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Asuu Urges Government to Provide Food,Electricity for Effective Lockdown_Ada Nkong

The President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Professor Biodun Ogunyemi has advised Federal and State governments to back their lockdown order with the provision of existential needs for residents. ASUU warned that unless everyday needs of the people are made available, the emerging lockdown of the country may not achieve its desired result of… Continue reading Asuu Urges Government to Provide Food,Electricity for Effective Lockdown_Ada Nkong

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After The Lockdown What Next?_Dr Biodun Ogungbo

Okay, so we have all been clamouring for the government to lock up Nigeria and curtail the movement of people. This in the hope, seriously, that it will reduce the rate of infection, reduce the number of people who transmit the disease and so help us all to battle the corona virus. The government heard… Continue reading After The Lockdown What Next?_Dr Biodun Ogungbo

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Obasanjo Calls for Collaborative Efforts Against Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the porosity of African borders and called for collaboration to win the fight against coronavirus. In a statement co-signed with 11 former African Presidents on Tuesday, he decried the porousity of borders on the continent and its slowing effect in the battle against the pandemic. The ex-African leaders are… Continue reading Obasanjo Calls for Collaborative Efforts Against Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

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Tinubu Advocates Tax Suspension, Welfare Packages_Ada Nkong

As he celebrates his 68 birthday,the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has called for the immediate suspension of Value Added Tax (VAT), and the reduction of tax in the country as part of measures to cushion the effect of Covid-19. In his 68th birthday message, Tinubu also said the… Continue reading Tinubu Advocates Tax Suspension, Welfare Packages_Ada Nkong

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Covid-19: FCT NUJ Faults FCTA’s Approach

Following the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the FCT, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ FCT Council, has expressed worry over the strategic communication plan of the federal government as well as the FCT administration. Chairman of the council, Emmanuel Ogbeche who described both plans as " grossly inadequate' in a statement… Continue reading Covid-19: FCT NUJ Faults FCTA’s Approach

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Coronavirus: The Individual Experience_Ada Nkong

Few things can bring a person to his knees like being stripped of freewill. Ask the prisoners what they miss most and they will tell you that it is the ability to go and come as they please.Nobody would have imagined that a time will come when people would be holed up in their house,… Continue reading Coronavirus: The Individual Experience_Ada Nkong

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Lock Us Down Now And Save Lives_Original write-up by Asim Quereshi and modified by Dr Biodun Ogungbo

In China lockdowns started on 23 January. Daily deaths started falling less than a month later. Another month after that, it was down to less than 10 a day. In Italy, lockdowns started just over a month ago, and the number of deaths has recently fallen two days in a row. Another important statistics is… Continue reading Lock Us Down Now And Save Lives_Original write-up by Asim Quereshi and modified by Dr Biodun Ogungbo