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Police: Kidnapped college provost regains freedom in Benue

The Police Command in Benue on Friday said the kidnapped Provost of College of Education, Katsina Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo, has regained freedom.
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King Shuluwa: Ruga project cannot work in Benue

Traditional Ruler in charge of Ukum, Katsina-Ala and Logo local government areas of Benue State popularly known as Sankera area, His Royal Highness, Chief Abu King Shuluwa (Tor Sankera 1) has said that the suspended Ruga project cannot work in Benue state because Benue does not have enough land.

Governor Ortom announces crackdown on criminals in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has announced a state-wide crackdown on criminals, particularly targeted at kidnappers and cultists.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom: What I discussed with stakeholders on insecurity

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Benue governorship candidate to move government house if elected

Emmanuel Jime, a governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, has said as part of measures to check insecurity in the Sankera axis, he would move the state government house to the area as soon as he was sworn in as governor of the state.
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of APC Stakeholders from Benue State in State House on 23rd Nov 2018-5

Group: George Akume never denied herdsmen behind Benue killings

Benue Rescuers’ Vanguard has stated that Senator George Akume had not at any time denied that herdsmen were responsible for the killings in the state.

Governor Ortom restates call for Intelligence gathering

Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his call on the people of the state to assist the security agencies to fight crime through intelligence gathering.

Governor Ortom: Famous PDP members are wooing me to join party

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said prominent members of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are asking him to join the party to actualize his second term ambition.

Governor Ortom: Fulani herdsmen plotting to kill me

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday raised the alarm over an alleged fresh plot by a group of herdsmen under the auspices of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to attack and kill him.

Governor Ortom: Miyetti Allah wants me dead

The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has hinted that there is a plot by the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the state led by one Gaurus Gololo to allegedly eliminate him.

Tor Tiv reconciles Governor Ortom, Gabriel Suswam

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom and his predecessor, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, have finally reconciled and agreed to work together for the good of the state.

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