Venezuela and Nigeria: A tale of two countries

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 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 an attempt to assassinate him. As the Vice President and his wife Pat Nixon stood on attention in Caracas while the Venezuelan National Anthem More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 28th, 2019

Adieu Gundu, the great Marshall

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 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

Democracy on trial

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 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...

By new On Monday, January 7th, 2019

The Shagari I knew

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 I seek your permission to donate my column this wek to Alhaji Bamanga Tukur whom I served as Press Secretary when he was Governor of Gongola State. More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 31st, 2018

Shehu Shagari: A president betrayed

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 On 31st December 1983, President Shehu Shagari, on a short holiday in Abuja was woken from his Akinola Aguda abode by some commotion going on within More...

By new On Monday, November 26th, 2018

Benjamin Adamu – Death on the pulpit

L-R Emmanuel Yawe, Benjamin Adamu, James Ayatse (Tor Tiv) Joseph Akaanan, Michael Iyorngurm, Prof Wilfred Tile, Isaac Hanior Dec 2016 I always thought I have read the world’s Number 1 bestseller- the Holy Bible More...

By new On Monday, November 19th, 2018

Florence Ehinlaiye – The Unsung Heroine

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 She has a regal bearing and a genial disposition. She illuminates every environment where she is found. Born great, she had greatness thrust upon her More...

By new On Monday, November 12th, 2018

Ten discoveries from the murder of Gen Alkali

Guest Columnist By Nurudeen Dauda Every responsible Nigerian irrespective of his religion or ethnic group will ask for nothing short of Justice! Justice! And Justice for the late General Alkali. Also, every responsible More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, November 5th, 2018

Abuja – The heart begins to bleed

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 On February 3 of 1976, General Murtala Mohammed, the Head of Nigerian State delivered his last national broadcast. In that speech, he proclaimed Abuja More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Ifeanyi Okowa – A governor they call The Road Master

Ifeanyi Okowa Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 His spotless and smooth baby face on top of his gangling athletic frame gives you the impression that he is a very young, innocent boy. More...