<<< By Ede Ogaba Ede >>> Benue state is under siege by insurgents, says Benue State acting governor, Engr. Benson Abounu. Engr Abounu, who spoke yesterday after an emergency security meeting at his office said Benue, is under attack from all corners as insurgents have invaded the state, picking their targets at will and spilling…Details
Governor Samuel Ortom has cut short his vacation to return home and address the security challenge occasioned by the ongoing killing of Benue people by armed herdsmen.
In the Governor’s absence, the Acting Governor, Engineer Benson Abounu has done a commendable job.
TEXT OF A PRESS STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER FOR INDUSTRY, TRADE AND INVESTMENT, PROFESSOR TERSOO KPELAI ON THE PLANNED PRIVATIZATION OF SOME STATE OWNED ENTERPRISES 11th April, 2018. Protocol Ladies and gentlemen, I wish to first and foremost appreciate all Benue sons and daughters at home and in the diaspora for their positive reactions…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom has charged intending Benue Christian pilgrims to Jerusalem to be good ambassadors of the state and Nigeria. He gave the charge today at the conference hall of Holy Ghost Parish Makurdi while addressing the intending pilgrims during an orientation course. The Governor advised them against acts that…Details
<<< By Terver Akase >>> The present administration in Benue State made it clear on assumption of office that government lacks the financial resources to run its industries so it would get investors for lease, concessioning and related acceptable industrial practices. This has been done with the Fertilzer Blending Plant. The decision to privatize the…Details
<<< By Jimin Geoffrey >>> Governor Samuel Ortom has charged Benue youths to defend their land from invasion by militia herdsmen. He stated this today at Gwer-West Local Government Secretariat, Naka while addressing displaced persons as a result of recent attacks on some communities in the area where 24 persons were gruesomely murdered. The Governor…Details
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, restates his call on security agencies to take proactive measures to stop further killings in the state. His call came on the heels of reports of renewed armed Fulani herdsmen attacks and killings in several local government areas including Guma, Logo, Kwande, Gwer West and Agatu. The most recent and…Details
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has condemned the attacks on passengers by hoodlums near Yelwata, along Lafia-Makurdi Highway yesterday. He has commended the Police for switfly arresting some of the suspects for prosecution. Governor Ortom has urged the Force and other security agencies to continue with the investigation in order to apprehend all those found…Details
<<< By Terver Akase >>> Independent Radio, Benin City called me two weeks ago and we had a live conversation on the current humanitarian crisis rocking Benue State with over 170, 000 people among them 80,450 children in eight Internally Displaced Persons camps. It was one in a series of such outings I have had…Details
<<< Terver Akase >>> Governor Samuel Ortom and his Deputy, Engineer Benson Abounu, this morning paid a condolence visit to Dr Fidelis Anweh over the death of wife of the former Benue State Head of Service, Mrs Ann Anweh. Governor Ortom commiserated with the Anweh family over the painful loss, urging them to look unto…Details