Why Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) deserves all the Support it needs

In Nigeria today, there is no doubt that there are myriads of problems facing the citizens, but if there is one issue which has elicited a national consensus, it is the fact that most Nigerian roads are in deplorable conditions and in complete state of disrepair. Worried by this intolerable situation, the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) was More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Bauchi re-run: The die is cast

By Danlami Baban Takko At the time of writing this piece, a Federal High court in Abuja has barred INEC from collation of the Gubernatorial Election result for Tafawa Balewa pending hearing of a suit earlier filed More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Nigeria and the pathway to genuine peace

By Jerome-Mario Utomi At a well attended forum organized by the Justice Development and Peace Centre (JDPC) Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos on Saturday 22nd September, 2018, to mark the world peace day, the Director, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Why we must now say goodbye to illusions

By Sylvester Odion Akhaine In the course of the 2015 general elections, I travelled through the peril of bad roads to Ekpoma to cast my vote in the presidential election. Truly, I voted for Buhari. Despite the irregularities More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Rethinking research in Nigeria

By Nyerhovwo Tonukari I would like to start by asking why should the Federal Government still be happy in giving university lecturers grants for research? Where are the commercialized research outputs that warrant More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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This carnage on our roads

By Oliver Ejike Uja The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in a release on February 20, 2018 stated that 2,489 people lost their lives in the 4th quarters of 2017 in road mishap across Nigeria. One hundred and eight More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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The media, white supremacism, and the bias in defining terrorism

By Kolade Malik Ademola Terrorism is always unprecedented, it is allotted with motives of killing, maiming, or the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence pursuit as a means to instil terror among masses of More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Things I couldn’t say at Pius Adesanmi’s candlelight

By ‘Tope Fasua It was a fairly easy decision for me to take when I was asked by organizers of Pius Adesanmi’s candlelight vigil at Abuja, to allow Senator Bukola Saraki who just arrived, speak ahead of me. It More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Election 2019: Reminiscence of voided votes and inconclusive State polls

By Rafiq Raji Turnout was abysmally low in the March 9 governorship elections. The militarisation of the process and voter disillusionment on the back of the February 23 presidential election have been blamed for More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Ethiopian Airline crash: When stars went down at sunrise

By Owei Lakemfa Nigerian intellectual star, Pius Adesanmi, shone brightly across the globe. The author of Naija No Dey Carry Last, a collection of essays and winner of the Penguin Prize for African Non-Fiction Writing More...