Since emerging as Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), many allies of Bola Tinubu have joined him on the campaign ... trail. However, his protégé, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has not publicly supported him. Could things change in the coming days?
The über-storms and the arid croplands will spread like a malevolent ink stain across the world’s top food-producing countries, all set against a backdrop of the breakdown of water and supplies.
None of this is news to farmers across Africa, Asia and the Americas, who are paying the price for rich-country insouciance. The resource wars of the Sahel, the Horn of Africa and over the Democratic Republic of Congo’s cornucopia of mineral riches are escalating, further threatening stability and social development.