Buhari’s 2019 bid and matters arising

By Garba Shehu The country is gearing itself up for the general elections in February next year and with President Muhammadu Buhari announcing that he will bid for the governing party, APC’s ticket to run fo a second term, all hell has been let loose by the chaotic, ill-prepared opposition camp. A joke on WhatsApp last week was about the abuse and More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Reward for honesty: Tricycle driver who returned N0.5m found in his Keke honoured

From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos Honesty is often considered as a moral virtue inspired by integrity. It is rarelly found in contemporary society, especially among individuals and even religious leaders who do not truly More...

By new On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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2019: How strategic alliance will determine winners, losers

Nigeria’s general election is barely one year to go, in this piece, Ikechukwu Okaforadi, analyses the significant role which political alliance by likeminded parties will play in determining the winners and losers More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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The ‘wonderful’ jumbo pay for Senators, House members

By Lateef Ibrahim Abuja The issue of what members of the National Assembly – Senators and House of Representatives members earn, in salaries and allowances, annually or monthly, will continue to elicit public More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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As Buhari orders institutional support for small scale rice millers…

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Agriculture, and Rural Development to engage with state governments, the Central Bank if Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Scarce resources and Senate’s endless, fruitless probes

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi Since June 2015, the Senate has empanelled over twenty ad hoc committees to probe different misconducts, crisis and criminal activities in the polity, including those affecting the economy. More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Anti-corruption fight: Is government wielding the big stick?

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu By Vivian Okejeme Abuja In the wake of the pervasiveness of corruption experienced in Nigeria, and its adverse effect on the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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As 2019 intrigues deepen in Senate…

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi The dawn of 2015 session of the Senate clearly did not leave anybody in doubt as to what manner of executive – legislative relationship expected in the four year period of Saraki’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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how President Buhari will fight corruption in Africa

By Garba Shehu Africa’s bid to stem widespread corruption took a decisive turn on Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia when the African Union, AU placed on President Muhammadu Buhari, the task of championing the war More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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What govts must do to reduce crimes, political instability – Falana

Human rights activist Femi Falana has urged governments in Africa to enroll more children in schools as a means of getting them off the streets where they are exposed to crimes and other causes of political instability. Warning More...