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 support of Obaseki’s re-election in Benin last Thursday. The event, where Obaseki gave the other camp in the APC side swipes, came on the More...

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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...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 27th, 2019
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State govrnors and local government funds

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) recently started a war to safeguard Local Government funds from thieving state governors. I hope the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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The North Under Siege

Northern_Nigeria Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 It sounded like the Biblical cry in the wilderness or the monotonous song of Governor Samuel Ortom in Benue State: “Hon Minister, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 6th, 2019
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Ambode: The Lagos Bobo is down but….

Akinwunmi Ambode Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 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 1st, 2019
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The Legislature & Judiciary under Buhari

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 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
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Kano: Remembering the progressive years

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 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
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One with Governor in Nigeria makes the majority

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 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
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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...