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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

Over 1000 benefit from ESLF Medical outreach in Benue


Over 1000 people in Benue state have benefited from the free medical services organized by Eunice Spring of Life Foundation, a pet project of wife of the state Governor, Mrs Eunice Ortom.

People of Gbem in Vandeikya Local Government Area had trooped out in their numbers to benefit [...]

Fri, 10 November 2017

2019: I Have Received Divine Nod To Re-contest – Ortom


Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has said that after he went into fasting and prayers, he has received divine nod to contest the 2019 governorship election.

Ortom disclosed this at the Benue People's House, Government House, Makurdi during an endorsement rally organised fo [...]

Thu, 09 November 2017

Ortom boosts fight against crime with more vehicles, motorcycles


Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has bought more vehicles and motorcycles to boost the fight against crime.

He made the announcement Tuesday during a joint meeting with Livestock and Community Volunteer Guards to enhance their operations stating that the vehicles would be present [...]

Tue, 07 November 2017

SEMA distributes relief to flood victims in Benue


The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has commenced the distribution of relief materials worth millions of naira to victims of flood disaster in the 23 local government areas.

Making the presentation to the local government chairmen at the Industrial Layout, last week [...]

Mon, 06 November 2017

Court threatens to revoke Tsav’s bail condition

A magistrate court presided over by Isaac Ajim has threatened to revoke the condition of bail given to the Federal Commissioner, Federal Complaint Commission, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav on self-recognizance.

A visibly angry Magistrate Ajim, handed down the warning last week during the hearing of the [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


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