Author Archives: Anayochukwu Agbo

Expanding and Modernising the Road Network

Expanding and Modernising the Road Network

In the past three years, the FCT has deployed a lot of resources to the expansion and modernizing of the road network Unarguably, Abuja has the best roads in the country today. This is due to the faithful implementation of the road master plan with improved modifications. The administration of Bala Mohammed added a radical

We Are Making Abuja a Smart City – Bala Mohammed, Minister, Federal Capital Territory, FCT

By Anayochukwu Agbo and Tajudeen Suleiman You have been the Minister of FCT for over three years. For you what are the high points of your administration? The high point for me is the institutional firming up. We have deviated from the period when things are personalised, done unilaterally and casually to a period where

The Abuja Dream Lives On

Thirty-five years after it became Nigeria’s capital, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has not only maintained but improved on the original vision, mission and mandate of the founding fathers Abuja’s Cinderella story began on August 9, 1975 when the military government of late General Murtala Ramat Muhammed decided to give Nigeria a new befitting capital.

Abuja meeting Silent on Emergency

The security meeting earlier reported to be pholding in Aso Rock, Abuja , the seat of power in Nigeria has been concluded. One surprise that came out of the meeting is that contrary to popular expectation, it did not discuss the likely extension of state of emergency in the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.

“President Jonathan under Psychological Pressure” – says Labaran Maku

        As expected, last Monday’s bomb blast in Abuja and the abduction of over 100 secondary school students in Maiduguri same Monday night by Boko Haram dominated today’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting. Labaran Maku, minister of information, while briefing State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa, said that President Goodluck Jonathan is under

The Broad Band Challenge

   The telecoms revolution was one of the signatures of Nigeria’s first 100 years while broadband is being positioned to be the anchor of the nation’s technology push in the second century             When Ernest Ndukwe, immediate past executive vice chairman, EVC, of Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, was leaving office

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