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How Not To Prevent Businesses From Furloughing Staff, By Uddin Ifeanyi

In a sense, the CBN has not strayed too far from this path. The snag is just that the non-inclusion of a sun-set clause in its communication on the ban on banks’ firing their staff will make for an unwieldy policy environment post-pandemic. When, recently, footage of the chief executive…
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Keeping Children Emotionally Resilient During the COVID-19 Pandemic, By Adetola Salau

We need to understand that children are particularly susceptible to the emotional and psychological impact of COVID-19 due to their desire for security and comfort. Their inability to fully comprehend what has been taking place all across the world is also another issue. Given their need for security and comfort…
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Kano Against COVID-19, By Jibrin Ibrahim

...Kano stakeholders and community leaders came together to establish the citizen initiative – Kano Against COVID-19. Its objectives are to engage in advocacy and mobilisation along the three tiers of government, within the community, the private sector, civil society and international partners, to combat the pandemic; identify the key problems…
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COVID-19: Dangers Of Spreading Fake News and Blind-Following Religious Speakers, By Murtadha Gusau

Friday, Ramadan 15, 1441 AH (08/05/2020) In the Name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation. May Allah extol the mention of the Prophet in the highest company of Angels and may the peace and blessings of Allah be…
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Life Or Economy, the Choice Is Ours, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Despite the existential challenges associated with the lockdown, the alternative is the risk of unmitigated community transmission if we fail to adhere to laid down protocols. Government might have capitulated to pressures from all angles, because it has no answers to the possible unrest that would follow the lockdown. After…
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