2019: Beyond issues, policies and debates

GUEST COLUMNIST By Charles Onunaiju As the general elections and especially the presidential poll in 2019 looms, there is a near popular consensus that issue-driven campaigns, clearly articulated policy platforms and even organized and well-focused debates by candidates, especially of those aspiring for high offices, would clear the political process More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Dealing with unsolicited emails

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 As a columnist/writer, one receives unsolicited mails. We are all familiar with the usual 419 letters which I have learnt to deal with More...

By new On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Dr Gumi and the Muslim – Muslim ticket in Kaduna

FRIDAY Column by Engr. Abubakar A. Fari mofari@hotmail.com Pity Dr Ahmad Gumi a medical doctor and a retired one from the army. He would appear now as one so blind-folded and impervious to reason like what is described More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

The rise of kpomo/ganda in our food tables

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 I cannot tell precisely when it became such a regular presence on our menu list but I am aware that years ago ‘kpomo’ or ‘kanda’ More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Buhari: To debates or not to debate (I)

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com Virtually everywhere in the world now democratic nations seek to add electoral value to the democratic process by the phenomenon More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Mobilising Diaspora investment – the insecurity, disorderliness challenge

GUEST COLUMNIST by Dr. Bisi Olawunmi Diaspora Nigerians, estimated at 15 million, have come into focus in recent years, particularly with the advent of the Muhammadu Buhari presidency on May 29, 2015. This interest More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Sule: A new dawn beckoning in Nasarawa?

Tuesday Column By VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO vikeano@yahoo.co.uk | 08033077519 Nigeria’s democracy had thrown up all manner of people in leadership positions, including, sad to say, fraudsters, which is why perhaps More...

By new On Monday, November 26th, 2018

Benjamin Adamu – Death on the pulpit

L-R Emmanuel Yawe, Benjamin Adamu, James Ayatse (Tor Tiv) Joseph Akaanan, Michael Iyorngurm, Prof Wilfred Tile, Isaac Hanior Dec 2016 I always thought I have read the world’s Number 1 bestseller- the Holy Bible More...

By new On Monday, November 19th, 2018

Florence Ehinlaiye – The Unsung Heroine

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 She has a regal bearing and a genial disposition. She illuminates every environment where she is found. Born great, she had greatness thrust upon her More...

By new On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Political party defections in Nigeria

GUEST COLUMNIST By Okachikwu Dibia In the last few months, Nigerians have witnessed the movement or abandonment by politicians of one political party for another. The reasons they give have ranged from impunity, More...