The uneasiness of Uber female drivers in Lagos

By Rafiq Raji The odds that you would happen on a female Uber driver in Lagos are slim. Still, Nigeria is not Saudi Arabia; women are free to do whatever they like here. Well, mostly. And if you make the error of thinking they could not drive any better than their male counterparts, kindly try fighting for the right of way with a woman in Lagos traffic. More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Workers are not benefiting from Privatized Pension System

By Eugene Uduigwome When the Contributory Pension Scheme commenced in 2004, many Nigerian believed that the Person Reform Act of 2004 was introduced for the benefit of workers and ultimately pensioners. More than More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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The truth about the Boko Haram insurgency

By Jibrin Ibrahim My column of November 30 was on winning the war against Boko Haram and I was responding to President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that the war against the insurgent group is a “must win”; More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Sustainable partnership and national development

By Jerome-Mario Utomi We recognize that the engine of growth and development for any developing nation today lies in the ability to strategically cultivate and harness private as well as public sector efforts’ – More...

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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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...