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With one hour “Vision Nigeria” weekly from the locations Abuja, Enugu, Kaduna, and Port Harcourt, a broad spectrum of topics is provided, which especially emphasizes the reform needs of the country and reform measures of the new government in the second half of the year. In November 2011, KAS and partners set the following focus points:
In Enugu with Patrick Enyogai (every Friday, from 1-2 PM on FM Coal City 92.8)
- The CIA World Factbook reports a maternal mortality rate of 840 deaths per 100 000 live births in 2008. In the country comparison with 172 states, Nigeria is on the 9th rank. On November 18, Ugo Udoma from the hospital management board Enugu informs about challenges and perspectives in reducing maternal mortality in Nigeria.
- The programme on November 25 discusses the impact of illicit substance abuse on youth and criminality.
In Port Harcourt with Colins Imoh (every Thursday, from 3-4 PM on FM Rivers 99.1)
- Vision Nigeria celebrates its fourth anniversary. A clear sign of success is the vibrant participation of listeners in current issues of the political situation in Nigeria. Dr. Togi Ba Riledum evaluates the impact of Vision Nigeria in national discourse on November 10.
- The role of the Media and NGOs in right advocacy is focus of the programme on November 17. Dr. Fred Amadi discusses in the studio.
In Kaduna with Yanwaidi E. Zwahu (every Thursday, from 5-6 PM on FM Capital Sound 90.9)
- On 31 October 2011, the seven billionth child was born. Dr. Seth Wkutson from Kaduna State University and Moh’d Haruna are analyzing the impact of the growing world population for Nigeria on November 3. Special interest is given to human resource development for national growth.
- The establishment of a National Wealth Fund is still controversial discussed. Some Governors are even considering going to court. On November 10, Dr. Seth Akutson and Dr. John Ayuba from the Ministry of Finance in Kaduna inform listeners about backgrounds and implications of a National Wealth Fund.