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Bloodthirsty Herdsmen Sack Half Of Five LGs, Kill 560 In Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that half of five local government areas of the state have been sacked by herdsmen militia, according to a report by Nigerian Tribune. Speaking further, the Governor revealed that the affected local government areas sacked by herdsmen to include  Makurdi, Gwer West, Guma,

Gov. Ortom speaks on returning to APC

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has vowed that no amount of “torment or persecution”, will make him reconsider his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, the governor accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of

Defection: Gov. Ortom finally outlines reasons he dumped APC for PDP

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has outlined reasons he left the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. This is as reactions continue to trail his last week’s exit from the APC and declaration of membership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The Governor on Sunday, speaking through his Special Adviser on Media and

More Trouble: 13 Benue LG Chairmen Defect From APC To PDP

Thirteen out of the 23 local government chairmen in Benue State have defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Their defection comes days after the governor, Samuel Ortom, also defected from the APC to the PDP. The governor announced his defection during a meeting with elected

APC Summons Governor Ortom To Abuja

The Deputy National Chairman (North), Sen. Lawal Shu’aibu has  summoned Governor Samuel Ortom and Senator George Akume, the two main actors in the tussle for leadership of the Benue chapter of the  All Progressives Congress ( APC ), for a meeting in Abuja.. The meeting was called following  an announcement  by

BREAKING: Benue Governor Ortom Dumps APC

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor disclosed this on Monday at the Government House in Makurdi while swearing in his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Jerome Torshimbe. Explaining the reasons behind his action, the governor said he has been sent out

Defend yourselves if attacked, Benue Gov. Ortom tells residents

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called on the people of the state to defend themselves if attacked. The governor, who spoke on a radio programme titled, ‘Issue of the moment’ monitored by our correspondent on Tuesday, said it was necessary for the people to defend themselves in order not


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