in Abuja, said there were challenges in laboratories, hostels, classrooms, ...

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Mass housing: FG moves to deal with lease agreement defaulters to recover lost revenue

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Mass housing developers in the Federal Capital Territory who failed to comply with the statutory requirements for their development or defaulted in payments would soon face the long arm of the law. The chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, gave this indication yesterday in Abuja when he visited the FCT minister Muhammad Musa ...

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FCTA removes structures contravening FCT Land Use Act in Gwarinpa

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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