2019: Ortom Suspends Political Activities In Benue

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Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has suspended political activities in the State. Ortom made this known in an interview on The Osasu Show. He said all political activities in the State remain suspended until a solution is proffered for the clashes between herdsmen and farmers. Benue lost seventy-eight (78) of its citizens to herdsmen when Read More

There Will Be War If Governor Ortom Is Killed – Fani-Kayode

7 days ago Admin 0
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has alleged that there may be a plot to kill Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. Fani-Kayode, however, warned that nothing must happen to Ortom, or else there will be war. Writing via his official Twitter page, he stated that “this matter has now gone beyond Benue” and “millions from Read More

Fayose Visits Ortom In Benue Over Fulani Herdsmen Attacks

2 weeks ago Admin 1
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose and his deputy, Kolapo Olusola arrives Benue State on Thursday for a condolence visit Consoling governor Samuel Ortom over the New Year Massacre of over 73 innocent farmers and still counting. Governor Ayodele Fayose has said that God will visit the blood of the innocent people of Benue State and Read More

Defend yourselves against killer herdsmen – Ortom tells Benue people

2 weeks ago Admin 0
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has urged the people of the state to adopt any lawful means to defend themselves from herdsmen. He lamented that the call became necessary because the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris who should enforce security and safety of the people was playing politics with the unending killings in Read More

Fulani Herdsmen Attack Ortom’s Farm In Gbajimba, Benue State

2 weeks ago Admin 0
Suspected herdsmen, yesterday, attacked Waku village and a part of Gbajimba town, all in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, killing two persons, and destroying Governor Samuel Ortom’s farmhouse in fresh attacks in the area. The latest attack came less than 24 hours after Yogbo, another community in the same local government area, also Read More

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Defense Minister, A Disgrace To Democracy – APC

3 weeks ago Admin 0
The Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Minister of Defense, Mansur Dan-Ali is a disgrace to democracy for telling Nigerians and other members of the public that the attack on two communities in Benue that led to the death of over 70 innocent people and destruction of properties Read More

Fulani Herdsmen: I Am Ready To Meet Miyetti Allah At ICC – Gov. Ortom

4 weeks ago Admin 0
Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has declared his readiness to face Cattle Rearers who have taken him to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague. Ortom said he was ready to challenge cattle breeders association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore at the ICC after the organization dragged him to the apex court for implementing the Read More

Northern Governors Beg Ortom Not To Abandon Forum Over Benue Killings

1 month ago Admin 0
The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, led northern governors to beg Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, not to resign from the Nigeria Governors’ Forum over herdsmen killings in the state. It was the first move from governors in the north since Fulani herdsmen killed 73 people in Benue. The visit came after South-south, South Read More

No land land for cattle in Benue – Ortom

1 month ago Admin 0
Governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom says his state has no land for the establishment of cattle colony in the state as being advocated by the Federal Government. The meeting comes after a recent outbreak of violent attacks on communities in Benue by Fulani herdsmen. Ortom said this on Monday while addressing state house correspondent after he Read More