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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,...
Silencing The Guns In Africa

Silencing The Guns In Africa

The urgency to ‘silence the guns’ in Africa, has become imperative, given the incessant massacre and intractable wars across the continent. These hostilities have, undoubtedly, pushed the region and its people to the cesspit of...
Millions Of Nigerians Face Tougher Times, Amidst Escalating Poverty, Hunger

Millions Of Nigerians Face Tougher Times, Amidst Escalating Poverty, Hunger

The last few months have been, particularly, burdensome for most Nigerians. Many families are distressed over harrowing experiences, just to access basic amenities and decent meals. For a country that is home to the largest...
ABUJA FAST LOSING ITS ALLURE

ABUJA FAST LOSING ITS ALLURE

Mallam Nasir el-Rufai must be a very angry man each time he visits Abuja. He would be upset at the turn of events in a city he staked his life and reputation. He would...
Nigeria And The New Roadmap To Protect Children From Violence, Abuse

Nigeria And The New Roadmap To Protect Children From Violence, Abuse

Leah Sharibu had big dreams, like every other child. But those dreams were squashed by Boko Haram terrorists, some two years back. Leah was among 110 students, who were captured from their school in Dapchi, in...
NDDC PROBE: WHY ALL THE NOISE?

NDDC PROBE: WHY ALL THE NOISE?

It is obvious that we, as a people, enjoy noise and noisemaking. Some Nigerians will celebrate with hysteria a fraction of what a goat will see and yet lie idly chewing its cud. More...

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