Opinion

COVID-19: A Critical Juncture for Revamping the Nigerian Healthcare System?, By Jameel Ismail Ahmad

Could this COVID-19 quagmire, complicated by the massive physicians brain drain that has become a norm and the mostly dysfunctional health centres in Nigeria, be a critical juncture for revamping the Nigerian healthcare system? YES, I think so. Especially if we take it as a national, communal and selfless (and…
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Columns

Will Necessity Cause The Cancellation Or Stoppage Of Hajj Pilgrimage?, By Murtadha Gusau

In The Name Of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad (Peace be upon him) is His servant and Messenger. Dear brothers and sisters, as Hajj pilgrimage…
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Columns

COVID-19: The Strong Are Not that Strong Without Good Governance, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Today the world is waking up to the reality that the United States is very weak in catering to the interests of its own people. The country runs the most expensive health care system in the world with two key characteristics, over 30 per cent of the people are not…
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Columns

COVID-19: Altering Our Perspective On Education Forever, By Adetola Salau

As a scientist and an ardent researcher, I can’t help but see that we are part of the world’s biggest edtech experiment ever It will redefine what schooling looks like going forward, what education involves and what learning entails. The coronavirus pandemic is leading teachers, students, parents and the community…
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Opinion

China, America, COVID-19 and the Mindless Conspiracy Theories, By Simbo Olorunfemi

...there little or nothing in form of evidence in support of the claim that COVID-19 was genetically engineered in the laboratory. Dr. Trevor Bedford, a leading expert in the field, dismissed the claim of genetic engineering, telling Financial Times that the mutations in the virus “are completely consistent with natural…
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Opinion

COVID-19: Why Invest Billions In Feeding Pupils Who Aren’t Learning Anything?, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

I am concerned about the messages we are conveying to the rest of the world about Nigeria. Are we telling the world that we would rather go on with a feeding programme that we have no idea of how we will execute or monitor, than proffer a digital solution to…
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