Op-ed: 5G and COVID-19: The Technology, Conspiracy and Ignorance

By Emeka Oparah One would ordinarily have dismissed the “controversy” around 5G technology and the strange connection with COVID-19 being stridently pursued by some people as ignorant rants occasioned by the morbid fear of the rampaging Coronavirus, but with the prevailing circumstances of fear and tension, I have elected, as one familiar with the workings […]

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Op-ed: At 68, Oshiomhole’s Mojo Remains Intact

By Sufuyan Ojeifo Last year, in a tribute I penned, titled: “Dynamite comes in small packages” to celebrate Comrade Adams Aliyu  Oshiomhole’s 67th anniversary on April 4, I had posited that the truth of that statement, whose author was unidentified, was a matter for public contemplation. But, without wasting time,  and by a sheer extrapolation, […]

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Op-ed: Is Low Oil Price the End of #OPEC or a New Beginning?

by  Sarah Ladislaw Many people have heralded the “end of OPEC” throughout its 60-year history. Even when it was alive some analysts regarded it as functionally dead several times. The most recent time was during the oil price crash of 2014 when U.S. oil production so voraciously outpaced demand growth that OPEC walked away from […]

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Op-ed: Reconsidering US Sanctions Amid #Coronavirus and Oil Market Crash

Reconsidering US Sanctions Policy Amid the Coronavirus and Oil Market CrashBy Richard Nephew For energy markets, the profound economic disruptions caused by the coronavirus have broken the arrangements of the OPEC+ oil exporters to limit production, as Russia and Saudi Arabia failed to agree on production caps. Oil prices plunged as producers ramped up output, […]

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Borno Gov,Zulum, Closes Borno Borders

The Executive Governor Of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has announced restrictions on vehicular movement into Borno state in a statewide broadcast on the Corona Virus Pendemic . The full speech is published below: “My Fellow Citizens Of Borno State We are currently going through another trying and difficult period in our history as […]

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#Covid-19:Buhari Orders 2-Weeks Lockdown in Abuja,Lagos

..Directs relief Materials for affected states …Centralise support services with Presidential Taskfirce ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, […]

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Op-ed:How Virus Shows there Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change

By Jason Bordoff Extreme measures to fight the coronavirus have raised activists’ hopes for similarly drastic action on global warming. Here’s why they’re wrong. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, caused widespread sickness and fatalities, and sent the global economy careening toward a depression. Governments have responded by taking unprecedented steps to shut down […]

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