Politics without political parties

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 The constitutional order we are operating today expressly bans independent candidature. You cannot run for elective positions if you are not sponsored by a political party that is approved by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. It was the same in the Second Republic – 1979-1983. More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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As The North Goes….

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Of the three original regions that came out of a colonized Nigeria, the North was the most complex and sophisticated. You could donate the West to the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Scholars, the political class and public responses

Guest column By Yusuf Abdullahi The ongoing discord between ASUU and Federal Government (the political class), and the public reaction it has generated show that the future of the country is still bleak. In the More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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Awujale at 86 – A flawed last battle?

Monday Column by Dr. Bisi Olawunmi Alaiyeluwa, His Imperial Majesty, the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, had two major celebrations within two months – his 60th anniversary on the throne of More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 20th, 2020
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Nigeria and Chad: A precarious relationship

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Nigeria gained independence from the United Kingdom in October 1960. Earlier in that year, marked internationally as the year of African independence, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Retirement: Entrepreneurs’ Nightmare

Monday Column with Timi Olubiyi, Ph.D. A great number of small business owners across Nigeria do not have a sustainable retirement plan for themselves. With managing and growing a small business, a retirement plan More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Still on the last emir of Kano

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Sanusi Lamido Sanusi had many attributes that qualified him to be Emir of Kano. A few days after he was dethroned, I read in the media that his personal More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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Obasanjo’s grandstanding on restructuring

Olusegun Obasanjo Monday Column with George Akume Former President Olusegun Obasanjo needs no introduction in his home country Nigeria, indeed in Africa and beyond. As a governor elected in 1999, we built a relationship More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Oshiomhole – No longer at ease

Adams Oshiomhole Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Oshiomhole was a fire spitting labour leader when I first knew him in the early 80s in Kaduna. We in the media all called him Comrade More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Almajiri – Time for action

Almajiris Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Emmanuel Yawe The grave insecurity situation that has engulfed the whole country has once again redirected our attention to the almajiri scourge. Late More...