School girls’ abduction: ‘Last one week my worst days as Governor’– Shettima

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has described the last one week as his most troubling moment since he took over the mantle of affairs in May, 2011. Shettima, who stated this in his Easter message released yesterday by his spokesman, Isa Umar Gusau, was reacting to the abduction of school girls in the early hours of last Tuesday at Government Girls More...

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By Peoplesd On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

SSS and the jailbreak saga

By Joy Baba Residents living around the headquarters of the Department of State Services, otherwise known as SSS, woke up early hours of Sunday, to sounds of gunshots and utmost confusion. Though the gunshots were More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Recruitment tragedy: Who owns Drexel?

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Two weeks ago, a private firm, Drexel Tech. Nigeria Limited, conducted a recruitment exercise for job applicants into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) across several states of the nation More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Boko Haram: Different language, same challenge

By Joy Baba Presently, the whole of the country is clouded by fear of terrorists, championed by the Boko Haram sect and while the common masses being hunted look to the Federal Government for a way out, the Presidency More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Is Nigeria serious about tackling corruption?

Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan wants the world to believe he and his government are serious about ending corruption. But two recent events have sent out the opposite message. As President Jonathan handed More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

‘FG earmarks N10bn as Abuja rail project counterpart fund in 2014’

FCT-minister-Bala-Mohammed By Stanley Onyekwere In a bid to ensure early completion of the Abuja Rail Mass Transit project, the Federal Government has earmarked the sum of N10 billion from its 2014 Subsidy Reinvestment More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Central African Republic convoy of terror

Families wanting to escape from Christian militias who are bent on wiping out the Central African Republic’s Muslim community have been braving lynch mobs at road blocks to journey 650 kilometres to Cameroon.BBC’s More...

By Peoplesd On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

What difference’ll Atiku make in APC?

By Lawrence Olaoye The recent resolve of the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to dump the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC) did not come as a More...