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COVID-19: Can Africa Afford Lockdowns?

COVID-19: Can Africa Afford Lockdowns? By Chukwuma Charles Soludo   This piece summarizes my contribution to an African debate. From Johannesburg to Lagos, Cairo to Dakar, Kinshasa...

Lockdown and its Effect on Mental Health

Lockdown and its Effect on Mental Health By Comfort Yakubu   Confinement, or the current lockdown due to COVID-19 affects us in different ways , depending on...

Understanding First-Ever Negative oil price

Undestanding First-Ever Negative oil price By Ahmed Adamu, PhD   As I write this article, the famous American crude oil called West Texas Intermediate (WTI) is sold...

My Recollection of the late Mallam Abba Kyari

My Recollection of the late Mallam Abba Kyari By Abdullahi Usman   The late Mallam Abba Kyari was perhaps arguably one of the most generally misunderstood Nigerians...

Evaluating SEC’s Market Development Initiatives

Evaluating SEC’s Market Development Initiatives By Joshua Afolabi The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been providing the regulatory radar in the nation’s capital market through...

COVID-19: Young Inventors, Local Ventilators to Nigeria’s Rescue

COVID-19: Young Inventors, Local Ventilators to Nigeria’s Rescue     Although several cash donations and medical supplies have been received, the advent of locally-fabricated ventilators by some...

Still on Nigeria’s Health and Economic Response to Covid-19

Still on Nigeria's Health and Economic Response to Covid-19 By Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani)   In Abuja, the 16th of April, 2020: The public health and economic...

COVID-19: Of Chinese Experts, Encouraging Recovery and Breakthrough Therapies

COVID-19: Of Chinese Experts, Encouraging Recovery Data, and Breakthrough Therapies By Yushau A. Shuaib The controversy over the arrival of Chinese medical experts in Nigeria is...

Are We Ready for Electronic Vehicles in Nigeria?

Are We Ready for Electronic Vehicles in Nigeria? By Jelani Aliyu   On Electric vehicles, Nigeria is in a tough situation, because the world has already decided...

Lockdown: How COVID-19 Pandemic is changing our Lives – FCT Residents

Lockdown: How COVID-19 Pandemic is changing our Lives - FCT Residents By Comfort Yakubu   On the 27th of February 2020, the first case of COVID-19 pandemic,...

COVID-19: ASUU “Stomach Infrastructure” Campaign and Greed

COVID-19: ASUU “Stomach Infrastructure” Campaign and Greed By Kabiru Danladi Lawanti   We read, from friends, former course mates, former students and present about their views on...

COVID-19: Nigeria Brace Up…The Rain is coming

COVID-19: Nigeria Brace Up...The Rain is coming   Rainy season in Nigeria brings a lot of health challenges, which should be a cause for concern as...

Communication Sector: Powerful Forces Against Pantami 

Communication Sector: Powerful Forces Against Pantami  By Ahmed Shuaibu Gara Gombe   Lately, there seems to be a wide range of missiles being fired at the Honourable...
Dr Isa Pantami and Prof Umar Danbatta

Pantami-Danbatta Squabble: Averting A Communication Sector Crisis

Pantami-Danbatta Squabble: Averting A Communication Sector Crisis By Yushau A. Shuaib The aftermath of unveiling the Digital Economy Complex built by Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has...

COVID-19: Where is the Fiscal Stimulus?

COVID-19: Where is the Fiscal Stimulus? By Joy Nguri A recent statement made by Nigeria's Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, on Politics Today on Channels Television...

Can DDMO Manage Information on Military Operations?

Can DDMO Manage Information on Military Operations? By Abdulsalam Mahmud   Crime and violence are inevitable. They are permanent features of many societies. They result in wanton...

Corona Virus and Nigeria’s Dilemma

Corona Virus and Nigeria's Dilemma. By Ramatu Abdullahi Ambursa. The reality of Corona Virus also know as COVID'19 is here with us. For the umpteenth time, in...

President Buhari’s Voice For Recharging Lake Chad

President Buhari's Voice For Recharging Lake Chad By Salisu Na’inna Dambatta It is in public record that since assuming the Presidency in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari...

Coronavirus: How Organisations Can Sustain Productivity, Income

Coronavirus: How Organisations Can Sustain Productivity, Income By Uriel Tomori The coronavirus outbreak has affected a lot of human activities– which the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

How Buhari’s Minister Spent Four Days on Nigerian Roads

How Buhari’s minister spent four days on Nigerian roads By Nuruddeen Mahmoud   It was a two-day retreat for the staff of the Federal Ministry of Works...
Live Covid-19
United States 1,988,545
Cases: 1,988,545
Deaths: 112,096
Recovered: 751,897
Active: 1,124,552
Brazil 676,494
Cases: 676,494
Deaths: 36,044
Recovered: 302,084
Active: 338,366
Russia 467,673
Cases: 467,673
Deaths: 5,859
Recovered: 226,731
Active: 235,083
Spain 288,390
Cases: 288,390
Deaths: 27,135
Recovered:
Active: 261,255
United Kingdom 284,868
Cases: 284,868
Deaths: 40,465
Recovered:
Active: 244,403
India 247,040
Cases: 247,040
Deaths: 6,946
Recovered: 119,293
Active: 120,801
Italy 234,801
Cases: 234,801
Deaths: 33,846
Recovered: 165,078
Active: 35,877
Peru 191,758
Cases: 191,758
Deaths: 5,301
Recovered: 82,731
Active: 103,726
Germany 185,696
Cases: 185,696
Deaths: 8,769
Recovered: 168,900
Active: 8,027
Iran 169,425
Cases: 169,425
Deaths: 8,209
Recovered: 132,038
Active: 29,178
Turkey 169,218
Cases: 169,218
Deaths: 4,669
Recovered: 135,322
Active: 29,227
France 153,634
Cases: 153,634
Deaths: 29,142
Recovered: 70,806
Active: 53,686
Chile 127,745
Cases: 127,745
Deaths: 1,541
Recovered: 95,631
Active: 30,573
Mexico 113,619
Cases: 113,619
Deaths: 13,511
Recovered: 81,544
Active: 18,564
Pakistan 98,943
Cases: 98,943
Deaths: 2,002
Recovered: 33,465
Active: 63,476
Saudi Arabia 98,869
Cases: 98,869
Deaths: 676
Recovered: 71,791
Active: 26,402
Canada 95,057
Cases: 95,057
Deaths: 7,773
Recovered: 53,614
Active: 33,670
China 83,036
Cases: 83,036
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,332
Active: 70
Qatar 67,195
Cases: 67,195
Deaths: 51
Recovered: 42,527
Active: 24,617
Bangladesh 63,026
Cases: 63,026
Deaths: 846
Recovered: 13,325
Active: 48,855
Belgium 59,072
Cases: 59,072
Deaths: 9,580
Recovered: 16,190
Active: 33,302
Belarus 47,751
Cases: 47,751
Deaths: 263
Recovered: 23,015
Active: 24,473
Netherlands 47,335
Cases: 47,335
Deaths: 6,011
Recovered:
Active: 41,324
South Africa 45,973
Cases: 45,973
Deaths: 952
Recovered: 24,258
Active: 20,763
Sweden 43,887
Cases: 43,887
Deaths: 4,656
Recovered:
Active: 39,231
Ecuador 42,728
Cases: 42,728
Deaths: 3,608
Recovered: 21,020
Active: 18,100
United Arab Emirates 38,268
Cases: 38,268
Deaths: 275
Recovered: 21,061
Active: 16,932
Colombia 38,027
Cases: 38,027
Deaths: 1,205
Recovered: 14,382
Active: 22,440
Singapore 37,910
Cases: 37,910
Deaths: 25
Recovered: 24,559
Active: 13,326
Portugal 34,351
Cases: 34,351
Deaths: 1,474
Recovered: 20,807
Active: 12,070