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 civilized gentlemen. The former was an experienced, consummate politician while the latter was an experienced professional architect and accomplished More...

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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...

By new On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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How safe is the Federal University of Wukari?

Federal University of Wukari By Emmanuel Yawe The beauty of Wukari is that it has always been multi ethnic. It was so long before the British incorporated it into the Northern Protectorate in 1900. The current misfortune More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Again the return of Abuja natives

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Again, the natives of Abuja gave us notice in the past two weeks of an impending major national crisis. As a country that relies very much on fire brigade More...

By new On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Elizabeth Ivase: First lady of the North is gone

By Sufuyan Ojeifo In the early 50’s, two nagging issues tormented Elizabeth Ivase as Nigeria approached independence: what would be the fate of her minority Tiv ethnic group in the giant Northern Region dominated More...

By new On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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The supremacy battle in Edo state APC

Intra-party crises in the Edo State Chapter of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) have festered beyond redemption. This was writ-large in the suspected state government-sponsored rally by Edo groups in More...

By new On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Taraba is missing Danbaba Suntai

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Military President Ibrahim Babangida made history in many ways. One of them is that he remains the only Head of Government in Nigeria who created states More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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My June 12 experience

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 I never get tired of writing about my June 12 experience. The fact is that twenty years after I had this brush with death, the experience is as fresh More...