Ummi El-Rufai as Ambassador of Fistula

By Nabilah Hassan Umar When I heard that Hajiya Aisha Ummi Garba El-Rufai, wife of the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, was honoured with the title of Ambassador of Fistula, it came as no surprise to me. I have seen first-hand how passionate she gets on a cause that strikes her. I first met Haj. Ummi in 2017, after she was named the chairperson More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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War, nationalism and the social media psyche

By Umar Yakubu There has never been a protracted war from which a country has benefited. – Sun Tzu. Last week, a lot happened in the international arena. The highlights are that a serving officer, General Qasem More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Why privatizing public varsities is not solution to quality education

By Aliyu Sadiq Privatizing and hiking fees of public universities can only make education unaffordable for the poor and common Nigeria. This will violate the 1999 constitution which states that the duty of the government More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Biafra 50 years after: Of victors and vanquished

By Chido Onumah January 15 marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the Nigerian Civil War and the official end of the short-lived Republic of Biafra. It is unlikely there will be any national event to mark the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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How the instability in the Middle East affect Nigerians

By Nimah Arigbabu The world began 2020 with news that the U.S. had conducted an operation that killed Major-General Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The strike, announced More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Confronting injustice through mediation practice

By Stephen Isayinka The scourge of injustice pervading round Nigeria’s democratic system inevitably affects the subaltern of the country. Many encounter afflictions degenerating from injustices and corruption. More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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2020: A time to learn and deliver the economy

By Jerome-Mario Utomi It’s been argued for a very long time that some knowledge of history is useful to the scientist, the economist or the student of literature or philosophy on the grounds that no science or More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Ile Arugbo: Ruins of Ilorin poor peoples’ home

By Adetunji Ayobrown What have we done to deserve this? Crying and yelling, old women and men as they struggled with life while the noisy and jerky machines with assistance of policemen teargas roll into action More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Nigeria: Restructure or ruin

By Prof. Babs Onabanjo Nigeria is a failed state that needs restructuring to avoid total collapse and non-existence as a united indivisible nation. Nigeria is controlled and influenced by the rich and powerful. More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Why the Soleimani assassination by the Trump administration is so, so wrong!

By Femi Mimiko While it may perfectly suit the machismo image that President Trump has stridently tried to cultivate, there are several reasons why the recent Qasem Soleimani assassination by the U.S. military is More...