Engaging COVID-19 vaccine naysayers

THE COVID-19 vaccines, which are up to 95 per cent effective, have the potential to save millions of lives in the UK...

How COVID-19 could cause a new digital divide­

WHILE a teleworking revolution had been predicted intermittently for over four decades, it never really materialised. Indeed, figures from representative labour force...

Towards safe, accessible COVID-19 vaccine programme in Nigeria

TO ensure the timely supply of a COVID-19 vaccine, the Nigerian government recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russia.     

Life travel in the new normal

WEARY of the COVID-19 epidemic and feeling the pinch of significant financial losses during the months of the coronavirus crisis, the world...

NASS embroiled in more defections

Another PDP senator defects to APC Four Reps dump APC, 56 more set to leave WITHE about four months to the 2019 general elections, All...

Good nutrition can keep COVID-19 away

THE connection between the pandemic and our dietary habits is undeniable. The stress of isolation coupled with a struggling economy has caused...

COVID-19: Everyone on earth can’t get vaccine

AN ESTIMATED 3 billion people in low-income countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America are likely to lack access to a COVID-19...

Lessons from past pandemics in Fighting suicide during COVID-19

ON 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. By the end of March, several organisations had made...

COVID-19 can worsen global poverty

IN TERMS of where poverty is located, it is likely to increase dramatically in middle-income countries in Asia, such as India, Pakistan,...

Nigeria to quit membership of Int’l organisations – Onyeama

THE federal government is considering quitting some international organisations over paucity of funds going by the statement of Minister of Foreign Affairs,...

Statistical literacy and pandemic fatalities

IN the institute where I used to work a few years ago, a rare non-infectious illness hit five colleagues in quick succession....

Reasons for optimism in anticipation of COVID-19 vaccine early

AS FALL approaches rapidly, many are wondering if the race for a vaccine will bear fruit as early as January 2021.

How COVID-19 changed funding for higher education

THERE is a tendency to make a clear distinction between philanthropy and solidarity. Philanthropy is seen to be private in nature, to...

De-Marketing Anambra State: Corruption is fighting back, but it will fail

THE Anambra State Government received an intelligence report in late 2018 that there were a number of properties in prime locations in...

Reasons for optimism in anticipation of COVID-19 vaccine early

AS FALL approaches rapidly, many are wondering if the race for a vaccine will bear fruit as early as January 2021.

Understanding ‘aerosol transmission’, key to controlling Coronavirus

IMAGINE you think there are mice in your house. You can see the evidence – mouse droppings; gnawed or damaged skirting boards;...

As Obiano leads Anambra to post-COVID-19 triumph

THERE ought to be life after the COVID-19 onslaught. Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano had been on a steady course of triumphs...

Majek Fashek (1963 – 2020)… treasure lost

HE  SANG well. His vocalisation was arguably the best in his era. His lyrics were out of the world. He was outstanding...

‘Mororomoros’ brings the best in us

WHAT is in a name?  A rose by any other name will smell as sweet, according to Act-II, Scene-II of Shakespeare's play,...

COVID-19: Pondering safety amid Christian festivities

ONE thing is certain. If more people mix together in enclosed, crowded and stuffy spaces, more people will become infected with COVID-19,...

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Trump bids uncomfortable farewell

EVENTS shape history and certain epochs come with monumental content to last posterity much to savour. The past four years have been...

The man, Joe Biden

JOSEPH Robinette Biden Jr, who was sworn in as the 46th President of United States of America yesterday is a suave, urbane,...

Buhari, Merkel, Johnson, world leaders congratulate Biden

LEADERS around the world had congratulated the new president of the United States of America (USA).    Joe Biden...

Ah Trump… what an event!

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Coppa Italia: CR7 becomes All-Time goal scorer in footballing history

CRISTIANO Ronaldo re-wrote the history record books on Wednesday night as he surpassed Czech-Austrian striker, Josef Bican's record of 759 career goals.

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