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Samuel Ortom

16 Jul 2021
Ortom, who made the request on Friday during an interactive session with newsmen in Makurdi, said that under no guise should the Act be expunged from the constitution.
9 Jul 2021
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has stated that media attacks on his person and government will not deter him from advocating justice, equity and fairness for all Nigerians.
8 Jul 2021
It does not require any special gift of discernment to see that all is not well with our country as it is not with the larger world in varying degrees.
6 Jul 2021
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has described the vandalism of facilities at St. Catherine Primary School, Makurdi by cultists as needless and barbaric.
1 Jul 2021
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that his Commissioner for Education, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, was misrepresented in his statement on grazing of cattle.
25 Jun 2021
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has distributed improved seedlings to 9,844 farmers drawn from the 23 local councils of the state.
14 Jun 2021
Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of 12 persons in a new residential area of Kofar Gayan–Kofar Kona axis of Zaria on Saturday night.
10 Jun 2021
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said herdsmen of Nigerian origin do not use sophisticated weapons such as AK-47 but only carry sticks and cutlasses. Buhari made the claim during an interview on Arise TV. "The Nigerian cattle rearer will not carry anything more than a stick... sometimes a machete to cut some trees," Buhari said. "But…
4 Jun 2021
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed Nigeria economically, security wise, socially and politically.
4 Jun 2021
A retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Christopher Dega, was assassinated on Tuesday by gunmen in Jos, the Plateau State capital.
2 Jun 2021
Christopher Dega, a senior special assistant on security to Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom, has been shot dead. Dega, a retired police officer, was killed in Jos, the Plateau State capital, Ortom's spokesman Terver Akase confirmed. Before his retirement from the police, Dega had served as commissioner of police in Borno and Edo states. Dega’s…
1 Jun 2021
Former Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Dr. Paul Angya, has said that 50 per cent of the state’s land is occupied by armed herdsmen.


34 mins ago
As President Muhammadu Buhari and stakeholders in the nation’s power sector deliberate on what becomes of electricity with the current administration winding down, attacks on gas pipelines are becoming a new normal leading to shutdown of power plants.
34 mins ago
The financial stress index continues to rise just as other key market indicators suggest an extremely fragile growth, data monitored by The Guardian and economists have suggested.
36 mins ago
Hundreds of residents are fleeing Damari community in Birnin Gwari Local Council of Kaduna State, as bandits moving on motorcycles invaded the villages yesterday
39 mins ago
Real estate operatives have expressed worries over the proposed fuel subsidy removal, saying, if put into practice it, will affect the construction and delivery of housing in the country.
40 mins ago
The other day, Alhaji Salihu Abubakar Tanko-Yakasai (95) lamented that no nation spending 80 per cent of its revenue on governance would ever develop. He said “at the moment in Nigeria, 80 per cent of Nigeria’s revenue is expended on bureaucracy, spent on running the administration.