Nigeria Decides: How long to build a nation?

By Ibrahim Abubakar Nigeria’s population is growing at 2.6% and the economy is growing at 2.4%, which essentially means a 0.2% shrink. This begs the question of whether we are waiting for when, and not if, the country will implode. Nigeria is currently faced with a choice of whether to re-elect president Muhammadu Buhari or to replace him with a former More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Foreign aid and how it fuels African media’s payola problem

By Prue Clarke NEW YORK – At a recent press conference, a small group of Liberian journalists made a courageous admission: they confessed they were all “on the take.” To supplement salaries as low as $40 a More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Challenges of conflict sensitivity

By Mujong Rachel Humwapwa The devastating genocide of Rwanda in 1994 prompted the need for a new strategy in handling conflict intervention. It led to the increased awareness that aid actors had an unintended negative More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Election postponement: All it reflects about Nigeria

By Koye-Ladele Mofehintoluwa No, no, no. We cannot continue! We cannot Proceed. Mr. Chairman, you have been compromised”- Elder Orubebe. The introductory quote of this article was uttered at a similar election More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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How individual greed crippled Nigeria

By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Everywhere you turn in Nigeria, corruption thrives. It has become the culture. No sector is spared, including the media. Corruption in the media erodes press freedom and promotes More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Is there any integrity left in INEC after Attahiru Jega?

By Fredrick Nwabufo Will an election conducted under the cumulus of suspicion, doubt and allegations against the umpire of the exercise be accepted by most Nigerians? Do Nigerians still believe in the integrity More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Can an election still be free, fair?

By Fredrick Nwabufo On April 2, 2011, INEC shifted the national assembly election by seven days (to April 9), citing “logistics and operational” problems. And it took this decision while voting had already commenced More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Nigeria and her election timetable miscalculation

By ‘Fisayo Soyombo Had everything gone to plan, a new or recycled Nigerian President would have emerged by now. But it wasn’t to be. Roughly five hours to the scheduled commencement of voting on Saturday morning, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Bauchi Guber: Blackmail against MD Abubakar will fail

By Suleiman Musa Bauchi The 2019 general elections are already here and there appears to be no letting up of the political brickbats, tantrums, blackmail, and most times sheer hypocrisy and barefaced lies couched More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Building Nigeria today for better tomorrow

By Rabiu Oladele Like I do tell people that we should always try not to be influenced negatively by the bad situations surrounding us, we can just be the change agent the community is waiting for rather than contributing More...