BT Editorial

Hadiza El-Rufai: When Emotional Intelligence Is Social Distancing, By Oyewole Michael

“Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand, and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions as a source of human energy, information, connection, and influence.” Robert K. Cooper, PhD. Annoyingly, I cannot wrap my head around how our political leaders mess up very simple things. How mere issues pertaining empathetic leadership and relations […]

Where Did Abba Kyari Pass on? In Lagos or London?

A big chunk of Nigerians knew when the news emerged that the Chief of Staff to Nigerian Ruler, Abba Kyari had contracted the Coronavirus disease, that he stood no chance of survival. Despite his health issues not made public, it was common knowledge that he was travelling out to London, unannounced, for treatment. He was […]

#COVID19 In Nigeria: What Silver Linings Exist Amidst Rising Crime & Poverty Rates, Trigger-Happy Officers And A Newfound Distrust of China

Officially, Nigeria has over 340 confirmed cases of Covid-19 virus, 91 recoveries from the disease and 10 deaths. Despite this relatively small number, the Federal Government, on the 27th of March announced a 14-day lockdown of Lagos and Abuja – which has now been extended, for another 2 weeks.  An exploration of the locked-down states […]


A new research has revealed 3 different types of strains to the new Corona Virus, does this revelation mean that there is no hope for the development of a vaccine or is immunity to this virus impossible?. There have also been reports of recovered patients being reinfected with the virus. These strains include the type […]

The Absurd Haulage of Raw Cash For Conditional Transfers

On the 1st of April 2020, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, disclosed that the Federal Government had commenced the payment of N20,000 each to 5000 beneficiaries of its Conditional Cash Transfer(CCT) Under its program of social intervention and as promised by the President and commander in […]

Imo Guber Review: Inadequate Claims And The Erring Counsel

By Akinloye NG As the ruling on the Imo guber appeal ruling review is now set for 3:00PM today, I will do a quick analysis on what transpired on both sides on the floor of the Supreme Court, before the Supreme Court stood down till later in the evening to give its ruling. Lawyer to […]