‘How we can prevent more deaths from Covid 19’

By Rich Lesser, CEO, Boston Consulting Group With countries around the world struggling and India setting new, devasting records for COVID-19 deaths and cases almost daily, the U.S. government’s decision to share up to 60 million doses from its stockpile of AstraZeneca vaccines was an easy one. Now it’s time to make the more difficult choices and truly lead the global fight against this disease. We can do more, and we can do so now. Following a modeling done by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), it suggests that by the end…

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Why Politicians Divide and Create Boundaries for Political Gains in Nigeria

By Primus C. Igboaka – Cleveland, Ohio. “Boundry Redistricting” is a Western constitutional practice that today as I write and in the United States is used every ten years to legally redraw the constituent maps to favour the party in power at local, county and state levels. ” Boundary Redistricting” is a congressional act enacted in 1967 in the US . It is the state legislature that has the primary responsibility (not the federal government, the Congress or the President) for creating a redistricting plan in many cases subject to…

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Pilgrimage to Jordan: NCPC boss assures of zero abscondment

The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam has assured that the Commission’s planned pilgrimage to Jordan would experience zero abscondment during the exercise. He disclosed this recently in Abuja during an interview session with the Press. The NCPC Helmsman, described the pilgrimage to Jordan as a spiritual journey that would be well coordinated and the pilgrims would return back to the country safely. Rev. Pam reiterated that the Commission would strictly observe the COVID 19 protocols required for all pilgrims in Nigeria as well as…

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Insecurity in Nigeria: Zero effect of foreign intervention and the way forward 

By Chief Malcolm Emokiniovo Omirhobo Esq Barely twenty four hours after Boko Haram  hoisted its flags in Kaure and Shiroro local government areas of Niger State about 140km to the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria’s seat of power, displacing residents in about 50 communities attaching the wives of the locals to its men, Senator Smart Adeyemi and other performers of the circus, oh sorry I mean and other law makers of the National Assembly put up a spectacular show at circus, oh sorry, I mean at the Hallow Chambers of the  National…

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Thinking aloud – Isa Pantami on my mind

By Primus Igboaka – Cleveland, Ohio, USA I am not sure if this Isa Pantami man, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy understands what is as stake with all fingers whether local or international pointing at him. Isa Pantami has claimed his youthful age and ignorance or inexperience were to be blamed for the serious  allegations against him. However, serious criminal evidences are emerging about his avowed identity that is not just Nigeria’s but global security threats that the world is ‘interestingly’ watching.  In fact, Isa Pantami thinks the…

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JUSUN Strike: Nigerian  Constitution and the manuals of governance

By Chief Malcolm E. Omirhobo Esq Let me start by stating that I am one  hundred and ten percent in support  of the financial independence of the Nigerian judiciary because of its  enormous importance and significance to the administration of justice, the rule of law and our nacesent democracy.   I am also in full support of the struggle for the actualisation of the financial independence of the Nigerian judiciary  provided it’s approach is civil, lawful and  constitutional. And for the records , I am in support of the extant Judiciary…

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Tourism: We are tired of clapping hands

By Frank Meke At most kindergarten schools, the first lesson the young minds are made to go through, is to learn to clap. Even as toddlers, our mothers will struggle to make us clap hands even when we are not in the mood. This clapping mantra, had become the face of nursing and caring of humanity that it suddenly became the feature of the very affairs of man. Trust us in Africa, particularly Nigeria, we have scientifically programmed the act of plaudits, ordinarily meant to encourage scholarship and accountability to…

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Greater Lagos tourism economy: Gov Sanwo-Olu to redefine the parameters

By Frank Meke It is not in doubt that Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwuolu has uncanny ways of getting his economic messages across to all Stakeholders in the business of moving Lagos forward. Driven by passion and enthusiasm, the listening Governor of Lagos State, will stake it big and high with the organised tourism practitioners and investors March 25th at Eko hotel in lagos. Weeks in and out, the very restless and ” gentle giant” pushing the dream of lagos State beyond measure, through massive support to the Ministry of…

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NTDC: Calabar like Esuk Mba

By Frank Meke In the past two weeks, the seeming rot in Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation ( NTDC), has been on front burner of the industry eye balls. In sum, about 6 billion naira that is, if you add up 2021 release in budgetry allocation, have graced the account of the premier federal government tourism agency, yet nothing to show for it. In the February 18th edition of my Column in the soar away Sun newspapers, I had specifically articulated item by item listed projects on NTDC radar, many re-circled…

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Protein Nutrition: Roadmap to healthy future

By Reginald Onabu The journey of life runs from childbirth to senescence. One activity that remains constant throughout this journey is daily nutrition. The foods we consume daily constitute our daily diets, which is connected to our health and wellbeing. We must certainly eat and nourish ourselves regularly for our nutrition, growth and development. Nutrition involves more than simply eating a “good” diet; it is about nourishment on every level. This includes eating balanced, quality food, drinking clean water and eating natural fruits with nutritious value. An aspect of nutrition…

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