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 are not receding just yet. With Nigerians in the Diaspora residing in the United Kingdom, over the weekend, the raging arguments continue More...

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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...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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NBC vs. AIT: The dilemma of media freedom

By.Yakubu Ozohu-Suleiman, PhD The Nigerian media, especially the press, undoubtedly had struggled through series of repressive policies since independence – Newspaper Prohibition from Circulation Act of 1967; More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Agricultural Revolution: Time to make a bold move

By Adekunle Smart Renowned physicist and Nobel laureate, Albert Einstein, once quipped, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” A careful consideration of Nigeria’s current economic meltdown reveals More...