Interviews

FG still scratching the surface in fight against corruption - Nigerians

Recent allegations against officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have renewed discussions on the effectiveness of the country’s fight against corruption. Our correspondents, Scholastica JOSEPH and Ijeoma UKAZI, sought t [...]

Sun, 02 August 2020


COVID-19: Access to family planning services, information crucial - Amin-Bello

 

 

 

 

 

 

The continuous use of contraception amid the COVID-19 pandemic, total lockdown of social and business activities is crucial.

Dr. S [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020


Our doubts over effectiveness of online lessons- FCT residents

As schools across Nigeria remain closed in an effort to curtail the spread of the deadly covid-19 pandemic, efforts to recover the academic calendar and schemes of work have tilted towards virtual learning. While the method presents a viable alternative to many schools and their students, [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020


Most people wear face masks incorrectly -Ogoina

The President, Nigerian Infectious Diseases Society, NIDS Professor Dimie Ogoina, speaks on the importance of the appropriate use of the face masks. In this interview with The Abuja Inquirer’s Lagos state correspondent, IJEOMA UKAZU, Ogoina warns against the misuse and abuse of face mask [...]

Mon, 25 May 2020


“Why we want businesses and worship centres reopened”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On March 30, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari announced a sweeping quarantine for Lagos, Ogun and Abuja in a bid to slow down the spread of the dead [...]

Mon, 25 May 2020


Covid-19 opportunity to canvass family planning - Dorayi

The new Country Director, Pathfinder International Nigeria, Dr. Amina Aminu Dorayi, has said that the lockdown coupled with the stock-outs of family planning commodities, Nigeria likely to experience an increase in unplanned pregnancies and an upward spike in population in the country. Dorayi [...]

Sun, 10 May 2020


Easing lockdown: We must tread cautiously- Abuja residents

As President Muhammadu Buhari eases the lockdown earlier imposed on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, and enforces interstate travel restrictions by Monday May 4, 2020, the nation is enveloped in uncertain anxiety. Amidst rising cases of infections, totalling 2 [...]

Sun, 03 May 2020


Government should include older persons in policies - Omokaro

Dr. Emem Omokaro is the Executive Director, Dave Omokaro Foundation, DOF, an organization in special consultative status on Ageing with ECOSOC. She is also the president of the Gerontology Association of Nigeria and the co-chair and convener of the Stakeholders Group on Ageing Africa, SGA. In [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


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