Remembering the fallen heroes

The 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day was marked on Jan. 15. The highlights included a wreaths-laying, pigeon releases and a gun salute at the National Arcade in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari, himself a hero of the Nigerian civil war (1966-1970), led the wreaths-laying near the cenotaph marking the grave of the Unknown Soldier. Historically, the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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This must not die

Just recently, the Federal Government directed all ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to publish summaries of their financial inflows and outflows every day. President Muhammadu Buhari gave the directive More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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This latest JAMB bungling

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has suspended the use of the National Identification Number as a requirement for registration for this year’s 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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A fair decision

The Nigerian federal government has prohibited exclusivity rights in broadcasting overseas sports in this country. Until now it was South Africa’s Pay TV company, Multichoice, that had the exclusive rights over More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Ex governors can’t eat their cake and have it

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 Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Still on Amotekun

A security platform, codenamed “Operation Amotekun” (Yoruba for leopard), will be launched today in the South-west states. Their governors had before now held a security summit, under the auspices of Development More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Softly, softly on Amotekun

A security platform, codenamed “Operation Amotekun” (Yoruba for leopard), will be launched today in the South-west states. Their governors had before now held a security summit, under the auspices of Development More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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As 2020 opens…

We are already into the New Year of 2020. Undoubtedly, it is with a huge sigh of relief that Nigerians are transiting to the New Year. Their hope is that it will be, indeed, a “happy and prosperous” 2020. We More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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The electricity tariff raise

The Federal Government has asked the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to effect an “immediate (upward) review” of electricity tariffs across board. The NERC announced the new power charges in More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 6th, 2020
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This is uncalled for

Gunmen reportedly, last week, attacked the home of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Otuoke, Bayelsa state. They managed to kill a soldier on sentry at a nearby military check point, but were stopped from reaching More...