How Abuja Airport Single Runway Poses Safety Danger To Air Travelers

Abuja Airport has a single runway and that poses great safety danger to thousands of passengers that ply their different destinations through the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. What are the dangers a single runway poses?  You may ask. The answer lies in an event that occurred in the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport most recently, precisely on 13th of…

700 Nigerian children die daily – Report

The Maternal and New Child Health (MNCH2), a UK-DFID funded programme, has said that Nigeria loses about 700 children daily as a result of different preventable health challenges. Dr. Ashiru Hamza, the Advocacy and Accountability Advisor of the organisation, disclosed this while presenting the evidence at an Editorial Roundtable meeting in Kaduna on Thursday. MNCH2…

Institute Charges Politicians to Embrace Peace in election conduct

As Nigeria Joins her counterpart to celebrate the International Day of Peace, the Institute of Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has charged politicians to embrace peace in their conduct even as the 2019 elections draws nearer. The Director General, IPCR, Dr. Bakut.T.Bakut who gave this charge today in Abuja at the 2018 International Day of…

Survivor vs Perpetrator

Do you feel some people are abused, sexually harassed or raped because of their actions and behaviors? Have you ever seen someone being robbed by armed robbers then blamed for the incident and the armed robber is allowed to go scot free? Is there a justifiable reason to violate someone? What about a rape victim…

Youths’ Group Reject INEC’s Cellphone Ban, High Cost of Party Nomination Forms

The Not Too Young To Perform (NTYTP) Group, a formidable young people-driven leadership development initiative has rejected the Ban on use of cellphones at polling stations or voting cubicles by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), urging the commission to devise better ways of curbing vote buying. The body also described the high cost of…

Osun MKO Abiola Airport in ruins despite multi-billion Naira funding, concession (1)

“THIS is the airport. This is where you are going,” the motorcyclist, Folahan Joseph, said as we approached a bushy enclosure. The dark patch of damp on the fence speaks audibly of neglect. The expanse of land spanning about 839 hectares is the site of an abandoned airport project at Ido-Osun in Egbedore Local Government…

How Djibouti like Zambia is about to lose its port to China

Beijing’s cumulative loans to Africa since 2000 amounted to $124-billion by 2016, according to figures compiled by the China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI). Djibouti is projected to take on public debt worth around 88 percent of the country’s overall $1.72 billion GDP, with China owning the lion’s share of it. In recent years, China has emerged…

Kemi Adeosun’s full text resignation letter, Zainab Ahmed steps in

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted the resignation of the Hon. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. Kemi Adeosun tendered her resignation following an alleged forgery of a youth service certificate. The President thanked the Minister for her services to the nation and wished her well in her future pursuits. In a statement released by Femi Adesina, Special…