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…
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.
'Cattle ranching only solution to herdsmen/farmers clashes'
James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv and Chairman, Benue Council of Chiefs, has said that cattle ranching was the only solution to the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers.
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...
New Tor Tiv says Tiv people marginalised
The paramount ruler stated this in his inaugural speech in Gboko, at a grand ceremony at the Joseph Sarwuan Tarka Stadium. His full title will be His Royal Majesty, Begha U Tiv, Orchivirigh, Prof Ortese Iorzua James Ayatse.