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Three Farmers Remanded For Allegedly Killing 26-Year-Old Man In Benue

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded three farmers in Gbajimba, Guma Local Government Area of Benue for allegedly killing a 26-year-old man, David Tsenzughul. The accused identified as Desmond Tyosongo, Terlumun Utor and John Liambee were charged with criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. The Prosecutor, ASP Michael […]

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Benue Gov. Ortom Orders Immediate Payment Of December Salary To Workers, Gives Reasons

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has directed the State Ministry of Finance to ensure that payment of workers’ salaries for the month of December 2018, commencing from Wednesday. Ortom said the directive was to enable the workers to celebrate Christmas, as he earlier promised them. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Tever Akase, […]

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Benue Gov. Ortom Seeks Prosecution Of Contractors For Abandoning SUBEB Projects

The Governor of Benue State, Mr Samuel Ortom, has given instructions for the prosecution of contractors who abandoned work on some of the 740 primary school projects across the state. Governor Ortom directed the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to furnish the relevant government agencies with information about the contractors so appropriate action can […]

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This Is Atiku’s Time To Become President – Benue Governor, Ortom Says

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom says time has come for the standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to become president of Nigeria.He made the declaration yesterday at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi when the North Central Women Unite for Atiku, led by its President, Mrs. Dorcas Din, visited him. The governor noted […]

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Army Rows Out 11 Sapper Generals In Benue State

Nigerian Army has rowed out 11 Sapper-Generals from service at a colourful ceremony held at the Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering (NASME), Makurdi, the Benue State capital. Speaking at the rowing out ceremony yesterday, Chief of Army Standard and Evaluation, Maj.-Gen. Adekunle Shodunke, who represented Chief of Army Staff at the event, said the […]

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2019: Benue Gov Ortom Returns From Israel, Tells Supporters To Ensure Peaceful Campaigns

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged his supporters to ensure peaceful campaigns for the 2019 elections in the state. He spoke while addressing thousands of the supporters who stormed the gate of Benue Peoples House, Makurdi to welcome him on his return from pilgrimage to Israel. Governor Ortom stated that as those who currently […]

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