Tag: FCT

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January 8, 2013

Get out: Hawkers given ‘final warning’ to leave Wuse

by Emmanuel Okubenji The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) has issued a 74-hour quit order to hawkers within and outside ...

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December 12, 2012

Opinion: Nigeria needs a ministry of corruption

by Olabode Emmanuel Olawumi The duty of this ministry is to officially provide funds for the purpose of corruption… Nigeria ...

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December 9, 2012

“800,000 FCT residents displaced in 6 years”

The human rights group, Federation of the Urban Poor, on Saturday said the Federal Capital Territory Administration has evicted and ...

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December 5, 2012

Chicken change: N50 billion will not be enough for infrastructure – FCT Minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed, yesterday, told Senators that the Park and Pay policy ...

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November 30, 2012

Corruption allegations: House of Reps to probe Godsday Orubebe’s Abuja mansion

by Isi Esene A building located in the Mabushi District of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, said to belong to ...

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November 19, 2012

You’re a hypocrite: President Jonathan’s special assistant goes on the offensive against El Rufai on Twitter

by Akan Ido The social media cold-war between the special assistant to the president, Reno Omokri, and the former FCT ...

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November 18, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: The Abuja delusion/illusion (YNaija FrontPage)

I look at all these evidently important roads and wonder what really the government is doing. Then I realize that ...

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November 8, 2012

TICKER: 47% of Abuja residents earn less than N30,000 monthly – Survey

About 47 per cent of Abuja residents earn less than N30,000 monthly, a demographic household survey carried out by the ...

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October 29, 2012

Apo police killing: Lucy Ukpong’s family insist on justice as she is laid to rest

by Isi Esene Lucy Ukpong, the 20-year-old photography shop salesgirl who was killed by a stray-bullet  in the Apo Area ...

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October 11, 2012

Is the ‘Buj ready for this? Nigerian Idol III hits the FCT

by Isi Esene The train for the season 3 of Nigeria’s biggest music show; Nigerian Idol kicks off this Saturday from ...

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October 1, 2012

How security vote is tearing apart FCT ministers

by Stanley Azuakola What President Jonathan joined together, reports have emerged that the security vote is trying to put asunder. ...

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September 28, 2012

Harsh? Man sentenced to jail for stealing 3 bottles of cough syrup

by Isi Esene Amos Sijo, a 28-year-old man living in Abuja was on Thursday sentenced to three months imprisonment by ...

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September 24, 2012

Trapped on treetops: Kogi flooding crisis worsens

by Reuben Daba The flooding situation in Kogi State has assumed critical dimensions. Boats were deployed on Sunday by the ...

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September 6, 2012

Police attack journalist for taking photo of minister’s car stuck in mud

by Stanley Azuakola These are dangerous times to be a journalist in Nigeria. Just last month, Benedict Uwalaka, a photo ...

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September 3, 2012

“Nigeria is not as rich as you think” – Okonjo-Iweala

by Isi Esene Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the c-oordinating minister of the Economy and minister of Finance, during the weekend recommended ...

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August 27, 2012

Long queues disappear from Abuja fuel stations

by Akan Ido Normalcy have returned to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, with the suspension of the National Union ...

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August 17, 2012

WATCH: FCT Minister disregards court order, goes ahead with Mpape demolition

by Isi Esene The much touted rule of law which the President Goodluck Jonathan promised to observe during his election ...

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August 16, 2012

10,000 houses to go: Panic as FCT says no going back on demolishing illegal structures

by Isi Esene There is panic among residents of parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, as the FCT minister, ...

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July 22, 2012

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: Dear Senator Bala Mohammed… (YNaija FrontPage)

My parents moved to Abuja in 1991, at a time when many Nigerians still believed that the new capital city ...

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July 17, 2012

N32b Pension scam: EFCC seize choice Abuja properties

by Isi Esene The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  has been granted an interim order from the Chief Judge ...

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