David LAWANI

Lawyers urge apex court to expedite hearing of appeals in FoI cases

Lawyers have called on the Supreme Court to expedite the hearing of the appeals arising from Freedom of Information cases that are presently pending before it in order to clear up the controversy over the applicability of the Act to public institutions at the state and local government levels and othe [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


APC mourns victims of Lagos building collapse

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has expressed shock shocked over last week building collapsed housing a school and residential units in Itafaaji area of Lagos state which led to several deaths and injuries, particularly among children. 

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretar [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


2019 polls: Our fears - Abuja residents

After postponing the February 16, 2019 general election, the Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, is faced with an uphill task of regaining the confidence of Nigerians as an unbiased umpire. As the situation continues to eclipse its outlook on the conduct of free, fair and credible [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


Ameachi, Soyinka, others hail Buhari for over Iju-Abekuota rail line

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Ameachi, has noted that the Iju-Abekouta-Ibadan rail line is simply to boost business and industrial activities within the axis which was part of the promises made by President Muhamadu Buhari in 2015.

Ameachi made this disclosure during the test-run o [...]

Sun, 10 February 2019


PWD commend Buhari for signing disability bill

The National Leader of People with Disability, PWD, Misbahu Didi, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Disability Bill after suffering series of rejections under previous administrations. 

Didi gave the commendation at the APC national secretariat in Abuja during a [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019


Police IRT not disbanded, I’m still in charge – Abba Kyari

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has not been disbanded, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of the unit, Abba Kyari, has said.

Mr Kyari told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that the clarification became necessary in view of IRT&rsqu [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019


Groups make case for social protection safety nets policy

The Executive Director, Africa Network for Environment and Economic, Economic Justice, ANEEJ, Rev. David Ugolor, and host of other civil society organisations, CSOs, have called on the federal government to institutionalise national social investments programme and implementation of the anti-corruptio [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019


Ahead of polls, APC alleges website hacked

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has alleged that its website has been hacked into by desperate politicians struggling to pull down the rising profile of the ruling party.

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made available to journalists in Abuja, he [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


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