Simply unsatisfactory

Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin – Chief of Defence Staff. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. The joint panel that investigated the August 6 killing of three police officers and two civilians by soldiers at a checkpoint near Wukari, Taraba state, turned in a report slightly over a week ago. The inquiry was ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari following More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Labour’s strike call

Talks with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and its allies that the government called Sunday in an attempt to head off a nationwide strike planned for tomorrow were inconclusive. They were rescheduled for 2pm today. More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Sexual violence in our universities

President Muhammadu Buhari has added his influential voice to calls for tougher sanctions against sexual violence, not only on university campuses but any where it occurs. He spoke on Friday after a documentary More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Xenophobic attacks and Buhari’s surprise visit

President Muhammadu’s Oct. 2-4 state visit to South Africa must have surprised many Nigerians. The reason is that the visit, though scheduled since 2018, came after days of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and More...

By new On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Nigeria’s long, tortuous journey

Nigeria, today, marks her 59th independence anniversary, also known as the National Day. Incurable cynics would say there is nothing to celebrate but true optimists and patriots would think differently, even if More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Return of toll gates

Reintroduction of toll fees and other stories Some cynics have derided President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘next level’ second term administration as one that will tax citizens out of their pockets. Yes, since starting More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 7th, 2019

A UN double for Nigeria

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was the fifth world leader, Tuesday, Sept. 24, to address the 74th United Nations General Assembly’s General Debate. His address came after those of the presidents of Brazil, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 4th, 2019

Nigeria’s border closures

It has been over a month now since Nigeria ordered her land and maritime borders closed. In August, while attending the Seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development in Yokohoma, Japan, President More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Nigeria as victim of P&ID

Coalition of civil society groups at a peaceful protest against the $9.6 billion judgement against Nigerian government in favour of Process & Industrial Developments Ltd(P&ID), at the British Embassy, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 27th, 2019

Softly on cashless economy initiatives

A start to the cashless economy policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has seen it imposing new charges on cash deposits and withdrawals since Sept. 18 2019. This is in addition to existing levies on withdrawals. In More...