Editorial

Implications of prolonged school closure

The federal government, last week, reversed its decision to reopen schools for the graduating students, saying it will rather miss an entire session than risk exposing children to the dreaded coronavirus disease.

 

 

 

 

Mon, 13 July 2020


Youth answer to economic recovery- AfDB

A regional economic outlook report by the African Development Bank, AfDB, says harnessing West Africa’s growing youth population for employment could speed up economic recovery after the devastation caused by covid-19 on the continent.

 

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Mon, 13 July 2020


Escalating Covid-19 and easing of lockdown

Despite emerging from an unprecedented lockdown in its history of public health emergencies, Nigeria’s covid-19 curve has failed to flatten, hitting record 24,567 cases with 565 deaths as at Sunday June 28, 2020.

 

 

 

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Tue, 30 June 2020


Lockdown and home grown feeding: tackling the distrust

The Federal Government, penultimate week, began the implementation of the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, despite the controversies that have continued to trail the project.

 

 

 

 

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Sun, 24 May 2020


Almajiri expulsion amid COVID-19

Nigeria’s social system exposed its defects and breakdowns when northern states began to muster efforts towards combating the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.

 

 

 

 

 

As infections and de [...]

Sun, 10 May 2020


Covid-19: Finding a middle ground

On Monday, April 27, 2020, the four weeks lockdown of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; Lagos and Ogun states will expire. Since the lockdown, the novel coronavirus has continued to spread across Nigeria with over 1065 cases as well as dozens of deaths.

Sun, 26 April 2020


COVID-19: Beyond travel ban, closure of schools, airports

Nigeria's response to the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to have woken up following the exponential spike in the numbers, forcing authorities to impose a travel ban on at least 13 countries, mostly epicenters of the ravaging disease. 

 

 

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Sun, 29 March 2020


COVID-19: Beyond travel ban, closure of schools, airports

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last week, cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria spiked exponentially, forcing authorities to impose a travel ban on at least 13 countries, mostly epicen [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020


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