The despicable killing of George Floyd left me stunned, horrified, and then infuriated. I couldn’t believe someone could do that to another human being in broad daylight! I couldn’t believe that in spite of knowing he was being recorded, neither he nor his fellow officers were deterred...
The strength of China-Africa solidarity in defeating COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is a major challenge to humankind and is the most serious global public health emergency since the end of World War II.
Post-coronavirus: Africa’s manufacturing moment
Across the world, as countries and economies slowly reopen, Africa lags behind. We were last to experience the coronavirus- and we expect to be the final continent to flatten the curve.
What has gone wrong with Nigerian banking?
What has gone wrong with Nigerian banking? That was the question many asked as they saw pictures and videos shared on social media of crowds that besieged the gates of several bank branches across Lagos
Where is the Money?
Donations have been flooding in from the private sector and wealthy individuals to help countries battle COVID-19. Africa, an economic powerhouse, is also a continent overwhelmingly full of small businesses...
Why COVID-19 must not be allowed to take root in Africa: A reflection piece
The entry of COVID-19 into the already crowded space of poor health indices on the African continent is a cause for concern for all meaning Africans and friends of Africa.
COVID-19: Redefining the order of worship
When in March, cities in Nigeria joined the rest of the world in enforcing the #StayAtHome order, the reality of the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic hit home.
Proactive measures to live with COVID-19 while ensuring health safety, socio-economic progress
As the raging pandemic necessitates lockdowns to curb disease spread and mortality rates, majority low-income populations, struggle with biting hardship as daily wage earners and employees who have lost their jobs struggle to feed and meet other basic needs.
Turning the COVID-19 tragedy into an opportunity for a new Nigeria
As many people are now aware, the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in China rapidly permeated and profoundly changed the world.