Beyond APC disqualification of Shittu, Alhassan

GUEST COLUMNIST  By Sufuyan Ojeifo It is no longer news that the screening of aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, with some of its interesting outcomes, has come and gone. One of the interesting fallout was the audacious disqualification of two serving ministers from seeking the governorship tickets of the party in their More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

The Road Map of a Nation: Twenty Years On!

Guest Columnists by Wole Soyinka Following an increasingly commonplace epic journey between Lagos and Abeokuta this last weekend – 5hrs 10 minutes outwards (Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Saturday Sept 15) and 4hrs More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Imperatives of May, Merkel’s visits

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Guest Columnist by Ayobami Akanji Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in – Hillary Clinton Nigeria played host to two of the world’s most powerful More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

China-Africa cooperation: The foundation for global change

Guest Columnist by H. L. Bentley Chinese President Xi Jinping and leaders from across the African continent gathered in Beijing for a two-day summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. Depending on where you More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

MultiChoice price increase and CPC’s Soviet-style price control

WEDNESDAY GUEST COLUMNIST by  Jomiloju Medupin Earlier this week, while trawling through Twitter (a platform I hardly use), I stumbled on a news item marked “Breaking News”. The headline read: “Court Halts More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Kofi Annan thoughts

GUEST Columnist By Akinyemi Adegbola Funny enough, when the news of Kofi Annan’s passing broke 2 days ago, my mind immediately flashed back to him leading the entire United Nations system in mourning a tragedy. More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Why I will bet on Atiku as the next president

GUEST Columnist by Odilim Enwegbara First, don’t misunderstand me, I’m a realist when it comes to politics. In 2000, while in the US I supported Bush Jr. because I saw how the Clintons were doing everything More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Lessons I have learned walking with MA Abubakar for A year

Governor MA Abubakar GUEST Columnist by Ali M Ali Time flies fast. It is incredible how it flutters. It has been a year since I started walking with Governor MA Abubakar of Bauchi state. August 1st precisely marked More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Nigeria’s 2019 election: Background and setting

GUEST Columnist by Edwin Madunagu I would like to preface this piece with the following four declarations: One: My dominant interest in Election 2019 is the strengthening of the Nigerian Left in the country’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Hijab-clad Firdausa: From embattled lawyer to celebrated barrister

Amasa Firdaus GUEST Columnist by Abubakar A. Bukar The story of Amasa Firdausa is a story of resistance, travail and triumph against the tides of colonial vestige bequeathed to the legal profession, nay many disciplinary More...