The horse man with four boxes

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 On April 16th 1911, Mr. Carl Zimmermann, a South African Dutchman mounted a horse at Wukari with four boxes. His destination was Takum – all in Taraba State. On the second day of his journey, 17th April 1911 and halfway to Takum, he came to a big village and decided to stop. The founder More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Buhari again in 2019 is acceptable

FRIDAY Column by Engr. Abubakar A. Fari mofari@hotmail.com The good news is that the President, Muhammadu Buhari, the C in C of the Nigerian Armed Forces has accepted to roll over the next 4-years term as allowed More...

By new On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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‘Democracy’ without ‘democrats’

THURSDAY Column WITH Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | dankande2@gmail.com In underscoring the importance of the doctrine of ‘popular sovereignty’ –or the right of the ‘people’ in modern democracies, More...

By new On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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The new trend in Adamawa politics

Guest Columnist By Zayyad I. Muhammad The purported suspension of a governorship aspirant, Chief Emmanuel Bello by his party, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), is just a tip of an iceberg of what to expect in More...

By new On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Between Winnie Mandela and Aisha Buhari

  Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs. Aisha Buhari TUESAY Column by VICTORIA NGOZI IKEANO   No, they are not exactly the same; the fact that they bear different names means they are two distinct More...

By new On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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How stubborn inflation could be

FRIDAY Column by Engr. Abubakar A. Fari mofari@hotmail.com It is tough, inflation is too much in Nigeria. There is no better way of saying it than what a poet sang in a stanza “There are no shoes on my foot-inflation”. More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Of apology, forgiveness and penitence

THURSDAY Column with Mohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) “The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget”. -Thomas Szasz, Hungarian-born U.S. psychiatrist. A More...

By new On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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2019: Let the others simply run away

Femi Adesina Guest Columnist By FEMI ADESINA There are two options for those in contention for the presidency in 2019: run, or run away. Now that President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated his intention to run, dwarfs More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Looting as state policy

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 We love to romanticize our founding fathers in Nigeria. To be politically correct, we speak of the founding fathers of our country only in positive More...

By new On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Corruption, ethnic jingoism and vested interest

FRIDAY Column by Engr. Abubakar A. Fari mofari@hotmail.com Every Nigerian, like any other human being, has been created with the faculties of reasoning. He came out of his mother’s womb as a baby without knowledge More...