Nasir Mamman (2 July 1929 – 13 April 2019)

Justice Mamman Nasir, a leading light of the Nigerian judiciary, has died out. He passed on Saturday April 13 after taking ill and was admitted to the Federal Medical Centre in Katsina. He was buried the same day in his hometown, Malumfashi. Justice Nasir’s death, at the ripe age of 90, came 27 years after he retired as President of the Nigerian Court More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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People’s will against sit-tight African leaders

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria’s president for two decades, has been forced out of office. Aged 82, he is the second octogenarian African leader to have been compelled to give up by people power. Zimbabwe’s Robert More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Obasanjo’s tongue-in-cheek advice

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in his first public remarks after the Nigerian general elections, has told young rising political stars that they could wrest power successfully from “ageing leaders” only More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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FG’s macroeconomic initiatives

To ordinary citizens of this country, the days of recession was painful in the sense that both the haves and the have-nots experienced excruciating economic squeeze largely blamed on either the “inefficiency” More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 29th, 2019
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CBN’s interventions on economy

To ordinary citizens of this country, the days of recession was painful in the sense that both the haves and the have-nots experienced excruciating economic squeeze largely blamed on either the “inefficiency” More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Hold corrupt agencies accountable

President Muhammadu Buhari revealed recently that some federal agencies were still diverting government funds, carrying on as they were doing before he came to power in 2015. He spoke during the inauguration of More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Let our food be safe

Nothing artificial is ever enduring. It goes with consequencies, sometimes small and sometimes enormous but because of the prospensity of man for experimentations mostly for commercial gains, negatives are often More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Delta monarchs congratulate Okowa on reelection

From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Traditional rulers in Delta State have congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for his re-election victory. This is just as the governor attributed the success story of his administration to More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Window to diversified economy

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently did its duty of examining the facets of the economy that needs attention in order to de-emphasise overdependence on petroleum. The appraisal reawakened consciousness on More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Those curious INEC fires: May we know the saboteurs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) came under criticism and cynicism, from across party lines, following the curious fires that gutted the commission’s offices in some states just days before More...