Nigeria’s local languages as endangered species

Guest Column  By Babatope Babalobi Twenty nine Nigerian minor languages have become extinct, while another 29 are in danger of extinction. Three Nigeria’s major languages -Yoruba, Igbo, and Ishekiri are also endangered, according to studies by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), and views expressed by language More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Gen. Soleimani: Beyond the fury of Iran

FILE- In this Sept. 18, 2016 photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, center, attends a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Let 2020 Be The Year For Prosperity

Guest Column By Zayyad I. Muhammad As we reached the New Year- 2020, let’s remind ourselves that Nigeria is a country of many opportunities. But we Nigerians rarely exploit them. Let’s also say some truth- Our More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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Sorry condition of widows

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 A widow is a woman who has lost her husband. And what do we call a husband that has lost his wife? As defined by the Encarta English dictionary, More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Kudos, knocks for Sule, Almakura

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 Something of a storm brewed out in Nasarawa State. Although it started in Nasarawa state, it extended its tentacles to Abuja, the nation’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Changing times, changing nomenclatures

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 “How time flies; times have changed; children of nowadays; during our time; in those days…” These are some of the common phrases used More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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And the winner is ….

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk 08033077519 Congratulatory messages, mostly from party leaders, stalwarts and supporters have started pouring in for re-elected Governor Yahaya Bello of More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Encounter with a First Lady, Silifat Abdullahi Sule

Silifat Abdullahi Sule Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 Since the desired interview with Mr. Governor, the first citizen of Nasarawa state has not materialised, the thought More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Strange discoveries by Police

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 “NSCDC busts more illegal rehabilitation centres in Zaria”. “15 rescued from illegal rehabilitation centre in Adamawa”. “Police More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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The mad rush for revenues

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk 08033077519 When finance minister, Hajia Zainab Ahmed reportedly said some time ago (in response to fears about Nigeria’s rising debt) that the country’s More...