ICPC arraigns Benue officials for alleged N4.7b fraud
The Principal Private Secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue, Mr. Stephen Amase, and the Special Adviser in the Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology, Mr. Manger Emmanuel, have been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt...
HIV/AIDs prevalence in Benue still highest, says Ortom
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that about 184,745 persons are still infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the state, even as the prevalence rate according to the 2018 Nigeria HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) dropped from 14.1 percent to 4.9 percent.
Ortom assures Benue residents of improved security
The governor the assurance in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Terver Akase and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi.
Commission begins work on Benue, Ebonyi boundary demarcation
The National Boundary Commission (NBC) has begun preliminary work on demarcation of boundaries to end the protracted dispute between the people of Ngbo in Ohaukwu Council of Ebonyi State and their Agila neighbours in Ado Council of Benue State.
Ortom reads riot act to herders over open grazing
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has told cattle-owners in the state to are properly ranch their animals to avoid open-grazing or be ready to face sanctions as stipulated by law.
Ortom warns livestock owners against infringing on Anti Open Grazing Law
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday warned livestock owners in the state against infringements on the state’s Anti Open Grazing Law.
Ortom wants borders closed against killer herders
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has called on the Federal Government to close borders against foreign Fulani herdsmen who troop into the country to kill innocent citizens. Ortom said this while at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, to visit Mrs. Grace Zeku whose hand was chopped off by herders in her farm in Guma Council of the state.
Ortom denies abandoning appointees who worked for his re-election
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has denied news making the rounds that he abandoned former appointees who worked for his re-election, saying it was far from the truth. There have been insinuations allegedly made by members of the opposition in the state who are bent on making mockery..