Shehu Idris – The Emir who ruled Zaria longest

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Emmanuel Yawe In 1804, a revolution swept across the vast territory that was later known as the Sokoto Caliphate and later still Northern Nigeria. Before this revolution, there was a kingdom known as the Zazzau Kingdom which predated 1000 years. With its headquarters in Zaria, it was ruled More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Okada ban: Lagos must be resolute

GUEST Column by Dr Bisi Olawunmi The coming into effect on Saturday, February 1, 2020 of the Lagos state government ban on Okada motorcycles and tricycles in six local government areas, major highways and bridges More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Bits and Pieces

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com THOSE WHO COME TO EQUITY Those who come to equity, a maxim of law posits, must come with clean hands. The Christian Association of More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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Political Parties and Culture of Desperation

WEDNESDAY COLUMN by USSIJU MEDANER info@medaner.com, justme4justice@yahoo.com Political parties and politicians in Nigeria behave more or less in a predictable circle, leaning towards political mediocrity and desperation, More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Ile Arugbo: Imperative of compliance with physical planning

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk 08033077519 By Victoria Ngozi Ikeano Now that the so-called ‘Ile Arugbo’ case is out of the realm of judicial adjudication, following request by one More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Not the Best of Times

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 “Oga, nothing has changed”. Those were the exact chilling words of Ahmed Salkida. I had expected him to come with some cheerful news. Sadly, he came More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 31st, 2020
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Taking politics too far

GUEST Column by Adewale Kupoluyi Recent happenings in the polity have reminded us that there seems to be a mix-up when it comes to playing politics and public service. They are not the same thing. Naturally, one More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Mari Joins Arsenal on loan from Flamengo

Arsenal has announced that Spanish defender Pablo Mari will join them on loan until the end of the season. “The 26 year-old joins us from Brazilian side Flamengo, where he helped the Rio de Janeiro based team More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Imo and the apex court’s power of review

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Everyone who had followed events before, during and after former Ekiti State’s Governor Ayo Fayose’s 2014 second term bid knew More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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Facts, fallacies, fictions about China-Africa cooperation

Guest Column By Charles Onunaiju Ahead of the 2019 Presidential election, in which he was the candidate for the opposition’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former vice president, Atiku Abubakar said in an interview More...