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Onugbo Ml’Oko and the Och’Idoma’s Headaches By Adagbo Onoja

CULLED FROM NEWSDIARYONLINE OF WED OCT 19,2011 Sometimes back, I had gone to visit the Och’Idoma of Idoma at the Och’Idoma’s Palace, Otukpo. My mission was to understand his inability to attend the First Anniversary of the Talakawa Summit at

THE BENUE APC, THE MISSING LINK AND OUR HOPE BY RT. HON. EMMANUEL JIME

In two weeks time, the first round of the 2015 general elections shall be held. In that election, our voices will be heard, our choices shall be made. This is why I am here today to address the best campaign

EMULATE AKANGE AUDU – ABBA YARO REPLIES JIME’S THE BENUE APC, THE MISSING LINK AND OUR HOPE

My dear Rt. Hon Emmanuel Jime, May I extend the highest regards and esteem of the All Progressives Congress, APC, family in Benue State to you, your family and political associates across the state and beyond. Let me also acknowledge

ORTOM’S VICTORY AT THE BENUE GUBER POLLS CANNOT BE SNATCHED AS RUMOURED SEBASTINE HON, SAN,

I feel strongly impelled and overly burdened to respond to the rumour gaining fast ground that if the All Progressive Congress, APC, persists in the Dr. Samuel Ortom candidacy, his victory will after all be pyrrhic, because his opponents at

ON WHY WE MUST WISEN UP! A LONG LETTER TO OKO CLEMENT OF THE HOUSE TO HOUSE CAMPAIGN FOR TARZOOR BY JOSEPHINE AKIOYAMEN

Dear Oko Clement; You have alleged in your reply to me on my post on why we must continue to struggle against injustice in Benue, that my analysis on Tarzoor was imaginary. Well for a start, I refer you to

WHY WE MUST CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE AGAINST INEQUALITY AND REFUSE TO VOTE FOR SUSWAM PROTEGE TERHEMEN TARZOOR IN THE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION IN BENUE ; INSPIRED BY FREDERICK DOUGLASS

The general sentiment of mankind is that A MAN WHO WILL NOT FIGHT FOR HIMSELF, WHEN HE HAS THE MEANS OF DOING SO, IS NOT WORTH BEING FOUGHT FOR BY OTHERS, and this sentiment is just. For a man who

Political Madmen And Specialists

By Okey Ndibe Even at the tamest of times, Nigeria can be an infuriating address. In an election season, it becomes maddening, a space where nothing is sacred any more. Lies, which are often the politician’s favorite currency, enter a

CLARION CALL TO ALL PVC HOLDERS ON THE FORTHCOMING BENUE STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION, 2015

Dear All, Good morning. I do hope you are well with your family and work. Please let me share some thoughts with you on the forthcoming governorship election in Benue State. Votes from our Senatorial District, Zone C always decide

An “Ode” to Dr. Sam Ode’s Why Benue Will (not) Always Vote PDP by JOSEPHINE AKIOYAMEN

Dear Dr. Sam Ode, I read your interview granted to the Leadership Newspaper,  on February 22, 2015, in which you talked about, among other things, the likelihood of Benue remaining a PDP state. I dare say that you are mostly

EMMANUEL ECHE-OFUN JOHN ON ROLES OF DIFFERENT LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT

Emmanuel Eche-Ofun John Only very few Nigerians, like Benue state citizens, actually know what’s expected of their governors and LG chairmen, the rest of us don’t know that our governors and LG chairmen are the ones saddled with the responsibility

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