Ogunbote credits Lobi’s good run to collective effort
Never at any point in the game between Enyimba and Lobi Stars on Wednesday did Gbenga Ogunbote’s side look like they were going to lose to the champions.
Kano Pillars hand technical crew three-match ultimatum
Kano Pillars management has handed down a three-match ultimatum to the Coach Ibrahim Musa-led technical crew to improve or face sanction, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Students’ protest at Benue State University
Sir: Recently, the students at Benue State University Makurdi registered their anger through a protest over a grading system that has been upgraded from five points to four points grading where the third class level of a degree won’t longer be recognised
Nasarawa will implement Ruga programme - Sule
Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State said that the state would implement the Ruga settlement scheme in spite of its suspension by the Federal Government.
Ortom, at 58, lists achievements
The Benue government on Monday reeled out the achievements of Governor Samuel Ortom’s administration in the last four years as part of activities to mark the governor’s 58th birthday. Mr Tahav Agerzua, Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Information Communication Technology (ICT), in a statement in Makurdi, identified the governor’s political sagacity as…
I am not perturbed by `inconclusive’ governorship poll in Benue — Ortom
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he is not perturbed by INEC’s declaration of Saturday’s governorship election in the sate as inconclusive. Ortom made his feelings known on Monday in Makurdi while interacting with newsmen. He said that he was not bothered by the declaration because he believed he would still lead during the supplementary…
Governorship polls: Results collation begins in Plateau
Collation of results for the Saturday’s governorship election for Plateau began on Sunday in Jos. Declaring the exercise open, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Halilu Pai, welcomed all party representatives present and expressed optimism that it would end successfully The News Agency of Niegria (NAN) reports that the collation officer for the state is Prof.…
Buhari’s votes in Benue repudiates Ortom’s campaign of calumny
Mr Emmanuel Jime, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue said the high percentage of votes won by President Muhammadu Buhari across the state has confirmed his popularity with the masses despite the campaign of calumny against him (Buhari) and the APC. Jime told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on…
Benue police parade 17 criminal suspects in Makurdi
Benue State Police Command yesterday paraded 17 suspects for violent crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, rape and cultism. Commissioner of Police, Omololu Bishi, explained that members of a deadly robbery gang, who operated along Otukpo-Enugu axis, were among the paraded suspects. He said the gang had on January 18, this year, kidnapped a woman…
Benue legislators suspend six council chairmen
Benue State House of Assembly has suspended six council chairmen and two vice chairmen for three months over alleged gross misconduct, misappropriation of funds and abuse of office. The chairmen are Austin Okwoche (Oju), Mrs. Juliana Audu (Makurdi), Terdoo Kenti (Kwande) and his vice, Andrew Orvande, as well as Francis Ogwuche (Okpokwu). Others are Mrs.…
Ortom laments Akume’s opposition to anti-open grazing law
Governor Samuel Ortom has lamented the opposition of the senator representing Benue North West, George Akume, to the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017, revealing that the lawmaker asked him not to assent to it. Ortom made the disclosure yesterday at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi during a joint courtesy call on him…