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When Jonathan Discredits IBB's Educational policy

The importance of education to national development cannot be over emphasized; this underscores the effort made by successive administrations in Nigeria to ensure that...

WikiLeaks: How It all Began

According to Wikipedia, The WikiLeaks website first appeared on the Internet in December 2006. The site claims to have been "founded by Chinese dissidents,...

My Problem With Nigerians

To what shall I compare this generation? I sang a serenade and they did not dance; I played a dirge and they did not...

Internal Debts as threats to economic Development

“Internal debt is easier –because regardless  if you are a democracy or dictatorship, you are always have the option to publicly say: sit down...

NITDA: Straddling the line between performance and culpability

An integral and sometimes unhealthy part of our discourse is the incessant carping about the failures and inadequacies of our political and socio-economic system....

Strengthening the Banking Reform with Economic Liberalization

Over the few years, the success of the banking reform and the on-going strides by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) suggests a complementary...

Sanusi: A Long Misunderstood Patriot

Governor of the Central of Nigeria, Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, is almost unarguably the most admired Nigerian at the moment.  In a series of...

How Shekarau secures N3.8bn Hospital for Kano

The idea of a world-class medical centre that was conceptualised after tedious negotiation process in far away United States, the United Kingdom and many...

Amos Adamu’s Travails: the Consequences of Greed and Corruption

on Saturday 16 October 2010, Complete Sports magazine did a poll to its readers titled: “Is Dr. Amos Adamu A Curse Or A Blessing...

Riches: Face to Face with Alamieyeseigha

It is an experience this writer will not forget in a hurry. It is such an experience that makes one to wonder about life,...

Drum of Third World War Beats Louder

Two men to decide the fate of the embattled mankind in a matter of weeks are Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of...

Pension: A Retirement Income Strategy for Economic Development

Many years ago in advanced economies, a company might make a promise to pay pensions without setting aside any funds to support this promise....

Wanted: change driver, not jingoist

Forget corruption and fraudulence. The most serious political problem in our clime is none of these. It is the proclivity for ethnic jingoism that...

Renaissance Professionals: A Post Mortem

By I do not envy the campaign team of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. One of the hardest things to do is to sell a...

Cybernetic Solutions to Economic Problems

Cybernetics is the science of communication and control in animal and machine. The word was coined from the Greek word steersman (Wiener), applicable today...

Sani-Sidi and the Way Forward in NEMA

Global attention is increasingly focused on disaster issues. This is particularly occasioned by sharp increase in the occurrence of disasters which have left many...

Memories of Colonial Africa: A Nigeria Without Oil

I was born in 1954 in colonial Africa. One of my most cherished mementos from the colony of Nigeria is one of the pennies...

Ledum Mittee Report as Key to Security and development

Call no man good until he be dead” - A philosophical thoughtJohn Donne derided death with his famous phrase, “…death be not proud.” John...

ArchiBuilt expo 2010 and greater Port Harcourt Mega city

Infrastructural development remains the driver of economic growth.  Its deficit no doubt has hampered Africa’s development and Nigeria is no exception. Hence this challenge...
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United States 1,901,783
Cases: 1,901,783
Deaths: 109,142
Recovered: 688,670
Active: 1,103,971
Brazil 584,562
Cases: 584,562
Deaths: 32,568
Recovered: 266,132
Active: 285,862
Russia 432,277
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Deaths: 5,215
Recovered: 195,957
Active: 231,105
Spain 287,406
Cases: 287,406
Deaths: 27,128
Active: 260,278
United Kingdom 279,856
Cases: 279,856
Deaths: 39,728
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Italy 233,836
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Deaths: 33,601
Recovered: 160,938
Active: 39,297
India 217,187
Cases: 217,187
Deaths: 6,088
Recovered: 104,107
Active: 106,992
Germany 184,425
Cases: 184,425
Deaths: 8,699
Recovered: 167,800
Active: 7,926
Peru 178,914
Cases: 178,914
Deaths: 4,894
Recovered: 72,319
Active: 101,701
Turkey 166,422
Cases: 166,422
Deaths: 4,609
Recovered: 130,852
Active: 30,961
Iran 160,696
Cases: 160,696
Deaths: 8,012
Recovered: 125,206
Active: 27,478
France 151,677
Cases: 151,677
Deaths: 29,021
Recovered: 69,455
Active: 53,201
Chile 113,628
Cases: 113,628
Deaths: 1,275
Recovered: 90,748
Active: 21,605
Mexico 101,238
Cases: 101,238
Deaths: 11,729
Recovered: 73,271
Active: 16,238
Canada 93,085
Cases: 93,085
Deaths: 7,498
Recovered: 51,048
Active: 34,539
Saudi Arabia 91,182
Cases: 91,182
Deaths: 579
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Pakistan 85,264
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Deaths: 1,770
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China 83,022
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Deaths: 4,634
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Qatar 62,160
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Deaths: 45
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Belgium 58,685
Cases: 58,685
Deaths: 9,522
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Bangladesh 55,140
Cases: 55,140
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Active: 42,804
Netherlands 46,733
Cases: 46,733
Deaths: 5,977
Active: 40,756
Belarus 45,116
Cases: 45,116
Deaths: 248
Recovered: 20,171
Active: 24,697
Ecuador 40,966
Cases: 40,966
Deaths: 3,486
Recovered: 20,019
Active: 17,461
Sweden 40,803
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Deaths: 4,542
Active: 36,261
South Africa 37,525
Cases: 37,525
Deaths: 792
Recovered: 19,682
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Singapore 36,405
Cases: 36,405
Deaths: 24
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Active: 12,799
United Arab Emirates 36,359
Cases: 36,359
Deaths: 270
Recovered: 19,153
Active: 16,936
Colombia 33,354
Cases: 33,354
Deaths: 1,045
Recovered: 12,288
Active: 20,021
Portugal 33,261
Cases: 33,261
Deaths: 1,447
Recovered: 20,079
Active: 11,735