News - Benue State

Gowon Urges Nigerians To Offer Selfless Service

15 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s former Head of state, General Yakubu Gowon has stressed the need for Nigerians to live lives worthy of emulation by working in unity with the fear of God and contributing their quota to the development of their various communities.

Benue Government Describes APC's Statement on Ortom as Hypocritical

2 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Benue state government on Friday frowned at the statement credited to the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress in which the party claimed to have raised issues of good governance with the state Governor which led to the self-issued red card. It described the allegation as hypocrisy of the highest order while noting that prior to this time the same APC state chapter had on several occasions passed a vote of confidence on Governor Ortom for good performance.

Court Stops Ortom From Dissolving Local Councils

2 days ago /
Politics 

A Makurdi high court presided over by Justice Samson Itodo has granted an interim injunction restraining Governor Samuel Ortom from dissolving local council executives in the state.

Ortom Aborts Plan To Dump APC

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has aborted his plan to dump the All Progressives Congress.

Benue APC Claims Governor Ortom Issued Self Red Card

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Benue state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Thursday, cleared the air on the party's purported issuance of red card to the state governor Samuel Ortom, insisting that at no point had the state chapter expelled the governor from the party, rather it endorsed him for another term in office at the last state Congress that held in Makurdi the state capital.

Ortom At APC Secretariat

3 days ago /
Politics 

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue is in a closed -door meeting with the Deputy National Chairman (North) of the APC, Lawal Shaibu as the party makes frantic effort to stop the Governor from defecting to the PDP.  

Benue Governor Ortom Mourns Former Chief Justice Kastina-Alu

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says the demise of the former chief Justice of the country, Justice Aloysius Lorgyer Kastina-Alu is a huge blow to the State in particular and the country at large.

Buhari Mourns Katsina-Alu

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolence message to the family of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu, who passed away on Wednesday.

Justice Katsina-Alu Dies at 76

4 days ago /
Nation 

A Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu is dead 

Governor Ortom to Determine Next Move after Meeting with APC National Leadership

4 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom says the scheduled meeting with the national leadership of the all progressives congress will determine  if he will still remain in the party.

Nigeria Air Force Denies Refusing Landing Rights at Air Force Base Makurdi

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Air Force has denied allegations that it prevented a chartered flight from landing at its Base in Makurdi on 16th July 2018, for political reasons.

Oshiomhole Debunks Reports Of Governor Ortom’s Defection

5 days ago /
Politics 

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomole has debunked the news making the rounds that the Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom has defected to another party.

Governor Ortom Plans Defection, says He has Been Issued a Red Card

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Benue state governor Samuel Ortom on Monday disclosed plans to seek an alternative platform for 2019 re-election bid likening himself to a football player who had been issued the red card and is currently off the pitch.

Benue PDP Condemns Attack on Gov. Fayose

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Benue State chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday described the alleged manhandling of Governor Ayodele Fayose by security deployed for the governorship election as primitive, barbaric and a threat to democracy.

Benue Assembly Speaker Dispels Impeachment Speculations

1 week ago /
Nation 

The speaker Benue State house of assembly Terkimbi Ikyange Tuesday dispelled rumours making the rounds of an impeachment plot against him or the state Governor Samuel Ortom adding that the additional security presence at the Assembly was just to guard against any misunderstanding that could come up as a result of the recent political imbalance in the ruling All Progressive Congress.

Ortom Dissolves Cabinet

1 week ago /
Politics 

A Statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Anthony Ijoho, SAN, says four commissioners and seven special advisers are to however retain their portfolios.

Over 400 Farmers to Benefit from 2018 IFAD/VCDP Intervention Program

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A total of four thousand, two hundred and forty four rice and cassava farmers in Benue state will be provided with farming inputs for the 2018 farming season under the international fund for agricultural development value chain program (IFAD-VCDP).

Anti-Open Grazing Not Responsible For Benue Killings- Ortom

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has denied claims that the Anti-Open Grazing Law was responsible for the herders’ crisis in state. 

Benue Urges Joint Military Operation To Stick To Its Rules Of Engagement

3 weeks ago /
Security 

The joint military operation whirl stroke has been tasked to execute orders and comply solely with the directive of the acting director of defense information Brigadier General John Agim which is to track, fish out and descend heavily on camps of militants and shoot to kill any cow used by the marauding insurgent herder as shield.

Pilgrims Commissions Demand Halt To Killings

3 weeks ago /
Religion 

The Pilgrims Commissions in Nigeria have called the Federal Government to halt the killings of innocent Nigerians across the Country.


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