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    Tackling COVID-19 quagmire in Nigeria: Appeal to decongest correctional centres

    By Maxwell Adeleye Though the outbreak started in the Republic of China in December 2019, however, the coronavirus controversy has been a hot subject in Nigeria since February 2020, if not earlier, and it will continue to remain a subject of huge concern, for all the nations of the world in the near future. While the three tiers of government- Central, States and...

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    COVID-19: Nigeria and the life after

    Garba Shehu By GARBA SHEHU IN Nigeria, my country of close to 200 million people, the COVID-19 lockdown began on March 30 in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. As with nations the world over we are following the advice of a scientifically-led national action plan to halt and then defeat the spread of the virus by staying at home to save lives.

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Mental health and illness business and development: Some reflections

    By Sam Okpaku Mental health and illness business and development: Some reflections. ALTHOUGH I have spent over five decades abroad studying and working in various countries, my home country remains Nigeria. A few weeks ago, I visited for a very brief period. During this visit one of the most frequent lamentations I heard was concern over the rise of teen and youth suicide (a...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Video: Firefighters at scene of Nigeria's Treasury House fire

    The Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation tagged "Treasury House" is located beside the Federal Capital Territory FCT Police Command in Garki, Abuja. https://www.vanguardngr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Treasury-House-Fire-Fighters.mp4 ...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Video: Treasury House in Abuja on fire

    Treasury House The Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation is currently up in flames. The building, tagged "Treasury House" is located beside the Federal Capital Territory FCT Police Command in Garki, Abuja. https://www.vanguardngr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Treasury-House.mp4 ...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    [Video] Social Distancing: DSS Quarters residents keeping fit amidst lockdown in Abuja

    Abuja residents jogging Residents of the DSS Quarters adjacent FCT Minister's residence, Julius Berger Yard and environs working out amidst the total lockdown directive by the Federal Government to prevent the social spread of COVID-19 in FCT, Abuja. ...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    The 'Presidency' still can't get it right

    By Rotimi Fasan, By the presidency, I mean that section of the national bureaucracy that is supposed to stay under the direct superintendence or control of President Muhammadu Buhari but which lamentably has been taken over by a coterie of aides who speak in the name of the president. The foregoing piece of information is for that reader who is new to this column. Otherwise, regular readers must, at the...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    With lower oil price, Obasanjo paid our foreign debts - Atiku

    Says It's delusory to borrow $6.9 billion now By Atiku Abubakar BEFORE the novel coronavirus pandemic hit the globe, Nigeria spent 42 per cent of her earnings on debt servicing. We have arrived at a new reality today: Even if we devote 100 per cent of our income to rebuilding our economy, it still will not be enough. COVID-19 has wreaked such damage to the world's economy,...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Time for a one-handed economist

    By Sunny Ikhioya THE title of this piece is not original to me. Years ago, it was in a situation, such as now, I think, during the Structural Adjustment Programme, SAP, debate under the General Ibrahim Babangida's regime that Ray Ekpu, in his column in the Sunday Times, titled a piece: "Wanted the one handed economist". Economics is considered a science because it uses the methodology of science to...

    • 22 hrs ago
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    Why I will have to always avoid Garbaic microphone

    By Ndubuisi Martins Aniemeka I love to write articles and criticise what is sloppy; this is not just a hobby but a vocation. As much as I want to write, I sieve my ideas and try to convey my thoughts, and not my thoughts carrying the medium, the discordant, miscued fodder of an ill-conceived idea, that may simply read idiotic. If the highly regarded Wole Soyinka, a name that is legendary, is...

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