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International Day of Forest: Forests are more than just trees

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COVID-19 and Economic Diversification

COVID-19 and Economic Diversification By Joy Nguri He came into office in 2014 when commodity prices globally collapsed. International prices of crude oil, Nigeria’s economic mainstay,...

The Choices Before The Emir Of Kano

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Nigeria is Sliding Back to Recession

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Revitalizing The Economy via Finance Bill

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The Essence of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs

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Long Night for Eco Currency

Long Night for Eco Currency By Joy Nguri The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, experienced noticeable beehive of activities centered on mechanism towards the...

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Another Appointment Merited

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From Court to Police Custody, A Plight of Young Investigative Reporter

From Court to Police Custody, A Plight of Young Investigative Reporter By Alfred Olufemi Although I have read about the victimization of journalists and the repressive attacks...

Ile Arugbo Politics and Governance – A Youth Perspective

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I am a Victim of NNPC over BCE Matters

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NAHCON: Agenda for New Board on Hajj Operation

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Ile-Arugbo: Beyond The Politics Of Saraki-Abdulrazaq Feuds In Kwara

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Nigeria’s Border closure and AFCFTA Agreement

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Reviewing Buhari’s 2019 Economy and Insight into 2020

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West African Single Currency: Why Nigeria Should Tread Cautiously

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2019: Nigeria’s stock market ends in red, 2020 offers hope

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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 247,195
Cases: 247,195
Deaths: 6,950
Recovered: 119,293
Active: 120,952
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: 169,100
Active: 7,827
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