Refineries: Repairs without commensurate results

GUEST Column by Jide Ayobolu The three refineries owned by the Federal Government lost a total of N111.27bn from January to September of 2019, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said in its September 2019 report. The refineries posted a loss of N96.31bn in the same period in 2018, according to the NNPC data. Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Why America stopped giving me visa

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com It was after the America-led invasion of Iraq (date) on the false charges of possessing weapons of mass destruction that I wrote the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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The Menace of Street Destitution

The Menace of Street Destitution WEDNESDAY COLUMN by USSIJU MEDANER info@medaner.com, justme4justice@yahoo.com Some weeks ago, I was moved to write a provoking piece entitled “ ERADICATION OF STREET DESTITUTION More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Nigeria’s local languages as endangered species

Guest Column  By Babatope Babalobi Twenty nine Nigerian minor languages have become extinct, while another 29 are in danger of extinction. Three Nigeria’s major languages -Yoruba, Igbo, and Ishekiri are also More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Can 2020 be the year of gas in Nigeria?

Timipre Sylva GUEST Column by NJ Ayuk “The Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, H.E. Chief Timipre Sylva has declared 2020 as the year of Gas for the Nation”, the news piece started. What amazing More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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2019: Diary of a Columnist (II)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com THE ‘REVOLUTIONARY SIMPLETON’ And that is just the way that the democratic ‘cookie’ crumbles. It is not in vain that the other More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Procurement Act and the Corruption Within

WEDNESDAY COLUMN by USSIJU MEDANER info@medaner.com, justme4justice@yahoo.com The fundamental purpose for the existence of any government, in any nation, developed or developing is the pursuit of the happiness of More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Gen. Soleimani: Beyond the fury of Iran

FILE- In this Sept. 18, 2016 photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, center, attends a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 6th, 2020
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Babagana Umara Zulum: A governor to watch

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 I have seen the best and the worst of governance in Borno since my first visit to Maiduguri the state capital in 1982. In that year, Maitatsine riots More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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A knockdown is not knockout

GUEST Column by Paul Ejime As humans, we crave, pray and work for success in life. It is only normal and rational. Yet life is incomplete without failure, missed opportunities and adversities. So, the secret to More...