David LAWANI

Strike: FG, doctors need compromise for public good - Abuja residents

On June 15, 2020, the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARSD, embarked on an indefinite strike over failure of government to provide adequate personal protective equipment, PPE, for colleagues on the frontline battling the covid-19 pandemic. On the same day, the country recorded 573 n [...]

Mon, 22 June 2020


Raped at 12, mother at 13: “My abuse story” (3rd lead) · FCTA ‘covers’ school of the blind rape

Ngozi Nwosu never contemplated her life will take such a dramatic turn at 12, but it did.

 

Now a mother at 13, Ngozi, who lives with her family in the slums of Dutse area of Apo Resettlement, can no longer play with her teenage friends as she is herself a mother.

 

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Sun, 21 June 2020


Overloading in the face of Covid-19

As the FCT and indeed the entire country strives to curb the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus, the transport sector seem to have been most hit by the lock down imposed across the country.

 

 

 

 

Sun, 07 June 2020


Lockdown won’t affect Edo, Ondo elections- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has dismissed rumors that the Edo and Ondo states governorship elections have been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in a press release said [...]

Sun, 03 May 2020


Easing lockdown: We must tread cautiously- Abuja residents

As President Muhammadu Buhari eases the lockdown earlier imposed on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, and enforces interstate travel restrictions by Monday May 4, 2020, the nation is enveloped in uncertain anxiety. Amidst rising cases of infections, totalling 2 [...]

Sun, 03 May 2020


Lockdown won’t affect Edo, Ondo elections- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has dismissed rumors that the Edo and Ondo states governorship elections have been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in a press release said [...]

Sun, 03 May 2020


Covid-19: INEC Partners PTF, Release 100 Pick Up Vans for Use

The IndependentNational Electoral commission, INEC, has noted that it will provide its pick up vans for use in partnership with the Presidential Task Force ,PTF, on combating COVID-19 on areas it can assist the effort to tackle what is clearly a national emergency that requires the suppor [...]

Sun, 05 April 2020


Covid-19: CMA wants more isolation facilities

The President of Commonwealth Medical Association, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, has called on the federal government to step up her efforts and deploy more facilities and resources to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Enabulele made the call after he undertook an inspection tour of the isolation centre [...]

Mon, 30 March 2020


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