Category: Opinion/Editorial

Social Distancing: Offline Shopping Still Poses Great Risk; Leverage E-commerce for the Essentials

By Ayomide Oriade As the world battles to save humanity from the clutches of the deadly COVID-19 virus, activities that make the world go round are being grounded. Human freedom is eroded like never before, human contact is being limited to the barest minimum with social distancing measures, and movement is being banned or limited…

Leveraging e-Commerce in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic, By Emmanuel Nwachukwu

The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected virtually every facet of human endeavour in every part of our planet. Sporting events are being postponed or outrightly canceled, schools are being shut down, social gatherings outlawed, stock markets are crashing, Civil Service winding up gradually, countries are virtually shutting down by halting public, economic activities, some…

Presidency 2023: Tinubu Swallows Fayemi, Amaechi and Enemies of Oshiomhole, By Obinna Akukwe

The national leader of APC, Bola Tinubu has finally swallowed all the noisemakers including Ministers Rotimi Amaechi, Festus Keyamo, Governors Obaseki, Bagudu, Fayemi and El-Rufai who wanted to remove his installed National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. It took a fiery letter from Bola Tinubu for the gang-up against Oshiomhole to scatter. It took a phone call…

International Women’s Day: How E-commerce Company is Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

As the world celebrates the 2020 International Women’s Day on March 8, there will be enormous conversations around women empowerment, and gender equality. Aligned with the United Nations Women’s multigenerational campaign, this year’s International Women’s Day is themed” I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. Beyond the usual clamour for more job, health, education and…

Judicracy and the Fairness in Being Unfair, By Omoshola Deji

Abraham Lincoln described democracy as “government of the people, by the people, for the people” during the American civil war in 1863. His notion later became the often quoted definition of democracy and a benchmark of rating its success globally. More than a few nations have actualized Lincoln’s thought, but Nigeria is lagging behind. Her…

US Senate Impeachment Trial of Trump and Nigeria’s Legislative Conduct: An Assessment, By Omoshola Deji

In Athens, 510 BC, Cleisthenes instituted democracy to foster greater: accountability of institutions and leaders to citizens and the law. Today, the tenet is being flouted with impunity, especially in developing nations, where most of the heads of parliament are puppets of the president. Nigeria tops the list. While her legislature is failing in oversight…