MGS: Tribute to a media icon at 60

Phew, Mallam Garba Shehu is sixty. The man whom I have chosen to refer to as MGS, his acronym, has since become a household name in the media industry in the last forty years or so. MGS, who is obviously a precocious child, set forth at dawn in his chosen career and climbed to the zenith of journalism at an age his peers were yet to make any headway More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Uneasy calm in the corridors of power

Recent developments in the seat of owner have set tongue wangling about the conviviality between the office of the President and his Vice. The sequence of events have given objective observers reasons to conclude More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Goodies from Russia

With reports coming from President Muhammadu Buhari’s participation in the ongoing Russia-African Summit in Sochi, Russia, there are indications that Nigeria may soon realize her potentials and assume her rightful More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Minimum wage: Can workers now smile?

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has finally ratified the payment of the agreed N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustments affecting senior civil servants in government. The final conciliatory agreement More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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The Presidential wedding that never was

The Presidential wedding that never was Fake news got to its height in the last few weeks with the reports that President Muhammadu Buhari would be getting a second wife. First, it was the absence of the First Lady, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Pros, cons of budget 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented the Appropriation bill of N10.33 trillion to the National Assembly for consideration and eventual passage into law. With the renewed camaraderie between the lawmakers More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Reintroduction of toll fees and other stories

Reintroduction of toll fees and other stories The federal government has finally resolved to reintroduce toll-gates on some federal roads. This was recently confirmed by the Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola. Recall More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Immunity waiver offer: Can Osinbajo set precedence in anti-Corruption fight?

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is obviously in the eye of the storm following allegations of misdeeds raised against him by opposition figures bent on smearing his reputation. Perhaps the saying ‘politics is a dirty More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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Buhari and the task of socio-economic regeneration

President Buhari So many comments, from the sublime to the ridiculous, have been passed at the recent decisions taken by President Muhammadu Buhari to chart a new course for his Next Level administration. Like a More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Xenophobic attacks: Time for reciprocal diplomacy

The rivalry between South Africa and Nigeria has continue to thrive. Even when Nigeria has never shirked in her self imposed responsibility of a ‘big brother’ by watching out for other African countries, South More...