At last, S/Africa doing the needful

A South African police constable, Austin Reynold, recently was sentenced to 30 years in jail by a court for killing a Nigerian man living in that country. Reynold, 24, was accused of killing Ebuka Okoli in Durban, a coastal city in Kwa Zulu-Natal province. The court sentenced the policeman on Monday, three days after he was found guilty of shooting More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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New Abuja bishop’s homely

The Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has a new bishop. He is Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama. He replaces John Cardinal Onaiyekan who retired in November, aged 75. Kaigama was formally installed in his new office Dec. 5 More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Corruption takes down Kalu

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, himself a former state governor, was Thursday, last week, sentenced to 12 years in prison for a multi-billion naira fraud he committed while in office. He was the governor of Abia state between More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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A landmark decision

Corruption in political high places, in Nigeria, takes place at several levels. It can be outright theft of public funds or it may come by way of using the law to take from the public treasury money that you have More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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At last, S/Africa doing the needful

A South African police constable, Austin Reynold, recently was sentenced to 30 years in jail by a court for killing a Nigerian man living in that country. Reynold, 24, was accused of killing Ebuka Okoli in Durban, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Still on the stamp duty scam

The financial sector sits in the very centre of the market economy. Like the heart, it is supposed to pump life sustaining blood into the system. But often it does not; what it does is withhold that blood, leading More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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‘A little violence’ is bad enough

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, returned to power in the election of Nov.16, generally believed to be symbolic, has described the vote as “free and fair”. Not at all surprising because he was the sole beneficiary More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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A stitch in time saves nine

The African Development Bank (AfDB), penultimate week, warned that Nigeria’s youth unemployment situation was “frightening” and could become “catastrophic” if “decent jobs” were not created for the More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 29th, 2019
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Block this drain pipe

President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari, during the week, made a startling revelation when he said that in 10 years, over N1 trillion was spent on constituency projects picked and supervised by National Assembly More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Bayelsa, Kogi elections

The Independent National Election Commission (INEC), Monday, announced the winners in the Saturday, Nov. 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states. In the former, INEC declared David Lyon, candidate of More...