Bidding the military goodbye: The political obituary of the military in our body politic

By Eric Teniola My reading of the 252 page book of Lt. Gen. Ishaya Rizi Bamaiyi (rtd.) titled Vindication of a General led to one conclusion: That the Nigerian Army have not been combat ready from the time the civil war ended on January 15, 1970 and the time they finally handed over power to civilians on May 29, 1999. They have not been combat ready, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Africa and the xenophobic people of the South

By Lekan Sote The Chambers English Dictionary defines xenophobia as simply a “fear or hatred of things foreign.” In that case, the killings, and destruction of the property, of Nigerians and other Africans by More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Achebe Vs Soyinka: Who is the greatest?

By Rees Chikwendu Reno Omokri was again in the limelight of controversy this week with his tweet on the late Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka. He sparked a contestation and tirade of abuses on social media among Nigerians More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Changing the ICT Narrative In Nigeria

By Soji Ehinlanwo May 9, 2019 | Filed under: Educational Issues,National Issues | Posted by: OpinionNigeria On the side-lines of an International conference in the U.K., I got drawn into a debate hovering around More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 10th, 2019
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Rising tempo as Buhari winds down

Activities in the Presidential Villa have assumed an upward swing even as President Muhammadu Buhari winds down his first term in office. In a few days time, precisely on May 29th, the President will be sworn in More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 10th, 2019
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Emefiele: Buhari springs surprise

Since the twilight of the tenure of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele’s tenure, tongues have been wangling in certain quarters that the President will not re-appoint him for second term. Rumors More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 10th, 2019
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What is the next level for our youths?

By Jerome-Mario Utomi In the words of Buzz Hargrove, a Canadian Labour leader, the future strength of every nation depends on its young people as their generation will provide the next leaders. Given this preceding More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Rethinking hierarchies of Human Rights in Nigeria

By Kolawole Olaniyan It’s frequently claimed that human rights–civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights–are indivisible, and the international community has declared the indivisibility, interdependency, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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What is the bane of Northern Nigeria? Unemployment or insecurity

By Muhammed Abdulkadir Kasimu If there is any monster rampageously working to squeeze life out of Northern Nigeria and tenaciously destroying the future of the region is incessant and escalating level of insecurity. Northern More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Opportunities in chemical business and value chain in Nigeria

By Nwosu Chidiebele The chemical industry in any country usually has the greatest business opportunities. In Nigeria, the opportunities in the chemical production and business are immeasurable and very vast that More...