Opinion

Nigeria, the Deadly Ebola Virus and Labaran Maku’s ineptitude, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Nigeria produces, on daily basis, the sharpest minds in the world. Yet, the same country produces the dullest brains whose parade of ignorance continues to shame us. The deadly Ebola virus has killed more than 90 people in Guinea and Liberia with another suspected case reported in Mali. The resulting…
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Opinion

Tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases, By John Kufuor

In Nigeria and across Africa, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a daily reality for many children, families and communities. Despite efforts to control and eliminate them, trachoma, human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), lymphatic filariasis, leprosy, onchocerciasis (river blindness), soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis continue to threaten Nigeria’s citizens. NTDs disable and…
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Opinion

Crisis in Rivers State Judiciary and its Feudalistic Traits, By Bamidele Aturu

Introduction A pall of darkness has suddenly descended on the judiciary in Nigeria. Its genesis is the brouhaha surrounding the appointment of a substantive Chief Judge for Rivers State. The institutions and persons charged by the Constitution with roles to play in the appointment of a Chief Judge are at…
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