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UZODIMMA: THE GOVERNOR AS A QUISLING

The idea of democracy is straightforward. “Democracy is government of the people for the people and by the people,” said Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, a definition that borrows heavily...
A Nation And Its Army Of Unemployed Youths

As The World Hails Pfizer, BioNTech Over COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

The global community is brimming with excitement and hope, over the phenomenal progress so far achieved, by top pharmaceutical giants, Pfizer and Biopharmaceutical New Technologies (BioNTech) in the development of a potential vaccine for...
Silencing The Guns In Africa

Agricultural Innovations Critical To Climate Action

Renewed demands to integrate innovative agricultural systems in climate change initiatives are exigent. This is particularly crucial for Africa, which is disproportionally susceptible to global warming. Clearly it requires not only political astuteness, but international backing...
The Raging Battle Over ‘Humble’ Chloroquine

As Africa Celebrates Victory Over Polio, Sleeping Sickness

Africa’s recent health victories are quite exhilarating, given its asphyxiating struggles, with dictatorial governments, endemic poverty, systemic corruption and overpopulation crises. First, the embattled continent, defeated polio, as Nigeria kicked out the crippling disease, after...
Kaduna Crisis: Need For Global Response

Kaduna Crisis: Need For Global Response

The gruesome killings and destruction of properties in Southern Kaduna have, indisputably reached a tipping point, requiring urgent global attention. The painful accounts by victims and gory details, from the media, about the brazen brutalities,...
A Nation And Its Army Of Unemployed Youths

A Nation And Its Army Of Unemployed Youths

Millions of young people, across the globe, stormed the social media, with exuberant campaign slogans and displays, to celebrate this year's International Youth Day(IYC), last Wednesday. Unfortunately, many Nigerian teenagers missed this commemoration, not just...
#Please Wear Your Mask#

#Please Wear Your Mask#

The world has shown an unparalleled unanimity and intrepidity, against the dreaded coronavirus. Undoubtedly, this unprecedented valiance, was bolstered last week, with the launch of #WorldMaskWeek. Gratuitously, the universal solidarity is expected to reinforce the role...
The Raging Battle Over ‘Humble’ Chloroquine

The Raging Battle Over ‘Humble’ Chloroquine

For over 70 years, chloroquine, has been used, as a first-line drug for malaria treatment. The cheap and generally safe medication for mosquito-borne Plasmodium falciparum, is the precursor of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), a less toxic and...
Where Is Africa In The Race For COVID-19 Cure?

Where Is Africa In The Race For COVID-19 Cure?

The world is racing to find a cure for coronavirus. But where is Africa, in this race? Sadly COVID-19 cases are accelerating in the continent. Former World Bank Vice President, Prof Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who stated...
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: ‘THEATRE OF THE ABSURD’

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: ‘THEATRE OF THE ABSURD’

On Sunday July 12, 2020 it was announced that the Federal Government has officially handed over the National Arts Theatre Complex at Iganmu, Lagos, to the Central Bank of Nigeria and the banks under...
Can The World Prevent Another Zoonotic Pandemic?

Can The World Prevent Another Zoonotic Pandemic?

The likelihood of another pandemic looms large. Top scientists harp on this inevitability. But can the world prevent another health disaster, or combat its humongous toll? This is the challenge confronting many world leaders and researchers, as...
WE SHOULD STOP GLORIFYING INANITIES

WE SHOULD STOP GLORIFYING INANITIES

Chief Asara Asara, a South-South political chieftain and federal government delegate to the 2014 National Conference can never be forgotten in a hurry by conference delegates. At plenary on a particular day, he threw the...
TRIBUTE : Evangelist Morris Cerullo: The Life And Times Of A Legend

TRIBUTE : Evangelist Morris Cerullo: The Life And Times Of A Legend

Globally-acclaimed American Pentecostal preacher, Dr. Morris Cerullo, made a life-changing request, in 1962. ‘God give me the ability to take the anointing you placed on my life and transfer it to others,’ he prayed. God, obviously,...

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