Footballers: Should they ever go on strike?

By Tayo Oke The caricature persona of a typical footballer is that of an over-pampered, at times ignorant, but extremely rich spoilt brat, who gets paid stupendous amount of money for just being able to kick a ball around. For many, this is all too real; fast cars, penthouse apartments in swanky suburbs and lavish spending on items most consider ephemeral. More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Football: My Nations Cup story and Super Eagles’ chances

By Ehi Braimah Football is like opium, the addictive analgesic, taken by football fans around the world – the evidence abounds in every stadium environment and around television sets screening live matches. Now, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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University education not a low hanging fruit

By Sam Aruleba The controversies surrounding the Joint Admission Matriculation Board’s policy on admission into universities and other institutions of higher learning in the country in the 2017/18 academic session More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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RSF’s growing power: The Sudanese protest movement must change strategy

By Hatim Salih On a hot May evening, I was stuck at a traffic light in a small rickshaw on my way to the sit-in in front of the army headquarters in Khartoum, when the call to prayer rang loud, marking the time More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Of failing teachers and primary education

By Niran Adedokun Not too long ago, I had the rare privilege of being in the same room with six of Nigeria’s 36 state governors. Discussions mainly centered around the need to urgently restructure the country More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Teachers, the most neglected

By Emmanuel Onyekwere Let me begin with the story of the late Igbo highlife musical icon Chief Oliver De’coque. Oliver in one of his songs told the story of a great hunter and his brave dog which he valued and More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Public Institutions and Public Trust

By Jerome-Mario Utomi. Talking about the public institution, Mahatma Gandhi in his autobiography titled; The Story of My Experiment with Truth, among other things stated that a public institution is an institution More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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My action points for the 9th National Assembly

By Eze Onyekpere It is almost two weeks since the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly, which consists of the Senate and the Federal House of Representatives. The impression among the newly inaugurated law More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Connecting the dots of corruption: 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 Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Mobilising for a future without oil

By Chijioke Nwaozuzu In 2009, Margaret Atwood wrote a piece titled ‘The Future without Oil’ for a German Newspaper, Die Zeit. In that famous article, she said “it’s not climate change, it’s everything More...