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Ortom presents N189.5b appropriation bill for 2020 to Benue Assembly

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has presented a proposed budget estimate of N189,483,511,025 to the House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year. Ortom in his ‘Budget of Advancement, Growth...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

Ortom assures Benue residents of improved security

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The governor the assurance in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Terver Akase and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi. Ortom enjoined Muslims to...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos government warns residents against dumping of dirt in drainage channels

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Lagos State Government on Thursday warned residents against dropping dirt on drainage channels. The state’s ministry of information and strategy in a sensitisation message urged commuters to...

Thu Nov 7th, 2019     Read More →

Commission begins work on Benue, Ebonyi boundary demarcation

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The National Boundary Commission (NBC) has begun preliminary work on demarcation of boundaries to end the protracted dispute between the people of Ngbo in Ohaukwu Council of Ebonyi State and their...

Wed Nov 6th, 2019     Read More →

Obasanjo advocates church, government synergy for development

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that synergy between the church and the government at all levels is very critical for national development. Chief Obasanjo made this assertion yesterday...

Tue Nov 5th, 2019     Read More →

Ortom: I have dismantled all negative tendencies in Benue Government House

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Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Sunday in Makurdi that he had dismantled all negative tendencies often believed to deter progress in the Government House and the state. Ortom said this during a...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Some people planning to kill my aides, kidnap me, says Ortom

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Samuel Ortom Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue alleged on Sunday in Makurdi that he once heard that some people are planning to kill his security aides, kidnap him and dismember his body parts by parts...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

I have dismantled devils in Benue Govt. House ― Ortom

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….they cannot come near him again. Samuel Ortom Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Sunday in Makurdi that he had dismantled all negative tendencies often believed to deter progress in the...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Pay minimum wage or vacate office – Labour tells governors

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The organised labour has appealed to state Houses of Assembly to identify with workers by compelling governors to pay the new minimum wage. Mr Emmanuel Ugboaja, General-Secretary of the Nigeria...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Buratai flags off exercise Ayem Akpatuma II in Taraba

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has flagged off Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA II in Takum, Taraba with a charge on troops to consolidate on the gains recorded during the first exercise...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen kill Radio Nigeria staff, one other in Benue - Police

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The Benue Police Command on Sunday confirmed the assassination of Mr Patrick Kumbul, head of ICT, Radio Nigeria Harvest FM Makurdi, and one Shongo Wuester by unknown gunmen in Makurdi. The Police...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

21 Year old arrested for allegedly raping 90-year-old grandmother

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A 21-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly raping a grandmother of 90 years in Bomet East Constituency, Kenya. Newslexpoint reports that the accused was apprehended on Thursday evening at...

Sat Nov 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Teenager whose father raped 4 times daily for 8 years gave birth to his baby

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A teenager has spoken about the sickening sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her dad from the age of just six-years-old. Shannon Clifton was raped by the man who was supposed to protect...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

Benue police arrest teacher who allegedly raped JSS1 student

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Benue Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a school teacher, Terseer Maikyo for allegedly raping a JSS 1 student in Ukum Local Government Area of the state. This was contained in a press...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

Ortom reads riot act to herders over open grazing

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has told cattle-owners in the state to are properly ranch their animals to avoid open-grazing or be ready to face sanctions as stipulated by law. The governor...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →