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Respect Lagosians, Please

Respect Lagosians, Please

The two highlights of dying 2014 were Ebola and Boko Haram, none of which was pleasant to Nigerians. Whereas the good structure of Lagos health services fought Ebola, Boko Haram has been invincible because there is no comprehensible strategy for its containment. It defies the state and creates parallel governments as it claims more territories.

Nigeria’s Split Personality

I spent eight hours on a journey that took three, two decades before the arrival of Nigeria’s pseudo-democracy. When Yakubu Gowon built the Shagamu–Ore dual carriageway within three years of his post-war rule, it was pleasurable to ride to Benin from Lagos. Samuel Ogbemudia introduced those luxury buses with toilet facilities in his Midwest Line.

International NGOs Task G20 Members On Ebola

A combination of international non-governmental organisations have at a joint meeting charged leaders of G20, the world’s 20 largest economies, meeting in Australia this weekend to urgently take concrete actions to end the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. The call was made yesterday by Amnesty International, Oxfam International, Plan International, Save the Children and WaterAid present

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CAF Expels Morocco

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has confirmed the expulsion of Morocco from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after the country’s refusal to host the tournament because of its fears over the Ebola outbreak in the West African sub- region. CAF expelled Morocco, who would have qualified as hosts, from the finals. Morocco was given until

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