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Benue Appoints New Police Commissioner

A new Commissioner of Police, CP. Besan Dapiya Gwana has assumed duty at the Benue State Police Command in Makurdi. The command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP. Moses Joel Yamu, made this known a statement to inform the members of the general public. Yamu said the new commissioner until his posting to Benue State […]

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Benue State Gov. Ortom Reveals Why He Is Being Persecuted By FG & APC

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has alleged that he is being persecuted by the Federal Government and his former political party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) because he refused to surrender Benue land to herdsmen. The governor, who said this at St. Michael’s Catholic Rectory Ameladu yesterday, during a thanksgiving service in his honour, insisted […]

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Group Urges FG, Benue To Rebuild Agatu Towns

Agatu Resource and Innovative Centre, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Sunday in Abuja urged the three tiers of government to ensure the rapid reconstruction of damaged public facilities in Agatu, Benue. ARIC Operations Officer, Elizabeth Duile, made the call during a news conference organised by the Agatu Consultative Forum on post conflict reconstruction and development of […]

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Benue Assembly Serve Gov Ortom Impeachment Notice

Eight lawmakers on Monday in Benue State House of Assembly served an impeachment notice on Governor Samuel Ortom. The eight have also taken over the premises of the assembly while police maintained a huge presence outside. The impeachment plot is reportedly being coordinated by Terkimbi Ikyange who was removed as speaker of the assembly last […]

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Governor, Ortom Compounds APC’s Woes In Benue

In Benue State, leaders of APC were left in shock on Tuesday when Governor Samuel Ortom publicly announced his defection to the PDP. The governor, who unexpectedly made the disclosure before 13 elected local government council chairmen in the state and 276 councillors, who defected with him, said he arrived at the decision after consulting […]

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Fatai Owoseni Dropped As Benue Police Commissioner

Benue State Commissioner of Police Fatai Owoseni has been removed. It was gathered his removal may not be unconnected with exit of the Speaker, Terkimbir Ikyange. Ikyange was removed by 22 of the 30 member-house. According to report, Owoseni’s office was locked but his secretary and other workers were around. Some policemen were discussing the […]

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