Samuel Ortom

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 […]

Miyetti Allah under fire for seeking Saraki’s removal
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Miyetti Allah under fire for seeking Saraki’s removal

Bukola Saraki PHOTO: REUTERS/Paul Carsten • PDP issues 24-hour ultimatum to Buhari for group’s leaders’ arrest • Ortom, HURIWA, others denounce inflammatory statement • MACBAN distances self from ‘partisan’ Benue member • Lawmakers vow to resist Senate president’s ejection The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) drew the ire of […]

Libel: Ortom plans N10b suit against Oshiomhole
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Libel: Ortom plans N10b suit against Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole Governor Samuel Ortom has threatened to institute a N10b-suit against the national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as punitive, general, exemplary and aggravated damages for alleged defamatory and libelous publications against him. In a letter to the APC chairman by his lawyers, Samuel Irabor, dated […]

Benue youths allege plot to assassinate Governor Ortom, reconvene House illegally
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Benue youths allege plot to assassinate Governor Ortom, reconvene House illegally

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom TIV Youth Organisation (TYO) has alleged of plot to assassinate Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.Its President General, Comrade Timothy Hembaor, at a news conference yesterday in Makurdi maintained that the plan was being perfected by ‘Abuja Forces’ “as the next action after the impeachment […]

Plot to impeach Ortom unconstitutional, says Buhari
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Plot to impeach Ortom unconstitutional, says Buhari

Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI • Police with ‘orders from above’ invade Benue House of Assembly • Court stops swearing-in of Imo deputy governor-designate • Kano deputy governor alleges threat to life President Muhammadu Buhari has described as unconstitutional the move by […]

Why Buhari will not interfere in Benue crisis – Presidency
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Why Buhari will not interfere in Benue crisis – Presidency

Buhari's arrival in Togo The Nigerian Government Tuesday denied being behind the plan to oust the Benue state governor by a group of lawmakers led by an already impeached speaker. The lawmakers seized the state assembly Monday morning, with armed police condoning off the premises to serve an impeachment notice […]

Hold Buhari responsible if there is crisis in Benue, says Middle Belt Forum
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Hold Buhari responsible if there is crisis in Benue, says Middle Belt Forum

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Photo: Reuters The Middle Belt Forum, Monday, said President Muhammadu Buhari should be held responsible if there is a break down of law and order in Benue State. The Forum spoke after eight members of the Benue House of Assembly served an impeachment notice on Governor […]

Why APC lawmakers cannot impeach Ortom – spokesman
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Why APC lawmakers cannot impeach Ortom – spokesman

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Amid reports that members of the All Progressives Congress in Benue state House of Assembly served the Governor of the state, Samuel Ortom an impeachment notice, his spokesman said the lawmakers lack the constitutional powers to impeach the governor. The lawmakers, Adanyi Benjamin, Terhemba Chabo, […]

Kwara governor to quit APC, 42 loyal senators meet Buhari
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Kwara governor to quit APC, 42 loyal senators meet Buhari

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed • Party remains committed to good governance, says Oshiomhole • Lawmakers trade words over defections Forty-eight hours after Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his Kwara counterpart, Abdulfatah Ahmed, is to tow […]