Category Archives: Opinion

Benue: Now That An Airport Is Planted On A Farm

By Shachia Oryila I am reading that Ortom performed a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a cargo airport in Daudu. The construction site of the airport is the hectares of NYSC farm along Daudu-Lafia Road. It covers many hectares of

“What We Need Is A Cargo Port In Markudi, Not Cargo Airport” – Stephen Akuma

  A foremost public affairs analyst, Mr Stephen Akuma, has taken issue with the decision of the Benue State Government to construct a cargo Airport in Benue. According to him: “There is an airport in Makurdi. Benue State Governor (PPP)

Edebiri’s Four Cardinal Doctrines Of R.I.T.A.

By John Ewah What is R.I.T.A.? I remember the first time I told someone about it and they asked me if she were beautiful. They actually thought R.I.T.A was a girl’s name. I remember that lovely night with some members

Nigeria Vs. Corruption, Who Wins?

By Okosun Osemudiamen B.ENG   Corruption, as defined by Transparency International “, is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain”. Corruption can be classified as grand, petty and political, depending on the amounts of money lost and the sector

Why Buhari Should Show New Interest In Edo State

THE Edo State governorship election has come and gone and the outcome has left sweet and bitter taste in the mouths of many. For those of us in the All Progressives Congress, APC, the outcome of the election has surely

Is Traditional Rulership For Sale To The Highest Bidder In Igede?

By Ugaba Emmanuel I am but a child without adequate knowledge of the history of Igede cum Idoma traditional procedures and prerequisite qualifications for the selection of persons to occupy a seat in Oju and Obi LGAs council of chiefs.

Benue: Speaker Terkimbi Ikyange Is In Custody Of An Illegal Mandate

  By Bemgba Iortyom. There have been growing agitations by people of Ushongo Local Government Area that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should comply with a judgement of the Federal High Court and conduct fresh elections into two State

George Alli And The 8 Others

By Hon B.M Ekah When the news of the appointment of sole administrators to man the affairs of the 3rd tier of government in Benue filtered in, I thought of the calibre of individuals that will be appointed to such

The Selection Of Tor Tiv: History And Challenge Of Justice

By Dr Ushakuma Anenga On 23rd November 2015, we woke up to the rude shock of the passing away of our paramount ruler, HRH Tor Tiv IV, Alfred Akawe Torkula. The monarch succummed to a brief illness at an Abuja

Sex Scandal: Now That The House Of Representatives Clears Gbillah, Gololo, Ikon

It is no longer news that Rt. Hon. Samuel Ikon, and his colleagues, Hon. Mohammed Garba Gololo and Hon. Mark Terseer Gbillah, who were accused of sexual misconduct by the United States government, have been cleared by the House of Representatives, which exonerated them from

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