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 by the Hausa Fulani? Secondly, as a woman, what would be her place in a society like the north which restricted women to the kitchen and More...

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By new On Friday, July 19th, 2019

Revisiting ‘ode to us’ -A lamentation

By Mohammed Adamu “When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom,” Shakespeare wrote, “it is the gentler gamester that is the soonest winner.” A nation that regales in wanton lawlessness cannot hope for salvation More...

By new On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

This is Nigeria

WEDNESDAY COLUMN by USSIJU MEDANER info@medaner.com | justme4justice@yahoo.com At times I wonder when we would begin to enjoy some respite as a nation and truly be able to concentrate on issues with direct and positive More...

By new On Monday, July 15th, 2019

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 Peoples Daily On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Oshiomhole as an enigma

Adams Oshiomhole GUEST Column by Patrick Obahiagbon Somehow and, understandably, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chair of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has become an issue in the ever-increasing More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Can anything good come from the social media?

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 Going by the recent happenings in Nigeria where two high ranking persons were forced to succumb to public opinion, one is tempted to answer More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 5th, 2019

Godfather/godson tension

GUEST Column by Sufuyan Ojeifo The nation has taken note of the rising tension between the Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, and supposed political godfather, Adams Oshiomhole. Through a facilitated More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Ranch, ruga or ramble!

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com When Ibrahim Babangida’s Fulani-Education Minister, Jibril Aminu, in 1989 proposed compulsory ‘nomadic education’ for the children, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Farmers/herders conflicts and misunderstanding of Ruga

WEDNESDAY COLUMN by USSIJU MEDANER info@medaner.com | justme4justice@yahoo.com The nation over the last few years has been turned into chaos by both the incidences and the politics of herdsmen/farmers clashes. In More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 28th, 2019

The rage against Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari

GUEST Column by Solomon Adodo On the 24th June 2019, an unusual political activity took place in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. A public demonstration staged by an obscure political group that gave its name More...