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, inadequate reward, harassment and undemocratic impositions by their former political parties who now perceive them as political enemies. Examples More...

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By new On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Never too late to learn: A thought on Theo and Hameed’s feat

GUEST COLUMNIST by Ibrahim Sheme I wish to congratulate two of my colleagues in journalism and members of our WhatsApp news-group on their unique feat of bagging doctorate degrees Monday, i.e. Theophilus Abbah and More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Contextualizing Duke and Mimiko’s “disruptive” politics

Donald Duke GUEST COLUMNIST By Sufuyan Ojeifo In the race to the presidency in 2019, it is a settled political assumption that presidential power should remain in the north for another term of four years. On May More...

By new On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Beyond APC disqualification of Shittu, Alhassan

GUEST COLUMNIST  By Sufuyan Ojeifo It is no longer news that the screening of aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, with some of its interesting outcomes, has come and gone. One of the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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The Road Map of a Nation: Twenty Years On!

Guest Columnists by Wole Soyinka Following an increasingly commonplace epic journey between Lagos and Abeokuta this last weekend – 5hrs 10 minutes outwards (Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Saturday Sept 15) and 4hrs More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Imperatives of May, Merkel’s visits

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Guest Columnist by Ayobami Akanji Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in – Hillary Clinton Nigeria played host to two of the world’s most powerful More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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China-Africa cooperation: The foundation for global change

Guest Columnist by H. L. Bentley Chinese President Xi Jinping and leaders from across the African continent gathered in Beijing for a two-day summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. Depending on where you More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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MultiChoice price increase and CPC’s Soviet-style price control

WEDNESDAY GUEST COLUMNIST by  Jomiloju Medupin Earlier this week, while trawling through Twitter (a platform I hardly use), I stumbled on a news item marked “Breaking News”. The headline read: “Court Halts More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Kofi Annan thoughts

GUEST Columnist By Akinyemi Adegbola Funny enough, when the news of Kofi Annan’s passing broke 2 days ago, my mind immediately flashed back to him leading the entire United Nations system in mourning a tragedy. More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Why I will bet on Atiku as the next president

GUEST Columnist by Odilim Enwegbara First, don’t misunderstand me, I’m a realist when it comes to politics. In 2000, while in the US I supported Bush Jr. because I saw how the Clintons were doing everything More...