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....
Violators of Benue ranching law will be prosecuted, Ortom insists
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has again restated that herdsmen who are invading the state with their cattle in violation of the state’s anti-open grazing law should expect legal consequences of their actions.
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..
Ortom fecilitates with Akume on his ministerial appointment
Gov. Samuel Ortom has congratulated the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume on his appointment and inauguration. This was contained in a statement on Friday signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Mr Terver Akase and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi.
Benue embraces National Livestock Transformation Plan – Official
Benue Government says it is not opposed to the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) recently approved by the National Economic Council (NEC).
Governors seek prayers, peace, security, tolerance for nation’s development
State governors from across the country have sought prayers, peace, security, ethnoreligious harmony and tolerance as against confrontation to achieve national coherence and development. They stated this yesterday at this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebrations being marked by Muslims across the country.
Government imposes curfew as gunmen kill five in Benue
No fewer than five persons were said to have allegedly been killed between Sunday and yesterday by local militia men in Katsina-Ala Local Council of Benue State. The Guardian learnt that the gunmen, suspected to be of Shitile extraction, also set houses in Jabi and Abaver communities of Katsina-Ala ablaze, thereby displacing thousands of persons.…
Ortom alerts of plot to rig Benue elections with military personnel
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has alerted Nigerians, Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies, local and international observers of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s plans to rig the March 9, 2019 elections with military officers.