Category Archives: Opinion

Middle Belt Alienated From Buhari’s Government – Paul Unongo

Statesman and Second Republic Minister of Steel, Paul Unongo believes that the present administration headed by President Muhammadu Buhari should as a matter of urgency convoke a national conference. The octogenarian who said he has played active roles in Nigeria’s

RIGHT OF REPLY: Fed Government Of Nigeria Is Deceitful About The Chibok Girls In The US -Barrister Emmanuel Ogebe

  My attention was drawn to a press conference held by the Minister of Women’s Affairs, Hajiya Aisha Alhassan, recently in which she claimed to be coming to the rescue of Chibok girls in the US. The minister alleged that

Queries On The Benue Govt $1bn MoU With Juma International, An America Based Company

Yesterday, the media was awashed in the news of Governor Samuel of Benue State, signing a $1bn MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Juma International, a US company in the area of agro-allied and clean water solutions. However, questions are even

Edo Attorney General Should Remember The Role He Played In “Ovia Thirteen” – Ogbeide Ifaluyi-isibor

Yesterday,I read a publication purportedly written by the Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General of Edo State making reference to me as the Originator of some revelation linking his Hotel to have been a safe haven for militants brought into

PDP: A Tower of Babel?

By Ajibulu In ancient biblical times, the        populace of the City of Babel decided they were invincible, indestructible, immortal and omnipotent… all culminating into masochist  ego  and arrogance at its peak!  So they decided to  build a  monument to

Ayade’s 1,100 Political Appointees

PROFESSOR Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River State, has increased the number of political appointees from 800 to 1,100, and still counting. The appointees include 28 commissioners and numerous special assistants and a host of others. At a news conference,

Between Benue Peoples Amnesia and Suswam’s Insolence

By Ati Terkula Let the man who burnt down our yam barn not mock us for eating guinea corn during the yam season”!! This evening during my usual internet trolling I came across a beautifully crafted piece authored by the

Weak Party, Dead Party = Wahala

By Dan Agbese  President Obasanjo made a magisterial pronouncement on the health of the two political parties last week. He said: “APC is weak; PDP is dead.” It perked up my interest because the health of the two parties matters

Ugbah And Akume: An Excerpt From Simon Imobo-Tswam’s Book ‘Benue: Another Hope Betrayed’

EXCERPT: “Ugbah’s aspiration held too many ugly scenarios for Akume. He had told Ugbah to vie for the Zone A Senate seat against Suswam just as he had pitched both illustrious Logo sons against each other earlier in 2011! But

Akwaza: Benue’s Underworld King Unmasked

From Murphy Ganagana He has reigned for about a decade in Benue and its neighbouring states as the most dreaded king of the underworld with a split image in the mould of the legendry Robin Hood. Within this period, he

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