What’s the status of Nigeria’s protocol to eliminate illicit tobacco?

By Musa Mohammed When news of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approval of Nigeria’s ratification of the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products broke on 23 May 2018, the public health community within the country and beyond went into spontaneous celebrations. It was one long wait for Nigeria to join other countries to collaborate More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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The uneasiness of Uber female drivers in Lagos

By Rafiq Raji The odds that you would happen on a female Uber driver in Lagos are slim. Still, Nigeria is not Saudi Arabia; women are free to do whatever they like here. Well, mostly. And if you make the error of More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Workers are not benefiting from Privatized Pension System

By Eugene Uduigwome When the Contributory Pension Scheme commenced in 2004, many Nigerian believed that the Person Reform Act of 2004 was introduced for the benefit of workers and ultimately pensioners. More than More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Why we get killed abroad and perish on the Mediterranean

By Festus Adedayo The execution of the Nigerian woman in South Africa recently, the arrest of another five for armed robbery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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My ordeal at Soekarno-Hatta Int’l Airport Jakarta

By Umeugoji Emeka Raphael To the glory of God, the deportation was reversed. Meanwhile, this is a country I have been traveling to for 12 years without any infraction of their laws in whatever way. I never overstayed More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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African Union: Time to lift Sudan’s suspension?

By Adem K. Abebe By refusing to lift the suspension until elections are held, the AU would be punishing the civilian transition government and not the military that is responsible for the bloodshed. On August 4, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Effect of banning fertilizer in the Northeast

By: Hauwa Musa Before the discovery of crude oil in Nigeria Agriculture is the major sources of revenue because government has provided an enabling environment where farm produce would be sold at reasonable prices More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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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 More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 14th, 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 Wednesday, August 14th, 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...