The difficult side of democracy

By Abdul Mahmud As many perceptive observers have correctly noted, chaos lies at the core of our democracy. They point to the madness or, more profoundly, the struggle over “who gets what, when and how”, of those who squeeze the civic out of our democratic order to gain political notoriety, as evidence. The madness that characterizes fraudulent More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Much Ado about diversification of the economy

CBN Governor,Emefiele By Abdulsalam Jubril Over the years, we have heard on several occasions from successive government that our mono-dependent economy will be diversified. Such governments have made promises of More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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How best to manage disasters

By Aaron Adamu These are indeed trying times. The floods are here again, and as usual, thousands are affected. Homes have been destroyed, farms have been washed away, and the list goes on. While it is succinct to More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Retrospection on 2008 global financial crisis

By Zhong Sheng September 15 marked the 10th anniversary of bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.–then one of the world’s largest investment banks. Its failure, a rare disaster in history, soon set More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Stimulating the economy through the people (1)

By Poju Akintyanju There appears to be a consensus that the Federal Government will need to stimulate the economy by pushing more money into the society. Government itself has stated that its recovery programme More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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2019: Buhari and the Church

By Muhammad Ajah It is no more news that it is not “business as usual” anymore. There is overwhelming applause to the current leadership style in Nigeria. There is also overpowering demand for him to continue More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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The Damasak battle and Buratai’s sense of patriotism

By Anthony Kolawole Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. TY Buratai is immensely gifted with enough dosage of enviable leadership qualities. He is a patriotic, selfless, dutiful, hardworking, humane and More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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What’s the Status of Nigeria’s Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Tobacco?

By Musa Mohammed When news of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approval of Nigeria’s ratification of the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products broke on 23 May 2018, the public health community More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Wanted: Bail out for Nigerian media

By Bola Bolawole Thomas Jefferson, one of the founders, and later president, of the United States of America, was quoted as writing in 1802: “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Insecurity: The future of the Nigerian child

By RahabTosal Ayuba Over the last few years, people from all parts of Borno state have been converging in the state capital. Most of the local government areas have been sacked by the boko haram insurgents, making More...