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 the political prowl. Their newest game in town is political endorsements. What some reports called “leaders and elders of all geopolitical More...

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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...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Mobilising Diaspora investment – the insecurity, disorderliness challenge

GUEST COLUMNIST by Dr. Bisi Olawunmi Diaspora Nigerians, estimated at 15 million, have come into focus in recent years, particularly with the advent of the Muhammadu Buhari presidency on May 29, 2015. This interest More...

By new On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Political party defections in Nigeria

GUEST COLUMNIST By Okachikwu Dibia In the last few months, Nigerians have witnessed the movement or abandonment by politicians of one political party for another. The reasons they give have ranged from impunity, More...

By new On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Never too late to learn: A thought on Theo and Hameed’s feat

GUEST COLUMNIST by Ibrahim Sheme I wish to congratulate two of my colleagues in journalism and members of our WhatsApp news-group on their unique feat of bagging doctorate degrees Monday, i.e. Theophilus Abbah and More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Contextualizing Duke and Mimiko’s “disruptive” politics

Donald Duke GUEST COLUMNIST By Sufuyan Ojeifo In the race to the presidency in 2019, it is a settled political assumption that presidential power should remain in the north for another term of four years. On More...

By new On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Beyond APC disqualification of Shittu, Alhassan

GUEST COLUMNIST  By Sufuyan Ojeifo It is no longer news that the screening of aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, with some of its interesting outcomes, has come and gone. One of the More...