Category Archives: Opinion

Sad, Sorry Tale Of Otukpo Rice Mill

By Amos Abba In the hot and humid sun of the Benue region, building number 2, located within the premises of the popular Otukpo rice mill looks undignified. Wearing a rusted corrugated roof which bears the insignia of old age,

Ortom’s Stand On Ranches Courageous, But How Achievable?

By Bemgba Iortyom. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has decided to take the bull by the horns by demanding that ranching should be adopted as the accepted practice of rearing cattle by Fulani herdsmen, this as a panacea for ending

Rerun Elections: NGO Cautions Politicians Against Impunity: Urges INEC To Be More Proactive

As residents of River State are yet to recover from the political imbroglio, destruction of properties, killings and violence that accompanied the rerun elections held across the state recently, a pro-good governance organization, Beyond Boundaries Legacy Leadership Initiative has charged

The Agatu Massacre

IN menace ranking, the Fulani herdsmen and their deadly strikes are only outclassed by the Boko Haram insurgency which has gripped the North Eastern part of Nigeria with frightening imprimaturs. What initially played out as a pastoralist group of nomads

Putting The Record Striaght On Ortom’s Blasphemy In The House Of God

By Gabriel Suswam It is important that I address the mischief behind my association with the demolition of St Gabriel’s Catholic Church Gyado Villa, Makurdi by Gov. Ortom. I was shocked to learn that my successor in office, Governor Samuel

Agatu killings and Buhari’s Moral Weakness

By Abimbola Adelakun Abimbola Adelakun   President Muhammadu Buhari was quick to condole with Belgium over the unconscionable terrorist attack it suffered on Monday but one should not take his concern for humanitarianism. It was a verbal photo op –

Why Cross River State Was Absent At the Meeting of the National Economic Council

By Okoi Obono-Obla The National Economic Council a body established under the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,1999 (as amended) ; and entrusted with the power of advising the President concerning the economic affairs of the Federation , and

Edo Decides 2016: Political Thuggery Threatens Peaceful Election in Edo State

By Prince Kelly O. Udebhulu Visible insecurity has besieged the nations political atmosphere, frightening every facet of the citizens national life. In the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state, everywhere is charged and virtually everyone, apprehensive in Edo state since

Fulani Terrorism: Way Forward

By Comrade Timi Frank Since the beginning of agriculture (especially with animal husbandry), conflicts between farming and pastoralist groups have consistently featured. Be that as it may, the frequent violent clashes between the two groups in Nigeria have since assumed

Nigeria Youth Rise Up Against Political Violence

By Prince Thomas Abi Jr. Political violence has become part of the Nigeria Politics. It is rather unfortunate that violence during elections are carried out by youths (gangs) who are recruited and paid by politicians to attack their rivals and

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