Declare killer herdsmen terrorists, Ortom tells FG
Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare armed herdsmen, who are killing innocent people in communities, as terrorists.
Families of Benue boat mishap victims search for 23 bodies
Fresh facts indicate that 26, not 23, persons lost their lives in a boat mishap on River Benue in Makurdi on Sunday afternoon.
Ortom’s wife, son, domestic staff test positive for COVID-19
The Benue First Lady, Mrs Eunice Ortom, her son and some domestic staff have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.
‘FG must make deliberate effort to disarm herdsmen’
We are on ground and every day, we are briefed. As they came in, we were told and we have been taking action.
Stakeholders urge Ortom to address insecurity in Benue South
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has been urged to decisively address the issue of insecurity in Benue South Senatorial District.
Benue State lifts ban on public worship, others
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday lifted the ban on religious activities in churches and mosques across the state. Ortom, arising from expanded meeting of the State Executive Council (SEC) and Action Committee on COVID-19..
Ortom denies involvement in logo 1 Demolition
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said he has no hand in the demolition of houses behind Mid-Way Inn, Logo 1, Makurdi. Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Mr. Terver Akase, made the clarification yesterday at the Government House....
Ortom commends Benue workers over fight against COVID-19
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to observe the Wor Day, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom appreciated workers of the state for their commitment, understanding and cooperation particularly in the fight against COVID-19.
FG, states sue for reconciliation to end Tiv/Jukun crisis
Efforts to end the protracted conflict between the Tiv and the Jukun took another dimension last week when governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State hosted a mediation meeting with deputy governors of Taraba and Benue States in Lafia. The peace meeting brought together major stakeholders from the two warring tribes to a round table to…