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  • An Abuja road deserted during COVID-19 lockdown / Photo credit: voanews.com

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    Diary Of A Lockdown

    When I left Abuja at short notice nine days ago, the city was already emptying out. The single biggest factory and business centre there – the National Assembly – was on the verge of closure. Before the closure was announced, though, things were already slowing down but there was still just enough time left for […] More

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    Will Lagosians Obey The Lockdown Order?

    How citizens will respond to the ordered restrictions on movement will determine whether or not the virus can be contained.

    Italians are known to always find a way around inconvenient laws and rules they just don’t like. They even have a name for this social character trait of theirs, furbizia, which loosely translates as cleverness. So well entrenched is it that Italian Prime Minister, Guiseppe Conte, had to literally beg citizens not to try and […] More

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    COVID-19: Nigeria In A State Of Jungle

    The ravaging spirals of the Coronavirus Disease, aka COVID-19, has assumed an alarming dimension. If history is anything to go by, such pandemics in the past, when transportation technology was not as sophisticated as what we have today, sent millions to the graves. Today that the world has become a global village and, in a […] More

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    The Price of Political Incompetence

    At this moment, America is paying the price of incompetence. The US President, Donald Trump, shifts his position everyday once the truth beams a light on his previous day’s ridiculous statements. His truth lasts only for a day, because the reality continually chases him. He has nowhere to hide or run from Covid-19, the worst […] More

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    Tribute to Prince Ajibola @ 86

    I am honoured to pay this tribute to a man with whom I am proud to identify as his first child (apologies to my brother Segun Ajibola SAN!), a friend and a priceless mentor, H.E. Judge Bola Ajibola SAN, KBE, Nigeria’s pioneer and one of its foremost arbitrators, one time President of the Nigerian Bar […] More

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  • Dr. Umar Duhu: I do not agree entirely that the brouhaha in the APC was all about 2023 politics.
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    Babachir Was Allowed To Get Away With ‘Murder’ – Dr Umar Duhu, APC Stalwart

    If there was one thing that I will fault the national leadership and the state chapter of the party in Adamawa State, it is for their complacency in not handing down appropriate sanctions on erring members like Babachir and his cohort, in line with the rules of the party.

    An APC stalwart in Adamawa State, Dr. Unar Duhu, speaks on a wide range of issues from the lingering crisis at national and state levels, to the dethronement of the Mohammed Sanusi II the Sarkin Kano, and the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal: Is APC a dying horse? […] More

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    Doctors On The Frontline

    No profession is totally risk free. But doctors are supposed to save lives, not die trying to keep others alive. Usually, they succeed in doing their jobs with minimal risk to their own lives. The risk changes astronomically when dealing with infectious diseases. So, it was with Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh back in 2014 when she […] More

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    Mistakes That Led To Sanusi’s Dethronement – Kano Kingmaker, Sarki Abdallahi

    Sarki Abdallahi Ibrahim, the Makaman Kano, is one of the kingmakers of the Kano Emirate Council. He tells The Interview, the real reason Emir Muhammad Sanusi 11 was deposed by the Kano State government. In the last few months, the Kano Emirate Council has gone through turbulent times. What do you think the long-term impact […] More

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    My Father Wanted His Son To Be Emir Of Kano – Nasiru Bayero, New Emir Of Bichi

    Ciroman Kano, Nasiru Ado Bayero, was recently appointed the Emir of Bichi, replacing his brother, Aminu Ado Bayero, who was elevated to the position of Emir of Kano. He speaks to The Interview about his late father’s wishes and the controversy surrounding the emirate council. A new emir has been appointed. Do you think he […] More

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