Jonathan, Suswam & cronies deserve maximum punishment, not forgivness

Pass the smelling salts, dear. Nigeria is having a collective fit of the vapours over the way President Goodluck Jonathan first asked for forgiveness, and followed suit by Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State. Suswam much like his father minion, Jonathan (because these are leaders in a mundane pack that have held sway in the…… Continue reading Jonathan, Suswam & cronies deserve maximum punishment, not forgivness

Suswam begs Benue workers for forgiveness

Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue on Sunday pleaded with civil servants for forgiveness. Suswam made the plea at the inter-denominational valedictory thanksgiving service in his honour at the Chapel of Grace, Government House, Makurdi. “Please forgive me for my inability to meet up with your expectations as the governor of Benue State. “But always remember…… Continue reading Suswam begs Benue workers for forgiveness

Nigeria: Breaking the yoke of mono-economy as survival strategy, by Okwe Ogah

“Now that a new window of opportunity beckons on the sing-song of Change, it is an opportunity to make a detour. It is time for new beginnings in all spheres of live. It is time to reinvent our economy, our nation and the way we do things.” Prior to the discovery of oil in Nigeria…… Continue reading Nigeria: Breaking the yoke of mono-economy as survival strategy, by Okwe Ogah

Henri Ipole’s link 95 radio show premieres on YouTube TV

Veteran radio presenter, Henri Ipole popularly known with the brand name H3:16 of Radio Benue 95.0 FM is working on rebranding his show link 95. BENUE.COM.NG gathered that link 95 is going to make its debut as a YouTube TV Channel due to popular demand on social media by lovers of the programme. Link 95…… Continue reading Henri Ipole’s link 95 radio show premieres on YouTube TV

Buhari must give Nigerians genuine leadership

By James Ibechi Albert Einstein wrote about Mahatma Gandhi and he said: “Gandhi had demonstrated that a powerful human following could be assembled not only through the cunning game of the usual political maneuvers and trickeries, but through the cogent example of a morally superior conduct of life. In our time of utter moral decadence…… Continue reading Buhari must give Nigerians genuine leadership

The change Nigerians envisaged, by Okwe Ogah

The last general elections were fought on the line of change and transformation mantra. Eventually, the Change mantra carried the day. We can conveniently say therefore that we craved for change, we yearned for change, we aspired and strived for change, we went for change and we got the platform to effect a change. The…… Continue reading The change Nigerians envisaged, by Okwe Ogah

‘ Why I married Lara Fortes’

It was a glamorous event when Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, on Monday, wedded his heartthrob, former Miss Lara Fortes, a lawyer and top model from the Cape Verde Islands. Several top Nigerian politicians and businessmen including General Buhari, VP-elect, Osinbajo and his wife, Aliko Dangote and more attended the ceremony. Oshiomhole described his…… Continue reading ‘ Why I married Lara Fortes’

Atiku and Buhari presidency

Over the years, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been the most visible politician, especially in the politics of Nigeria’s presidency. In fact, 68 years-old Atiku has so far spent nearly half of his life doing politics. Atiku is today one of the stakeholders in the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC). The…… Continue reading Atiku and Buhari presidency

Saying no to African inhumanity to Africans

Xenophobia in South Africa is once again under a strong spotlight, following explosive outbursts by two high-profile public figures last month. But here is some good news; there are parts of South African communities where harmony between African immigrants is thriving. That place is the suburb of Yeoville in Johannesburg.

ASO ROCK MIRACLE: My ailment disappeared after my husband lost election —Patience Jonathan

AS JONATHAN BEGS NIGERIANS FOR FORGIVENESS Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Faka Jonathan has revealed that an ailment she has been battling since 2012, which required a major operation disappeared immediately after her husband lost the 2015 Presidential election. She spoke yesterday at the Sunday service at the Aso Villa Chapel, the last…… Continue reading ASO ROCK MIRACLE: My ailment disappeared after my husband lost election —Patience Jonathan

Ortom shouldn’t bite more than he can chew —Ochi Ode Emmanuel

It Is Disservice To Classify Middle Belt As Nort —Ochi Chief (Ambassador) Ochi Ode Emmanuel, Chairman of the Middle Belt Traditional Council (MBTC) in the South West Nigeria, is a Benue High Chief (Oji Kpururu 1).  The integrity ambassador, who has issues concerning the region on his fingertips, spoke to select journalists including the Editorial…… Continue reading Ortom shouldn’t bite more than he can chew —Ochi Ode Emmanuel

Federation Account: States receive N103b for May expenditure, as Benue, others continue to owe workers

The Forum of Finance Commissioners in the country, yesterday, criticised state governors who are owing workers’ salaries. They said that no governor had any excuse for owing. The Chairman of the Forum and Commissioner for Finance in Ebonyi State, Mr. Timothy Odaah, who spoke at the end of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) in…… Continue reading Federation Account: States receive N103b for May expenditure, as Benue, others continue to owe workers

Jonathan, family to take short holiday abroad after May 29 hand-over

Goodluck Jonathan will embark on a short break outside the shores of the country. An insider in the Presidency who disclosed this added that Jonathan would, after the break, return to help rebuild the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. According to the source, Jonathan disclosed this during a closed-door meeting with members of the PDP National…… Continue reading Jonathan, family to take short holiday abroad after May 29 hand-over

BREAKING NEWS…Igede community radio hits airwaves soon, as Morgan Okwoche gets license

The yearning and quest of Igede speaking people of Benue State to join a comity of people operating community radio has clicked and the premier Igede community-based private radio will soon hit the airwaves. This follows the grant of license to operate to Engr. Morgan Okwoche by the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, NBC. Sketchy information reaching…… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS…Igede community radio hits airwaves soon, as Morgan Okwoche gets license

APC’s spoils of war will not be shared with impostors, charlatans, says Etukwu Ona

In the perking order of time, there was a stage in the Nigerian political development when standards of behaviour were upheld to which all would aspire and by which they would be judged.  Sobriety, ideology, principle, discipline, hard work and abiding by the rule were all held to be vital for civilising not only the…… Continue reading APC’s spoils of war will not be shared with impostors, charlatans, says Etukwu Ona

EXPLOSIVE INTERVIEW: Suswam should account for allocations/receipts from Federation Account —Ochi Ode Emmanuel

Lists outgoing governor’s pitfalls Ortom must avoid in Benue Amb. Ochi Ode Emmanuel, is the Chairman of the Middle Belt Traditional Council (MBTC) in the South West Nigeria. Ochi, who has issues concerning the region on his fingertips, spoke to some journalists including the Editorial Director of jamesibechi.wordpress.com, JAMES IBECHI, early this week, on the…… Continue reading EXPLOSIVE INTERVIEW: Suswam should account for allocations/receipts from Federation Account —Ochi Ode Emmanuel

Tinubu opens up: how we plotted Jonathan’s fall

At last, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader and former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, has revealed how he and other chieftains of his party plotted the recent electoral defeat of the ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking at the public presentation of the book “Dynamics of Change: The Amaechi Years,” on…… Continue reading Tinubu opens up: how we plotted Jonathan’s fall

How Suswam cripples incoming administration

By dailypost.com with additional reports by James Ibechi Many things are as monumentally ugly as venal that are oozing out of Benue State in the last days of the administration of Governor Gabriel Suswam. If the news on Joy FM is not about huge unpaid salaries owed to LG workers, and a few millions scarcely…… Continue reading How Suswam cripples incoming administration

Evidence of a deficient self-image, by Terzungwe Inja

Those who are confident of themselves do not need to rub their power on other people’s faces. Power is not powder. As Ps Godman Akinlabi would put it, the most powerful people in the world are addressed by their first names, and they have no problem with that because they know who they are. Their…… Continue reading Evidence of a deficient self-image, by Terzungwe Inja

Unpaid salaries: Court freezes Benue State Government’s accounts

• And those of Plateau State A  Federal High Court in Abuja has temporarily frozen the accounts of Benue and Plateau States in Skye Bank, Zenith Bank, First Bank of Nigeria and First City Monument Bank following an application by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). The workers had applied to the court via…… Continue reading Unpaid salaries: Court freezes Benue State Government’s accounts