Adamawa Rerun: It is Wrong for INEC to Disobey Court Order

By Umar Ardo, Ph.D   I just read a news item that a Yola High Court has issued an Order on INEC not to proceed with its 23 March scheduled rerun election in Adamawa State, but the commission is ignoring the order,  stating that the court lacked jurisdiction over the federal establishment and would therefore go ahead with the rerun election.  In my More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Inconclusive polls: Time for demonstration of INEC’s independence

The fallout of the recently conducted governorship and state assembly elections across the country has shown the sophistry of Nigerian voters. The results were clear departure from the past where bandwagon effects More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Power truly lies with the people

To an extent, what the 2019 general election has established is that the people are still the repository of power. Really, has it been an election of “retirement”; “retirement” of political godfathers? The More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Division: The new identity politics in Lagos

By Pat Utomi I know Femi Kusa. He is a friend and a classmate. I knew of him from his Daily Times days. Then we met at the University of Nigeria shortly after the end of Nigerian Civil war. I have read his reflections More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Reflections on human reality

By Afeso Albert Akanbi Baba is a portly, jolly good middle-aged man with a protruding stomach that giggles any time he laughs, and a penchant for greeting and cracking jokes. In fact, his humorous jokes were one More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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This carnage on our roads

By Oliver Ejike Uja The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in a release on February 20, 2018 stated that 2,489 people lost their lives in the 4th quarters of 2017 in road mishap across Nigeria. One hundred and eight More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Towards efficient power supply

By Modu Alkaleri It is indeed intriguing to observe that the reality of a new electricity tariff, which came into effect in Nigeria last February has been accepted and is being complied with by virtually all electricity More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Still, eyes on Bauchi guber

By Turaki Hassan In 1942, a group of young progressive intellectuals from the north congregated in Bauchi, among whom were Saadu Zungur, Malam Aminu Kano, Dr. R. K.B. Dikko, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa and Malam More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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New trends in FCT politics

The recently concluded presidential elections in the FCT has been acclaimed as one of the best elections ever witnessed in the FCT. In our recent memory.This is owing to comments made of the election by local and More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Poverty in Nigeria: Revisiting Theresa May’s concern

By Salihu Moh. Lukman Ahead of her August 29, 2018 visit to Nigeria, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, remarked that 87 million Nigerians live on less than $1.90 a day, making Nigeria “home to more very poor More...