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Wake up, FCT minister

I wonder if the Minister of the Federal Capital territory, knows his job, or is up to the task of administering the FCT. The FCT is being defaced every day, yet we have a minister who is clueless and occupying ...

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Karu: FCT’s ghost hospital

The General Hospital Karu at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has a shortage of staff , basic drugs and equipment. In contrast, the Indian-owned Primus Super Specialty Hospital which sits on the land on the General Hopital is brimming with ...

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Blueprint Weekend out tomorrow

By Tope Sunday Abuja The much-talked about Blueprint Weekend, the weekend edition of Blueprint Newspapers, will hit the newsstands across the country tomorrow, October 14, 2017. A statement issued by the Editor of the Weekend title, Malam Ibrahim Musa, stated ...

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AEDC begins clean-up of shanty networks

By Abdullahi Muhammad In line with its determination to create accident-free electricity services atmosphere within its franchise areas, comprising the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kogi, Nasarawa and Niger states, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Plc would commence a phased clean ...

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Canadian NGO empowers 5000 Nigerians

By Francis Ogar CalabarCalabar You lead project, which is implemented by a Canadian non-governmental organization (NGO), CUSO International and funded by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada says it has trained over 5000 young men and women in ...

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Cleric calls for religious harmony

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ishiba Development and Empowerment Centre (IDEC), Evangelist Elizabeth Praise, has urged Nigerians to avoid tribal and religious conflicts based on sentiments and work together for the unity of the country. Praise made the call ...

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Admission seekers besiege Karu, Nyanya schools

Barley one week after the resumption of public schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), parents seeking admission for their children, who have finished primary school, besieged Junior Secondary Schools, Narai Karu and Nyanya II, respectively, for admission. This followed the ...

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Masaka market elections postponed

The much-publicised general elections to elect a new leadership at the Masaka Market Traders Association (MTA) could not hold at the weekend as scheduled as it was shifted to October. The management said the reason for the postponement was to ...

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LG chair seeks autonomy for councils

A local government administrator has remarked that appreciable development cannot be achieved by the 776 local government areas of the country when governors cart away council revenue and leave them with nothing for development projects. The Sole Administrator of Kogi ...

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Kuje gets livestock market

Kuje area council has opened a modern livestock market to attract or bring together dealers, breeders of domestic animals and butchers in an organised manner to generate revenue. Declaring the Kuje Livestock Market open, the Chairman of the area council, Alhaji Abdullahi Danladi ...

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