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 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 Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Jubril el-Sudaniya as protagonist

By Sufuyan Ojeifo A number of dramatic incidents have been recorded since President Muhammadu Buhari came out on the hustings, preparatory to the February 16 presidential election. Those incidents have compelled More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Nuances of Osinbajo’s whistle stops

By Sufuyan Ojeifo The nuance of Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s electrifying whistle-stop tours of the South-West geo-political zone and pockets of towns in some of the other zones, since the commencement of electioneering More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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CCB: In the headlines for good reasons

Executive Chairman/CEO, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Mohammed Isah By Bashir Ibrahim Hassan The high profile case of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)Walter Samuel Onnoghen has brought the duo More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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APC’s “Hope” in the Imo liberation struggle

By Sufuyan Ojeifo On Tuesday, January 29, I watched the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential rally in Owerri, the capital of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s Imo State. Though that will soon become history, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Yobe: Security, Infrastructure and Hope

By Abdullahi Bego By mid-2013, every person living in or travelling through the Yobe State capital knew that things were never as they used to be. It was a time of monstrous security challenges and diffused adversity. More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Revisiting the Jubril el-Sudaniya narrative

By Sufuyan Ojeifo A number of dramatic incidents have been recorded since President Muhammadu Buhari came out on the hustings, preparatory to the February 16 presidential election. Those incidents have compelled More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Emerging image of Obasanjo

By Koye-Ladele Mofehintoluwa It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is More...