KANO CITY IS NOW THE KILLING FIELDS OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN AFRICA

By Prof. Usman Yusuf I raised alarm in an article I wrote which was published in the Daily Trust Newspaper (page 6) on April 22nd, 2020 on how COVID-19 was ravaging Kano city. I opined that if urgent action was not taken by the Federal Government, the city could become the epicenter of the virus on the African continent. Recognizing the disastrous consequences of such a scenario, I offered recommendations that could help stem the slide. Today, I raise my voice again, this time to join the growing chorus of…

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Coronavirus: Infodemic, People in Denial, Hunger – a sure date with Pallbearers

. By: Ismaila Yahaya Kana By now, the NCDC Livescore is no longer one distant media event that Nigerians can listen to without a care in the world. As every day passes and new numbers are reeled out, they bring with them the feeling that the virus is closing in on all of us, well; those of us who still have our presence of mind about us. FG’s response so far has been described as copy and paste by those who should know or so we think. These folks are…

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Ten Months On: Police Detain Seriously Injured Free-Zakzaky Protesters, and Still Withhold Nine Corpses

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has called on the Nigerian Police to immediately release corpses of some of their members killed by trigger happy officers of the force during a peaceful protest by the Shiites pressing for the unconditional release of their leader, Shielk El-Zakzaky, who has been in the custody of the state for years now. According to a press release obtained by SuncityNews, signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa, for the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, the group also demands for the immediate and unconditional release…

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