• FCTA To Commission Dei Dei Regional Market In December

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    Determined to address the menace of street hawking in the Federal Capital City, the FCT Administration said it would commission and make the Abuja Regional market, Dei Dei operational in December this year. Speaking when he undertook an inspection tour of the on-going work at the over 6,100 shops market situated in Tudun Fulani along…

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    Traders Protest ‘Planned’ Demolition Of Nyanya Market

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    Traders staged a protest over the planned demolition of the popular Nyanya market by the authorities of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in collaboration with Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA). The aggrieved traders, mostly women and youths, were seen displaying placards bearing various protest messages when they  stormed the AMAC secretariat in Area 10, causing…

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    FCTA Begins Massive Completion Of Road Projects

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    The FCT Administration has resumed works on stalled major road projects within the Federal Capital City with the intention of completing the 10-Lanes Airport (Umaru Musa Yar’Adua) and Kubwa (Murtala Muhammed) Expressways by the end of December 2016. Most of these stalled or abandoned road projects today have sound financial plans with adequate appropriation in…

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    Recession: FCTA To Create 10, 000 Jobs In 2020

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    In line with one of the cardinal policies of the present administration, which is job creation and poverty reduction, the FCT Administration said that one of its targets is to create 10,000 jobs by the year 2020. Speaking during the closing ceremony of the entrepreneurship and skills development programme, organised by the administration in conjunction…

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  • FG Earmarks N40 Billion For Anchor Borrowers’ Programme

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    The federal government, through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has earmarked the sum of N40 billion from the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Development Fund, to finance the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) initiative. Speaking during a stakeholders’ meeting of FCT- ABP Forum in Abuja yesterday, head, financial development department at Abuja branch of…

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  • AEPB Raids Beggars Hideout, Confiscates Dangerous Weapons

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    The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) and the Ministerial Task on Environment have raided a hideout of suspected beggars and scavengers in Wuse Zone 4, Abuja where dangerous weapons including knives, daggers and cutlasses were seized. The AEPB director, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Omolola Olanipekun made this known yesterday, when a combined team of the AEPB and…

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    Crossing Points Will Reduce Indiscriminate Cattle Rearing In FCT – Miyetti Allah

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    Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has explained that the absence of cattle crossing points, especially in major highways of the Federal Capital Territory is responsible for the indiscriminate rearing of cattle in Abuja. In an interview with LEADERSHIP in Abuja yesterday, chairman of MACBAN, FCT chapter, Hon. Yahaya Isah called on the…

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    Why Original Abuja Inhabitants Protest Over Land

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    On October 20, 2016, the main entrance gate to the office of the FCT minister was blocked for over two hours when protesters in their hundreds barricaded the gate, forcing workers in the premises to seek alternative exit routes.  LEADERSHIP gathered that the protesters, who came all the way from Tungamaje and Zuba communities of…

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    Collection Of Tenement Is Our Right – AMAC Chairman

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    Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Adamu Abdullahi Candido said that in accordance with the 1999 Constitution of the Federal republic of Nigeria 2011, as amended, the council has the right to collect tenement rates within its areas of jurisdiction. Addressing the press at the weekend, Candido maintained that the power of AMAC to…

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