Covid-19: GOV ORTOM CONFIRMS WIFE, SSG, OTHERS POSITIVE, ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO GO FOR TEST

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has confirmed his wife, Dr. Mrs. Eunice Ortom and Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Prof. Anthony Ijohor as testing positive for COVID-19. The Governor in a press briefing today also confirmed his Chief of Staff, Hon. Terwase Orbunde and the state Head of Service, Mrs. Veronica Onyeke among others as having tested positive for the virus. Governor Ortom who … Continue reading Covid-19: GOV ORTOM CONFIRMS WIFE, SSG, OTHERS POSITIVE, ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO GO FOR TEST

Coronavirus Update: BENUE RESCINDS DECISION TO REOPEN WORSHIP CENTRES, MARKETS, AS MRS APEDZAN TESTS NEGATIVE TO COVID-19

Benue State Government has reversed its decision to reopen worship centres, markets and public places. Govenor Samuel Ortom who announced this today while briefing journalists at the Benue Peoples House Makurdi, said Benue had decided to accept the advice of the Federal Government and the Christian Association of Nigeria as well as other religious bodies against reopening of worship centres and other public places. The … Continue reading Coronavirus Update: BENUE RESCINDS DECISION TO REOPEN WORSHIP CENTRES, MARKETS, AS MRS APEDZAN TESTS NEGATIVE TO COVID-19

ANYONE WHO VIOLATES BENUE’S RANCHING LAW WILL BE PROSECUTED – Akase

The Benue State government has warned that anyone who violates the ranching law already promulgated by the Governor Samuel Ortom administration, will be prosecuted. This warning was contained in a press statement issued by Mr. Terver Akase, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, on February 27, 2020. The full statement reads thus: ANYONE WHO VIOLATES BENUE’S RANCHING LAW WILL BE PROSECUTED It has become necessary … Continue reading ANYONE WHO VIOLATES BENUE’S RANCHING LAW WILL BE PROSECUTED – Akase

Breaking: SUPREME COURT DISMISSES LYON, APC PETITION FOR LACK OF MERIT, UPHOLDS DIRI, PDP VICTORY IN BAYELSA ELECTION

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application for review of the judgment which sacked the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state, David Lyon and his deputy, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. According to Justice Amina Augie who read the judgment on Wednesday, 26th February, 2020, the application lacks merit, adding that the decisions of the court are final. She added that the … Continue reading Breaking: SUPREME COURT DISMISSES LYON, APC PETITION FOR LACK OF MERIT, UPHOLDS DIRI, PDP VICTORY IN BAYELSA ELECTION

Appeal Court: I RETURN GLORY, PRAISE TO GOD – Gov Ortom

I wholeheartedly appreciate God for the honour He has done to me by giving me the opportunity to serve Benue State for a second term. Words cannot express my inestimable gratitude to the Almighty God for His mercy and blessings as I continue to steer the affairs of our dear state, Benue. Our victory at the Tribunal and now the Court of Appeal has reinforced … Continue reading Appeal Court: I RETURN GLORY, PRAISE TO GOD – Gov Ortom

PRES. BUHARI RECEIVES BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT, DAVID LYON IN STATE HOUSE

President Muhammadu has officially received Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State Chief David Lyon in State House, Aso Rock, Abuja, on 18th Nov 2019. On the entourage of the Bayelsa Governor-elect to the presidency were,; Minister of State Petroleum Timpre Sylva, Governor of Kebbi State and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum, Atiku Bagudu, Governor of Jigawa State and Chairman, APC National Campaign Council, Abubakar Badaru, APC National Chairman Adams … Continue reading PRES. BUHARI RECEIVES BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT, DAVID LYON IN STATE HOUSE

Jukun/Tiv Crisis: ORTOM COMMENDS ISHAKU ON PEACE INITIATIVE

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has commended his Taraba State counterpart, Architect Darius Ishaku for the steps he has taken to end the crisis between Jukun and Tiv of that state. Terver Akase, Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, in a statement issued on October 27, 2019, disclosed that Governor Ortom says the decision to set up a committee comprising Jukun and Tiv … Continue reading Jukun/Tiv Crisis: ORTOM COMMENDS ISHAKU ON PEACE INITIATIVE