Onnoghen’s Mess

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 None of the fifteen former Chief Justices of Nigeria, beginning from Stafford Foster Sutton (1956 – 1958) to Mahmud Mohammed (2014 – 2016) came to office in the cloud of controversy that followed Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen. A few years before his appointment, one of his predecessors, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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The Legislature & Judiciary under Buhari

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 It was a historic victory that caught both the victor and the vanquished off guard. Never in the history of democratic elections had a challenger thoroughly More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Kano: Remembering the progressive years

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Kano has always given a helping hand to the progress of Nigeria. The city, which has loaned its name to be used by Nigeria’s most populous state More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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One with Governor in Nigeria makes the majority

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Line When he made it as Governor of Imo State in 2011, I saw in Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha a glimmer of hope in gubernatorial governance in Nigeria. His More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Common sense politics

Guest Columnist By Oluwagbenga Oyebanji Hyper partisanship in politics undermines the development of democracy. Election campaign funding in the third world countries is a strong issue. Campaign funding in democracy More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Just let it be – Atiku Abubakar

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 I have never hidden my admiration for the former Vice President, Waziri Atiku Abubakar. It all started in 1982 when Abba Dabo my Editor at the New More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 25th, 2019
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The same old song

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 My University teacher, Prof Richard Joseph in his written commentary on the 2007 general elections in Nigeria referred to the exercise as “an election More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Venezuela and Nigeria: A tale of two countries

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 On May 13 1958, the hapless Richard Nixon as Vice President of the United States of America, on an official visit to Venezuela was confronted with More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Adieu Gundu, the great Marshall

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 In 1953, there was commotion in the Middle Zone League – a political organization put together by the legion of minority groups in Northern Nigeria. More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Democracy on trial

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 These are not the best of days for multiparty, western style democracy. All over the world things appear to be upside down for this system. For the More...