The Rise and Fall of ‘Countryman Governor’

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Emmanuel Yawe At the annual All Nigeria Editors Conference (ANEC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, in August 2015, Governor Seriake Dickson was at his humorous best. As the chief host of the event, he did his very best to put his guests – the Editors – at ease. That was the first time I got to More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Oshiomhole: The lone comrade

Adams Oshiomhole Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 These are not the best of times for Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the APC. Immediately the 2019 elections were over, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Another Sad Tale from the North

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 It all started about a month ago on Thursday, September 26, 2019 when the police in Kaduna threw open the gates of what the inmates later described as More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Buhari, Kingibe and National Security

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 The most topical issue on the lips of Nigerians as the 2015 election approached was our National Security. Nigeria was held hostage by Boko Haram, the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Anambra senatorial battle: Uba and Uba vs Ubah

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Anambra State has been the stage on which the most bizarre political drama has played out since our return to democratic rule in 1999. Dr Chinwoke Mbadinuju, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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Donald Trump – America’s ‘Gift’ to the World

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while speaking to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during their bilateral breakfast, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Monday More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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The president and his vice in history

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 In the beginning of Presidential system in Nigeria, we had an almost perfect pair. Both President Shehu Shagari and Vice President Alex Ekwueme were More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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The judiciary vs the people

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 I have never liked the judiciary in Nigeria. Those who read my column regularly should know this because I never get tired of writing about the unjust More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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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, More...

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...