Jonathan: How many more would have to die?

By Charles Ofoji Senator Ahmed Zannah authoritatively told the BBC last week that over 135 civilians were killed by the terror group, Boko Haram in three separate attacks in North-East Nigeria. Also Amnesty International has revealed that, at least 1,500 people, half of them civilian, have been killed in the restive region this year. This was reported More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Nigeria’s Industrialization and new national automotive policy

By Samuel Akpobome Orovwuje and Joel Akhator Odigie The new policy initiative of the federal government on local manufacturing of cars looks well intended but the basic fundamentals were left out particularly on More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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President Jonathan’s verdict on Shema

By Abubakar Salisu Politics is about development and not shouting on pages of newspapers.” This was the declaration of the highly-elated President Goodluck Jonathan during his two-day official visit to Katsina More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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The Nigeria economic growth: Much ado about Diddly(I)

By Qansy Salako Nothing betrayed the primitive state of the Nigerian nation more than the scandalous incident of Mar 15 2014 14 involving thousands of traumatized citizens in a deathly struggle for the Nigerian More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Nyanya bomb blast: Clarion call to safety consciousness

By Moshood Isah Just before I picked my pen to drop a piece about the recent blast in Abuja, I was greeted with the news about the 100 or 200 school girls abducted in a village in Borno State. It’s quite unfortunate More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Okonjonomics or new art of money-doubling

By Ogaga Ifowodo I couldn’t help it. As soon as the new figures conjured by Dr Okonjo-Iweala out of Nigeria’s “rebased” Gross Domestic Product exercise came out, I shouted abracadabra! Then I chanted, “Come More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Boko Haram: How we can police and protect ourselves

By Bamidele Ademola-olateju My Twitter feed went bat shit crazy through the American night. When the notifications became unbearable, I was forced to check. The screaming headline was unmistakable: Over 200 feared More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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An all but service thriller called NYSC

By Ifeoluwa Adewole For an outsider, the NYSC orientation camp is the ultimate introduction to Nigeria. The Camp is a three-week precursor to the service year. It is also a microcosm of the ills that plague the More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Insecurity and indecisiveness: The maddening race to self-destruct

By Jaye Gaskia We are indeed living in perilous times, a season of anomie, where life has become truly brief, short and brutish, and where not even the fittest can be sure of survival. This is the condition that More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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The pest that ruined Nigeria

By Ose Oyamendan-Eimakhu I spent my week enjoying the inside of a hospital. I have never passed the night in the hospital before, except for the birth of my boys. And, even then, you’re free to go and come as More...