abuja

Tatagyiya FCT community relies on dirty ponds for drinking water

Tatagyiya FCT community relies on dirty ponds for drinking water

Residents of the Tatagyiya community in the Gwagwa area of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT-Abuja) Nigeria’s capital city rely on dirty ponds for safe drinking water. Monitng, civic public accountability exposed how the Tatagyiya community suffers a huge infrastructural deficit and relies on dirty ponds as a source of drinking water. We appeal …

Tatagyiya FCT community relies on dirty ponds for drinking water Read More »

Sumpe FCT community relies on dirty streams for drinking water

Sumpe FCT community relies on dirty streams for drinking water

An estimated 1000 population of the Sumpe community in  Bwari Area Council of Federal Capital Territory (FCT-Abuja) Nigeria’s capital city relies on dirty streams for safe drinking water.  Monitng, civic public accountability exposed how the Sumpe community suffers a huge infrastructural deficit and relies on dirty streams as a source of drinking water.  We appeal …

Sumpe FCT community relies on dirty streams for drinking water Read More »

Women, Children risk death in FCT community over collapsed health facility 

Women, Children risk death in FCT community over collapsed health facility 

Women and Children in the Kigbe community at Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT-Abuja), Nigeria’s capital city risk death over a collapsed healthcare facility.  This is even as the community residents rely on the collapsed health facility for their healthcare delivery. This is a circumstance that puts women and children in a …

Women, Children risk death in FCT community over collapsed health facility  Read More »

Nigeria pursues property tax for Land Value Capture

Nigeria pursues property tax for Land Value Capture

The Nigerian state says it will pursue LAND VALUE CAPTURE through property tax as a way to raise money from land dealings for infrastructural development and to solve the housing deficit. The state says it will pursue LAND VALUE CAPTURE vigorously by charging owners of completed, unoccupied houses triple ground rents. Ground Rent in Nigerian …

Nigeria pursues property tax for Land Value Capture Read More »

Dutse Alhaji's first gate becomes terribly deplorable

Dutse Alhaji’s first gate becomes terribly deplorable

Dutse Alhaji’s first gate located directly opposite Zenith Bank on the right-hand side when driving from Abuja – city centre to Bwari Area Council of FCT has become terribly deplorable. The terrible portion of the road that is less than two kilometres from First Gate to the popular Koro Mosque has become a predicament for …

Dutse Alhaji’s first gate becomes terribly deplorable Read More »

Climate Change Impacts FCT women farmers, widens inequality

Climate Change Impacts FCT women farmers, widens inequality

Women farmers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Nigerian capital city are recounting how climate change impact is hitting them and widening economic inequality in the communities they live. The small holders’ women farmers who spoke to MAWA-Foundation at Jiwa community, in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Kuje and Abaji recounted how shortage in …

Climate Change Impacts FCT women farmers, widens inequality Read More »

Land Value Tax in FCT Community Viewpoint

Land Value Tax in FCT: Community Viewpoint

The Nigeria Land Value Taxation Baseline Study supported by the International Union for Land Value Taxation is a document that examines the experience of Nigeria’s Land Value Taxation using the six Area Councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) namely, Abaji, Abuja Municipal, Bwari, Gwagwalada, Kwali, and Kuje Area Councils as a pilot study. In …

Land Value Tax in FCT: Community Viewpoint Read More »

FCT community Pregnant women die over poorly equipped hospital

FCT community Pregnant women die over poorly equipped hospital

Pregnant women and children are dying in Shanagu Ikwa community in Gwagwalada Area Council of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over poorly equipped hospital. Residents say they are worried because an estimated 2,500 population from the community depend on the hospital for healthcare delivery. Mr. Usman Mohammed, a community champion who raised the alarm over …

FCT community Pregnant women die over poorly equipped hospital Read More »

FCT residents die over none availability of hospital facility

FCT residents die over none availability of hospital facility

Residents of Kanzo community in Kuje Area Council of the Nigerian capital city are dying over none availability of a hospital. They say pregnant women and children are the greatest casualties with maternal and infant mortality on the rise. A visit to the community shows it has no hospital despite having existed for decades. The …

FCT residents die over none availability of hospital facility Read More »

We are losing beans farm to climate change – Jiwa Farmers

We are losing beans farm to climate change – Jiwa Farmers

Farmers at the Jiwa community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria’s capital city have continued to recount how they are losing their beans farm to a change in weather, a condition they said was brought upon them by the climate change. The farmers who spoke to MAWA-Foundation at a …

We are losing beans farm to climate change – Jiwa Farmers Read More »