July 14, 2024
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By Theophilus AbbahThough the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied any role in the attacks on the Nigeria Correctional Centre and Police formations in Imo State last Monday, the escalating violence is associated with the separatist group’s growing popularity in the South-East . The group, with its Eastern Security Network, provides a semblance of […]Continue Reading
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The United Kingdom’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief has made far-reaching recommendations to the Federal Government on how to tackle the killing of Christians and destruction of properties, especially in the North-Central and North-East, by marauding Fulani herdsmen in the name of herder-farmers conflict. The Continue Reading
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An analysis of trade statistics has shown that trade relations between China and Nigeria is heavily to the disadvantage of Nigeria. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that Nigeria recorded N6.83 trillion worth of trade deficit with China in the last four years. Between 2015 and 2018, Nigeria imported goods worth N7.65 […]Continue Reading
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Theophilus Abbah Frayed nerves were relaxed as governors of South-West states signed a peace pact with the leadership of Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on January 25, 2021. The pact neutralized the tension generated by the ‘quit notices’ issued to Fulani by Governor Arakunrin Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, and activist Sunday Igboho, who operates Continue Reading
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A Nation in Search of Vindication: Another Christmas with Dark Clouds of Death:   Let me paraphrase the holy prophet Isaiah who said: “For Jerusalem (Nigeria’s sake), I will not be silent until her vindication shines forth like the dawn…..No more shall people call you forsaken, or your land desolate, but you shall be called […]Continue Reading
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By Theophilus Abbah The impact of Dr Akinwumi Adesina’s presidency at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in the last five years could be felt and touched in many parts of Africa. They speak eloquently in favour of his re-election as president of the development bank, in spite of opposition from the United States. At an […]Continue Reading
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 92% of all identified contacts with Covid-19 positive persons has been identified. Testing capacity doubled – 1,500 tests could be conducted daily 7,000 health care workers trained in ‘infection prevention and control’ Health care workers across all the treatment centers have been provided with the personal protective equipment NCDC team deployed in 19 out of […]Continue Reading
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Nigeria’s federal and state governments have been on a spending spree to frustrate the spread of coronavirus. Imperative as the spending is, it has raised concerns about the fate of the 2020 health budget. With several health challenges like poor primary healthcare delivery, high maternal mortality rate, poor immunization of children, deaths due to typhoid […]Continue Reading