I Have No Apology Speaking The Truth – Gov Ortom


By Jimin Geoffrey Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom says he has no apology speaking the truth to Nigerians especially those in positions of authority. He spoke today at Tse-Adorogo, Nzorov Council Ward of Guma LGA, Benue State during a funeral oration at the burial of his uncle, Mr. Samuel Atule. Governor Ortom said it was…

Trouble AS Lai Mohammed’s Kinsmen Issue Fulani Herdsmen 7 Days Ultimatum


People of Oro kingdom in the Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, under the aegis of Oro Descendants Union (ODU), have issued a seven-day ultimatum to herdsmen in Okerimi-Oro community to relocate to ensure security in the area. In a statement, titled, WE REJECT UNLAWFUL OCCUPATION OF LAND IN OUR COMMUNITY BY BORORO/FULANI, signed…

Buhari Seeks Senate Confirmation Of Abdulrasheed Bawa As EFCC Chairman


President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the President said he was acting in accordance with Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of EFCC Act 2004. Bawa, 40,…

Nigeria Reliving George Owell’s 1945 Animal Farm


By Ati Terkula George Orwell it was, in his allegorical novella, Animal Farm , first published in England on 17 August 1945, that had the common maxim that “All animals are equal but some are more equal”, after starting with the populist maxim of “All animals are equal”. The book tells the story of a group of farm…

Benue: A Season of Communiqués


By Terver Adom While I was contemplating on what title to give to this essay, I had a thought of giving it the title of “Communiqués in Tiv Politics” to walk same path one of the earliest Tiv political historians, Tyu Abeghe had walked when he named his book “Affidavits in Tiv Politics.” Affidavits in…