Category Archives: Opinion

Oshiomhole And His Litany Of Scheming Misadventures

By Elvis Asoro The immediate past governor of Edo State, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, recently issued a statement denying that he plotted the removal of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to pave the way

Echoes From The MadHouse: Is The Benue Open Grazing Prohibition Law For Show Or Is It To Be Implemented?

By Josephine Akioyamen I have been giddy with excitement since the Benue Open Grazing Prohibition Law which was signed into law on May 22, 2017, this year came into effect on Nov 1. It has been parties, champagne, and slapping

Why David Mark Should Go For The Presidential Race

By Emmanuel Owobi The present political odds favour Mark. I must confess that l am not a good political fan of him.He never inspires me as an astute politician or a populist who holds everybody spellbound when he speaks.He has

Benue Open Grazing Prohibition Law: There Is Nothing Like International Grazing Routes

By Josephine Akioyamen International Grazing Routes is a red herring of an argument now being made by representatives of MACBAN. It has no moment. No logic and it is not grounded in reality. My reasons for this are as set

Echoes From The Madhouse: Nigeria and “Money Miss Road”

By Akioyamen Josephine   The philosophy behind the “money miss road” age-old ribaldry epitomises how we treat paper qualifications in Nigeria and why the Nigerian formal educated is one of the least performing among his species in the world. We

Echoes From The Mad House: He Who Pays The Piper Decides Who Gets The Honorary Fellowship

By Akioyamen Josephine Benue is one of the most colourful states in the Federation. It is the leading state in the vanguard to make ranching the default mode of animal husbandry in Nigeria. It is a state that is afraid

Youth Development: Key To National Peace And Unity – Daniel Onjeh

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: KEY TO NATIONAL PEACE AND UNITY TEXT OF SPEECH DELIVERED BY COM. DANIEL DONALD ONJEH AT THE OCCASION OF THE AFRIWORLD 2017 CONFERENCE ON YOUTHS AND PEACE/UNITY, HELD AT THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL MERIT HOUSE, ABUJA ON 4TH NOVEMBER,

The Men Who Shouldn’t Be In Buhari’s Government

By ‘Fisayo Soyombo This piece is laden with unsolicited advice. It ordinarily should not have been written, but for recent evidence that the quality of advice available to President Muhammadu Buhari is questionable. Friends of people in power often speak

Benue State Dragging Herdsmen Into Modernity

By Usha Anenga The story of Lot is one that both Christians and Muslims can relate with because it is found in their holy books, the Bible and Qur’an respectively. Whilst the story is cited in several places in the

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

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