David LAWANI

Why health facilities, professionals under attack – Enabulele

Dr. Osahon Enabulele was recently elected the president, Commonwealth Medical Association. In this interview, the former president, Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, with our correspondent DAVID LAWANI, speaks on issues that concern healthcare system in commonwealth countries.

 

Sat, 23 November 2019


In Abuja, touts grow in number, influence

The influx of motor park touts across bus stops in the Federal Capital Territory is obvious even to a first time visitor, as the street urchins have practically taken over all major bus stops in the city.

 

 

 

 

Sun, 10 November 2019


Gowon bemoans medical tourism, as CMA install new president

A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has bemoaned the sad state of medical healthcare in Nigeria harping on the need for urgent efforts to stop the drift towards medical tourism by citizens.

Gowon, who was the chairman of the 2nd NMA National Health Summit, made the remarks at the 25th Tr [...]

Sun, 10 November 2019


“Task team alone cannot ease traffic on AYA-Nyanya road”

Recently, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mallam Muhammad Bello, inaugurated a Special Ministerial Task Team to ensure free flow of traffic on the AYA-Nyanya axis of the Abuja-Keffi road. In this issue, some Abuja residents who spoke to David LAWANI and Williams ABAH said t [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019


INEC calls for issue based campaign in Kogi, Katsina elections

As the November 16th date for elections in Kogi state draws closer, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has appealed to candidates and political parties to conduct issue-based campaign.

In a statement by Festus Okoye, its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Vote [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019


Lawmaker calls for more women in politics

A lawmaker, Hon. Nkeiru Onyejeocha, has added her voice to the call for equal rights amongst men and women, stressing that women should be treated as humans possessing same rights as men.

Onyejeocha, who made the call at a congratulatory banquet to celebrate Nigerian female ministers and legisl [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019


Vandalism: Death traps within Abuja streets

Vandals operating in the nation’s capital have in recent times shifted their attention on safety utilities like manhole covers and railings on pedestrian bridges without a bother on the safety of other road users.

 

 

Sun, 27 October 2019


Open defecation: Police, NSCDC, others top in FCT

Despite plans by the federal government to end open defecation in no distant time, men and officers of the Nigeria Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, as well as other security agents are culpable of frustrating such efforts, findings by The Abuja Inquirer show.

A recent su [...]

Sat, 19 October 2019


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