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FCT Abuja

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Map of Nigeria showing location of FCT Abuja

Quick Facts:

  • Population: 1,406,239 (2006 census figures)
  • Percentage of Nigeria's total population: 1%
  • Population density: 181 people per square kilometre
  • Capital: Abuja
  • Area Councils: 6
  • Current Minister: Bala Mohammed 
Map of FCT Abuja LGAs

Local Government Areas:

  • Abaji
  • Abuja
  • Bwari
  • Gwagwalada
  • Kuje
  • Kwali

 

 

 

 

 

Bala Mohammed, Minister for the Federal Capital Territory

Ministers:

  • John Jatau Kadiya (Civilian (National Party of Nigeria)) 1979 - 1982
  • Iro Abubakar Dan Musa (Civilian (National Party of Nigeria)) 1982 - 1983
  • Haliru Dantoro (Military) 1983 - 1984
  • Mamman Jiya Vasta (Military) 1984 - 1985
  • Hamza Abdulahi (Military) 1986 - 1989
  • Gado Nasko (Military) 1989 - 1993
  • Jeremiah Timbut Useni (Military) 1993 - 1998
  • Mamman Kontagora (Military) 1998 - 1999
  • Ibrahim Bonu (Civilian (People's Democratic Party)) 1999 - 2001
  • Mohammed Abba Gana (Civilian (People's Democratic Party)) 2001 - 2003
  • Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai (Civilian (People's Democratic Party)) 2003 - 2007
  • Aliyu Modibo Umar (Civilian (People's Democratic Party)) 2007 - 2008
  • Adamu Aliero (Civilian (People's Democratic Party)) 2008 - 2010
  • Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed (Civilian (People's Democratic Party)) 2010 - present