David LAWANI

Why we’ll win Kogi guber poll – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed confidence of winning the November 16 gober poll in Kogi state.

The party, weekend, said no amount of threats, harassment and attempts to intimidate its members and supporters by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and compromised security agents [...]

Sun, 11 August 2019


Vandalism: Abuja manholes of broken bones, death

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.

 

 

 

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Sun, 04 August 2019


Bello deceiving Kogi people, says APC guber aspirant

One of the governorship aspirants of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Admiral Usman Jubrin, has called on Governor Yahaya Bello to stop deceiving citizens of the state. 

Jubrin, who addressed journalists immediately after he obtained his nomination and expression of interest form [...]

Mon, 29 July 2019


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


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