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Benue State governor Samuel Ortom has described as evil, the removal of history as a subject from secondary and primary school curriculum by the Federal Government.
President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday took on the 17 Southern governors, who rose from a meeting on Tuesday in Asaba, canvassing, among others, restructuring of the country.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Sunday allayed the fears of Makurdi residents and environs over the aerial surveillance been carried out by the military in parts of the state capital.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Saturday described Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna as a sycophant, ethnic champion and religious bigot who hates anyone who does not share the same faith with him.
Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, Friday said the failure of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, to reproach the armed herdsmen militia responsible for the killings in Benue state smacks of complicity and tacit support for the killer herders.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said the federal government has no answer to the worsening spate of killings and insecurity across the country.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the Abagana camp have blocked the Markurdi-Lafia Federal Highway protesting the recent killings by suspected herdsmen and laying the corpses of the victims on the road.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Tuesday condemned the killing of seven persons in Monday’s attack on Abagena Internally Displaced Persons camp in Makurdi.
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has tasked traditional rulers and other stakeholders in Konshisha local government area of the state to ensure that all the weapons taken from the slain soldiers are returned unconditionally.
The Police Command in Osun State yesterday arrested four persons with guns at the venue of the South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Zonal Congress in Osogbo, the state capital.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said that the People Democratic Party (PDP) will capitalize on the glaring failures of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) to clinch Power in 2023.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has dispelled claims by some groups that over 70 persons have been killed in Konshisha local government area of the State during the military invasion.
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has condemned the killing of Reverend Father Ferdinand Ngugban of St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Aye-Twar village in Katsina-Ala local government area of the state by unknown gunmen.
North Central Governors Forum (NCGF) has said insecurity is taking a dangerous dimension in Nigeria, even as it condemned the attempted assassination of Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, and called for a thorough investigation of the incident by relevant security agents.
A human rights research and advocacy group, the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), last weekend raised the alarm that the Nigeria is under the reign of jihadists disguised as insurgents and armed bandits.
The Northern Governors Forum yesterday condemned the Saturday’s attack on the convoy of Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom, demanding that the incident be thoroughly investigated.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday condemned Saturday’s attack on Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, and welcomed the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to unveil those behind the assassination bid with the aim of bringing them to book.
Former national chairman of the All Progressives' Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has publicly apologised to Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, for libelous statements he made nearly three years ago.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom, says his administration will no longer negotiate with or grant amnesty to criminals under any guise in the state.
The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission Rev Yakubu Pam has called on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue to sponsor more Christians to embark on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has disclosed that the state has imposed a curfew in the Sankera axis of the North-east area of the state, following the recent insecurity being witnessed in the area.
A former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, has called on Nigerians to support the Nigeria Police in its relentless efforts to tackle the recurring security challenges in Nigeria.
Governor Nyesom Wike has announced the arrest of some of the gunmen allegedly responsible for recent spate of killings of security operatives in different parts of Rivers State.
Thousands of protesters have marched to the Israeli embassy in London to seek immediate action by the government to end the brutal violence against Palestinians in the Gaza conflict.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for Paris, France, on a four-day official visit to attend African Finance Summit.
U.S. President Joe Biden urged calm between Israel and Gaza on Saturday and affirmed his support for a two-state solution in his first phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas since taking office, the official Palestinian news agency said.
A member of the National Assembly, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, has stressed that despite myriad of problems facing Nigeria, the country will remain one indivisible entity.
Troops of the Nigerian Army have recovered AK-47 rifles and other ammunitions while raiding bandits’ camp in Zamfara State.
Portugal and Mozambique signed a new military cooperation accord on Monday to help the poor African nation confront a growing jihadist threat by beefing up training, notably of special forces.
In a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, the president condoled with all who lost family members due to what he described as the “madness” going on in parts of the country.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday vowed to deal severely with any of its personnel caught using social media to engage the authorities.