Happy Eid el Fitr

Sunday, May 24 (yesterday) was the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month in the Islamic calendar, which marked the beginning of Eid el Fitr, also called ‘Festival of Breaking Fast’. It comes up at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. In normal times, it is an occasion for celebrations, characterized by feasts and general merrymaking by both the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Still on the return of toll gates

Some cynics had derided President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘next level’ second term administration as one that will tax citizens out of their pockets. Yes, since starting his second term on May 29, 2019, President More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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The CBN bleak prognosis

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria rose from its meeting recently in Abuja with a warning that the raging Covid-19 pandemic portends serious setbacks to the global economy. It calls the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Contending with foes

President Muhammadu Buhari, earlier this month renewed the COVID-19 lockdown of Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, by another two weeks. While doing so, he praised the security More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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You’ve done well

For the very first time in a long while, our senators and House members are in the news for a genuinely altruistic reason. They have decided to make personal financial sacrifices in the national effort to contain More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Trump’s bashing of WHO

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while speaking to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during their bilateral breakfast, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) United More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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Contending with foes

President Muhammadu Buhari, earlier this month renewed the COVID-19 lockdown of Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, by another two weeks. While doing so, he praised the security More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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You’ve done well

For the very first time in a long while, our senators and House members are in the news for a genuinely altruistic reason. They have decided to make personal financial sacrifices in the national effort to contain More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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Contending with foes

President Muhammadu Buhari, earlier this month renewed the COVID-19 lockdown of Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, by another two weeks. While doing so, he praised the security More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 17th, 2020
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Let’s uphold spirit of Easter

Today is Good Friday, the beginning of the Christian Easter festival – a three-day affair commemorating the end of Lent, the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Believed by Christians to be More...