Matters arising from Kenyan elections

Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenyan President The Kenyan presidential and parliamentary elections held on August 8 have come and gone, and may even have produced winners, but the ripples are clearly visible on the country’s political waters. The truth is they are not, at all, pleasant. As at the last count, reports indicated that about 24 people had been killed, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Yam export: Yes, but are we ready?

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh Nigeria has set in motion machinery that will see the country exporting yam to Europe and the Americas in the shortest posible time. A Technical Committee More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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The Anambra church massacre

A lone gunman, on Sunday August 6, calmly walked into St. Philip’s Church, Ozubulu, Anambra, picked out an elderly man and shot him point blank in the head. He then turned his weapon on the rest of the worshippers More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Maiduguri’s parade of NGOs

The parade of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) drawn to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, by the Boko Haram insurgency now in its sixth year, includes the good, the bad and ugly. In all, according to Borno More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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The deadly Boko Haram ambush

The Nigerian military has officially apologised for misinforming the citizenry about the deadly Boko Haram ambush on July 25 in the Lake Chad area of Borno state. An oil exploration team, made up of officials of More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Governors’ London visit to Buhari

Seven state governors Tuesday night packed themselves off to London, UK, supposedly to pay recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari a “goodwill visit”. Five of the governors are of states controlled by the ruling More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Governors’ London visit to Buhari

Seven state governors Tuesday night packed themselves off to London, UK, supposedly to pay recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari a “goodwill visit”. Five of the governors are of states controlled by the ruling More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Let’s discuss, but keep Nigeria one

Support for the ongoing debate on whether or not to ‘restructure’ Nigeria came from the Presidency itself recently when acting President Yemi Osinbajo urged Nigerians to keep the debate going. Speaking during More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Fall of Mosul and ISIL’s fate

Three years after Abubakar al-Baghadadi stood at the pulpit of the 800 year-old al-Nuri Mosque to proclaim the founding of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), his terror group, infamous for unparallelled More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Restructuring: Let’s keep debate healthy

Support for the ongoing debate on whether or not to ‘restructure’ Nigeria came from the Presidency itself last week when acting President Yemi Osinbajo urged Nigerians to keep the debate going. Speaking during More...