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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COVID-19: Escalating Our National Resiliency, Now!, By Oseloka H. Obaze

The COVID-19 challenge to Nigeria will demand collective national leadership that is assertive and robust. Nigerians need to see President Muhammadu Buhari and VP Osinbajo personally leading that campaign. Presently Nigeria is on the lower rung of the COVID-19 spiraling totem pole. The extrapolation and increase will definite come, if…
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Opinion

When A President’s Silence Isn’t Golden, By Banji Ojewale

There would be less shock that since PREMIUM TIMES unveiled the seething power tussle among the president’s men, there’s been no word from the president himself or any of the horde of spokespersons. All is calm. The government believes in the old adage: speech is silver, silence is golden. Silence…
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Lawan At 61: The Quintessential Politician Behind the Gavel, By Ola Awoniyi

When Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan graduated from the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) in 1984 with a in Geography, his apparent career was as an academic. The career was probably foisted on him as Ahmad was a beneficiary of the legacy of Professor Jubril Aminu who, as the Vice-Chancellor of UNIMAID, offered…
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Opinion

Still On the Disinterest From Northern Nigeria, By Mohammed Dahiru Aminu

I believe that the minimum expectation from a person who desires mentoring is for them to, at least, understand that they must provide the first push towards achieving their dreams. They must first identify their interests, and they must go out to look for mentors who can work with them…
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Opinion

Perhaps Blacks Have Lower IQs Indeed – But That Can Be Fixed, By ‘Tope Fasua

...is the black man less intelligent in comparison with the brown, red, yellow or White man?.. I will say for now, yes. I mean it is a temporary, fixable issue. To reverse the scenario, we have to invest in nutrition, communication, enlightenment, and education. We also have to find better…
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