The reopening of our borders

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the “immediate” partial reopening of some of Nigeria’s land borders, ending a 16-month shutdown. Four of the main land borders reopened immediately, with others to follow by Dec. 31, Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed told reporters Wednesday Dec. 16. A ban on imports of rice, poultry and other products would More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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The sin of overzealousness

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Dec. 4, ordered that a suit instituted by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), seeking to STOP judicial commissions of inquiry investigating alleged brutality by the defunct More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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The Zabarmari massacre

Gunmen on Saturday, Nov. 28 killed over 40 farm workers in rice fields near Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The attack, which injured six other people, took place in the village of Koshobe in Zabarmari area More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
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Six years on, another school attack

Hundreds of students remain missing after gunmen last Friday attacked an all-boys boarding school at Kankara, Katsina State. A group of “bandits” wielding assault rifles stormed the Government Science Secondary More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
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Corruption is corruption

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 Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Lives of Policemen also matter

The #EndSars campaign that erupted in violence last October was as much a struggle to end police highhandedness as to grab greater news headlines and the attention of influential leaders across the globe. The strategy More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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As police mourn their dead…

The #EndSars campaign that erupted in violence last October was as much a struggle to end police highhandedness as to grab greater news headlines and the attention of influential leaders across the globe. The strategy More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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Still on the Mohammed Dauda palaver

The National Industrial Court, Abuja Division, on October 20, this year, reinstated the dismissed acting Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Mohammed Dauda, who was a substantive More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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The Mohammed Dauda palaver

The National Industrial Court, Abuja Division, on October 20, this year, reinstated the dismissed acting Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Mohammed Dauda, who was a substantive More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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Find Shekwo’s killers quickly

Late Mr. Philip Shekwo, APC Chairman, Nasarawa State Mr. Philip Shekwo, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, who was abducted at 11pm from his residence in the Bukan Sid area of the More...