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APC criticises Governor Ortom’s incessant overseas trips

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State has critcised Governor Samuel Ortom over his incessant overseas trips, insisting that the state government has nothing to show for it.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

Nigeria to begin mechanised farming in 632 local councils

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, has stated that the ministry would begin agricultural Mmechanization programme in 632 Local Government Areas in the country.

Benue council polls: Otukpo protests emergence of PDP candidate

Concerned members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Otukpo Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State have condemned the modalities that led to the emergence of George Alli as the consensus candidate for the party election in the local government.

Pregnant woman, one other die fleeing Benue clash

Two women, one of them pregnant, reportedly lost their lives while fleeing Tyo Mu, a suburb of Makurdi, following the deadly clash between Iharev and Iparev over the ownership of the land on Wednesday.

Governor Ortom: How herdsmen attacked me in my farm

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has revealed how he was attacked by suspected herdsmen in his farm located along Makurdi-Naka road in Makurdi, Benue state, last week. He disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Makurdi, Benue State.

Governor Ortom: How herdsmen shot at me

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom said herdsmen shot at him while he was in his farm located along Makurdi – Naka road in Makurdi, Benue state capital.

Benue governor urges border communities to alert security agencies of cattle influx

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has called on residents of the state living in border communities to provide useful and timely information to government and security agencies to enable them prevent the influx of nomadic herders and their cattle into the state.

PDP NEC to meet again on Imo, other issues

Barely one week after the 87th National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met to discuss the removal of Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo state, it will meet again on Monday to discuss the matter and other issues affecting the party.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police arrest 1,527 kidnap suspects, recover 2,037 firearms in 2019

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the force had arrested 1, 527 kidnap suspects and recovered 2,037 firearms across the country in 2019.

Over 400 herdsmen arrested in Benue for flouting anti open grazing law

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday disclosed that over 400 herdsmen have so far been arrested for flouting the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law enacted in the state.

Emmanuel Jime: I accept Supreme Court verdict in good faith

Mr Emmanuel Jime, the All Progressives Congress (APC), governorship candidate in the 2019 governorship race in Benue, has accepted in good faith the Supreme Court verdict that affirmed Gov. Samuel Ortom’s re-election.

Supreme Court rulings: PDP governors congratulate members

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors Forum, has congratulated four of its members whose elections were affirmed by the Supreme Court.

Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister

Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds Governors Ortom, Fintiri’s election

The Supreme Court has on Tuesday upheld the election of governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his Adamawa State counterpart, Ahmadu Umar Fintiri.

PDP: Governor Ortom’s victory affirms judiciary still intact

The Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue, Mr John Ngbede, says the victory of Gov. Samuel Ortom at the Supreme Court has affirmed that the judiciary is still “intact”.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court decides Governor Ortom fate today

The Supreme Court has announced that it would deliver judgment by 2 pm on Tuesday in the appeal filed against the election of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Emmanuel Jime.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule: We’ve accepted community policing in Nasarawa

The governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has disclosed that the state has introduced community policing.

Benue government approves payment if N30,000 minimum wage

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Labour and Employment, Chief Ode Enyi, who announced this at a press conference in Makurdi, the state capital explained that Governor Samuel Ortom had earlier setup a negotiation committee to look into the matter.

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Central bank recovers N60 billion excessive charges imposed on customers by erring banks

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