David LAWANI

FLEXISAF, Muslim Forum partner on out-of-school children

A new partnership has been struck between FlexiSAF Foundation and the Nigerian Muslim Forum UK, NMFUK.

The partnership agreement was signed by both organizations in an effort to reduce the number of out-of-school children through active and systematic identification and enrollment of out-of-sch [...]

Sat, 13 July 2019


Stadium naming: ‘Why MKO deserves more’

On June 12, 2019, at the refocused Democracy Day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari named the National Stadium, Abuja after Nigeria’s icon of democracy, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, MKO. While the posthumous honour has been lauded as a move to immortalise him, some have viewed it [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019


Transportation: FG to partner foreign companies

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Mallam Sabiu Zakari, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to partner with stakeholders and investors in the transportation sector. 

The permanent secretary disclosed when he received a delegation led by [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


On Nyanya-Maraba road, Keke as necessary evil

Despite the ban on commercial tricycles along major highways in Abuja, there seem to be some form of reappearance of the vehicle, as operators boldly flout this directive without fear of prosecution.

From the Airport road, Zuba or Nyanya-Mararaba axis, tricycle riders operate in full throttle i [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Media, NGOs fault NBC over DAAR suspension

Media sector and non-governmental organizations have condemned the suspension by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, of the broadcast licence of Daar Communications Plc, owners of the African Independent Television, AIT, Ray Power FM radio and Faaji FM radio. 

The groups described t [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


Menace of petty trading on Abuja bridges

The growing trend of petty trading on pedestrian bridges across the Federal Capital Territory has become a source of concern to most residents of the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ideally, pedestrian br [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


FlexiSAF, WASTE Africa sign MoU on out-of-school children

A non-governmental organization, FlexiSAF Foundation, in partnership with WASTE Africa, have entered into an agreement to jointly tackle the alarming rate of out of school children and the rising rate of plastic waste. 

The groups in an MoU signed at the Ruga city village, a suburb of Wuye [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019


AAC crisis: Sowore remains chairman — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has waded into the crisis rocking the African Action Congress, AAC, following the suspension of Omoyele Sowore as the party’s national chairman.

The INEC has declared the suspension null and void in a May 14 letter.

According to [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


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Of the 800 election petitions before the 77 tribunals sitting across the country on the last governorship, state House of Assembly, [...]

14 July 2019