David LAWANI

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


Don’t slow us down, Amaechi charges NRC board members

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has charged the newly inaugurated members of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, board ‘not to slow down’ the work of the agency for rail development in the country. 

Amaechi gave the charge during the inauguration of the Niger [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


NGO bags 2019 UN SDG award

A non-governmental organisation, Follow The Money, has emerged winner of the United Nations, UN, Sustainable Development Goals Mobilizer Award.

This was disclosed at the SDG Global Festival of Action in Bonn, Germany. 

In a press statement signed by Mrs. Kevwe Oghide, communications [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


Abuja night club raids: The storm within

Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, has been in the news over raids of night clubs and striptease houses by officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, police and a non-governmental organization.

In the raids, which have continued to divide opinions, suspected prostitutes and po [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


Abuja pedestrian bridge traders

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 bridges are constructed to ensure safe and smooth movement of road users from one side of a major road to the other. Th [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


CODE, FlexiSAF to tackle out-of-school children in Nigeria

Alarmed by the increasing number of out-of-school children in Nigeria, two civil society organisations; Connected Development, CODE, and FlexiSAF Foundation, have come together to address the issue.

 

In a joint press statement made available to journalists in Abuja, the groups said [...]

Sat, 23 March 2019


Digital rights: MRA worry over Buhari’s refusal on assent

Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has criticized the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his administration’s unwillingness to uphold and protect the freedom of expression and other human rights o [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


CODE, FlexiSAF to tackle out-of-school children in Nigeria

Alarmed by the increasing number of out-of-school children in Nigeria, two civil society organisations; Connected Development(CODE) and FlexiSAF Foundation, have come together to address the issue.

In a joint press statement made available to journalists in Abuja, the groups said the challenges [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


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