Opinion

Reopening: What Happens To Final Year Students In Private Universities?, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

From all indications, private universities are better equipped to comply with safety procedures that have been put in place by the PTF. We should also remember that the students we are referring to here are in their final year. They are older than the pupils sitting for the WASSCE and…
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Columns

COVID-19 Infection Rate: The Numbers Game, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The tragedy today is that too many states are playing politics with COVID-19, significantly increasing the risk of infections and death in their communities for the silly image-improving deception that their numbers are down, so that normal life can resume. The story of COVID-19 has always been about the numbers…
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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

Olusegun Adekunle At 60: A Life of Service To God and Country, By Tajudeen Kareem

At 60, Adekunle, who holds a Law degree from the University of Abuja and Nigeria Law School, Abuja as well as a Masters in Public Administration from University of Ilorin, certainly has more to offer his country. As he steps into his diamond year, this is wishing him good health…
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Opinion

Unlocking the Economy and Plight of Private School Owners, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

To help school owners, government could consider working out some palliatives for registered schools to ease the burden of keeping schools running without students during this period. This may not be an easy option for a government that is also paying its teachers for doing nothing as it were, but…
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Opinion

Leadership With Sincerity and Humility: the Mustapha Example, By Tajudeen Kareem

Leaders emerge or affirm their credentials in the crucible of fire. They do so with accountability, responsiveness and the ability to take responsibility. Members of the task force showed their mettle at the national press briefing on COVID-19 this Monday, confirming their pledge to serve citizens with forthrightness during this…
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Opinion

Turning the COVID-19 Tragedy Into An Opportunity For A New Nigeria, By Godwin Emefiele

...I believe we must now envision and work toward a Nigeria with the cutting edge medical facilities to provide world-class care to the sick and vulnerable; enable our universities and research institutions to provide the requisite education and training that is required to keep these ecosystems functioning sustainably and efficiently;…
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