Odigie Oyegun: An Icon @ 80

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 It was a gathering of who is who in Nigeria at the International Conference Center in Abuja on 17th August 2019. The Vice – President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, led a top heavy contingent of officials to the occasion to mark the 80th birthday of John Odigie Oyegun, the founding More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 12th, 2019
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Nigeria – A country of contradictions

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 In 1965 a German flew into Nigeria with a dream to find his place under the sun. He did not come with much, only his brain, his dreams and his little More...

By new On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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How safe is the Federal University of Wukari?

Federal University of Wukari By Emmanuel Yawe The beauty of Wukari is that it has always been multi ethnic. It was so long before the British incorporated it into the Northern Protectorate in 1900. The current misfortune More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Again the return of Abuja natives

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Again, the natives of Abuja gave us notice in the past two weeks of an impending major national crisis. As a country that relies very much on fire brigade More...

By new On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Elizabeth Ivase: First lady of the North is gone

By Sufuyan Ojeifo In the early 50’s, two nagging issues tormented Elizabeth Ivase as Nigeria approached independence: what would be the fate of her minority Tiv ethnic group in the giant Northern Region dominated More...

By new On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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The supremacy battle in Edo state APC

Intra-party crises in the Edo State Chapter of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) have festered beyond redemption. This was writ-large in the suspected state government-sponsored rally by Edo groups in More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Buhari and Al-majiri

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 I was happy to read on Friday, June 21 2019 in the media that the federal government is considering proscribing the Al-majiri system of education as More...

By new On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Taraba is missing Danbaba Suntai

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Military President Ibrahim Babangida made history in many ways. One of them is that he remains the only Head of Government in Nigeria who created states More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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My June 12 experience

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 I never get tired of writing about my June 12 experience. The fact is that twenty years after I had this brush with death, the experience is as fresh More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 27th, 2019
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State govrnors and local government funds

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) recently started a war to safeguard Local Government funds from thieving state governors. I hope the More...