President’s frustrations

In a rare outburst, Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari said he had ordered the police and military to be “ruthless” with anybody who snatches ballot boxes or leads thugs to disrupt polling. He had also asked the law enforcement agencies and the military to identify hot spots, flash points, and be ready to move in “if they suspect attempts to cause More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Agenda for INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is by the look of things overwhelmed to shift the general elections after months of chest-thumping on its preparedness to have a far better outing than the last More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Stay the course

R-L; The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof Bolaji Owasanoye with other members, after their swearing-in at the Council Chambers, State House, yesterday More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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A bold, courageous step

President Muhammadu Buhari, Saturday Feb. 2, freed himself from his re-election campaign to flag off a search for crude oil in the Gongola basin in the North. It was the start of drilling at Kolmani River 11 well More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Let the elections be peaceful

Campaigning for the 2019 elections has been so lackluster that one cannot but be nostalgic about the robustness, dynamism and clarity of the campaigns in the first, second and probably third republics. In contrast, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Stop beating the war drum

Campaigning for the 2019 elections has been so lackluster that one cannot but be nostalgic about the robustness, dynamism and clarity of the campaigns in the first, second and probably third republics. In contrast, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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No to socio-political meddling

Ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 general elections, the United States of America, France and the United Kingdom have curiously threatened to punish anyone found guilty of either instigating violence or plotting to rig More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Negativism isn’t helping us

Nigeria’s rating by Transparency International on its latest Corruption Perceptions Index has improved considerably. It moved to position 144th in 2018 from 148th in 2017. The 4 places jump, however, did not alter More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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The telecoms sector burden

The mobile telecoms service industry in Nigeria is growing by leaps and bounds. One proof of this quantum leap is the number of mobile phone subscribers. This has hit 160 million and still rising. However, there More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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TETFUND: Between Baffa and Adamu

The removal from office of the erstwhile Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Dr Abdullahi Baffa Bichi has raised controversy so much not just because of the personalities involved More...