FCDA PULLS DOWN ORPHANAGE IN KUBWA, OVER 150 KIDS RENDERED HOMELESS, SEE PICS, VIDEO

The Department of Development Control, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCDA), has been accused of pulling down an orphanage home at Kubwa – Abuja. According to reports, over 150 orphaned children are currently stranded at Kubwa, Abuja due to the demolition by officials of the Department of Development Control, Federal Capital Territory Administration. MandyNews.com reports that the exercise, which commenced on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, involved the demolition of an orphanage in Kubwa; Divine wounds of Jesus Christ Orphanage Home; Opposite NSITF, Arab road Kubwa; was demolished by FCDA, as claimed…

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HOW BUHARI GOVT FAILED FCT IN 2018

Senate committee on Federal Capital Territory ( FCT) stated yesterday that the Ministry of Finance recorded abysmal  failure  with respect to budget releases to the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT ,Abuja ) in 2018 by making 31.9% releases from the N30.4billion approved . The Committee frowned also on the yearly drastic reduction in the capital component budgetary allocations to the territory . The committee made the reaction against the trend while having in audience , the FCT Minister , Muhammed Bello and top management staff of the capital territory for…

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HOW PDP SENT 2 INCUMBENT AREA COUNCIL CHAIRMEN PACKING IN FCT

…as APC retains Kwali After sweeping all the elective posts in the National Assembly elections, it was no surprise that PDP did not perform badly at the Area Council elections rerun that took place a few days ago. The incumbent chairmen of Bwari and Kuje area councils lost their re-election bids as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party winners of the supplementary polls conducted on Saturday. Abdullahi Suleiman Sabo of the PDP was declared the winner of the Kuje Area Council supplementary election.…

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ANGRY FCT MINISTER SUSPENDS FCT FIRE SERVICE BOSS AS COMMISSIONING TURNED SOUR

The gross incompetence that has permeated FCT in the last four years rared its head a few days ago at the commissioning of some vehicles for FCT Fire Service. Indeed, the cmmissioning turnsed Sour as FCT Minister Suspended the director of the FCT Fire Service, Mr Opetunsin over alleged dereliction of duty and perceived incompetence. The FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello went to commission some Fire Service facilities and vehicles. Trouble started when the FCT Minister finished commissioning the vehicles and moved to inspect them. To his shock, the ambulance had…

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12 CORPORATE SEX WORKERS WHO SERVICE ABUJA TOP SHOTS AND LIVE IN POSH HOMES ARRESTED

Posted by Caleb Onwe Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have arrested 12 ladies described as “corporate sex workers:. The suspects were arrested at an apartment on Bukaba Street at Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, where high profile ‘corporate’ sex workers operate in the high brow area of the city centre to allegedly service top politicians and other high profile clients. The invasion of the hideout was part of relentless war by government agencies to rid the nation’s capital, especially the city centre, of sex workers. It was learnt…

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ABUJA WAITS FOR MASS RAIL PROJECT AS PHASE ONE IS DUE FOR COMMISSIONING IN DECEMBER

…Mixed reactions in host communities By Adanna Nnamani and Uju James With the news that Phase one of Abuja Rail Mass Transit Project will be commis-sioned by December, residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been jubilating; obviously because of the inherent benefits of the project. The rail tran-sit, which costs $823 million (about N299 billion), is made up of lots 1A and 3, covering 45km with 12 designed passengers sta-tions, and handled by Chinese construction giant; China Civil Engineer-ing Construction Corporation (CCECC). The Project Manager, Kong Tao, while…

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LOKOGOMA, ABUJA BECOMES ROBBERS’ HAVEN AS TRANSPORTERS, RESIDENTS ARE NOT SPARED

From Okwe Obi For motorists plying Lokogoma road, it has not been rosy for them and their passengers especially at nights. Robbers have made movements difficult for them. “We are constantly in fear whenever anybody is returning in the night. They like to lurk in a dark corner and attack innocent people,” Mallam Shehu Adamu, a resident of Efab estate , Lokogoma lamented. He said they attack motorists only in the night. In the day time , the atmosphere is often warm and inviting . The expansive expressway from Logokoma…

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FCT POLICE RAISE ALARM OVER INCREASING VEHICLE THEFTS, RELEASES NEW POLICE HOT LINES

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The police in Abuja have alerted residents to the rising incidence of car theft in the Federal Capital Territory. The command stated that it would embark on a vigorous stop-and-search operation along the highways to check the criminality. The FCT police spokesman, Anjuguri Manzah, in a statement on Wednesday, therefore, advised motorists to have the proof of ownership of their vehicles in their possession to avoid embarrassment. He counseled car owners on various ways to protect their vehicles, noting that the command was working assiduously to arrest…

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FCT TO INAUGURATE INLAND REVENUE SERVICE

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello, has said the FCT Inland Revenue Service (FCT IRS) will soon be inaugurated. The minister said this while addressing members of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Abuja branch during its 4th Annual General Meeting held in Abuja. Bello said the FCT IRS when fully operational would tackle multiple taxations with a view to streamlining all taxes in the FCT. He said, “Some taxes in the FCT were collected on our behalf by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, but…

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MR DISAPPOINTMENT, FCT MINISTER SAYS HE’S DISAPPOINTED WITH WORK ON GWAGWALADA- KUJE ROAD

I am disappointed by work on Kuje-Gwagwalada road – Minister The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, has expressed disappointment over the handling of rehabilitation work of Kuje-Gwagwalada road. Bello, who stated this while inspecting the project, berated officials of the Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) for poor work supervision. He said, “That is why we are spending so much money but the rural areas are not getting any project.” He said the FCT Administration has spent over N60 billion on many projects with little result. He expressed disappointment on the…

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