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 month, the journalists said they often rely on payments from the very people they write about. The revelation confirmed a dirty secret of African More...

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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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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...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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The blood on our roads

By Sherifdeen Tijani We are no longer sleeping, in fact, we are now wide awake, and we won’t give room to deceit anymore, the question is, how many of us? Things have continued to remain the way they have been, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Greatness: It begins with you

By Rabiu Oladele Philosophers believed that one of the qualities of a selfless leader is to listen and hear the cry of his followers. This brings me to the issues I will like to discuss below: Let recall vividly More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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40 Years: Achievements of the Islamic Revolution of Iran

By Charles Onunaiju The comparison of Iran before and after the revolution can reveal important facts for post-revolutionary generations. The Islamic revolution has begun the beginning of great and fundamental changes More...