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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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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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I’m not asking PDP for automatic ticket, Ortom says

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The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday, expressed confidence that he could retain the mandate of his people in the 2019 polls. Ortom, who spoke to journalists at his official residence, Government House, Makurdi, said he was confident he would get the ticket of the Peoples’ Democratic Party and win …

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Herdsmen planning to kill me – Ortom

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Friday raised the alarm that Fulani herdsmen had concluded plans to lie in ambush and kill him along Makurdi-Lafia highway, the only route that connects Abuja to Benue. Speaking during an interactive session with stakeholders on how to ensure peace during the forthcoming 2019 …

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Oshiomhole: Ortom has reduced governance to Nollywood

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The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, says the party will use the current gale of defections to weed out people whose values are in conflict with the core values of progressive politics. Oshiomhole said this yesterday in Abuja during a press briefing convened …

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Benue people will decide my next move, Ortom says

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Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, on Friday said that the people of the state would determine his next step. Ortom had on Monday declared that he had been given “red card” by the leader of the party in the state. But speaking with journalists in Makurdi, capital of Benue, the …

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Electricity customers decry crazy bills

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Electricity consumers in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, are groaning over huge energy bills from the Jos Electricity Distribution (JED) Plc, with many residents describing the situation as annoying and fraudulent. Some of the customers express worry that they do not get value for their money with several epileptic supply …

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Army General attacked by unidentified gunmen in Benue

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Gunmen on Monday attacked Major General John Malu, at his Tse Adoo village in Kastina-Ala Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue state. Maj. General John Malu is the younger brother of the late former Chief of Army Staff, General Victor Malu. NEWSTIMMES gathered that the gunmen whose identity remained unknown …

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