Democracy Day: Depite insecurity, we have cause to cheer, says Jonathan

Fellow Nigerians, I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of uninterrupted democratic governance in our beloved country. Our dear nation, Nigeria, has certainly come a long way and made notable progress since our first Democracy Day on May 29, 1999 when the military finally relinquished power and handed over to a democratically-elected More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Enough of the bloodshed, destruction in the North-east

Enough is enough! Enough of the bloodshed, enough of the destruction, enough of the dislocations and upheavals, enough of insecurity, enough of unanswered questions. Recommendations: The Borno – Yobe People’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Service Wide Vote: Head of Service fails to account for N35bn

By Umar Muhammad Puma The House Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has expressed dismay over the inability of the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, OHSF, to account for a total of sum of More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Buni–Yadi: One massacre too many (II)

My dear Colleagues, let us not forget that we have in place a State of Emergency in the three affected North East states. Yet the killings have continued unabated in spite of the gallant efforts of our security More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Buni-Yadi: One massacre too many (I)

By Aminu Waziri Tambuwal I welcome you back to the Plenary Session of the House of Representatives. In the last two weeks, various Committees of the House had been working assiduously on the 2014 Appropriation Bill. More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Jonathan’s regime has institutionalised corruption – Amaechi (III)

For example, legislation requires schools to establish democratic school governing bodies for parents, educators and learners to manage the schools’ affairs collectively. School fees cannot be increased without More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Jonathan’s regime has institutionalised corruption – Amaechi (II)

Like was said earlier, corruption is not a repository of the military alone. The politicians were also experts at it. We had earlier reported the institutionalization of the fight against corruption through a state More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Battle over 2015 portends danger for Nigeria – General Abdulsalami

Peoples Daily is one paper I have come to respect over the years. I have taken a keen interest in the paper since it hit the newsstands some five years ago and I must say despite the tough odds in the publishing More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Jonathan’s regime has institutionalised corruption – Amaechi (I)

The invitation to speak was a bit confounding to me as it reeled out names of important men and women who will grace this occasion. The topic also appeared difficult and rather general. There was the need to streamline More...