Mitigating the impact of oil spills in Niger Delta

By Martins Abochol Oil spill has become a major environmental concern in the Niger Delta region, as it adversely affects the people and their entire ecosystem. Oil spills in populated neighbourhoods often spread out over wide areas, destroying crops and aquacultures via the contamination of groundwater and soils. Experts say that the intake of dissolved More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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How Nigeria will become Africa’s biggest economy

By Will Ross, Lagos Nigeria is to “rebase” its gross domestic product (GDP) on Sunday 6 April, which should push it above South Africa as the continent’s biggest economy. The BBC’s Matthew Davies explains More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Towards a peaceful governorship election in Osun

By Yemi Idris-Aduloju Judging by antecedents, elections in Nigerians are often fraught with political intrigues and suspicions among stakeholders, which sometimes result in the disruption of peace if the issues More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Has Kaduna made history with signing of pact by SOKAPU and Miyyeti?

From Muhammad Ibrahim, Kaduna Will the signing of this pact bring to an end the killing of innocent lives in Southern Kaduna? Will it end the bloodshed in our villages? Is Miyyeti and SOKAPU sincere about this pact, More...

By Peoplesd On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Ungodly attack ever, experienced in the history of Zamfara

From Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau It was merciless and ungodly attack ever experienced in the history of Zamfara state which led to the untimely death of children, traders, leaders of the vigilante groups from Sokoto, More...

By Peoplesd On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Nigeria’s oil and gas industry: The challenges and prospects

By Isaac Aregbesola On many occasions, concerned stakeholders in oil and gas industry have expressed worries that the rising operational costs in the industry, among other challenges, have been limiting the industry’s More...

By Peoplesd On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Celebrating Nigeria’s civil service at 60

By Uche Bibilari The Federal Civil Service Commission recently marked its 60th anniversary with the theme: “Civil Service Core Values: The Sine Qua Non for National Development.’’ The Federal Civil Service More...

By Peoplesd On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Group Accuses Immigration CG of sponsoring Post Recruitment Protests

By Agency Civil rights group Transparency Watch Initiative has accused the Comptroller General of Immigration, Mr. David Parradang of sponsoring the protests that have trailed the recent recruitment exercise which More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Checking high incidence of rape in Nigeria

By Chijioke Okoronkwo The ever increasing incidents of rape, especially of minors, have become a source of worry to many Nigerians. Hardly can a day pass without reports of women and minors raped across the country. Just More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Why Ghanaians prefer to pay emergency rates

In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene, a former government minister and member of the opposition, laments the lack of maintenance culture in Ghana. There is a 19km (12 More...