General Magashi and the National Security Agenda

General Magashi GUEST Column by Yushau A. Shuaib When Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd.) was announced as a ministerial nominee, I reached out to the former Commissioner for Information and Finance in Kano State, Mallam Garba Yusuf, for an insight into the capabilities of the retired military officer. I was aware that Magashi had led a 12-man high-powered More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 30th, 2019

Diaspora Nigerians should embrace Ekweremadu‘treatment’

GUEST Column By DR. BISI OLAWUNMI The outlawed Igbo secessionist group’s recent humiliation of Senator Ike Ekweremadu at the Igbo New Yam Festival and Annual Convention in Nuremberg, Germany is a new dimension More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

President Buhari and His New cabinet

President Buhari GUEST Column By Zayyad I. Muhammad President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated his new cabinet and assigned portfolios to all the ministers. The ball is now in the courts of the ministers and the More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 16th, 2019

The Army-Police War: Where Is the NSA?

GUEST Column By Yushau A. Shuaib “Our country is bedevilled… (by) multifarious security challenges by which each agency must bring its wealth of experience and comparative advantage to compliment the effort More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 9th, 2019

Only fools get angry

GUEST Column By Abdulrazaq Hamzat Never get angry if you are not a foolish person, why because, only fools get angry. Anger, which some see as weapon of expression against perceived life unpleasantness, is in reality, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 26th, 2019

Aremo Osoba at the Daily Times -Recollections of a reporter

Olusegun Osoba GUEST Column by DR. BISI OLAWUNMI In the days preceding the July 15th, 2019 celebration of the 80th birthday of Aremo Segun Osoba, distinguished journalist and two-time governor of Ogun state, the More...

By new On Friday, July 19th, 2019

Revisiting ‘ode to us’ -A lamentation

By Mohammed Adamu “When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom,” Shakespeare wrote, “it is the gentler gamester that is the soonest winner.” A nation that regales in wanton lawlessness cannot hope for salvation More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Oshiomhole as an enigma

Adams Oshiomhole GUEST Column by Patrick Obahiagbon Somehow and, understandably, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chair of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has become an issue in the ever-increasing More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 5th, 2019

Godfather/godson tension

GUEST Column by Sufuyan Ojeifo The nation has taken note of the rising tension between the Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, and supposed political godfather, Adams Oshiomhole. Through a facilitated More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 21st, 2019

June 12: Nigeria’s feats amid shortfall

GUEST Column by Carl Umegboro Military junta of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida had inadvertently made June 12 a historic day Nigerians will never abort from their memory. It symbolizes oppression, injustice More...