Category Archives: Opinions

Lion of Okada: Eulogy for Esama – By Bright Sado Omo

It was long before I was conceived  That a lion’s roaring caught the attention of my ears It was a roar, a roar of peace and one that put me to sleep My heart leaped for joy even though my blood trembled in its vessels. I wondered what lion could effect so much impart but my knees had to wait                                  For my eyes to gain sight.                       Then I arri ...

Declare State of Emergency on Benin/Abuja Road – Itulah

By: Omede James Samuel, Uromi Former member representing Esan South-East/Esan North-East Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Barr Friday Itulah, has urged the federal government to immediately deploy the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) and other intervention agencies to urgently rehabilitate the Benin-Auchi road at Ehor, Ekpoma and Irru ...

Osaze Oyema Jesuorobo having a sober reflection.

Just finished watching Adams Oshiomhole on Channels Television. What caught my attention was his bla bla on corruption and what he called massive looting of public funds in the country and I wondered if the man has gone ‘bunkers’. How can a man whose administration was spending over N230m (two hundred and thirty million naira) annually to conduct primary school leaving certificate examinations while ...

Three and a half reasons why Oshiomhole wants Speaker Okonoboh removed, Obaseki’s tactical refusal

It is no longer a secret that there have been surreptitious moves to remove the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Dr Justin Okonobo, from office. It is also not news that those behind his impeachment plot want to replace him with Hon Foly Ogedengbe, a House Leader from Owan or Mrs Elizabeth Ativie, the former Speaker who only just obtained her WAEC certificate in 2014, years after she had retired as a ...

Esan People under Attacks by Hausa/Fulani Herdsmen Daily

By Prince Kelly O. Udebhulu. EWU- The system of killings perpetrated by supposed herdsmen in Esan land which began about  two years ago appears unabating and this should worry Edolites from the governor to the peasants. It has turns a daily occurrences. One of two Ewu women killed by Fulani herdsmen in Ewu Notably, the most gruesome killings of two women by the herdsmen in Ewu, Edo central senatorial district of E ...
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