Our encounter with remorseful Fulani herdsmen

Ending farmers/herdsmen clashes Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com  | 08024565402 Early in 1988 I was persuaded to try my luck with farming by my friend and colleague, now late Abu Tapidi. His father in-law lived around Ngurore, a village in the precincts of Yola, the Adamawa State capital. Through him we rented a large parcel of land More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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My June 12 experience

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com Since 1993, June 12 has become the hottest political potato in town. The date means different things to different people. To some, it was the day of the freest and More...

By new On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Freedom of the press in democratic societies

GUEST COLUMNIST BY Bisi Olawunmi, PhD olawunmibisi@yahoo.com A Lecture presented at Zonal HQ of Radio Nigeria, Ibadan on Thursday, 31st May, 2018 to mark 2018 Democracy Day The topic: Freedom of the Press in Democratic More...

By new On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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2019 Elections: Many parties, few choices

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Political party formation in Nigeria under a presidential system began in September 1978. General Olusegun Obasanjo, the Nigerian Head of State in that More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Two great friends gone – in one week

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Last week was a sad one for me. Two of my great friends that I cherish, MallamTukur Abdulrahman and Adeyemi Adekoya were claimed back by mother earth. “We More...

By new On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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How Peter Obi touched my heart

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Former governor of Anambara State Peter Obi has just touched my heart. Last week he paid a visit to St Peters College located in the rather remote More...

By new On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Murder on the pulpit

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Benue is one of the few states in the former northern region where there is inter- ethnic and inter religious harmony. Elites from the Tiv and Idoma, More...

By new On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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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 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 Peoples Daily On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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Abdulahi no sweat at 80

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe royawe@yahoo.com | 08024565402 Abba Dabo took me to Kano in 1984. He was my Editor at the New Nigerian Newspapers in Kaduna before his appointment as Chief Press Secretary to President More...