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Group condemns ‘sale’ of Tiv traditional tittles to Wike, Tambuwal

Group, Tiv Rebirth Network, has condemned the alleged arrangement by their paramount monarch, the Tor Tiv, James Ayatse, to sell traditional tittles to the "highest bidders", including Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State.

Attack on Ortom: Abba Moro urges police to step up investigation

The Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Abba Moro, has pleaded with the Nigerian police to step up investigation into the recent attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue.

Killers of Benue Catholic priest will be arrested – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has assured that the killers of Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Ngugban would be arrested and prosecuted.

Insecurity: Group urges Buhari to declare state of emergency in Benue

Worried by the ongoing security challenges in Benue State, the Benue Survival Group, BSG, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in the state.

Attack on Ortom: Group urges security agencies to extend probe to causes of Tyo-Mu communal clashes

The indigenes of Tyo Mu community in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State under the auspices of Tyo-Mu Concerned Youth Vanguard have called on the security agencies to extend their investigations on the alleged attack on Governor Samuel Ortom to the causes of communal clashes in their community.

Ortom arranged his attack to perfect plans of taking over our lands – Tyo Mu indigenes

The indigenes of Tyo Mu community in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State have revealed that the recent attack on Governor Samuel Ortom was orchestrated by the governor in order to perfect his plans of taking over their land.

Ganduje names proposed N9bn Kano 3-level flyover after Buhari

The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, says the state government has earmarked N9 billion for the construction of three-level flyover project to be...

Gunmen open fire on Gov. Ortom’s convoy

Unknown gunmen have opened fire on the convoy of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue was along Tyomu community in Makurdi Local Government Area of...

Ortom imposes 24-hour curfew, bans use of Toyota Corolla in 3 Benue LGs

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has imposed dusk-to-dawn curfew in Ukum, Katsina-Alla and Logo local government area of the state, following the killing of Terkura Suswam, the elder brother of Senator Gabriel Suswam, on Tuesday night.

Killers of Sen. Suswam’s elder brother will be brought to justice – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom has vowed to ensure that the killers of Sen Gabriel Suswam’s elder brother are arrested and brought to justice.

New Benue CP resumes, says ‘I’m not here to romance any criminal’

The new Benue State Commissioner of Police, Audu Madaki, says he is not in the state to romance any criminal.

We’re against killer herdsmen, not Fulani tribe – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, says people of the state are fighting against terrorists, killer herdsmen and criminality, not against any Fulani as some Nigerians believe.

2023: I’m not nursing presidential ambition – Ortom

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he is not nursing any presidential ambition.

Ortom: If hundreds of students could be abducted in Buhari’s home state, no place is safe again

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, said if hundreds of students could be abducted in Katsina State, the home state of President Muhammadu Buhari, no place was safe again.

Ortom flags off N500m agric loan for workers, political appointees in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue has flagged off the N500 million agricultural value-chain development loan scheme for civil servants and political appointees in the state.

NEMA distributes relief materials to flood victims in Benue

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has begun distribution of relief materials to victims of the 2020 flood in Benue.

Don’t reverse ban on rice importation, Ortom begs Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Monday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain the policy on ban of rice importation and not succumb to any pressure.

JUST IN: Supreme Court upholds election of Fintiri, Ortom

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Ahmadu Fintri as the governor of Adamawa state.

Ortom tasks security agencies to fish out killers of Taraba Catholic priest

The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, on Friday urged security agencies in Taraba to fish out the killers of Rev. Fr. David Tanko of St. Peter’s Catholic Parish, Amadu in Taraba State.

Oil and Gas: NNPC will soon commence drilling in Benue – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, will soon commence drilling for a deeper search for oil and gas in the Benue Trough.

APC now safe haven for corrupt politicians – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has accused the federal government of paying lip service to the fight against corruption, adding that the All...

APC kicks as Benue Assembly suspends 6 LG Chairmen

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended six Local Government Area Chairmen for three months, over alleged misappropriation of public funds and gross misconduct.

2019: Benue voters will resist rigging, intimidation – Ortom

The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said that the people of the state have resolved to “resist any form of intimidation and...

Ortom confirms receipt of FG’s N14.9bn Paris Club refunds

The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has confirmed the receipt of N14.9 billion, being the last tranche of the Paris Club Refunds from...

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