Monday , July 13 2020

OPINIONS

TUESDAY SERMON: THE KING ETERNAL

1. “Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory forever and ever. Amen.” 1 Tim 1:17. Time after time we gather to give thanks to God for his goodness. Time after time in our homes we give thanks to God for his care …

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Deflating Adams Oshiomhole’s ego

The suspended Chairman of the All Peoples Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole took a victory lap last week soon after his party announced the disqualification of incumbent governor Godwin Obaseki from contesting the July 22 governorship primaries. The announcement date—June 12—is morbidly analogous to another June 12, of 1993, when Ibrahim …

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Content Creation for Social Media

Social media is an enormous part of the digital and new media. Creating content for it is no longer about uploading a picture of you on the Island or New York City. Millions of brands have sprung up from social media using the right strategies and developing scalable, sellable contents. …

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COVID-19: The Complications of Asymptomatic Cases

There have been several debates and conflicting theories about the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and its COVID-19. Scientists still struggle with so many unanswered questions and this is especially because they are trying to unravel the virus, to decipher its features and modes of operation. Consequently, when an answer comes it …

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FOOD SAFETY: Everyone’s Business

When you visit local markets and food stores to purchase fruits, vegetables, yams or rice, what do you look out for? When you haggle over prices with traders in the market, or vacillate on which foods best suit your preferences, what do you think of? How do you decide where …

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The Race Towards Discovering New, Effective Therapies Against Covid-19

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) approved four promising therapies for large-scale clinical trials across the globe against COVID-19. These four therapies were, the anti-malarial drugs, Chloroquine/Hydroxychloroquine, Remdesivir, Lopinavir/Ritonavir (HIV drugs) and Interferon-beta (an immune system messenger that can cripple viruses). Over the past …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell