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Ortom swears in 23 caretaker chairmen

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has sworn in caretaker chairmen for the 23 local governments in the state with a charge to them to ensure payment of salaries and security of lives and properties.

Speaking during the swearing in, Governor Ortom said their appointments became necessary to fill [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019


Benue assembly elect new leaders

The 9th Benue State House of Assembly has elected its leaders.

Among the leaders is the youngest in the House, 27-Year Old Cephas Dyaku of Konshisha state Constituency who emerged as the Minority Whip.

Our correspondent reports that Hon. Damian Tyoapine Cheme, representing Gwer West Con [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


EFCC arraigns varsity lecturer for ‘misappropriating’ N19mn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, arraigned one Moses Peter Adoga before Justice Simon O. Aboki of the Nassarawa State High Court sitting in Lafia, on breach of trust.

The EFCC Makurdi Zonal Office disclosed this in a press statement signed by its Head of Public Aff [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


Ortom tells Benue, ‘it’s time to reciprocate your love’

Governor Samuel Ortom have promised the people of Benue state that it was time for him to reciprocate their love for him with his reelection.

He vowed to willingly oppose any aggression strategically directed at the state.

Ortom, who expressed deep love for the people, thanked them for t [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019


Operation Puff Adder parades 19 criminals in Benue

The Benue State Police Command has launched "Operation Puff Adder" in Benue State to curb the rising wave of criminal activities in the State.

The Commissioner of Police, Benue State, CP Mukaddas Garba, while launching the operation in Makurdi, last Wednesday, said it was in "con [...]

Mon, 27 May 2019


I didn’t mock Fayose, ex-deputy over loss at Supreme Court —Olujimi

Senate Minority Leader, Mrs. Abiodun Olujimi, on Sunday denied mocking former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose and the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the 2018 election in Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, over Friday’s Supreme Court judgment.

The Supreme Co [...]

Mon, 27 May 2019


How I will realize my constituency dev’t plan - Terwase

HON. TERWASE AONDAKAA is member-elect of the Benue State House of Assembly for Makurdi South State Constituency. In this interview with The Abuja Inquirer’s SCHOLASTICA JOSEPH, the new lawmaker pledges to bring development closer to his constituents. He spoke about his journey into polit [...]

Sat, 18 May 2019


Ortom enters defense at election tribunal

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has filed his defense to the petition against him by the APC governorship candidate, Emmanuel Jime, alleging irregularities in the just concluded guber elections.

Ortom’s defence was filed last Wednesday, at exactly 7:35pm by Sebastine Hon SAN and Edward [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


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