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FCT urges residents to build according to urban, regional plan

Mohammed Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday, December 2, 2021 advised residents to build in accordance with the territory’s urban and regional plan, to avoid altering the Abuja Master Plan. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello Mr Ikharo Attah, Senior Special Assistant to the FCT Minister on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement, who gave the advice during an interactive session with newsmen ...

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Minister urges mandate secretaries to key into FCT urban renewal agenda

Mohammed Bello

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has urged the newly inaugurated Mandate Secretaries, heads of  agencies and departments to key into urban renewal agenda of the administration. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello Bello gave the advice during the swearing in ceremony of the newly appointed mandate secretaries, Sxecutive Secretary, Federal Capital Development Authority and personal aides, on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 ...

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Cholera outbreak: Govt to construct modern toilets in FCT

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the construction of a modern toilet with borehole and solar powered pump, as part of efforts to curb cholera outbreak in the FCT. Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor Minister of Environment for State, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, disclosed this in Abuja, on Monday, September 6, 2021 while inaugurating the National Environmental Sanitation ...

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Cholera: Nigeria records 37,819 cases, 1,178 deaths from 23 states, FCT

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country has recorded 37,819 suspected cases of cholera, 1,178 deaths in 23 states and the FCT as at August 14, 2021. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, NCDC The NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made the disclosure in an interview on Monday, August 16 in Abuja. Ihekweazu listed the states to ...

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Govt warns FCT, Nasarawa residents against indiscriminate dumping of refuse

Mohammed Abdullahi

The Federal Government on Thursday, July 8, 2021 warned the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and residents of neighbouring Nasarawa State against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in their areas. Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, Minister of State for Science and Technology President Muhammadu Buhari gave the warning at the inauguration and handing over of three projects in the FCT and Nasarawa. Buhari, who ...

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FEC approves N16bn for erosion control in 12 states, FCT

Gully erosion

 The Federal Executive Council has approved N16 billion for erosion control in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Gully erosion in southeast Nigeria The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made this known when he briefed State House Correspondents on the outcome of the Council meeting, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja ...

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Open defecation described as major cause of epidemics

Mohammed Bello

The Executive Director, FCT Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, Dr. Mohammed Dan-Hassan, says the practice of open defecation, especially during the rainy season is a major cause of outbreak of epidemics. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello He said this in an interview on Friday, July 2, 2021 in Abuja,. According to him, the current outbreak of cholera in the country especially ...

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FEC approves resumption of FCDA Land Swap Initiative to address infrastructure deficit

Mohammed Bello

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the resumption of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) Land Swap Initiative to address infrastructure deficit in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammed Bello, made this known at the end of the council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on ...

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Group to plant 10,000 trees in FCT

Tree planting

The Abuja GoGreen Project, an NGO, says it will plant 10,000 trees across the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in 2021. Tree planting Mrs Aminat Aweke, the President, Junior Chamber International Outreach, disclosed this while speaking at the flag-off of the project at the Government Science Technical College, Garki, on Thursday, April 22 in Abuja. She ...

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FCT urges action on sanitation, open defecation

Ministry of Water Resources

Chairman of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Water Board, Mr Kassim Ali, has called on the Federal Government to expedite action to address the issues of sanitation and open defecation across the country. Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu Ali made the call in  his presentation at the First Engr Umar Jibrin Distinguished Annual Public Lecture titled “Prioritising Development ...

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