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Benue APC adopts indirect primaries, Onjeh kicks
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Benue APC adopts indirect primaries, Onjeh kicks

APC leader, Adams Oshiomhole The Benue Chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) on says it has adopted indirect primaries in selecting candidates for the 2019 general election. The decision was, however, rejected by a party stalwart from the Benue South Senatorial District, Mr Daniel Onjeh. Onjeh, who is the Chairman, […]

Ortom charges Akume to show scorecard before seeking re-election
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Ortom charges Akume to show scorecard before seeking re-election

[File] Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has advised his estranged political godfather, George Akume to stop castigating him and present his scorecard for the past 12 years before seeking re-election to the National Assembly. Ortom, who gave the charge through his Special Adviser on […]

Benue government approves construction of four dumpsites
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Benue government approves construction of four dumpsites

[File] Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom The Benue Government has approved the construction of four additional refuse dumpsites across the state in order to ease evacuation of wastes being generated daily. Mr Andrew Chile, the General Manager, Benue State Environmental Sanitation Agency (BENSESA), stated this in an interview with […]

EFCC bandying figures of Benue account to prosecute Ortom– Aide
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EFCC bandying figures of Benue account to prosecute Ortom– Aide

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom Chief Press Secretary to Benue State Governor, Terver Akase, yesterday, in Makurdi, said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has resorted to yet another shameful act in its desperation to cripple governance in the state. “The anti-graft agency’s latest move is the bandying of […]

Governors condemn freezing of Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts by EFCC
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Governors condemn freezing of Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts by EFCC

Akwa Ibom governor Emmanuel Udom The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has condemned the alleged freezing of the bank accounts of the Benue State government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Also, according to unconfirmed reports, the accounts of Akwa Ibom had also been frozen. An online portal quoted […]

EFCC freezing of Benue government accounts unconstitutional — NGF
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EFCC freezing of Benue government accounts unconstitutional — NGF

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, the Chairman of NGF The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has described as unconstitutional the freezing of the accounts of Benue Government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, the Chairman of NGF, spoke with State House correspondents after a […]

Saraki, Dogara says Benue impeachment move, desecration of legislative sanctity
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Saraki, Dogara says Benue impeachment move, desecration of legislative sanctity

Senate President Bukola Saraki PHOTO: TWITTER/ NIGERIAN SENATE Leadership of the National Assembly has condemned impeachment move against Benue governor, Samuel Ortom, by eight members of the House of Assembly, saying it was desecration of legislative sanctity. President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr […]

APC relieved over Ortom’s exit, Oshiomole claims
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APC relieved over Ortom’s exit, Oshiomole claims

Ortom. Photo: samuelortom blog The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has claimed that the party received the decision by Governor Samuel Ortom to defect to the opposition peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with a huge relief. Speaking to reporters at the National Secretariat of […]

APC shocked over Samuel Ortom’s defection to PDP
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APC shocked over Samuel Ortom’s defection to PDP

Ortom. Photo: samuelortom blog The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday said it was stunned by the defection of Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). APC National Publicity Secretary Bolaji Abdullah said: “The governor had left the (reconciliatory) meeting saying he was satisfied with the assurances […]

PDP governorship aspirants in Benue reject Ortom’s return
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PDP governorship aspirants in Benue reject Ortom’s return

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Benue have kicked against the return of the state governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, to the party. The aspirants operating as “Forum of PDP Governorship Aspirants in Benue’’, stated this at news conference on Monday in Abuja. Leader of […]

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Forget 2019 for failing to tame herders, Boko Haram, Benue indigenes tell Buhari

For their alleged failure to contain the attacks and killings by herdsmen and Boko Haram insurgents in parts of the federation, the people of Benue State have vowed to desert President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) come 2019. The President of National Association of Benue State […]