The 2018 World Cup ticket

Nigeria has had an easy walk on its way to the World Cup in 2018 in Russia. We did it in style, with a thumping victory over Zambia in a reverse qualifier on Saturday, October 7 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. In that match, Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi scored the crucial lone that put us on our way to Russia 2018. Nigeria thus became the first African side to book More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC)

From 9:00am local time today, the long awaited 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will open in the country’s capital city Beijing and from every corner of the world, the 2,287 delegates More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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A sense of deja vu

Nigeria’s House of Representatives, the second chamber of its bicameral legislature, disturbed by reports that the international market is rejecting our yam tubers because of poor quality, has asked its Committees More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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The 2018 World Cup ticket

Nigeria has had an easy walk on its way to the World Cup in 2018 in Russia. We did it in style, with a thumping victory over Zambia in a reverse qualifier on Saturday, October 7 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. In that More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Before the Monkeypox disease gets messier

The public was jolted when the Monkeypox virus broke out in Bayelsa state recently, with the state government confirming some persons infected with the deadly virus had started showing signs. The first index case More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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The Yam export question

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 possible time. A Technical Committee More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Track down the arms shipment criminals

Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd.) Comptroller General Nigeria Customs Service Concerns have been palpable across sections of the Nigerian public following repeated seizures, recently, of illicit arms originating allegedly More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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That Trump’s shocker for Nigeria

When in May this year the very unpredictable American president Donald Trump called our president Muhammadu Buhari, then on his London sick bed to wish him well and assure Nigeria of American help in the fight against More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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River Niger: One dredging, too many

It is increasingly becoming more certain that the dredging of the River Niger is being turned into the proverbial cash cow, which drains the nation of scarce resources with little or nothing to show for it. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Still on 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...