The ‘bow and go’ Senate of Ahmad Lawan

By Fredrick Nwabufo Ahmad Lawan has been dutiful in his obligation of inking ‘’rubber stamp’’ on the senate. Though he had said the senate, which he leads, would not dissolve into the executive as an appendage; his actions have betrayed this gasconade. Soon after he became senate president, Lawan assumed the ‘’volunteer role of unofficial More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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The #EndSARS campaign

By Jerome Mario-Utomi No one seemed to have seen it coming that Nigerian youths previously described as ‘lazy’ could one day build; stakeholders’ engagement, demand accountability from leaders, advocates nation More...

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#EndSARS protests: Before we lose the plot

By Tony Usidamen Even as #EndSARS—a nationwide campaign against police brutality in Nigeria—enters Day 12, some still consider it as “misdirected” and “futile.” But I disagree. I believe that it is a More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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#EndSARS: A veritable opportunity for real change

By Abachi Ungbo Police brutality is commonplace and well documented in the country. And, justice is hardly served to victims of the savagery. In effect, it is carried out with reckless impunity. When the reported More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Nigerian youths are leaders already, they can’t wait till tomorrow!

By Isaac Asabor There is no denying the fact that the ongoing “End SARS Protest” that is been spearheaded by Nigerian youths has shown that they are never in any way lazy except that they have been denied the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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From sars to swat: A timely, commendable step in transforming Nigeria Police

By Musa Ilallah Emeka Nigeria, in the last few days, witnessed un precedented massive street protests denouncing the activities of the Federally owned Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS. The first step taken by Nigeria’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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My brutal encounter with the police

By Gimba Kakanda “You are lucky it’s not yet night,” said M. B. Shehu, a dark-skinned mobile police officer. He was scar-faced and lanky. A one-star Assistant Superintendent of Police, he was probably younger More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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Demurin Gas Station: Why the authority should do the needful

By Paul Ijasan In recent times we have all witnessed cases of explosions in Lagos, which claimed lives of many and whereby property worth hundreds of millions were destroyed, consequently led to the sudden deprivation More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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Empowering Nigerian youths to shun political thuggery

By Isaac Asabor It was John F. Kennedy that said that “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich”. Giving meaning to this saying, the World Summit for Social Development More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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#EndSARSNow: Is protest a way out of the problem?

By James Sunday And so, here is the scenario, a good friend of mine asked a question while responding to my intervention on the #ENDSARS protest on Facebook. “Is protesting a way out of the problem?” he queried. After More...