Opinion

NAVSA: Changing the Reality In the Agricultural Sector, By Lukman Oladokun

...the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA)...is an ecosystem-driven digital platform envisioned for the transformation of the agricultural sector in Nigeria. It is envisaged that the programme would assist the farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural ecosystem to navigate the journey across the sector value chain, involving farm…
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Illness: The Test and Trial From Allah Almighty, By Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful All praises are due to Allah and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, his family, companions and those who follow him well until Judgement Day. Dear brothers and sisters, the belief that body and soul belong…
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Edo Governorship Election and the Consolidation of Nigeria’s Electoral Democracy, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The key stakeholders – INEC, security agencies, political parties and citizens - played their roles largely in accordance with the law and regulations. The 2020 Edo governorship election is therefore another important step in the consolidation of Nigeria’s electoral Peaceful and credible elections are possible and must become the norm…
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Opinion

Edo Governorship Election: Winners and Losers, By Fred Ohwahwa

The biggest winners of the election are the Edo people. They demonstrated their resolve to have a free and credible election. And that was what they had. This they were able to achieve by their eternal vigilance throughout the electoral process. We saw pictures and videos of ordinary citizens confronting…
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Opinion

Ethnic Agitations: Why We Must Learn From History, By Olaogun Michael Sunkanmi

We can, as well, learn from the present conflicts between Ethiopia and Eritrea, Sudan and South Sudan, which have equally claimed thousands of lives, and brought about severe famine. Many Sudanese are now refuges within and outside Africa, as a serious economic dislocation lays siege to their sovereignty. Despite the…
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Opinion

Childhood Complex Trauma: Effects and Theraphy, By Chinna Okoroafor

Complex trauma therapy utilises several modalities to address different symptoms. The current method of treating complex trauma is a combination of talk therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and exposure therapy. Because trauma also impacts the portion of the brain responsible for survival, a person who suffers from complex trauma either becomes…
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Opinion

To Resist the Pandemic, A Vaccine Is Needed, and So Are Taxes, By Léonce Ndikumana

One of the positive aspects of this appalling pandemic is that it has reminded everyone that public services are precious. Everywhere, we have seen doctors fighting to save lives and teachers competing creatively to keep in touch with their students. Women's workloads have increased even More than ever, it is…
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