Buhari’s Appointment As ECOWAS COVID-19 Response Champion: Our Concerns- PDP

20,000 APC members defect to PDP in Nasarawa Stat

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP has expressed concerns over the reported appointment of President Muhammad Buhari as the ECOWAS COVID-19 Response Champion given the failure to personally lead from the front, in the fight against the spread of the pandemic in Nigeria. In a press statement released by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party counsels the President Buhari to see this appointment as a serious wake up call to make himself more visible and personally involved in the front in this fight against the pandemic in our…

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Coronavirus: The Gathering Storm

Coronavirus pandemic has grim implications for world peace as many countries call for the head of Republic of China said to be the mastermind of the global scourge A potentially explosive threat to the fragile global peace is brewing. The responses by some countries so far are emerging signs that the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic also known as Codiv-19 will impact negatively on international peace. Speculations are rife that the virus was genetically modified in a laboratory in the Republic of China, making more virulently contagious and released to embarrass and…

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COVID-19: Can Africa Afford Lockdowns?

  Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR This piece summarizes my contribution to an African debate. From Johannesburg to Lagos, Cairo to Dakar, Kinshasa to Kigali, Nairobi to Accra, etc the debate on how Africa should respond to the global coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is raging. At an African regional policy platform, I had expressed some of these (personal) views some weeks ago but have been encouraged by most members to circulate them in Africa beyond the platform. This year 2020 begins a new decade that promises to be one of dreadful disruptions,…

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