Our tertiary schools and their sexually transmitted degrees

By Peter Claver Oparah Against the background of the recent sting reportage of sexual harassment in Nigerian universities, with special focus on the University of Lagos, I am surprised that many Nigerians are feigning ignorance of the ravaging scourge of sex-for-mark practice which infests our tertiary institutions. There was nothing new or too salacious More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Agriculture and the future of Africa

By Chidi Oguamanam Africa is continent of 55 countries and thousands of nationalities with incredible human and cultural diversity. Anthropologists have long associated the prevalence of human and cultural diversity More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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The pains and gains of a deposit insurer at 30

By Joseph Olanrewaju The story of the banking industry in Nigeria cannot be told without dedicating a strategic chapter to the role of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), whose regulatory sagacity More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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The Nigerian girl child and her emancipation

By Emelife Uc It is no gainsay that female subjugation has been a menace rocking our society as far back as the beginning of time. Females have been discriminated and relegated simply because of their gender. Negative More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Sex for grades: A crime thriving in silence

By Promise Eze Like an angry tornado sex for grades is effacing life away from Nigerian universities. Every year stories abound of how university professors and lecturers seduce and blackmail students. We all hear More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Tweaking university education for youth empowerment

By Ayo Olukotun “The inadequacy of the curricula of many Nigerian universities also plays out in the fact that some courses are still run as of the old. These courses are not given interdisciplinary coverage or More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Reducing the cost of governance in Nigeria: The ayes have it

By Ayo Olukotun Reducing the high cost of governance has been a constant item in public discourse in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic. Almost every administration has mooted the idea, or articulated policy around it, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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SADC setting a very low bar for democracy in Southern Africa

By Tafi Mhaka Following a decision made in August by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) secretariat, the body’s 16 member states are expected to organise simultaneous activities on October 25 to More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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America could have prevented Turkey’s military action on Syria

By Abdulla Hawez On October 6, during a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, United States President Donald Trump agreed to move American troops out of northeast Syria to clear the way for a Turkish More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Our new ministers and the two burning issues facing them

By Eric Teniola When President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated his cabinet on August 21, two burning issues were omitted in his speech. I am sure the issues must have been discussed at the ministerial retreat organised More...