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Reflections on Covid-19 in Nigeria

Dr. Babafemi Adenuga Watching the current trend of the Covid-19 virus and the rate of infectivity in Nigeria, I don’t believe it’s too early to say that we are likely to have more asymptomatic carriers of the virus than people who are infected and sick. Basically, in non-medical terms this means there will be more […]

JAMB unveils app for easy admission check

By Raphael Jov, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has reinforced its Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) mobile app to give candidates access to all their admission-related issues in the comfort of their homes without visiting any CBT centre or cybercafe. JAMB made the disclosure in it’s weekly bulletin, published on […]

Covid-19: Human rights group lauds Nigerian Army’s involvement in lockdown enforcement

….Welcomes probe panel The Save Human Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has hailed the Nigerian Army for another timely intervention in a crucial period to save Nigerians from impending collapse to the dreaded coronavirus. The SHAC believes the Army’s proactive response to enforce the stay-at-home order could ultimately be the game-changer as the country edges towards victory […]

Crisis as Deji Adeyanju’s source of livelihood

By Abu Duniya In the final minutes of Thursday April 2, 2020 Deji Adeyanju (forget the comrade title he bestowed on himself) tweeted “The problems we had in 2015 are worse now. Our economy is worse. Our currency is more hopeless. Insecurity is worse. Corruption is worse. So why was changing PDP necessary?” Adeyanju described […]

Covid-19: Nigeria confirms 10 new cases, toll rises to 224

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, has announced 10 more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 224. “Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 6 in Lagos, 2 in FCT and 2 in Edo,” NCDC tweeted. “ As at 11:15 am […]

Fake activists weaponizing falsehood against Buhari, appointees for personal gains— CAFA

The Citizens Against Fake Activists (CAFA) has raised an alarm over the enterprise of fake activists exploiting the current coronavirus outbreak to discredit President Muhammadu Buhari and some top government officials for their personal interest. CAFA says these selfish Nigerians are using fake news as a weapon against the president, misleading the general public into […]

Global medical war, nationalism and Covid-19

By Olawale Rasheed The world system is unravelling as nations vigorously pursued national interest in defiance of multilateral institutions and structures. A war is on, devoid of tanks,war planes and nuclear arsenals. The struggle to secure medical supply has pitched nations against nations, raising nationalism to new level and undermining previous gains in the push […]

Covid-19: PMB as the man who saw tomorrow Part 1

By Philip Agbese Nostradamus is famed globally as a man who saw tomorrow. He was a great seer, whom God endowed with unbeatable clairvoyance. He could predict the future events with amazing precision. He was venerated world-wide because his prophetic prowess and projections hardly missed the targets. President Muhammadu Buhari can be likened to the […]

Our metrology is expanding calibration services across Nigeria for rapid industrial growth, says SON

By Raphael Jov, Abuja The services of the National Metrology Institute (NMI), Enugu in ensuring accuracy of measurements in industry, trade and commerce is being expanded to all parts of Nigeria to promote rapid industrialisation through standardisation. The Director, NMI Engr. Bede Obayi made the disclosure at the Corporate Headquarters of the Standards Organisation of […]

Army, Police collaboration will bring banditry in Plateau, Sokoto to barest minimum – Middle Belt Group

The Middle Belt Conscience Guards (MBCG) has welcomed the Federal Government’s directive to deploy troops to assist the police flush out bandits in Sokoto and Plateau States. According to the group, the collaborative efforts of Army and Police in the past yielded dividends aplenty and would play out this time around. In a statement signed […]