David LAWANI

APC South-South caucus passes vote of confidence on Oshiomhole

The South-South APC Zonal Caucus has passed a vote of implicit confidence on the National Chairman of the ruling party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole noting that there is no family where there has not been crisis

The group led by the Zonal Vice Chairman, Ntufam Eta, made the declaration among other [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


How Nigeria can curb electoral violence- Abuja residents

The November 16, 2019 Bayelsa and Kogi states gubernatorial elections embodied a frighteningly escalating reality in Nigeria’s struggling democracy as the polls were marred by violence, ballot box snatching and voter intimidation. In this issue, David LAWANI and Chuks NZEH spoke to a cro [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


Ameachi recommends borrowing for infrastructure devt

Despite the rising debt profile of the country, Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Ameachi, has said the federal government can borrow to fix infrastructure.

The minister who gave the opinion in Abuja, explained that negotiations are already on-going with the Chinese governm [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


Poor data management, huge challenge to Nigeria’s growth - NBS

The Director General, National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, Dr. Yemi Kale, has said that the challenges facing Nigeria is as a result of lack of adequate data management.

He made this disclosure during the 10TH Anniversary of Project Management Conference held at the Shehu Yar’dua Center in [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


Our fears about Operation Positive Identification-FCT residents

Although a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, recently, ordered a nationwide suspension of a military exercise codenamed Operation Positive Identification proposed by the Nigerian Army to identify fleeing criminals and militants, there are fears the army may find its way around the cour [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


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


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