‘Benue State open grazing prohibition law has reduced attacks’
The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Benue State, Mr. Mike Gusa has stated that since the enactment of the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition, Ranches establishment Law 2017, the rapidity and number of attacks on communities by suspected herdsmen have reduced.
FG releases N5.2b for 10,000 houses in Borno
The Federal Government has released N5.2 billion to complete 10,000 houses for 1.7 million Internally Displaced Person (IDP) returnees in Borno State.
Ortom presents N132.5b budget proposal for 2021 to Assembly
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday, presented a budget proposal of N132.5b to the state House of Assembly for the 2021 fiscal year. The Guardian observed that 2021 budget estimate is higher than the 2020 revised appropriation bill of N108.8b with N23.7b.
Insecurity and the right to bear arms
One of the cardinal responsibilities of government is the safeguard of lives and properties, provided under Section14 (2) (b) of the 1999 Constitution as amended.
Ortom, Elumelu, UN envoy, Igbo congress, WIMBIZ fault killing
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom; Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu; Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) and World Igbo Congress have condemned the attack on unarmed protesters at Lekki in Lagos.
Don’t dismiss calls for restructuring, Ortom ‘tells FG
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has advised the Federal Government not to dismiss the ongoing calls for the restructuring of the country and other views expressed by the people as ‘unpatriotic outbursts’.
You’re childish, Ortom replies Katsina rep over comment on water bill
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has fired back at the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Water Resources, Sada Soli, describing his recent comments as “childish”.
Ortom condemns attack on Zulum’s convoy
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Saturday, condemned the attack on the convoy of his Borno counterpart, Prof. Babagana Zulum, resulting in the death of scores of people, with others sustaining injuries. This was contained in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase, and made available to the News Agency of…