2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

Even as President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to formally declare interest in the 2019 presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governors on the party platform has pledged to endorse him for a fresh mandate. More »

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. More »

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. More »


Benue Open Grazing Prohibition Law: There Is Nothing Like International Grazing Routes

By Josephine Akioyamen International Grazing Routes is a red herring of an argument now being made by representatives of MACBAN. It has no moment. No logic and it is not grounded in reality. My reasons for this are as set

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

Police intercept 1,427 live ammunition in Benue

The Police in Benue said they had intercepted 1,427 cartridges of 5.56 mm live ammunition along Makurdi -Lafia road. The Police Spokesman  in the state, ASP Moses Yamu, told newsmen on Friday in Makurdi that the ammunition were concealed in


By comrade Abel Ankeli The people of Benue South Senatorial Zone have called on Governor Ortom and his Deputy, Eng. Abounu for continuity in office come 2019. The footage protest March commenced from IBB Square through some major street in

We Hope To Accommodate 1000 Children This Year – Igoche Mark, CEO Mark “D Ball

The annual MARK D’BALL BASKETBALL tournament which holds between the 26th to 31st December of every year in Otukpo, Benue State, Nigeria, will resume this year with greater pomp and style. Recall the last year’s event was painfully and regrettably


Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has said if he was allowed by the constitution to contest governorship ten times, Engr. Benson Abounu would still be his choice for Deputy. The Governor spoke today at the Benue People’s House, Makurdi

Drama As Police Withdraws 90-count Charge Against Peace Corps Boss, Akoh

By Yemi Itodo   In a dramatic turn of event, the Nigerian Police, on Wednesday, withdrew the 90-count charge instituted against the National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Amb (Dr.) Dickson Akoh.   The 90-count charge filed

ANTI GRAZING BILL: APC Chieftain Chief Godwin Acha faults Barr Ameh Madaki’s interview on Channels

Idoma born APC chieftain and business man Chief Godwin Acha Ogbole have accused Barr Ameh Madaki of been “oblivious of the unprovoked carnage by the so called Fulani herdsmen” Chief Godwin Acha while reacting from his base in the United

Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo a done deal_Sen. Jibrin Barau

Members of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND have declared the bill for the establishment of Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo a done deal. Chairman of the committee, Sen. Jibrin Barau gave this assurance on Monday at

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