Lagos Coronavirus Cases may Rise to 120,000

Alarmingly, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Lagos State is increasing daily. This, at the moment is sending fear and panic to the residents of the state. Just yesterday, according to the report from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the state recorded 176 new confirmed cases out of the 386. It has since became the epicenter of the spread of the virus in the country with 1667 out of the 3912 total confirmed cases in less than 3 months. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Prof. Akin Abayomi, have also mentioned that these figures (in Lagos alone) may have an upward rise to 120,000 between July and August.

Covid-19: Africa on the Front-line

Whoever said African can never be at the frontline of something great should better have a rethink. With the recent instances of progress and development the continent has been making, no one will deny the prospects we see in the future. It is no longer novel that a widespread coronavirus (Covid-19) has held the world to a standstill. In the light of this, Madagascar (An African Nation) in partnership with a Congo Doctor (Dr. Jerome Munyagi) seem to have found an effective cure for the deadly virus ravaging the world. The drug which is said to be made of Herbs and traditional mixtures have proven to be very effective in Madagascar. So far, at least till this moment, Madagascar have not recorded any Covid-19 death with about 80% recovery rate out of 128 confirmed cases...

Workers Day: Access Bank to Lay-off 75 Percent of Workforce

It's the First day of May and all over the world, it marks the World Workers Day. This year's celebration has been marred by the fight against the global pandemic (Covid-19) that has ravaged and paused every activity across the world. The unpredictable nature of the Virus has made it difficult for analyst to predict the curves. Thus businesses are in confusion as to what to expect afterwards. There have also been predictions suggesting that many jobs will be lost when this is over. It is this light that the management of the Access Bank Plc, through the Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe, emphasised the need for a shake up in the staff structure across branches in order for the bank to survive the looming cloud.

Pidgin as a National Language: Yes or No

Before we initiate a debate on whether or not the Nigerian Pidgin is standard for selection to become one of Nigeria’s National language, we need to at least understand what ‘pidgin’ means. Pidgin is a hybrid version of a particular language that came into use basically for simple communication between a speakers of two distinct languages as a result of an urgent contact (mostly business). In this case, the pidgin is picked up by the indegenes to communicate with the foreigners or their colonialists.

How the Government Made Nigerian Youths Lazier

China is a hub today because of the attention she has paid to the development of the youth. Imagine a young entrepreneur struggling to make legit ends meet on a daily with little or no help from the ‘government’. Then all of a sudden, the same government rolls out policies that affects the progress and development of this hustle without looking back. Capital wasted; funds squashed, and the hopes for the envisaged profit crumbled.

New Year Specials: Poverty Alleviation and Good Education will End Terrorism– Atiku

In his New Year message on Tuesday, the elder statesman observed that the rate of insecurity would reduce in the country if poverty was addressed, with a special focus on the war against insurgency in the North East.

“The problems of extreme poverty and scant investments in education play huge roles in fuelling the problems of violent extremism that we spent the past decade contending with.

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New Year Specials: Fayose Attacks his Haters

The most recent former governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, took to Twitter on Wednesday (New year's day) to call out 'haters' who have not been wishing him well so far. Recall that the former governor is under trial for corruption related offences (during his tenure as governor) by the EFCC. His case has been on hold for a while now after a federal high court in Lagos granted the permission to travel abroad to treat his brief illness.