Happy Easter

Christians the world over today begin the commemoration of Easter with Good Friday. However, the Christian community in Nigeria is celebrating, doubtless, one of the bleakest Easters in recent times. This is because of the criminal activity of the insurgent Boko Haram Islamic sect that has targeted places of worship and worshippers. Churches have been More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Nyanya blasts: Metuh’s politicisation of terror

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) strongly believes, not suspects, the opposition, specifically, the All Progressive Congress (APC), was behind the bombing of a busy bus station at Nyanya, on the outskirts More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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2015: Jonathan should play by the rules

We are at one with the opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC) in condemning President Goodluck Jonathan and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for their brazen effort to hoodwink Nigerians by kick starting More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Much ado about rebased GDP

The Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale recently announced the rebasing of Nigerian economy. The new statistics show that the economy has grown from $292 billion to $510 billion. It could now claim More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Much ado about rebased GDP

The Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale recently announced the rebasing of Nigerian economy. The new statistics show that the economy has grown from $292 billion to $510 billion. It could now claim More...

By Peoplesd On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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CAR: Chad’s troop withdrawal threat

Chad, a key player in the international effort to restore stability in crisis-torn Central African Republic (CAR), where Christians and Muslims are locked in sectarian violence, has threatened to withdraw its troops More...

By Peoplesd On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Rwandan genocide: 20 years after

As one of Africa’s contemporary economic performers, with a considerable degree of social inclusion, could it be said that the genocide of 1994 in which extremist Hutus bloodily descended on their Tutsi compatriots More...

By Peoplesd On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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No Ebola here: Good but no complacency

The federal government has assured us that no case of the deadly Ebola virus has been reported yet anywhere in the country. The minister of health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, was quite categorical when he spoke after More...

By Peoplesd On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Euro-Africa summit: A meeting of unequal partners

European Union Commission president, Jose Manuel Barroso, described Europe-Africa relations as “a partnership of equals” and his African Union counterpart, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, spoke of “complementary comparative More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Keana massacre and unanswered questions

In an action which inadvertently confirms allegations made by the human rights group, Amnesty International, soldiers invaded a village in Keana local government area in Nasarawa state last Thursday and killed over More...