• FG Battles FCT On Tenement Rate

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    The recent National Assembly’s strong stance against collection of tenement rates from property owners in Abuja, by the authorities of the six Area Councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), if closely looked at could greatly affect the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) base of the respective councils. Tarkaa David writes. While the widely reported warning…

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  • AMAC Marshal Guards Nab Fleeing Boko Haram Member

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    The security outfit of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC Marshal has apprehended a middle-aged man suspected to be a fleeing member of the Boko Haram sect in Abuja. The suspect, who gave his name as Usman, was nabbed at exactly 4:30pm yesterday at Utako market shortly after he arrived the market premises with a Qur’an…

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  • Candido Presents N6bn ‘Budget Of Consolidation’ For FCT In 2017

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    Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) chairman Abdullahi Adamu Candido has presented budget for the fiscal year 2017. The document that was labelled budget of consolidation pegged at 6,192,651,616.00 was presented to the legislative council on Tuesday. Candido stated that his administration had inherited a budget prepared by the previous administration with different priorities and only…

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  • AMAC-IPDC Moves To Halt Street Hawking, Boost IGR

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    The Abuja Municipal Area Council Investment and Property Development Company has restated it commitment to read the city of street Hawking and boost the internally generated revenue base of the council. AMAC-IPDC made this call on Wednesday, during the “Unveiling/ground breaking” ceremony of the AMAC city mall wuse 3. Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony,…

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  • Abdullahi Candido: A Visionary Leader, Blazing With Achievements

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    The Progressive Integrated Network (PIN), an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, after a thorough appraisal of the performance of chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, Hon Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has designated him as a visionary leader who only needs the support of FCT residents to perform wonders. Candido, who assumed office in May 2016, has achieved great…

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    SON Raids Wuse Market, Confiscates Substandard Goods

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    The Standard Organisations of Nigeria (SON) has raided and confiscated various substandard goods, including razor blades and shaving sticks at various locations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Officials of the FCT branch office of SON headed by Dr. Bartholomew Ugwu said the market raid of substandard goods would send strong signal to its manufacturers…

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    FCTA Wants Firms To Develop Projects In UniAbuja

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    The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA said it would encourage firms, operating in the territory to embark on the development of infrastructure at the University of Abuja, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Speaking when a delegation from the University of Abuja, paid a courtesy visit to his office at the weekend, FCT…

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  • AMAC-IPDC Earmarks N1.6bn To Develop Kurudu Market

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      Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Investment and Property Development Company Limited (AMAC-IPDC) has earmarked the sum of N1.6 billion for the construction of Kurudu Relocation Market. Managing director of AMAC-IPDC, Alhaji Yakubu Mohammed Adamu who disclosed this to journalists yesterday during a press briefing, said that the project is expected to be completed in…

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