Columns

Using COVID-19 Donations To Give Charity A Bad Name, By Azu Ishiekwene

The current packages – all of them almost exclusively bearing the names of ruling governments – are a recipe for scandal. The packages, as currently structured by donors, would only give charity a bad name. Global response to the outbreak of the coronavirus in Africa has been remarkable, especially following…
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Columns

Majek Fashek and the Curse of Drug Addiction, By Festus Adedayo

...hundreds of musicians and emerging stars, especially in Nigeria, are trapped in waltz of drugs. Their excuse is that it is a performance-enhancer. They however fail to come to terms with two facts: One, that you could perform resplendently without drugs and second, drugs could cut your life short at…
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Opinion

Osinbajo and the Buhari Presidency After Abba Kyari, By ‘Tope Oriola

I have emphasised for a while that those still spending time criticising the Buhari presidency are wasting their time. This is time for solutions. This government needs This government and this country may unravel at the seams if President Buhari allows — implicitly or explicitly — his deputy to be…
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Opinion

COVID-19: The Dual Threat of A Virus and A Fake News Epidemic, By Idayat Hassan

To rapidly and effectively counter disinformation and misinformation, the Nigerian government must engage in a sustained two-way communication with her citizens. They must consistently and transparently provide information that responds to citizens concerns. The global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is happening at a time when sorting facts from fiction has…
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