Opinion

Nigeria: the Coming 36 Months, By Ejeviome Eloho Otobo and Oseloka H. Obaze

Most likely, Nigeria might witness a deterioration of her fiscal, foreign exchange and debt situations; growing incidence of poverty; heightened criminality linked to unemployment and impunity; and the probable fiscal insolvency of some states. Other key developments will include moves towards electing a new president; with luck and assertive military…
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Opinion

Slightest Adjustment: The Best Solution for Nigeria, By Nimi Wariboko

Nigeria needs her leaders and citizens to embrace this simple philosophy. Let us resolve to make the slightest adjustments to our lives or nation. Living our lives by only doing the smallest things may seem weak and foolish to some of us. Do remember, it is akin to the “weak…
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Opinion

COVID-19: Nigeria Needs To Think Global But Act Local, By Olorunda Rotimi

...the COVID-19 Nigeria is comparatively at an early stage and we can learn lessons from the experiences of countries that have been battling with the virus. The government, in conjunction with the people, should act promptly, thinking globally but acting locally, and begin to implement measures that have been shown…
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Opinion

Still on Ambassadorial Appointments of Career Diplomats, By Shittu Yunus Shittu

Much ado about Nigeria’s Ambassador-Designates has been on Social Media and the Press. This is obviously the handiwork of disgruntled elements or vested interest seeking to discredit the Foreign Service as well as the President of Nigeria on every appointment he makes. In this particular instance, the recent appointment of…
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Opinion

Driving Stronger Outcomes Across Nigeria’s Development Intervention Sector, By Omotayo Suleiman

Altogether, integrity of purpose and fervency of commitment must remain the hallmark of a true call to social entrepreneurship and development advocacy. When set against an all-pervading self-absorption on the part of Nigeria's own rent seeking elite, deep rooted fixation with the human be the defining motivation that propels development…
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Opinion

Shared Values and Aligned Interests: Australia’s Support for Global Action On COVID 19, By Claire Ireland

As global power is shifting, Australia and Nigeria have much to offer each other. Be it through increasing our two-way trade potential, our continental positions and influence, or through our aligned priorities in the international system - to shape and protect rules and norms, to guard against threats to international…
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Opinion

The Battle Against COVID-19 In Nigeria: Something is Going Wrong, By Adegbenro Adebanjo

COVID-19 The truth is that those responsible for the battle against COVID-19 need a new approach, new strategy and new policy framework that should centre on the people they claim to be working for. They should strive for better information management that resonates with all strata of the society, particularly…
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Opinion

Urgently Addressing the Future of Nigeria – Before the Bubble Bursts!, By Olawale Okunniyi

...before the bubble bursts and as a final intervention on project Nigeria and its national democratic question, I strongly recommend that an urgent formidable step, in line with the proposals above, be taken to douse and neutralise the heightening political tension and bloodletting in the country. All leaders of conscience…
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Opinion

Contracting COVID-19: The Impending Risk To Millions of Nigerians, By Sola Afolayan

It is projected that with a change from the current targeted testing approach and the availability of more testing kits and centres, the number of confirmed cases will not only go sky-high in Nigeria, so would the causalities. Unfortunately, the longer this takes to happen, the slimmer the opportunity to…
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