Those curious INEC fires: May we know the saboteurs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) came under criticism and cynicism, from across party lines, following the curious fires that gutted the commission’s offices in some states just days before the recent presidential and National Assembly polls. Fears had trailed INEC’s preparations for general elections, starting with presidential More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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The lost glory in palm oil industry

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently did its duty of examining the facets of the economy that needs attention in order to de-emphasise overdependence on petroleum. The appraisal reawakened consciousness on More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Implement the new minimum wage

It is no longer news that the President, Muhammadu Buhari, has endorsed N30, 000 as the new minimum wage. It is a benchmark requiring employers not to pay a wage less than that. The current benchmark is N18, 000, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Implement the new minimum wage

It is no longer news that the President, Muhammadu Buhari, has endorsed N30, 000 as the new minimum wage. It is a benchmark requiring employers not to pay a wage less than that. The current benchmark is N18, 000, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Sustain the vaccination campaign

Nigeria, Saturday, Nov. 24, began the second phase of a grandiose programme to fight yellow fever. This phase seeks to vaccinate 26.2 million people in five states and the feral Capital Territory, Abuja. The states More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Values Shehu Shagari stood for

The death of Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, on Friday December 28, 2018 at age 93, has surged back fond memories of the glorious years of dignity, love and respect for selfless service More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Which banks were complicit in MTN saga?

It is resolved, settled, finally, or so it seems. We are talking about the 10-year-old dispute between Nigeria’s Central Bank and South African telecommunication giant, MTN, over unauthorized repatriation of $8.1 More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Bridging infrastructure gap

An innovation has been introduced to road construction in the country. It has come by way of Executive Order #007 that President Muhammadu Buhari issued weekend of Jan. 26 2019. It makes it possible for the government More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Media, armed forces as strategic partners

The media and the military are two stakeholders who play strategic roles in the Nigerian project. In the course of that, they sometimes have frictions due perhaps to inadequate dialogue on their duties and limitations. More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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President’s frustrations

In a rare outburst, Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari said he had ordered the police and military to be “ruthless” with anybody who snatches ballot boxes or leads thugs to disrupt polling. He had also asked More...