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“Igbos are key players in terms of ownership of property” – Friday Ugoala

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Igbo businessmen in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called on the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to consider the ethnic group for the post of FCT Minister. Speaking at a media briefing in Abuja, the Chairman of Zaudan Pazeri Property Owners Association, Elder Friday Ugoala, said Igbos have massive investments, a factor Buhari should consider. He recommended that an Igbo ...

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Abuja : FCT staffs thank minister for Land allocation

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Workers under the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Staff Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Ltd last Thursday thanked FCT Minister Bala Mohammed for giving approval to their application for land for its members. The land was allotted for construction of affordable houses for staff within FCT. The president of the society, Comrade Emmanuel Abenu expressed appreciation to the minister saying this is ...

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FCT: Capital estate should be ready for use by October

Minister of Lands, housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Akon Eyankenyi has said that the APDC Capital Estate-phase 1, located in Kubwa will be ready for commissioning in December. The minister gave this assurance when he inspected the estate last week. The minister also expressed satisfaction with the level of work done so far, describing the estate as one of the ...

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I will back property tax in FCT — AMAC/Bwari Rep. hopeful

LABOUR Party (LP)  House of Representatives candidate for AMAC/Bwari federal constituency, Chief Somadina Anene, says he will support the collection of property tax in the FCT for developmetal projects. Anene, who said he would not shy away from the tax in so far as it will not be punitive and unreasonable for people to pay explained that the FCT residents can’t ...

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Property Tax in FCT approved by National Assembly

Significant reduction in construction activity in the FCT

The two chambers of the National Assembly have passed into law a bill which seeks the establishment of the Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Board. The bill, among others, empowers the Federal Capital Territory Administration to establish its own Internal Revenue Board which would have, among others, the legal powers to collect tax on property.According to the harmonised report of ...

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FG settles ECOWAS, FCT property dispute

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In an effort to amicably resolve a lingering crisis involving the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), over the former’s property, the Federal Government has waded in, raising a committee saddled with the responsibility of proffering solution to the dispute. In a meeting with the ECOWAS President, Mr. Kadré Désiré Ouadraogo, in ...

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FHA to partner with Abuja traders to provide 5,000 Housing units

In a bid to provide housing for the informal sector, the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) last week entered into a partnership with traders in Abuja for the delivering of 5,000 housing units in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Under the scheme with the National Association of Nigerian Traders, the first phase will start in the site for the proposed FHA ...

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N3.2Trn to be generated from Abuja Land Swap Investment – FCT Minister

Lugbe Project

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed has disclosed that with the successful implementation of the on-going Abuja Land Swap Initiative, over N3.2 trillion secondary investment is expected to be generated for the Federal Capital Territory. Speaking while receiving the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), led by its President, Ademola ...

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FCT accounts for 10% of 17m housing deficit in Nigeria — Bala Mohammed

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Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed disclosed at the weekend that the FCT accounts for 10 per cent of the 17 million housing deficit in Nigeria. The minister disclosed this while commissioning a 49-unit luxury apartments christened “AICL Apo- Dutse Housing Estate”. According to him: “From statistics, the housing deficit in Nigeria is about 17 ...

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Planned N334bn Jabi Lake Resort Cause Worry In Abuja

While it appears to be a laudable project, it does not bode well with some residents of Abuja, the nation’s capital city. It is a case of mixed feelings for some Abuja residents over the plan by the Federal Capital Territory Administration to commence the construction of the Phase two of the Ultra-modern Jabi Lake Resort this year. The project, ...

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