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Ortom says Onnoghen’s trial is impunity at highest level

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday condemned the planned  arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, describing it as the highest level of impunity. He also declared a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, as a confirmation that …

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Presidency tells Ortom to stop spreading hatred against Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom

The Presidency on Sunday denied alleged plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to islamise Benue State, saying that Governor Samuel Ortom was engaging in a hate campaign against Buhari by making the allegation. It also stated that Buhari supported the anti-grazing law passed by the Benue State  Government in a bid …

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Federal might will not determine outcome of Benue election, says Ortom

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said that only indigines of the state would determine the outcome of the forthcoming election and not federal might as being speculated in some quarters. Ortom made the remark while opening a two-day seminar organised for traditional rulers by the Bureau for Local Government …

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Makurdi, dirtiest state capital in Nigeria – Akume

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The Vice Chairman of Buhari/Osinbajo campaign organisation for the North, Sen. George Akume has described Makudi, the capital city of Benue State, as the dirties capital in the country. Akume, who is from Benue, stated this at the official flag-off of the re-election campaign of Governor Simon Bako Lalong of …

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Why I left APC – Ortom

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Monday commenced his re-election campaign, saying that he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party because it is the only party that can accommodate his administration’s policies. Ortom, who spoke at the IBB Square, regretted that officials of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government …

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Opposition members dividing Nigeria – Fashola

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has accused members of the opposition of dividing Nigeria. According to a statement on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Communications, Hakeem Bello, the minister made the allegation while inspecting the Loko-Oweto Bridge and a road that connects Nasarawa and Benue …

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Over 100 cult members in police custody – Ortom

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Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said that no fewer than 100 suspected cult members are in police custody in the State. He made the disclosure while reacting to the high rate of cult activities in the state. Ortom, who decried the high rate of cult activities in the …

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It’s time for Atiku to be President – Gov Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Wednesday said the time had come for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to become Nigeria’s President. Ortom stated this when he received members of the North Central Women Unite for Atiku-led by their President, Mrs Dorcas Din. The …

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