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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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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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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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Help the Needy In This Trying Time, And Secure the Protection of Allah, By Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, Most Merciful, Bestower of Mercy 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. Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)…
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Opinion

Judgement Day: COVID-19 and the Nigerian Ruling Elite, By Sylvester Odion Akhaine

A social media posting is more appropriate: “the corona virus is carefully picking its targets one by one in Nigeria. It’s like it is fighting corruption more than EFCC”. It is judgement day for the crop of rulers running the country, who denied tomorrow; who as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti put it,…
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Opinion

Improved Service Delivery – The Key to Unlocking Cost Reflective Retail Electricity Tariffs, By Odion Omonfoman

The implementation of the service delivery model in determining cost reflective retail electricity tariffs will be beneficial to the power sector. It will put an end to the perennial complaints of non-cost reflective tariffs by DisCos, a complaint that has plagued the power sector since the conclusion of the privatisation…
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