• Ban on fresh allocation of lands in the territory remains in force -FCT minister

    Ban on fresh allocation of lands in the territory remains in force -FCT minister

    Mallam Musa Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has vowed to reverse all plots of land that were wrongfully or illegally allocated in Abuja, adding that lands that were wrongfully re-allocated would also be returned to their rightful owners.

    Bello however insisted that the ban on fresh allocation of lands in the territory remained in force.

    Speaking while receiving members of standing committee of Jamanatul-Nasril-Islam (JNI) on landed properties in the FCT led by its chairman and Emir of Lafia, Alhaji […]

  • How we rescued kidnap victims -FCT minister

    How we rescued kidnap victims -FCT minister

    Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, Minister for FCT, has announced that all the 10 persons kidnapped in the Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory have been successfully rescued alive by FCT security agencies.

    Bello said this was sequel to the joint operation carried out by the FCT security agencies in which they successfully routed out the notorious gang of hoodlums who specialize in robbing and kidnapping residents in that area.

    The Minister made this disclosure at a press conference attended by the FCT Permanent […]

  • EFCC arraigns FCT minister’s ex-aide for N60m fraud

    EFCC arraigns FCT minister’s ex-aide for N60m fraud

    It was gathered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arraigned Muhammed Gital, who is a former Chief of Staff to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, before a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja on land fraud related offences.

    The EFCC said in a statement by its Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, that Gital was arraigned alongside, Deputy Director, Mass Housing at the Federal Capital Development Authority, Sani Abba.

    They were arraigned before Justice O. […]

  • Police arrest FCT Minister’s nephew over brother’s abduction

    Police arrest FCT Minister’s nephew over brother’s abduction

     

    Report gathered that, the Police in Bauchi State have arrested one Salisu Salmanu, who claimed to be a nephew of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, for kidnapping.

    The police said Salmanu connived with his friends to kidnap his three-year-old younger brother at Kofar Idi in Bauchi and demanded a ransom of N10m from his father.

    Salmanu, 19, was arrested with three of his friends, namely; Imrana Abdullahi, 17, Abdullahi Mohammed, 19, and Umar Musa, 19, all residents […]