Columns

The Market and the Invisible Hand of Coronavirus, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Coronavirus, which causes COVID-19,  probably has never heard of this invisible hand theory. In fact, scientists say the virus is not even a living thing. Yet, it has become a real invisible hand affecting the market, controlling the forces of demand and supply, skewing them this way and that, rewarding…
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World Health Organisation and the Exit of America’s Leadership, By Osmund Agbo

The truth is that America has never suffered this degree of humiliation before. The coronavirus has come to expose the worst notion of leadership there is, in the worst possible way. Trump’s America has now achieved an international pariah The United States has become the first casualty of a terribly…
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Opinion

COVID-19 and the “New Normal” of Political Campaigns, By Shamsudeen Adio Yusuf

With the exponential increase in the cases of COVID-19, politicians cannot conduct campaigns through conventional means. They must adapt to the realities of the “new normal” by deploying alternative mechanisms of campaigning, while strengthening the existing ones. Communication is vital in any election. Since COVID-19 emerged, countries have been contending…
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There’s a Dialectic To Regression, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...if the tension between an ill-bred people and its poor leadership will not result in a new qualitatively higher state for Nigeria, is there a reason why the currently flawed qualitative state prevalent in the country today may not resolve itself into its lower quantitative tendencies? SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind…
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Opinion

NITDA: Bridging the Learning Gap In A Season of COVID-19, By Mubarak Umar

The astronomical rise in the enrollment figures, reaching over 21,740 students within a short period, and with over 1,800 active sessions at the last count, is a testimonial to the usefulness of the courses offered by the Academy, leading to their rapid uptake, as a way of filling the void…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Persistent Insecurity: Monguno, Buratai and the Inter-Agency Dilemma, By Yushau A. Shuaib

...the NSA and service chiefs need to devise a strategy that would involve the burying of their various differences and evolving a new collaborative security effort in the national interest, going forward. This is a period in which we need all hands on deck and to guard against unnecessary bickering…
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Our Philanthropists Should Invest More In Education, By Ebere Onwudiwe

...our givers need to pay even more attention to education, because it has so many other positive effects, including healthier lives, better jobs with good health benefits, and higher earnings. So by investing acquisition, Nigerian foundations and other philanthropists will indirectly promote good In a blog of April 13, I…
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