Friday, 20 July 2018


The following is the verbatim transcription of what Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomole, told the press after their meeting in Abuja.

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Ortom, Saraki, Tambuwal, Abdulfatah, To Dump APC Next Week

Uche Secondus, National Chairman of the PDP; Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State and n-PDP’s Baraje were among the notable PDP leaders who received Saraki and the renegade APC team on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Monday, 16 July 2018


Governor Samuel Ortom today disclosed that he has been sent out of his present political party, All Progressives Congress, APC and is currently exploring a new option to actualise his future ambition.

NHIS Coordinator Decries Low Health Insurance Status Of Benue People

Benue State Coordinator of National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Mr. Joshua Otalu, says  over 4.1million natives were yet to be captured  under the scheme.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Ortom/Akume Rift: Security personnel Cordon Off Benue Assembly

Armed security personnel, yesterday, cordoned off the premises of Benue State House of Assembly, following rumours of an impending impeachment of  Speaker of the House, Terkimbi Ikyange

Monday, 9 July 2018


Governor Samuel Ortom has approved a partial dissolution of the Benue State Executive Council. A Statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Anthony Ijoho, SAN, says four commissioners and seven special advisers are to however retain their portfolios.

Friday, 6 July 2018

Ebonyi/Benue Boundary Dispute: Couple Beheaded In Farm

The Ngbo and Agila inter-communal crisis has claimed two more lives following the murder of one Joseph Omah, and his wife, Angelina.

Head Of Benue Livestock Guards Drags DSS, Army, AGF To Court

Head of the Benue State Livestock Guards, Alhaji Aliyu Teshaku, has dragged the Director General of Department of State Services, DSS, the Chief of Army Staff and the Attorney General of the Federation to a Makurdi Federal High Court, seeking the enforcement of his fundamental human rights over his alleged unlawful detention.

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Air Peace - Benue Seal Deal On Flights To Makurdi

A Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has signed an agreement with the Benue State Government, to operate flights to the state capital, Makurdi.