FCT

Trafficking: FG bars hotels from accommodating underage girls

Worried about the high rate of prostitution trafficking, especially among underage girls, the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs. Uju Kennedy-Ohaneye, has barred hotels...

Pres. Tinubu arrived Abuja after a three-day working visit to Lagos

President Bola Tinubu has arrived in Abuja after a three-day working visit to Lagos State. Pres. Tinubu arrived in Abuja after a three-day...

Security: Real-time aerial surveillance cameras, data-gathering sensors for FCT – Minister

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Nyesom Wike, is set to strengthen the security architecture in the capital city with the...

FCT SWAN elections inconclusive, Election Committee declares, rerun in two weeks

The FCT Chapter has declared Friday’s elections into the various offices inconclusive. SWAN National President Isaiah Benjamin disclosed this in an exclusive chat...

Police raid criminals’ hideouts in FCT, arrest 85 suspects, recover weapons, foreign currencies, motorcycles

In a streak of coordinated raid exercises between March 31 and April 4, 2024, the FCT Police Command operatives stormed some identified black...

Police raid suspected kidnappers’ hideouts in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has raided suspected kidnappers’ hideouts and routes in the hills and bushes surrounding Apo resettlement and its...

Tinubu signs FCT’s N1.14trn 2024 Appropriation Bill 

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the statutory budget of over N1.147 trillion for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for the fiscal year...

Easter: Reach Out To Needy, Spread Kindness – FCT Minister Wike Urges Residents

Mr. Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has urged residents to reflect deeply on the significance of Easter. Wike...

Dearth of critical medical equipment at UniAbuja Teaching Hospital: Patients’ anguishes, agonies – a Persecondnews exclusive

Mariam Musa, 31, a native of Niger State, leaned her jaw on her hand while seated beneath a large mango tree that provides...

Tinubu Appoints FCT Civil Service Commission Chair, 10 Permanent Secretaries

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointments of the Head of the Federal Capital Territory Civil Service, 10 Permanent Secretaries, and commission members....

Tinubu orders immediate release of grains to FCT residents

President Bola Tinubu has directed the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Nyesom Wike, to expedite action on the distribution of...

Breaking: Fire destroys FCT Minister’s home

A morning fire on Sunday completely destroyed the private residence of the FCT’s Minister of State, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, in Asokoro. The fire...

FCT Police bust pastor, two others for alleged child trafficking, rescue 12 children

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command says it has arrested a Christian cleric and two others for the alleged abduction and trafficking...

Just in: Tinubu inaugurates 3,112 “Renewed Hope City Housing Units” in Abuja

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday performed the ground-breaking of the 3,112 housing units in ‘Renewed Hope City’ in Karsana, Abuja, with a projection...

FCTA Disburses N4.8bln to Six Area Councils, Other Stakeholders

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disbursed N4.8 billion to the six Area Councils and other stakeholders as statutory allocation for the...