Pakistan: How one girl overcame the armed men who blocked her school

For years, armed men surrounded a girls’ school in a village in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, to prevent the girls going inside. But one eventually made it to university and is now training to become a journalist. She told the story of her struggle to the BBC’s Shumaila Jaffrey. “I spent my childhood in fear,” says Naeema Zehri, a student More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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OpenDefecation: Institutions, homes, lacks adequate sanitary facilities

Open defecation By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Environmental Mrs.Ibukun Odusote, said many institutions and homes lacked adequate sanitary facilities in Nigeria. Odusote who was More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Lawan’s shaky takeoff: Tip-off on C’ttees composition

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi Senator Ahmad Lawan was recently elected to preside over the 9th session of the Senate. Being the choice candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), he defeated his rival, Ali More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Nupe Day and its prospects to the diaspora

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna Nupe Foundation (Ninibo Nupe) is a socio-cultural organization of Nupe-speaking people of Niger, Kwara, Kogi States and the FCT as well as the diasporas with its headquarters in Bida. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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NDPHC: Lighting Up Nigeria Under Buhari (2015-2019)

As President Muhammadu Buhari starts his second term in office, our correspondent, Abubakar Ibrahim reviews the President’s performance in the Power Sector in last four years via a focus on the activities of the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Electoral Act: As Senate, EU begin reform strategy ahead 2023 elections…

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Senate and the European Union(EU) have commenced strategic partnership aimed at arriving at suitable andsustainable reforms to the Electoral Act which will ensure the credibility of2023 More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Tory leadership: Who gets to choose the UK’s next prime minister?

Conservative MPs may have whittled the contenders in the leadership race down to the final two – but it will not be politicians who will decide who gets to be the next prime minister. Instead it will be the More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Insecurity: A case for community policing

By  Lawrence Olaoye Unargubly, the main challenge threatening the very existence of Nigeria today is insecurity. While there are myriads of others, security of lives and properties takes pre-eminence. The main More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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The people fighting pollution with plastic-free periods

Talking about periods openly can be difficult, and discussing menstrual waste can be even harder. While the fight against single-use plastics like straws and shopping bags has become a mainstream issue, activists More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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FOCAC: Walk the talk as equals for shared benefits

President Buhari and Chinese leader Xi Jinping By Zhou Pingjian The coordinators’ meeting on the implementation of the FOCAC Beijing Summit outcomes will be held on June 24 and 25 in Beijing. Ministerial-level More...