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Ortom Assures Of Security At Eid-El-Maulud

As Muslims celebrate Eid-El-Maulud on December 1, 2017, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has assured the people of the state that his administration will continue to take proactive measures to guarantee the security of lives and property.

In a press statement signed by his Chief Press [...]

Thu, 30 November 2017

Stakeholders want synergy in SDGs implementation

Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has called for synergy between states and the federal government for effective implementation of the goals.

Princess Adefulire stated this in Makurdi at a one-day w [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017

Ortom Says No More Civil Jobs For Benue Indigenes

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has advised indigenes to take advantage of opportunities in financial institutions and access funds for commercial and agricultural businesses, saying there are no more white collar jobs.

Ortom made the remarks in Makurdi while commissioning Benysta Microfinanc [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017

Over 5, 000 benefit from ESLF Free Medical Outreach in Benue

Over 5000 patients have so far been treated in the second phase of the free medical outreach put together by Eunice Spring of Life Foundation, ESLF, an NGO of wife of the Governor of Benue State, Mrs Eunice Ortom.

Addressing a gathering last week, when the outreach was flagged off in Tyowanye, [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017

Ortom approves 500 Candidates For ITF Training

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has increased the number of trainees that will participate in the next skills acquisition scheme of the Industrial Training Funds, ITF, in the state from 300 to 500.

He announced the increase when the management team of the fund led by the Director General, Jos [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017

NULGE begs Ortom to ‘free local councils’

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE has appealed to Benue state government to give total freedom to local governments in the state to make them more functional.

But Governor Ortom in a swift response stated that he has long given autonomy to local governments by insisting, &q [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017

Benue Anti Open Grazing Law: Herdsmen Arrested For Murder, Rape

The Benue State government is set to charge four herdsmen to court for violating the anti-open grazing law as well as for murder and rape.

Speaking with journalists after he presented vehicles to vigilante groups in Makurdi, Governor Samuel Ortom said since the law came into effect, two persons [...]

Tue, 14 November 2017

Ortom Plans Benpoly Takeover By Federal Govt

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom said his administration would constitute a committee to plan the takeover of Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo by the federal government.

He made the announcement during the 10th combined convocation ceremony of the institution spanning 2006 to 2016, held in Ug [...]

Mon, 13 November 2017


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