Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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    Interrogating ‘Change’: ‘Genital test’ revisited 

Interrogating ‘Change’: ‘Genital test’ revisited 

Talk is cheap, according to a common wisecrack.At a time hierarchs of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party would probably be seen scratching their heads in search of answers whenever asked to furnish tangible dividends of the “Change” extravagantly promised in 2015, how soul-lifting that there remain folks truly committed to filling the void.Through personal examples, these exemplars - [...]

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    Tiv traditional council sets up panel to slash bride price, burial costs

Tiv traditional council sets up panel to slash bride price, burial costs

The Tiv traditional council has set up a 15-man committee to look into the high cost of bride price and high cost of burials with the aim of reducing them.According to NAN, James Ayatse, chairman of committee, said the high bride price was hindering bachelors and spinsters from getting married.He said in some cases, young men resorted to acquiring resources [...]

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    Teenage female hysteria and the Tivs’ traditional beliefs

Teenage female hysteria and the Tivs’ traditional beliefs

BY BLESSING OLADUNJOYE Hysteria is a behaviour exhibiting overwhelming or unmanageable fear or emotional excess which could be anger, joy etc.It is more of a psychological disorder. The word 'hysteria' has its origin from the Greek word 'hysterikos', from hysteria womb, a notion that hysteria was peculiar to women and caused by disturbances of the uterus. It is generally believed that [...]

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    Fulani, Tiv, Jukun communities agree to end feud in Taraba

Fulani, Tiv, Jukun communities agree to end feud in Taraba

Jukun, Tiv and Fulani communities in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State have signed a peace agreement to end ongoing clashes in the areas.The agreement was signed at a meeting presided over by Acting Governor of the state, Alhaji Garba Umar, and Paramount Ruler of Wukari and Chairman, Taraba Traditional Council, Dr Shekarau Angyu.Umar promised the communities that the [...]

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