David LAWANI

Abuja pedestrian bridge traders

The growing trend of petty trading on pedestrian bridges across the Federal Capital Territory has become a source of concern to most residents of the city.

Ideally, pedestrian bridges are constructed to ensure safe and smooth movement of road users from one side of a major road to the other. Th [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


CODE, FlexiSAF to tackle out-of-school children in Nigeria

Alarmed by the increasing number of out-of-school children in Nigeria, two civil society organisations; Connected Development, CODE, and FlexiSAF Foundation, have come together to address the issue.

 

In a joint press statement made available to journalists in Abuja, the groups said [...]

Sat, 23 March 2019


Digital rights: MRA worry over Buhari’s refusal on assent

Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has criticized the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his administration’s unwillingness to uphold and protect the freedom of expression and other human rights o [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


CODE, FlexiSAF to tackle out-of-school children in Nigeria

Alarmed by the increasing number of out-of-school children in Nigeria, two civil society organisations; Connected Development(CODE) and FlexiSAF Foundation, have come together to address the issue.

In a joint press statement made available to journalists in Abuja, the groups said the challenges [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


9th Assembly: Race for Speaker hot up, North Central Reps stake claim

With about two months left before the National Assembly gets presiding officers, members of the House of Representatives elected under the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the North Central zone, have staked their claim to the speakership in the incoming 9th Assembly.

Addressing journalists i [...]

Tue, 19 March 2019


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


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PhotoNB: Reduce the lead flow on the cover and accomodate this No plans on fuel subsidy removal - FG

The federal government has stated that there was no plan yet for the removal of fuel subsidy.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, sa [...]

14 April 2019

PhotoNB: Reduce the lead flow on the cover and accomodate this No plans on fuel subsidy removal - FG

The federal government has stated that there was no plan yet for the removal of fuel subsidy.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, sa [...]

14 April 2019