WTO top job: Choose wisely!

President Muhammadu Buhari last June presented Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria’s candidate to be the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO). We learnt that she was a late replacement for Yonov Frederik Agah, Nigeria’s permanent representative to WTO. The position becomes vacant in September after Brazilian Director-General Roberto More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Isma’ila Isa Funtua (1942-2020)

Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua has passed on. Aged 78, the businessman, media magnate and philanthropist died Monday in Abuja and was buried the next day also in Abuja. He was a close associate of President Muhammadu More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Happy Eid-el-Kabir

Muslims all over the world will tomorrow, Friday, celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir (Greater Festival), also referred to as Eid-el-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). The festivities will officially commence with the two rakaat More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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AfDB: Our Adesina vindicated

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Nigeria’s Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has been absolved of all allegations of corruption brought against him by 16 whistleblowers. Their 15-page report claimed that, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Isma’ila Isa Funtua (1942-2020)

Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua has passed on. Aged 78, the businessman, media magnate and philanthropist died Monday in Abuja and was buried the next day also in Abuja. He was a close associate of President Muhammadu More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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Okonjo-Iweala for WTO top job

President Muhammadu Buhari last June presented Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria’s candidate to be the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO). We learnt that she was a late replacement for Yonov More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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Free states from bondage

President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly has delayed the gazetting of the Executive Order 10 which would have compelled state governors to ensure financial autonomy for state legislatures and judiciaries. Governor More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Term limits for VP, deputy govs

President Muhammadu Buhari, last month, signed into law a bill that limits a vice-president or deputy governor who completes the term of their principals to election only once. It is one of four election related More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Suspension of WASSCE 2020

The Nigerian government said its unity school’s would not reopen on August 4 as reported earlier. Its reason is that it is not safe to reopen the schools because the coronavirus curve has not flattened. And because More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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A right step in right direction

The national election umpire, INEC, and the Nigeria Police Force Force (NPF) have agreed terms under which the personnel of the latter will be deployed during elections. Before now they had been accused of interference More...