Lessons from Suleja’s royal gladiators (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com In 1993, the commercial gateway city and baptismal-mother of ‘Abuja’, namely Niger State’s Suleja, was embroiled in one of the fiercest royal succession tussles in the history of Nigeria. By the way, Suleja was originally ‘Abu-ja’, named after one of its earliest More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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The day Emir Sanusi breached tradition

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk 08033077519 His Royal Highness Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has in recent times been in the eye of a raging storm in Kano. Apart from the state government More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Supplicating for divine wisdom at Ramadan

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 This year’s Ramadan, the “holy month” of the Islamic calendar during which the faithful basically gaze upwards in supplication to the More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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China’s rising profile in Nigeria and Africa

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk 08033077519 Recently, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned Nigeria and other countries to beware of loans from China. One cannot really conjecture More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Between CSR and dividends of democracy

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 Last time this writer discussed the issue of corporate social responsibility (CSR) wherein it was highlighted that the goal of a corporate More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Now that the elections are over

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 For all practical purposes the 2019 general elections are over, save for a few places where they are declared inconclusive by the umpire, More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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As political gladiators prepare for the next battle

L-R; Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha, President-Elect, President Muhammadu Buhari, and Vice President Elect and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo displays their Certificate of return, during the More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Can Buhari break his electoral jinx in Nasarawa?

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 As the 2019 general elections inch closer and as President Muhammadu Buhari sets out to canvass for votes from Nasasarawa state citizens More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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2019: What will it bring for Nigeria

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk 08033077519 January, the first month of the odd year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar is almost over, to the amazement of many who now conclude that this More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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IGP: Tenure elongation and needless brouhaha

GUEST COLUMNIST by Abayomi Olukayode For the greater part of last week, a larger chunk of the media space was hijacked by discussions on whether the tenure of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, More...