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Olu Obafemi at 70

By Femi Osofisan   My friend, Olu Obafemi, turned 70 on April 4. A joyous event, except that it has been shadowed by a cruel global pandemic called Covid-19, for which there is yet no cure. Most of the nation is now in a lockdown to fight the virus, and consequently therefore, all the jubilant […]

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Ironies in our covid-19 and terrorism wars

By Felix Oboagwina   I once personally witnessed him treat and revive the lifeless kidneys of a patient recommended for dialysis. And times like this make me miss Dr. Frederick Fasehun, who died on December 1, 2018 at the age of 83. Many will remember him for founding the controversial Yoruba socio-cultural group, the Oodua […]

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Turning Coronavirus pandemic into Africa’s finest moment

By Femi Ojo   SIR: If there is one thing that the Covid-19 pandemic has done especially in Africa and particularly in Nigeria, it is that it has exposed the many years of lies, governance flop, degeneracy and wickedness of both the past and the current proximate political actors in Nigeria’s diseased health sector. Few private […]

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Digital literacy development

By Matthew Alugbin   SIR: Nigeria was taken aback when Covid-19 was announced as a pestilence that threatens the health of the world. Since the first case confirmed in Nigeria on February 27, the number of casualties has risen with worries on rising community transfer. As countries of the world battle to contain the spread, the […]

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Media Titans

 Editorial   They can be aptly described as being two of a kind. While one wields a mighty pen that qualifies him as among the brightest and best of Nigeria’s print media, the other’s major asset is a golden voice and infectious élan, that firmly secures his place in the pantheon of Nigeria’s most proficient […]

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Covid-19 boost

By Editorial   We can call them acts of charity by well-known philanthropists. What better time for this than when the people are down on their knees. The rise of Coronavirus, with its lethal and insidious mission, took the world by storm. It has been a gradual disaster, like a clock ticking moment after moment, […]

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South Africa Extends Coronavirus Lockdown

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers drive in an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) in the Cape Flats area of Cape Town, on March 30, 2020, during a patrol to enforce the 21-day nationwide lockdown in Sout Africa. PIETER BAUERMEISTER / AFP   South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday prolonged by a further 14 […]

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‘COVID-19 regulations conform to international best practices’

By Adebisi Onanuga   The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic, Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships (ARISP), of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Prof Damilola Olawuyi, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for issuing COVID-19 Regulations 2020. “Now coming at a time of real need, it is a big relief to see the President activating the legal […]

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Naira Marley to make COVID-19 video for Lagos

By Adebisi Onanuga and Robert Egbe   Controversial musician Afeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley has agreed to shoot a video against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in collaboration with the Lagos State Government. MUST READ: Do you want to die in silence, when you know your problem can be solved in 24hhours? Do you […]

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VIDEO: Lagos Airport Hotel on fire