EU’s final report on 2019 elections

The European Union Election Observation Mission that monitored Nigeria’s elections on Feb. 23 and March 9 has just published “a final report”. It notes a “systemic failure” which the observers said cast “a long shadow” over the integrity of the elections. EU’s chief observer Maria Arena, who presented the report June 16 in Abuja, said More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Time to knock sense into governors

Someone ought to have done this a long time ago. However, it is for good that President Muhammadu Buhari has taken it upon himself to knock some sense into many of our unproductive but, at the same time, very wasteful More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Role of the press in nation building

World Press Freedom Day 2019 was celebrated may 3 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The United Nations General Assembly inaugurated the Day in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Buratai’s brutal truth

Military commanders are unwilling to fight Boko Haram, Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has lamented. Speaking Tuesday during a transformational leadership workshop for middle cadre army officers and soldiers, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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EU’s final report on 2019 elections

The European Union Election Observation Mission that monitored Nigeria’s elections on Feb. 23 and March 9 has just published “a final report”. It notes a “systemic failure” which the observers said cast More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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As the new government settles down…

“The principal thrust of this new Administration is to consolidate on the achievements of the last four years, correct the lapses inevitable in all human endeavors and tackle the new challenges the country is More...

By new On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Let’s have a yellow-fever-free society

Nigeria, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 began the second phase of a grandiose programme to fight yellow fever. This phase seeks to vaccinate 26.2 million people in five states and the feral Capital Territory, Abuja. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Revisiting state police debate

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, received the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) which he constituted and among the several recommendations made by the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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End the sabotage by banks

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, June 11th, 2019
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As 9th National Assembly opens…

The 9th National Assembly will be inaugurated this morning of June 11 2019. The official opening will be followed by the election of leaders of the two chambers – president for the Senate and Speaker for the House More...