Let’s get 2018 budget out

President Muhammadu Buhari laying the 2018 Budget Proposal before a joint session of the National Assembly Members, yesterday in Abuja. With him is the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani Omolori (right).Photo: Mahmud Isa President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 Appropriation (Budget) Bill to a joint sitting of the Senate and House of More...

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By new On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Damn the West and its local apologists

British Prime Minister Theresa May is taking advantage of the ongoing Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London to arm-twist member nations, including Nigeria, that have criminalized same sex relations. More...

By new On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Army’s resolve to probe Danjuma’s charge

TY Danjuma The Nigerian army’s move to investigate an allegation by a former chief of army staff, Lt-Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma that the armed forces are colluding with armed herdsmen to kill people in Taraba More...

By new On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Buhari’s 2nd term declaration

It is now settled. For over a year, from the time he was ill and hospitalized to the time former president Olusegun Obasanjo wrote him a letter urging him not to run for a second term, the question whether or not More...

By new On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Beyond the coincidences

Sierra Leone, a tiny West African nation, on the Atlantic coast, has a new president. He is Julius Maada Bio, the candidate of former opposition party, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). In a run-off vote More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Beyond the coincidences

Sierra Leone, a tiny West African nation, on the Atlantic coast, has a new president. He is Julius Maada Bio, the candidate of former opposition party, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). In a run-off vote More...

By new On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Gaza killings: Hold Israel accountable

The death toll among Palestinians in the latest Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip rose to 17 over the weekend. This included a man shot pointedly in chest by an Israeli sniper, according to Gaza’s health More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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PDP’s apology just isn’t enough

When election year approaches politicians become jittery and engage the top gear posturing, attacking opponents, promising absurdities and attempting all tricks in the magician’s hat, to grab the electorate’s More...

By new On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Danjuma’s collusion charge

TY Danjuma Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Yakubu (TY) Danjuma, a former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff and minister of defence, recently stirred the hornet’s nest, accusing the armed forcces of “collusion” with armed herdsmen More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Why Ajaokuta Steel Company mustn’t die

Ajaokuta Steel Company Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL), popularly known as Ajaokuta Steel Mill, has been a subject for debate of late. This is due to its importance as the backbone of the nation’s industralisation. More...