Tiv traditional council summons Akume over alleged insult on Tor Tiv
The Tiv Area Traditional Council has summoned the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, to appear before it over his alleged uncomplimentary and derogatory remarks
Traditional rulers condemn minister’s attack on Tor Tiv
The Konshisha Area Traditional Council yesterday described the attack on Tor Tiv by a serving minister as unwarranted, sacrilegious and unacceptable.
Tor Tiv extols Ikpeazu
His Royal Majesty, Orcivirigh Professor James Ortese Ayatse, Tor Tiv V, a professor of Biochemistry, has said that the Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu...
Governor Ortom and his little Davids
Poor Samuel Ortom. Still there is no respite for this beleaguered governor of the embattled Benue State. Sitting perilously in the eye of the storm, or much worse, on the horns of a dilemma...
Killers of 7 had no Tiv mandate, says Tor Tiv
The paramount ruler of the Tiv nation, His Royal Majesty (HRM) Professor James Ayatse, has described as barbaric and uncalled for the killing of seven travellers in Gboko town by a suspected mob, saying the action did not have the people’s mandate. The Tor Tiv, who was attending the meeting of the National Council of…
Benue killings: It’s ethnic cleansing and genocide against Tiv nation, says Tor Tiv
Thank you very much for the visit at this time when my domain has been invaded by strange armed herdsmen, killing innocent people, destroying farmlands of our people and burning down their houses.
Tor Tiv invokes ancestral wrath against diversion of relief materials
The monarch, who is the chairman of Benue Council of Chiefs, gave the warning when he led traditional rulers to present relief materials to a camp at the New Makurdi International Market.
Saraki hints at legislative solution to farmers/ herdsmen clashes
From the National Assembly comes a promise of legislative antidote to the deadly and perennial attacks by herdsmen on farming communities in the country.
New dawn, as Tiv land crowns Professor James Ortese Iorzua Ayatse King
Yesterday, the entire land of Tiv tribe was agog with celebrations, as a new Tor Tiv, Orchivirigh Professor James Ortese Ayatse, was installed. His ascendance to the throne marked...