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FCTA demolishes illegal houses over violation of master plan

Mohammed Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Abuja demolished illegal houses built at Sabo Iddo community near the University of Abuja permanent site. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello Mr Ikharo Attah, the Chairman, FCTA Ministerial Taskforce on City Sanitation, said the exercise was aimed at promoting sanity in line with the Abuja master plan, not to ...

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FCTA spends N8bn on waste management annually – Minister

Dr Ramatu Aliyu

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has disclosed that the FCT administration spent about N8 billion annually on waste management in the Federal Capital City (FCC) and the satellite towns. Dr Ramatu Aliyu, FCT Minister of State The Minister made the disclosure in a statement issued by her Special Assistant on Media, Mr Austine Elemue, on Sunday, August ...

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UNDP-GEF programme, GIFSEP launch 100 waste recycling stations in 25 schools in Abuja


The United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Nigeria is supporting the Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), a non-profit organisation focused on building climate resilience, to launch 100 waste recycling stations across secondary schools in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mrs. Orisadipe Mercy, the Eco Club Matron Speaking at the ...

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Group cleans up at Jabi Lake in Abuja

Jabi Lake Park Abuja

The Society for Planet and Prosperity (SPP), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), on Saturday, February 6, 2021 began a cleanup at Jabi Lake fishing area in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Jabi Lake Park, Abuja Mr Oghenemere Orugbo, Executive Director of the organisation who supervised the exercise, said that the aim was to create awareness on the dangers of living ...

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Group to sensitise against indiscriminate bush burning in Abuja

Bush burning

President, Society for the Promotion of People’s Rights, Mr Williams Osaze, has said that the organisation is planning to embark on a dry season campaign on indiscriminate bush burning in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Bush burning Osaze, who is also an environmental expert said this in an interview on Monday, December 7, 2020 in Abuja. He described the ...

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Lafarge, Shelter Afrique collaborate on affordable housing


Lafarge Africa Plc, a sub-Saharan Africa building solutions provider, and Shelter Afrique, a Pan-African housing and development institution, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of facilitating access to affordable housing for low income earners in Nigeria. The agreement which will commence with the development of identified sites at the Federal Capital Territory Abuja will be for an ...

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FG, UAE firm in $80 million Abuja housing initiative

Housing pic

At the cost of $80 million and within a six-month construction period beginning in the New Year, the Abuja real estate market will be increased by 300 units of housing under the initial phase of a collaboration involving the Federal Government and a firm of property developers originating from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). An agreement to this effect was ...

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Lagos, Abuja roadshows open fresh vista for clean energy financing

Two Roadshows were held recently in Abuja and Lagos (on the 9th September and 11th September respectively), courtesy of the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF) to introduce project developers, prospective applicants and network members to the second cycle of clean energy financing projects. The forum was tagged “WAFCEF 2014”. The Roadshows provided opportunities for participants and potential ...

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Urban planning practice in Nigeria: Advocacy for change

Plans are nothing; planning is everything. -Dwight Eisenhower, US President (1952-1960) This expose is to call attention of the government and the governed in Nigeria to our “variant” urban planning practice which, in the main, has caused so much ruination to our urbanism as a way of life. Therefore, there is need for constant advocacy on the ways our cities ...

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Govt begins re-greening of Abuja

Before the creation of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in 1976, the area known today as Abuja was a collection of gazetted forest reserves. But they were all cleared during the development of the capital city. However, fresh efforts to re-green the city have commenced, courtesy of the FCT Administration which during the week flagged-off a tree planting campaign. The ...

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