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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


Implication of Nigeria’s epileptic power supply

In 2013, the Nigerian government ceded most part of the its power sector to private hands, with the hope of improving power generation and distribution, and to in the long run, end the myriad of problems bedevilling the sector.

 

 

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Mon, 16 March 2020


Failure of states to access UBEC fund

For six years, Kwara State in North Central Nigeria, failed to access N7 billion periodic allocation received from the nation’s consolidated revenue through the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, for the purpose of developing primary and junior secondary schools.

With an estimate [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


Coronavirus: Nigeria’s preparedness

At least 565 people have been said to have lost their lives to the deadly Coronavirus since the virus resurfaced in December 2019, with the number of confirmed cases rising to 28,000 globally and several suspected cases being recorded daily.

 

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Sun, 09 February 2020


Worsening insecurity: Time to fire service chiefs

For once, since Nigeria’s descent into domestic terrorist attacks, the mist over the actual state of its national security disappeared last week, when the Senate openly affirmed the country’s deteriorating security situation.

 

 

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Sat, 01 February 2020


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