Category Archives: Opinion

The Chibok Girls Abduction; A Hoax or Reality?

By Omaga Daniel Recently, the media (both local and international) was awash with news of the release of 21 Chibok girls out of the over 200 reported to have been abducted by the dreaded Boko Haram Sect. While jubilations and

ADO: House of Representatives 2019, It Shall Never Be The Same Again

In the year 1999, Nigeria returned back to the practice of democratic governance after several years of Military dictatorship. In accordance with the Law establishing representative democracy, Ado, Okpokwu & Ogbadibo as a Federal Constituency, was represented by Hon. Sam

George Alli: A Blessing To Otukpo And The Entire Zone C

By Morgan Adikwu “When the head is rotten, no part of the body would be spared” Otukpo, the ancient city of the Idoma kingdom and the de facto capital of zone “C”, was adorned in the First Republic with developed

Gov Ortom And The Stifling Of Benue Councils

Local Government councils (LGCs) in Benue state are in a serious dilemma. Without any contentions, people at the grassroots are suffering depravity of democratic leadership and resources. This is masterminded by the state government in connivance with complacent State Assembly

Corrupt Judges Arrest: Why Worry Much About Peripheral Things Than Substance -Okutepa JS SAN

By Prince Kelly Udebhulu (Correspondent Extraordinaire, IPN) The comments of Bar Okutepa, SAN “…for some judicial officers to allow themselves to be influenced is a great disservice to this nation. As Hon. Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais said : A corrupt

Ortom Has Turned Benue Hope Into Misery

By Abraham Orkuma Ortom is feasting on elephant meat at Benue people expense. Ortom has proved again and again just how little he cares about the people whose catastrophic situation he is engineering. Poor villagers across Benue are reportedly being

Another Political Inferno In Okpokwu Pt 2

  By  Rexino Ejembi Ogwuche Okpokwu people and political leaders across partisan divides in the area are uproariously upset over the controversial manner a “soul ” administrator of no known pedigree was imposed on them from Makurdi.The situation is further

Another Political Inferno In Okpokwu

By Rexino Ejembi Ogwuche ORDINARILY, it may be unethical and seemingly immoral to throw barbs at someone you vociferously defended in the past to the detriment of your partisan bonafide and disdainful scorn from your admirers. But it will also

Onslaught On The Judiciary; Buhari’s Dictatorial Recidivism

  The full-scale midnight assault on the residences of justices of the high court, the court of appeal and Supreme Court marked an alarming new low in Nigeria’s history and a rapid descent into the dictatorship of former military strongman-turned

Same Sex: The Battle We Cannot Afford To Lose

    By Chris Edache Agbiti, Esq.     I was saddened by the rumoured news of the alleged mob justice meted out to two lesbians in Makurdi, Benue State in the week. My sad emotion stems out of the

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