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FCT MINISTER INAUGURATES TASK FORCE ON ISSUANCE OF C/O FOR MASS HOUSING PROJECTS, RECOVERY OF LAND USE

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has inaugurated a Task Force on the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy for mass housing developments and recovery of land use contravention fees in the FCT. According to the Director of Press (Office of the Minister), Anthony Ogunleye, in a statement, the Task Force has one month to conclude its assignment and chaired by the Senior Special Assistant to the FCT Minister on Lands, and Urban and Regional Planning, Estate Surveyor Michael O. Chinda, while the Executive Secretary, FCDA, will...
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FCTA, IRELAND READY TO PARTNER ON AGRICULTURE, ICT VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

L-R: Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria HE Peter Ryan with the FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Wike, during the envoy's visit to the FCTA The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed the willingness of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to partner with the Republic of Ireland in the areas of agriculture, vocational education, and ICT. The Minister stated this when he received the Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Peter Ryan, in his office in Abuja on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, on a courtesy visit...
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SURVIVAL OF DEMOCRACY IS HINGED ON JUDICIARY – WIKE

...PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR JUDGES’ WELFARE FCT Minister, barrister Nyesom Wike (6th left) flanked by the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court Hon Justice John Tsoho (5th left) and Hon. Justice G K. Olotu (6th right) and other judges of the Court and senior officials of the FCTA during the visit of the judges to the FCTA on Thursday The Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said that the survival of democracy in the country is hinged on the very vital role played...
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FCT MINISTER APPROVES MAINTENANCE WORKS FOR NATIONAL MOSQUE, CHRISTIAN CENTRE

FCT Minister Barrister Nyesom Wike (1st left); President Christian Association of Nigeria, Archbishop Daniel Okoh (2nd left); Executive Secretary, FCDA, Engr Shehu Ahmed and senior officials of the CAN during the Minister's inspection visit to the National Christian Center on Thursday. The FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has granted the approval for additional maintenance works on the National Christian Centre and the Abuja National Mosque, both of which have been designated as national monuments by the Federal Government. The Minister made the disclosure in Abuja on Thursday while on...
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MINISTER GIVES CONDITIONS FOR LAND ALLOCATION IN FCT

...ALLOTTEES MUST SHOW COMMITMENT TO DEVELOPMENT L-R: Ag. Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike and Minister of State, Mariya Mahmoud during the visit of the Customs boss to the FCTA The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said that the FCT Administration will only allocate land to agencies of government that show commitment and capacity to develop them within a specified time frame. Barr. Wike disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday, October 19, 2023, when the Acting Comptroller General...
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WIKE PLEDGES TO COMPLETE REHABILITATION OF ABUJA NATIONAL MOSQUE

...URGE RELIGIOUS, POLITICAL LEADERS TO PREACH THE MESSAGE OF PEACE FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Wike (3rd right) flanked by the Etsu Nupe HRH Alh. Yahaya Abubakar  (4th right), FCT Minister of State, Dr Mariya Mahmoud (2nd right), and other members of the Abuja National Mosque Management Board during the Board's visit to the FCTA on Wednesday Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has assured that the FCT Administration will complete the ongoing rehabilitation of the Abuja National Mosque. The Minister gave the assurance in Abuja...
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FCTA WORKERS HAIL WIKE OVER CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, HOLDS THANK YOU RALLY

FCT Minister Barrister Nyesom Wike (holding the microphone) addressing FCTA civil servants during the thank you rally of the workers over the creation of the FCT Civil Service Commission on Monday. Civil Servants in the employ of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), have commended the FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike over the recent announcement for the immediate establishment of the FCT Civil Service Commission. The workers who came out in their numbers on Monday, October 16, 2023, could not hold in their excitement and elation as they sang...
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TINUBU APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF MRS ADEDAYO BENJAMINS-LANIYI AS MANDATE SECRETARY, WOMEN AFFAIRS SECRETARIAT

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR has approved the appointment of Mrs. Adedayo Benjamins-Laniyi as the Mandate Secretary for the newly created Women Affairs Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). She will play a pivotal role in the FCTA's commitment to promoting the well-being and empowerment of women and children in the Federal Capital Territory. Mrs. Adedayo Benjamins-Laniyi born in 1965 and hails from Ogun State, was appointed for her exemplary qualifications and dedication to public service. With over 35 years of experience as a communications consultant, social entrepreneur,...
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PRESIDENT TINUBU APPROVES CREATION OF FCT CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, WOMEN AFFAIRS SECRETARIAT, OTHERS

FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Wike in close conversation with the FCT Minister of State Dr Mariya Mahmoud during the press briefing in Abuja on Friday. As part of the Renewed Hope Agenda, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the creation of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Civil Service Commission, and the withdrawal of the Federal Capital Administration (FCTA) from the Treasury Single Account (TSA) to pave the way for the overall development of the FCT. Disclosing this during a press conference today, October 13, 2023, in Abuja, the FCT Minister,...
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FCT MINISTER REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING JUDGES’ WELFARE

L-R: General Counsel, FCTA, Barr. Salma Dako, Chief Judge, FCT High Court Hon. Justice Hasseini Baba-Yusuf, FCT Minister, Bar. Nyesom Wike, FCT Minister of State, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, Permanent Secretary, FCTA Mr. Olusade Adesola during the visit of the Chief Judge to the FCTA on Thursday The Honourable Minister of the FCT, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated his commitment to improving the welfare of judiciary officers in the FCT to improve their productivity. The Minister made the pledge in Abuja on Thursday when he received a delegation from the...
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