A few days after the counter attack led by President Idris Dēby that saw the capture of the arms store of Boko Haram & fleeing of the insurgents, their leader, Ibrahim Shekau in a viral video, has gone spiritual & is begging to be left alone
Today we revisit the #CoronaVirusOutbreak & the measures being taken by the @NigeriaGov to prevent & stop the virus from coming into the country, not just from the airports but also from our sea & land borders
1 explosion, a ripple effect. 15 people dead, avoidably.
The tragedy that played out in Abule Ado area of Lagos State yesterday is a reminder of past incidents, the promises to better regulate safety & the trauma that never goes away #TheDiscuss @nemanigeria @Fedfireng
Nigeria's O.S.C (Out of School Children), numbering over 13M with either become a blessing or curse voanews.com/africa/un-nige…
Although efforts like building new schools & feeding incentives have been introduced, observers worry that little has changed over the years #TheDiscuss
The most endemic states of the O.S.C include: Kano, Akwa Ibom, Katsina, Kaduna, Taraba, Sokoto, Yobe, Zamfara, Oyo, Benue Jigawa & Ebonyi m.guardian.ng/news/out-of-sc…
In Northern Nigeria, education deprivation is driven by various factors. Girls are mostly disadvantaged #TheDiscuss
What then is responsible for the reactions to the removal of Emir Sanusi II?
Our emotional attachments to traditional institutions?
Our true desire for right over wrong?
The perception of corruption on the Chief Antagonist, 'Dollar-Man'? #TheDiscuss @molarawood
Meanwhile, Nigeria's total debt is $108bn, even though 15% of the debts are owed by state govts nairametrics.com/2020/03/07/lcc…
What do the these numbers mean?
What impact do loans like this have on the wellbeing of citizens?
Are there alternatives to these unending debts? #TheDiscuss
Recall also that a similar proposal had been voiced in the North thisdaylive.com/index.php/2020…
Do these platforms indicate failure by the federal security outfits to manage crime in the country?
In what ways will these benefit the citizens, after all costs are considered? #TheDiscuss
The Judiciary has been said to be the last hope of the common man & is seen as the most important organ of government because it acts as their protector against the possible excesses of the legislative & executive organs of government. #TheDiscuss #WednesdayMotivation #Nigeria
However, certain judgements emanating from the courts in recent times has continued to generate misgivings both from the bench & the bar legit.ng/1293129-suprem…
What does this kind of protest achieve?
Does it impact the political will to make needed adjustments?
What other support could be rendered in resolving our insecurity crises? @chonsyy is our guest & we're looking at Ash Wednesday: Protecting Nigeria's Security Crisis #TheDiscuss