Category Archives: BENUE

The Total ‘War’ Against The Idoma Nation In Benue State

By Tom Idoko “Give me freedom or give me death” – Henry John The author of the above quote is not an Idoma man , but his word resonated today with the pathetic situation Idoma sons and daughters are passing

CHANGE HAS COME TO BENUE INDEED! WATER TO FLOW IN KATSINA ALA AND OTUKPO IN TWO WEEKS-ABOUNU

It appears that Governor and his Deputy have been listening all along to our cries. They have been watching us helplessly as we weep over the lack of water in Benue. I was pleased and surprised when the Deputy Governor

Ortom Should Learn From Suswam’s Mistakes – Ode

As one of the leaders of the Middle Belt zone, what do you consider the surprises of the last elections in the region? When you talk about surprises, I don’t seem to agree when things are obvious. Going by the

Huge debt, abandoned projects await Benue Governor-elect, Ortom

By Ameh Comrade Godwin Benue State Governor-elect, Dr. Samuel Ortom will no doubt have a rough beginning in the state as the outgoing government has literarily inflicted some political wounds on the State. Aside the several abandoned projects waiting for

Court Freezes Benue, Plateau Accounts, Over Unpaid Salaries

By Joe Nwankwo (Abuja) and Onoja Audu (Jos) A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the freezing of accounts belonging to Benue and Plateau states over their alleged refusal to release funds for payment of the wages and allowances

OF POLITICS AND TRIBALISM IN BENUE STATE: THE BRUTAL TRUTH

By Ati Kenneth Kengkeng Ati Kenneth Kengkeng Countless times as I sojourn on Social Media I come across various submissions seeking to entrench the dichotomy that exists between the Tiv and Idoma people in Benue State. If one is not questioning

Ortom vows to probe Suswam’s govt

MAKURDI—The Benue State governor-elect, Dr. Samuel Ortom has vowed to probe the outgoing Gabriel Suswam- led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration  in the state. Ortom spoke to reporters yesterday in Makurdi, the state capital, while reacting to the criticisms trailing

We’ll examine Suswam’s administration –Ortom

Benue State governor-elect, Chief Samuel Ortom, has said that he will “look into” Governor Gabriel Suswam’s administration in the state with a view to correct its ills and make government accountable. Ortom stated this on Tuesday at a briefing in

Meet Engr Benson Abounu, Benue State Deputy Governor-Engr. Benson Abounu

Engineer Benson Abounu who was born on 3rd July, 1949, attended the Methodist Primary School, Upu-Icho in Otukpo, his birthplace, from 1957 to 1963. He proceeded to Government College, Makurdi, where he had a brief stint, between 1964 and 1966.

WHY I WANT DR. MATHIAS OYIGEYA AS BENUE STATE COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH –Apeh Peterhot

“I understand that as someone who’s always opened for new ideas and big challenges, Dr. Oyigeya is best fit for a ministerial position in the Gen. Buhari led federal cabinet as health minister but I beg he do us a

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