Category Archives: Opinion

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

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

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