The Onnoghen issue and the eye openners

WEDNESDAY COLUMN by USSIJU MEDANER | The estranged Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen did not deny the weighty allegations against his person. He did not object to the acts as corrupt practices. His only defence was “ignorance” and “forgetfulness”. He did not even plead political More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

My problems with Atiku, PDP over Feb 23 presidential poll (1)

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar WEDNESDAY COLUMN by USSIJU MEDANER | I have no problem with decision of Atiku and his party to contest result of the presidential election in court; More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Utility of Legislature’s ranking rule

GUEST COLUMNIST by Sufuyan Ojeifo Congressional leadership stability is a key feature of advanced democracies, particularly the United States of America. This is anchored on natural progression by ranking members More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Journalism isn’t dying. It’s returning to its roots

GUEST COLUMNIST by Antonio Garcia Martinez The past few weeks have brought bad news to the hardworking scribes of the news business. Three leading digital outlets—BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, and Vice—announced More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

So that ASUU, University system will rise again

GUEST COLUMNIST by Gbolahan Gbadamosi and Akintokunbo A.Adejumo This piece arose from a conversation we had that dragged on and on. We have a combined experience of and exposure to university education in Nigeria More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Interrogating ethnic syndicates and political endorsement

GUEST COLUMNIST by By Charles Onunaiju In the runner-up to the Presidential election on the 16th of February, ethnic syndicates acting in the names but certainly not on behalf of our ethnic nationalities are on More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Nigeria 2019, International community & the gathering storm

GUEST COLUMNIST by Dr. Bisi Olawunmi With barely two weeks to Nigeria’s February 16, 2019 presidential elections, ominous clouds are gathering over the country. As a concerned citizen, and one committed to peace, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Minimum wage: Presidential electioneering and workers’ votes

GUEST COLUMNIST by By Sufuyan Ojeifo The staff strength of the Federal Public Service, in 2014, was put at 1.2 million. This was announced before the House of Representatives’ Committee on Health, by the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Opening Wider for Common Prosperity

GUEST COLUMNIST by Dr. Michael Ehizuelen Four decades ago Deng Xiaoping, who was regarded as the chief architect of China’s reform and opening up surprised the world by implementing the “open door policy” More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

2019: Beyond issues, policies and debates

GUEST COLUMNIST By Charles Onunaiju As the general elections and especially the presidential poll in 2019 looms, there is a near popular consensus that issue-driven campaigns, clearly articulated policy platforms More...