Category Archives: Opinion

As We Await The Proscription Of The Fulani Terrorist Herdsmen

By Mpaka Numbere The challenges of insecurity in Nigeria and Plateau State, in particular, have continued to occupy and engage citizens not only because of the complex nature of the conflicts but also of the competing interests that tend to

Francis Ottah Agbo Is A Threat To PDP

By Otse Kelvin Otse It is no longer a news that Francis ottah Agbo, who have the believe of contesting for Ado, Okpokwu and Ogbadibo House of Representative comes 2019, have been having a hidden romance with the All Progressive Congress

What Must Benue Do Now In The Face Of These Illogical Absurdities?

By Samuel Gar When a very junior officer like Special Assistant to the EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR of BENUE STATE challenges his boss PUBLICLY and goes scot free, it is a sign of grave weakness and loss of focal power by that superior!

Governor Ortom’s Agatu Land-Sharing Deal With Fulani And Matters Arising

By Bemgba Iortyom I have observed with grave concern the land-sharing deal entered into by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his Nasarawa State counterpart, Tanko Al-Makura, giving Fulani herdsmen access to open grazing rights in Agatu Local Government

Agatu: Setting The Records Straight

By Kwaghngu Abrahams Peace and security is an integral component of development in any given area. Without peace, human capacity and infrastructural development would continue to be a mirage. It is based on this fact that Governor Samuel Ortom of

Blaming Suswam Can Never Absolve Governor Ortom Of Accountability

By Dr Ushakuma Anenga Let me begin this piece by stating very clearly that Benue people, at least majority of them including myself rejected former Governor, Gabriel Suswam in the last general elections. All that he represented was rejected including

Ortom And The Cargo Airport

By Comrade Omaga Daniel My attention was drawn by a very good friend last week to a very disturbing news, which I dismissed as a mere rumor, until my advocacy instinct prompted me to find out the authenticity of this

While Benue Is Afraid To Pass Its Own Grazing Law, FCT Seizes 31 Cows, 53 Sheep

The Abuja Environmental Protection Board in implementing the new cattle grazing policy of the Federal Capital Territory has seized 31 cows and 53 sheep. Their owners  were charged to court for  where they fined by the Environmental Sanitation Mobile Court for

What are the consequences of the purported deposition  the Ojuromi of Uromi by the Former Governor of Edo State Adams Oshiomhole?

  By Josephine Akioyamen Before I talk about the consequences of former Governor of Edo State Oshiomhole abominable act first let me digress into history to provide the context for my perspective. It is a well-known fact that the Dynasty

N42Bn Compensation: Who Is A Patriot Between Gaadi and Tsav?

By Morgan Adikwu “A Statesman does not make use of glib advertisement and PR campaign” Forced to resume from my sabbatical of objective analysis, of the numerous fallacious diarrhoea of Abubakar Tsav. I seem to be astonished, that those who

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