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 is like blood to the heart, if we don’t get the campaign funding right we will never get democracy right. Nigeria is a divinely positioned More...

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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...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 4th, 2019

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 More...

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...