Opinion

Will Health Precautions Affect the Integrity of Elections In West Africa?, By Catherine Angai & Mathias Hounkpe

There are several questions here: How will the pandemic and personal protective measures affect the registration process? How do electoral commissions plan to engage people with comorbidity illnesses, who will avoid going out to register or vote?...The question of what happens to people who are unable to register and therefore…
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Opinion

Our Sista In Texas: Coronavirus Fallacies, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

How professional could a doctor be to declare highly-respected doctors and scientists fake? Between our sista and Dr. Fauci, who do I believe on the information about COVID-19? The choice is clear. Dr. Fauci talks science, the other talks politics. We need science to save us from this mortal enemy,…
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Columns

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, An Eightieth Birthday and Politics in Nigeria, By Babafemi A. Badejo

Professor Ade Kukoyi was the first Nigerian to graduate with a Bachelors degree in French from the University of Ibadan (), the premier University in Nigeria. In fact, he was in the first set of students admitted into in the 1962-63 session when the University that was an affiliate of…
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Opinion

Africa: An Unsung  Continent In the Fight Against  COVID-19, By Solomon Zewdu

The story of this pandemic is far from over, and Africa’s leaders and citizens must continue to chart a course that protect lives as it rebuilds economies. Still, the continent’s performance so far is an early bright spot. Africa deserves the world’s recognition and is a reason to be hopeful…
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Opinion

The COVID-19 Riddle, Africa and the Anikulapo Factor, By Simbo Olorunfemi

Experts are looking at all sorts - genetics, climate, culture, public policy and all that for The answer to the riddle is perhaps in the riddle. Africa is perhaps the proverbial Anikulapo, with death in her pouch, dodging the bullets of projections directed at her fragile belly. Just as she…
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Columns

COVID-19: Multiplying Narratives, As Nigeria Moves Towards Herd Immunity, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The results of serological tests in the countries most affected however show that no country has had much more than 5 per cent of its population infected, while herd immunity would require at least a 60 per cent infection rate. In other words, COVID-19 will be the core problem for…
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Opinion

COVID-19 In Nigeria: End the Lockdowns Now, By John Adeoti

End lockdowns and save the economy. Now is the time to open factories, businesses, schools, roads, and all activities that provide people with opportunities for work. Nigeria needs to move fast in a highly competitive global economy. We cannot afford to be a laggard in the emerging post-COVID world order.…
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