Mobilizing domestic resources for Africa’s development

By Paul Okolo The Africa rising narrative may be heading against headwinds as current global economic uncertainties continue to undermine recent gains. In the past decade, African nations like Nigeria, Zambia, Angola, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Kenya recorded some of the world’s fastest-growing economies as a result of high commodity prices. But owing to More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Mohamed Morsi: An Egyptian misfortune

By Abdullah Al-Arian The death of former President Mohamed Morsi is only the latest in a series of untold tragedies that have afflicted Egypt since the spark of revolution flickered more than eight years ago. His More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Busting the myths about comprehensive sexuality education

Being a UNESCO Paper delivered in Paris on June 12 recommending scripted lessons where necessary to help teachers cover the subject correctly. Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Repeal Section 372 now to reduce rate of suicide

By Vweta Chadwick A little over two years ago, a 51-year-old woman was arraigned before a Lagos State magistrate’s court under section 372 of the Nigerian penal code. She reportedly became depressed after being More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Gender equality: Is the giant of Africa on the global stage?

By Abang Dove In the past few weeks, a lot of things trended in Nigeria including the unsuccessful passage of The Bill For An Act To Incorporate and Enforce Certain Provisions of The United Nations Convention On More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Strong institutions: A panacea to sustained development

By Buwa Meldrick Memeh Precisely October 1st2015, at the annual event tagged “Platform” organised by Pastor Poju Oyemade’s Covenant Christian Centre, Bishop Kukah stated that if the worst President that ever More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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e-Dividend and the capital market

By Abimbola Johnson Nigeria’s Capital Market operations are changing, and nothing symbolises this better than the electronic dividend payment (e-dividend) initiated since last year. By end of June this year, the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Local resistance to colonial power structures

By Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba The West was and still is the greatest enemy of Africa and Africans. It accomplished this feat by 3-pronged choke hold on the continent, a choke hold it has not yet relinquished. The choke More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Mile 2 to Okoko: A taste of hell

By Kareem Itunu Azeez Before I witnessed the travails of this road, I most times believe it’s just the usual exaggeration about the road, how unfit it is for motorist. As people usually say, and how risky it is More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Those bombing hospitals in Syria: Why is UN not naming perpetrators?

By Rashed al-Ahmad My name is Rashed al-Ahmad. I’m a pharmacist originally from Kurnaz, a small village in the countryside of Syria’s Hama province. I fled my home years ago to avoid being detained or killed More...