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FCTA decries indiscriminate dumping of construction waste

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday in Abuja expressed concern over indiscriminate dumping of the construction wastes within the Capital City centre. The Director, Department of Monitoring and Inspection of FCTA, Town Planner, Olawale Labiyi made this known during a news conference on the activities of the department from January and November 2019. The department was established in ...

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‘Gwagwalada Sharia Court building underutilized’

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The Abuja Concerned Facility Managers (ACFM) has called on the FCT Administration to address what it called the gross under-utilization of the Sharia Court building in Gwagwalada. Coordinator of the group, Malam Abdulrasheed Abubakar, stated this in a statement after taking inventories of government property in Gwagwalada Area Council.  He said the group has come to the conclusion that the ...

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FCTA to upgrade Unity Fountain

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has concluded arrangement to upgrade the Unity Fountain, located on Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama.  Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, Chief Press Secretary to the FCT Minister, made the disclosure in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.  He said that the Unity Fountain would be closed for between 60 and 90 days to allow construction ...

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FCTA partners FERMA on road maintenance

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Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called for closer collaboration between the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) in road maintenance across the FCT. The management staff of FERMA, led by its managing director/chief executive officer, Engr. Nuruddeen Rafindadi, Aliyu noted that FERMA has diligently and competently ...

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Satellite towns road projects progressing despite paucity of funds – Director

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Mr. Felix Obiora Nwakwo is the director of Satellite Towns Development Agency (STDA) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). In this interview, he said the agency has achieved successes since 2017 when he assumed office by carrying out various road projects despite funding challenge. He also spoke on complaint of delay in completion of Gwagwalada-Dobi-Izom road, among other issues. ...

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STDD tasks property owners on sanitation

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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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FCTA removes illegal structures in Utako

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Officials of the Development Control of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) have removed illegal structures in Kpadna village, a settlement in Utako, Abuja. The officials comprising operatives of Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), and Department of State Security stormed the busy settlement few kilometres from the Jabi Motor park with a ...

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FCTA, Alungu community clash over demolition

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There was tension last week in Alungu-Lungu Community located around Karfe District in Gwarinpa Housing Estate when officials of the Department of Development Control of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) went to carry out a demolition exercise in the community. Trouble started as soon as the long cue of vehicles of officials of the Department of Development Control and ...

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Abuja Orphanage: FCTA pledges to accommodate stranded children

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it will provide temporary accommodation for over 150 children, who were left homeless following an earlier demolition exercise in Kubwa, a satellite town in Abuja on Tuesday. The Director, FCTA Department of Development Control, Muktar Galadima, stated this during a joint press briefing with the owner of the affected property on Thursday ...

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FCTA warns developers to desist from changing land-use arbitrary

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday, warned developers in the territory to desist from arbitrary change of land-use or face prosecution and demolition. Director, FCT Department of Development Control (DDC), Muktar Galadima, gave this warning while addressing newsmen during the inspection of a property the department had earlier sealed off. The property, Crystal Oasis Limited, a beverage factory ...

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