The 2019 General Elections in Nigeria -An Eye Opener

Guest Columnist by Ussiju Medaner The long-awaited general elections of Nigeria have come and gone but there are expositions and lessons from elections as well as the political unravelling of the true nature of our past [electoral systems], and how elections were run in the past. This knowledge shall abide with us in our growth towards a more cohesive More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Utility of Legislature’s ranking rule

GUEST COLUMNIST by Sufuyan Ojeifo Congressional leadership stability is a key feature of advanced democracies, particularly the United States of America. This is anchored on natural progression by ranking members More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 18th, 2019

One with Governor in Nigeria makes the majority

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 Line When he made it as Governor of Imo State in 2011, I saw in Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha a glimmer of hope in gubernatorial governance in Nigeria. His More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019

Boko Haram Terrorism in Context

GUEST Column by Timothy Antigha In the last couple of years, there have been so many commentaries about Boko Haram terrorism and insurgency in the Lake Chad basin. A lot of these efforts have focused on the causality More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Journalism isn’t dying. It’s returning to its roots

GUEST COLUMNIST by Antonio Garcia Martinez The past few weeks have brought bad news to the hardworking scribes of the news business. Three leading digital outlets—BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, and Vice—announced More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Now that the elections are over

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO | 08033077519 For all practical purposes the 2019 general elections are over, save for a few places where they are declared inconclusive by the umpire, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 11th, 2019

Common sense politics

Guest Columnist By Oluwagbenga Oyebanji Hyper partisanship in politics undermines the development of democracy. Election campaign funding in the third world countries is a strong issue. Campaign funding in democracy More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

As political gladiators prepare for the next battle

L-R; Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha, President-Elect, President Muhammadu Buhari, and Vice President Elect and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo displays their Certificate of return, during the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 4th, 2019

Just let it be – Atiku Abubakar

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 I have never hidden my admiration for the former Vice President, Waziri Atiku Abubakar. It all started in 1982 when Abba Dabo my Editor at the New More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 28th, 2019

A vote for staggered elections

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | I first visited the United States of America in 1998 under the U.S. Embassy-organized ‘International Visitors’ (Leadership) More...