FOCAC at 20 and beyond: Issues and Prospects

GUEST COLUMNIST By Charles Onunaiju The inaugural meeting referred to as the first ministerial conference of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation FOCAC was held in China’s capital Beijing, on October 10th 2000. Nigeria, which has just then, ended decades of military rule was conspicuously present at the inaugural forum of FOCAC and its delegation More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

SARS protest: The good, the ugly

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO | 08033077519 Rather than abating the #EndSARS protests seem to be growing wings as it enters Day 12 with accompanying twists and turns. It is as though More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020


Monday Column By Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 As a military Head of State in 1984, General Muhammad Buhari set in motion the initiative to establish the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 16th, 2020

Hustlers have taken over #EndSARS movement

GUEST COLUMNIST By Fredrick Nwabufo The vulture is a minaciously patient bird. It does not exert itself hunting. It waits to devour the kill of another. It circles the sky while the hunt is on waiting for the opportune More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 9th, 2020

The cure for the SARS affliction is SARS

GUEST COLUMNIST By Fredrick Nwabufo The affliction called “the special anti-robbery squad (SARS)’’ has become resistant to every divined antidote. It was set up to treat the pestilence of armed robbery and More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Zoning: The next frontier (IV)

Thursday Column with Mohammed Adamu By Mohammed Adamu The case for making Vice President Jonathan ‘Acting President’ had been made with such passionate determination as though that was the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Nigeria at 60: Moment of truth, reflection and the way forward

Wednesday Column By USSIJU MEDANER, | At independence, the founding fathers and millions of Nigerians joyously looked out for the moment of freedom and emancipation from More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Will coronavirus sickness humble Trump?

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while speaking to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during their bilateral breakfast, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Tuesday More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 5th, 2020

Nigeria at 60 – Where do we go from here?

Tuesday Column By Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 In a magazine interview in the US in 1995, retired Gen. Colin Powell called Nigerians “marvelous scammers”. In his words: “Nigeria is a nation More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 2nd, 2020

The Promise of Independence

GUEST COLUMNIST by Taiwo Odukoya By “I will make you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and so you shall be a blessing” – Genesis 12:2 There are many ways in which Nigeria is a More...