Elizabeth Ivase: First lady of the north

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 In the early 50’s, two nagging issues tormented Elizabeth Ivase as Nigeria approached independence: what would be the fate of her minority Tiv ethnic group in the giant Northern Region dominated by the Hausa Fulani. Secondly, as a woman, what would be her place in a society like the north More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Population, Education And Nigeria’s Cycle Of Poverty

FRIDAY Column by Rasak Musbau Nigeria’s population today is ranked seventh in the world at over 192 million and is projected to grow exponentially to over 233 million by 2025. This should be of grave concern to More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Gawa ta ki rami

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com This is a slightly re-jigged version of a piece I wrote exactly four days to the 2015 presidential election (date). It was on the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Buhari’s health: Whatever we do, the world is watching

Wednesday Column By Ebije Israel ebijeo5@gmail.com or @ebijeisrael Health is wealth and obviously one of the best assets a human needs to live a happy life. For those who think little of what other people pass More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Ozubulu massacre: Matters Arising

TUESDAY Column by VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 A columnist is supposed to comment on topical, hot issues of the day once they break out. For me some events are so despicable that I sometimes More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Not yet Uhuru

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Nigerian secondary school students in the 60’s and 70’s are mostly familiar with Weep Not Child, the first East African novel to be published in More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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In Nigeria, the cake is big

FRIDAY Column by Engr. Abubakar A. Fari What a child does not receive, he can seldom later give.  – P.D James In Nigeria the cake is big. A Chinese foreign national expressed this view to me. The problem More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Law and the politics of buhari’s return

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com A few days ago, a handful of Nigerians led by Charles Oputa aka Charlie Boy, the eccentric –or More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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The Multiple Tale Around Ozubulu Massacre

Wednesday Column By Ebije Israel ebijeo5@gmail.com or @ebijeisrael If the massacre of innocent lives at saint Patrick Catholic church, Amakwa, Ozubulu in Anambra state was shocking, bestial, the cacophony of tales More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Education standards are truly falling

TUESDAY Column by VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk 08033077519 It is a common refrain, everywhere you go, you are confronted with the monotonous dirge that the standard of education is falling. What with More...