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...

Pandemic recovery follows trail of silence

 WHEN common sense becomes the enemy of state; deep silence slowly slips and slides, covering high and low competence in order to...

Lyme disease symptoms could be mistaken for COVID-19

SUMMER is field season for ecologists like me, a time when my colleagues, students and I go out into fields and woods...

Contact tracing’s turbulent history and lessons for COVID-19

TO GET the COVID-19 pandemic under control and keep it from flaring up again, contact tracing is critical, but persuading everyone who...

COVID-19 and decentralisation of healthcare delivery

ONE of the indestructible proofs of the monumental havoc done to socio-economic growth and development in Nigeria is the centralization...

Pandemic:It’s important to know how fluids move

COVID-19 has sharply brought into focus the impact of respiratory infectious diseases on humanity. It has also shown that the greatest defence...

COVID-19 as gene editor

Researchers are racing against time to find ways to treat and prevent COVID-19. There is currently no treatment for the disease, and...

Anambra, investment hub of Nigeria

ECONOMIC and business management experts recently indicated in their findings, after rigorous research, that Anambra is one of the states mostly prepared...

One thing I hope we learn from the COVID-19 crisis steel:Experience counts

I WAS surprised to see Max Hastings disparaging the qualities that older people might bring to high office last week. Sir Max...

Deforestation helps viruses migrate from animals to humans

The coronavirus pandemic, suspected of originating in bats and pangolins, has brought the risk of viruses that jump from wildlife to humans...

Anambra: Envisioning a geopolitical space (1)

PUBLIC scepticism is usually one of the problems with visioning for a geopolitical space such as a country, region, state, etc. The...

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,...

COVID-19 response….everyone’s business

THE specter of COVID-19 has developed from a public health emergency to a global economic crisis. In Africa, despite relatively low infection...

Coronavirus: Life may never fully return to ‘normal’

I KNEW a pandemic was coming, but I didn't think it would be so soon. In the weeks before the outbreak of...

Ways COVID-19 could reshape education

IN a matter of weeks, coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed how students are educated around the world. Those changes give us a glimpse...

Ending the coronavirus stigma

WHEN the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in February that the disease caused by the new coronavirus would be called COVID‑19, the...

Memory in time of quarantine

HOW will humanity record the unprecedented predicament we find ourselves in?   The past couple of months have been...

Let’s think before doctors’ strike

WE ARE on the verge of a disaster. Amid escalating COVID-19 we are talking activism, politics and aggrandizement not health. What we...

COVID-19: Changing our way of sharing research

IF we've learned anything as COVID-19 has spread around the world, it's that we are more connected globally than ever before –...

Adesina: The farmer, his bowtie and the storm in a teacup

LET me make a confession. I was cautious in falling for the charm, glamour and prodigious intellect of Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina when...

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Obiano: Garlands for trailblazer amid pandemic challenge

In commemoration of Gov.Willie Obiano's birthday, CHINWENDU UZOATU, IFEANYI NDUKWE, CHARITY UZOAGBA, BLESSING NNABUIFE and NNENNA MBANUGO captured some peoples' impression on...

Birthday: Civil society groups, Chuma, others felicitate with Obiano

... Commend him for leadership style MEMBERS of Anambra State Civil Society Network (ANCSONET) have felicitated with Anambra...

UNILAG sacks VC

VICE Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. lawatoyin Ogundipe, was yesterday sacked by the governing council.   His...

Behold the quintessential, sexagenarian governor

 ORDINARILY, to clinch a new one year on top of the previous attained age in the life of an individual is assumed...

Nnewi timber dealers heed COVID-19 protocols

ENTRY into Timber Dealers Association base in Agboedo, Nnewi, is no longer possible without one wearing  face mask, moving with small plastic...

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