Tag "Samuel Ortom"

Back to homepage

BREAKING: Herdsmen Kill 3 Relatives Of Gov Ortom

By Abdulateef Bamgbose Three kinsmen of Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, have been killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. The three, which included two males and a female were killed Saturday at about 5pm when the gunmen

Read More

Benue Governorship Hopeful, Akase, Urges Fellow Contenders To Prioritize Open Grazing Prohibition Law

By Henry Ibya, Makurdi Governorship contender on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Benue State, Mr. Terver Akase, has charged aspirants on the party’s platform to consider as a top priority upholding the open grazing prohibition and

Read More

Benue Government Adds Stiffer Penalties On Open Grazing Ban Offenders

By Henry Ibya, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Thursday, assented to the amended open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law 2017 with stiffer penalties discribing the law as a child of necessity following perpetrated killings, maiming and wanton destruction

Read More

Making Headlines Does Not Translate To Development, Tiv Youths Tell Ortom

The Tiv Youth Council Worldwide has counseled Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to concentrate on redeeming his name which is becoming synonymous with failure and ineptitude rather than making headlines using the name of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying such

Read More

Return Of Peace To Sankera: Benue PDP Chieftain Commends Ortom, Suswam

By Henry Ibya, Makurdi A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Benue State, Chief Gbakaan Tativ, has commended the state governor, Samuel Ortom, for his peaceful initiatives which has ensured the return of peace in Sankera axis. Chief

Read More

Ortom Applauds Buhari For Declining Assent To Electoral Bill

By Henry Ibya, Makurdi  Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom, Tuesday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to the views of Nigerians concerning issues of fixing the economy and the fight against insecurity same way he has done in the issue

Read More

2023: No Pension, No Senate, Benue Pensioners Tell Ortom

By Henry Ibya, Makurdi Protesting pensioners on Saturday, blocked major streets of Makurdi, the Benue State capital, demanding for payment of their retirement benefits and monthly salary arrears allegedly accumulating between 27- 30 months respectively owed by the Benue State

Read More

Warring Benue Communities Resolve To Embrace Peace

By Henry Ibya, Makurdi The people of Bonta of Konshisha and Okpute community of Oju local government areas, all of Benue State, during the week resolved to cease their protracted hostilities, a development which in the past has claimed many

Read More

Benue Women Protest Against Akume For Attacking Ortom

By Henry Ibya Makurdi A coalition of women groups across the 23 Local Government Areas of Benue State, Wednesday, barricaded major entrances into the city of Makurdi, the Benue State capital, in support and solidarity with Governor Samuel Ortom, as

Read More

Gov Ortom Mourns Olajide, Slain Younger Brother Of Sowore

By Henry Ibya Makurdi Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom, has condemned in strong terms the killing of Mr. Olajide Sowore, younger brother of Mr. Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters by unknown gunmen suspected to be herdsmen. The governor who

Read More