Edo poll: Officials, voters ignore COVID-19 guidelines

Amidst threat by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that voters who failed to adhere to the COVID-19 precautionary measures would not be allowed to vote, reports across Edo State indicate that voters and officials in the ongoing gubernatorial election have largely ignored the warning. Most voters observed in Igueben, Esan, Ovia, and Ikopba/Okha local…

Editor’s Note

I hope you are all doing well and staying as safe as you possibly can. This week was my birthday and I am grateful for the gift of life. Many people lost their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic and being able to celebrate a birthday in these very interesting times is more than a blessing….

COVID-19 adversely impacted Benue IGR — BIRS Chairman

Receives Excellence IGR Award for fastest-growing IGR By Peter Duru – Makurdi The Executive Chairman of Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, the profile of the state. He said despite the challenge, the state had been able to generate…

Now that Covid-19 cases decline daily…

For some months now, the number of recorded Covid-19 cases in Nigeria is on a steady decline, with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) often reporting less than 100 or even 75 cases in a day. PAUL OKAH takes a critical look at the implications. Before the berthing of the Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria…

African CSOs Intensify Campaign on COVID-19 Effects on Wildlife Trade, Others

  Duke-Ekpenyong The secretariat of an alliance of over 80 African Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working in conservation as the African CSOs Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) under the umbrella of African Wildlife Foundation  (AWF), will on September 17, 2020, intensify its campaign for a better world that continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. The online…