Opinion

How China got to zero new domestic COVID-19 cases By Tom Fowdy

On Thursday, China's National Health Commission reported that there were zero new domestic cases of the coronavirus in the country, including Wuhan - the epicenter of the outbreak in China, a monumental shift from months ago when new cases were adding up in thousands. The claim was a bold one…
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Opinion

COVID-19: The Nigerian Dream Cure, By SKC Ogbonnia

A dream cure for COVID-19, therefore, is a revolutionary approach that can sufficiently address the Nigerian short and long-term healthcare needs. Besides any mitigation measures or cure for the COVID-19, Nigeria must, without any delay, equip and modernise eight existing university teaching hospitals to international standards. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic…
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Opinion

More Islamic Than The Prophet (PHBUH)?: COVID-19 and Islamic Scholars, By Bashir Mundi

Are we more Islamic than the Prophet? Can we say that the Prophet was disobeying Allah by instructing the people to pray at home? God forbid, No! Prayer to Allah is indeed our greatest weapon against this, or any, affliction. Thousands of people are dying in many countries around the…
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Columns

Coronavirus: Destroy Biological Weapons, We’re Mere Humans, By Owei Lakemfa

...the world must prevail on countries like Canada, China, France, Germany, Iran, Israel, Japan, North Korea, Russia and the United Kingdom, which are suspected of having biological weapons programmes, to give them up for destruction. Otherwise, the virus humans culture, can turn around to be our masters. Humanity, despite its…
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Opinion

Can Africa Keep Coronavirus Under Control?, By Bunmi Makinwa

The time to begin implementing a behaviour change movement to contain COVID-19 in Africa was yesterday. There is no justifiable reason for any country to be taken by surprise, having seen how the disease has evolved dramatically in several countries. The map that is emerging of the global situation of…
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Columns

Unusual Story As Tragedy Writes Book Of Humour, By Azu Ishiekwene

In a tragic turn of humour, while citizens and businessmen are complaining that any border restriction at this time might adversely affect the supply chain in factories, Mexicans are asking themselves why they didn’t take up Trump’s earlier offer to build the wall. In a world where laughter is already…
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Solidarity With the Chinese On the Coronavirus Frontline, By Owei Lakemfa

China is our first, and perhaps, most effective line of defence against the Coronavirus, and it is in in our collective interests to assist it focus on the fight, rather than carry out vile, potentially destructive propaganda against that country because the virus is bias-free and ideologically-blind. Li Wenliang, 34,…
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