David LAWANI

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


Menace of petty trading on Abuja bridges

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 br [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


FlexiSAF, WASTE Africa sign MoU on out-of-school children

A non-governmental organization, FlexiSAF Foundation, in partnership with WASTE Africa, have entered into an agreement to jointly tackle the alarming rate of out of school children and the rising rate of plastic waste. 

The groups in an MoU signed at the Ruga city village, a suburb of Wuye [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019


AAC crisis: Sowore remains chairman — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has waded into the crisis rocking the African Action Congress, AAC, following the suspension of Omoyele Sowore as the party’s national chairman.

The INEC has declared the suspension null and void in a May 14 letter.

According to [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


Don’t slow us down, Amaechi charges NRC board members

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has charged the newly inaugurated members of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, board ‘not to slow down’ the work of the agency for rail development in the country. 

Amaechi gave the charge during the inauguration of the Niger [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


NGO bags 2019 UN SDG award

A non-governmental organisation, Follow The Money, has emerged winner of the United Nations, UN, Sustainable Development Goals Mobilizer Award.

This was disclosed at the SDG Global Festival of Action in Bonn, Germany. 

In a press statement signed by Mrs. Kevwe Oghide, communications [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


Abuja night club raids: The storm within

Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, has been in the news over raids of night clubs and striptease houses by officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, police and a non-governmental organization.

In the raids, which have continued to divide opinions, suspected prostitutes and po [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


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