The North Under Siege

Northern_Nigeria Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 It sounded like the Biblical cry in the wilderness or the monotonous song of Governor Samuel Ortom in Benue State: “Hon Minister, tell the president that we have to take very good care of our people, security first. All these programmes, as good as they are, cannot be without More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 6th, 2019

Ambode: The Lagos Bobo is down but….

Akinwunmi Ambode Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 The out-going Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode had the opportunity to open up his report card to Editors from all over Nigeria More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 29th, 2019

Looming anarchy in Benue

Monday Column  by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 I have always known Joseph Kennedy Nyikwagh Waku, better known as Senator JKN Waku as long as my memory can allow. His sudden death on February 3 More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 15th, 2019

Onnoghen’s Mess

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 None of the fifteen former Chief Justices of Nigeria, beginning from Stafford Foster Sutton (1956 – 1958) to Mahmud Mohammed (2014 – 2016) came More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 1st, 2019

The Legislature & Judiciary under Buhari

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 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

Kano: Remembering the progressive years

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 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

One with Governor in Nigeria makes the majority

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 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

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

Just let it be – Atiku Abubakar

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 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

The same old song

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe | 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...