Finding a solution to Syrian conflict

The second round of the Geneva II conference on the nearby three-year-old Syrian conflict got under way recently. The first round of the talks ended a few weeks ago, without any substantial progress except the modest agreement to lift the military siege on the city oh Homs to allow humanitarians relief materials into the city and also let its elderly More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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A little to the left, a little to the right

The recent federal government decision suspending oversea training for civil servants did not come as surprise as it reflects government’s austerity measures to cope with the falling oil prices globally vis-a-vis More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Gender equality deserves another go

A spirited effort by Senator Biodun Olujimi, from Ekiti state, on March 15, to get her colleagues in the Nigerian Senate to pass her gender equality bill fell flat on its face. It did not make the second reading More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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What noise about suspects relocation

There emerged late July news reports that the Nigerian Prisons Service had moved 47 Boko Haram suspects from the north-east epicenter of the sect’s insurgency to a prison at Ekwulobia in Aguata local government More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Prevent deaths in IDP camps

The Borno state government confirmed recently that, last year alone, 450 people died from ailments and malnutrition in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state. Commissioner of Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 8th, 2016
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Once beaten, twice shy

A spirited effort by Senator Biodun Olujimi, from Ekiti state, on March 15, to get her colleagues in the Nigerian Senate to pass her gender equality bill fell flat on its face. It did not make the second reading More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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Reckless driving as chief killer

On March 6 2016, James Ocholi (SAN), the minister of state for employment and productivity, his wife Blessing and son Joshua, were killed in a car crash on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway considered one of the country’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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Let’s import wisely

On March 18, we ran an editorial entitled “Stop the Agatu killings now”. One of the solutions we proffered to the frequent clashes between itinerant herdsmen and crop farmers, especially in the Middle Belt, More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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Learn from mistake

The Borno state government confirmed recently that last year alone, 450 people died from ailments and malnutrition in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in the state.Commissioner of Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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The lessons of Easter…

Last Friday was Good Friday, the beginning of the Christian Easter festival – heralding a three-day affair commomerating the end of Lent, the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Believed by More...