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EDITORIAL: FG’s sluggish response to Benue flood is a heavy blow on ‘change’ mantra

An estimated 110,000 people were reportedly left homeless by the flood that sacked some communities in Benue State penultimate week, AljazirahNigeria recalls. Apart from rendering thousands homeless, the disaster also washed away villages, farmlands and food storage facilities among others.

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Tension mounts over controversial Benue council polls

By Lubem Gena The June 4th, local government council polls in Benue state organised by the Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC) under the leadership of Dr. John Tor Tsuwa might have come and gone but massive controversies have trailed

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Fulani are threatening me – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday said that he had received messages from Fulani threatening him over the anti-open grazing law recently enacted by his administration. Ortom stated this when he addressed members of National Council of Tiv

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“How Ortom used Pastor Adeboye’s visit to deceive Benue people-” Tsav

  Alhaji Abubakar Tsav is a retired Commissioner of Police who is also the Federal Commissioner for Public Complaints Commission in charge of North Central. In this encounter with AljazirahNigeria, the former acting governor of Sokoto State reacted to recent

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No land for grazing in Benue, Ortom insists

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said the state government would not concede any part of its land for establishment of grazing reserve for herdsmen in the state. Ortom made this known during the handing-over and inauguration of Daudu Shelter

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Benue lawmakers begin refund of N317 million car loan to EFCC – Gov. Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom has said that 22 state legislators have started refunding car loans they collected for personal vehicles to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr. Ortom, who said this when he received youths of Turan in Kwande

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Bailout cash- How Benue government is ‘generating’ documents to cover diversion

Novel term- ‘allegations of literature generation’ There are currently allegations that the Benue State government may be generating dubious award of contract papers to cover up its mishandling of bail out funds deployed to it by the Federal Government in

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