Ortom calls Wike idle governor as feud between them deepens

The rift between governors of Benue and Rivers states, Samuel Ortom and Nyesom Wike respectively continues to widen by the day. The Benue governor has described Wike as an idle governor who has nothing else to do but interfere in matters in other states in order to divert attention from the gross failure of governance…

KILLINGS: Wike mocks Gov Ortom, calls for state of emergency in Benue

Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike has called for a state of emergency in Benue State over incessant killings in the state. Wike argued that Governor Samuel Ortom has lost control of the state, making immediate declaration of state of emergency in the state necessary, in order to restore security and protect the lives of the…

President Muhammadu Buhari Condemns Wanton Killings In The Country

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the government and people of Benue State on the recent attack on a market in Zaki Biam by unknown gunmen which resulted in the loss of lives. The President condemns the wicked attack and directs security agencies to begin immediate investigation with a view to bringing the…

Why I ordered armed herdsmen out of Benue – Gov. Ortom

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday said he ordered all armed herdsmen out of Benue State because they engaged in killing citizens with provocation. He also said it was his duty as a governor to take the decision in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state, the……

Airforce Personnel Kills Female Friend and Colleague At Base

Sunday morning 12/3/2017 is a day Nigerian Army amd the Nigerian Airforce Base in Makurdi and the people of Makurdi, Benue state will not easily forget. Aircraft man Kalu B.A base in Makudi the Benue State capital yesterday shot and killed his girlfriend Shola who happens to be a colleague at the base in Makurdi…

Benue Govt. pledges to maintain close relationship with Immigration Service

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has promised to sustain the existing cordial working relationship with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). Ortom gave the promise on Friday in Makurdi when the Assistant Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr Tino Harry, led other senior officers to pay a courtesy visit on him The governor said that the state would……

What God told me about Benue State in 1992 – Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has revealed how God told him 25 years ago that he would be the governor of the state. Ortom, who described his ascension to the governorship seat as divine, said God mandated him to be transparent, fair and just while overseeing the affairs of the state. He told Daily Sun…