Ortom urges rehabilitation of federal roads in Benue
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has asked the Federal Government to repair all federal roads in the state.
Think, Benue leaders, think
When civil servants from the newly-created Benue State were leaving Jos for home on the demise of Benue-Plateau State on February 3, 1976, my friend, Peter, a Russian-trained civil engineer...
Benue stakeholders reaffirm support for Ortom’s re-election bid
No fewer than 250 major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State have reaffirmed their support for Governor Samuel Ortom’s re-election bid next year.They promised to mobilise grassroots support for the governor throughout the state and pledged to stand by him through thick or thin.
‘All we want in Benue is justice for our people’
Of course, I was on vacation and I also heard and saw it, but I did complain through the Commissioner of Police here in Makurdi that this was not right. In the whole country, you have the right, as a governor, to select your immediate security personnel and I think the attention of the authority of the Nigerian Police....
Benue labour, CSOs lament herdsmen killings
Benue workers, under aegis of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and no fewer than 50 civil society organisations (CSOs), yesterday used the May Day celebration for mourning and sober reflections over herdsmen killings in the state.
23 general hospitals in Benue are without doctors, says lawmaker
A lawmaker in the Benue State House of Assembly, Dr. Adoga Onah, has disclosed that 23 general hospitals in the state are without doctors.Onah, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Health and Human Services revealed this in an interview.He added that the hospitals in the 23 local council areas also lack relevant health workers.
20 Killed, many injured, as herdsmen attack Ortom’s village
Again, Fulani herdsmen last Friday night and early yesterday invaded Saghev Ward of Guma Local Government Council, Benue State, killing more than 20 people. Sources from the area told The Guardian that the affected communities are Tse-Abi, Tse-Ginde, Tse-Peviv, Tse-Ikyo, Agenke and Gbenke settlements, while an official of the local council also said over 10…
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...
Again, herders murder 11 persons in Benue, Nasarawa
Herdsmen Tuesday night invaded Gbeji and Tswarev communities in Ukum and Logo council areas of Benue State, killing no fewer than 10 persons.