The Five Contradictions in President Buhari’s Speech on Covid-19

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye 1. Lock Down of Lagos and Ogun States. This is illegal. Buhari acted like a gladiator of illegality. He lacks power to lock down any state in Nigeria without recourse to National Assembly under the emergency rule law. Only state governors possess such power to lock their states after consultation with their respective State Houses of Assembly which they had already done. Buhari only repeated the same orders Governors Sanwo and Abiodun had issued in Ogun and Lagos respectively instead of appealing to citizens of the…

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Voice of Reason to Buhari: “Save Nigerians from the Spanish, Italian, Chinese Experience, It Is Time To Act

Demands compulsory isolation of potentially infected Nigerians for 14-day Says Delay In Total Containment May Spell Doom For Nigerians Just like other eggheads had reasoned and made useful suggestions on how to curtail the spread of deadly covid-19 pandemic to the nooks and crannies of the Nation of Nigeria, a renowned Yoruba Intelligentsia group, the Voice of Reason (VOR) acted true to her name on Saturday with a fearless, candid and daring appeal to President Muhammad Buhari to act decisively by developing a national containment strategy that will help wage…

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COVID-19: Nigerians in Ireland Urges Buhari to Lockdown the Country

A group, Nigerians in Ireland(NIIRE), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to lockdown the country now  that there are still fewer cases of the dreaded coronavirus. The group, in a statement signed by its coordinator, Dr Oluseyi Aba, also urged the Federal and state governments to ensure that Nigerians get paid some stipend to enable them cope with whatever economic consequences the total lockdown may create for them while it lasts. While noting that a complete lockdown of the country will help curtail the spread of the virus, NIIRE stressed…

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