Ortom Accepts Lalong’s Apology, Calls For Synergy

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Tuesday that he had accepted the apology tendered by Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau and had forgiven him even before he tendered his apology. Ortom stated this in Makurdi when the delegation from Plateau led by the Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Town …

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Showdown with Akpabio: Why Gov Emmanuel sacked SSG

By Dennis Udoma, Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Chioma Onuegbu The simmering feud between Governor Udom Emmanuel and his political mentor, Senator Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, recorded its first casualty as the governor sacked an Akpabio loyalist, Sir Etekamba Umoren, as Secretary to the State Government. Udom-Akpabio Umoren, who is of Annang extraction …

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IYC, ex-agitators call on FG to rebuild Toru-Ndoro community

By Emma Amaize & Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, worldwide has called on the Federal Government to rebuild Toru-Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State that was invaded and burnt down as a result of the activities of the late militant leader, Karouwei and his group. …

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