In the face of the rising insecurity in Nigeria, the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom has called on Benue people to rise up to the occasion and defend themselves against every form of attacks, using any weapon at their disposal.Benue state has experienced several attacks by the Fulani Herdsmen, which has led to the death of many people in the state, and destruction of properties worth millions of Naira.
The recent declaration of fire for fire on herdsmen by the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom may have come to many as a cheering news, but this could lead to more fracas in the state if not properly managed.It can be recalled that Governor Ortom who appeared live on AIT in Benue, charged the people to defend themselves against herdsmen attack, using any legal weapon at their disposal.
The Governor of Benue State, Dr Samuel Ortom Adorogo is a man at war.Ortom is not fighting just one war or fighting one war on many fronts.No, Gov Ortom is a man at war fighting several wars on many different fronts.Although the mention of Gov Ortom and war conjures up imageries of the many skirmishes of him and his erstwhile godfather, Senator George Akume, the war with Akume was not Ortom’s first war.
It is no longer news that one of the most loyal, dogged, courageous, determined and committed apostle of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Amande Solomon Amande Msughter Solomon, has rejoined his former political family, the APC.Recall that Amande, was recently suspended and removed from the Governor's appointees WhatsApp group, following a query by the "Media Leader" of Governor Ortom for openly appreciating and commending Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello (APC) of Kogi State.
The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has appointed a Benue born politician, Hon.Solomon Msughter Amande as a Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Kogi State on Inter-governmental Relations.Mr Amande, before his appointment, was serving as a Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Benue State, Dr Samuel Ortom on New Media.
Ghana To Deport 494 Nigerians Other 494 Nigerians have been handed over to the Ghana Immigration Service for deportation after entering the country illegally, SaharaReporters has learnt.Thirteen citizens of Burkina Faso who were part of foreign nationals arrested by the Upper East Regional Police Command for illegally entering the country have also been deported home.
Today we bring to you an article on the news making round that a Nigerian soldier had leaked a shoot-at-sight order given by their commander , as he advised Orlu residents to change location for their own good.The soldier is said to have been attached to the 302 Artillery Regiment, Onitsha Anambra state, that what is about to happen to the area is better imagined.
News Headline The Ogun State Police Command has warned those agitating for Yoruba Nation not to go ahead with their scheduled mass rally, which is proposed to hold on the 1st of May in Abeokuta In a statement released by the Police Spokesman in the state, he said according o available intelligence, organisers of these rallies are being sponsored by certain individuals outside the state and the country with the motive of destabilizing the state.
"President Buhari Should Allow Us Use Ak-47 Like Fulani Herdsmen" - Benue Resident Says In New Video
Some residents of benue state, have trooped out to lament about the attack Fulani Herdsmen are currently inflicting in some parts of benue state.A new video that is going viral on the internet showed a benue state resident, asking President Buhari to allow them to start using Ak-47 rifle like Fulani Herdsmen.
The Governor of Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom, came out on Tuesday and spoke about the recent killings in Benue State.He started by saying "This country belongs to all of us" and that we must all struggle to protect it.The Governor said that the Fulani herdsmen have caused a lot of havoc in Benue State as they have destroyed many farms in Benue and killed so many people in Benue thereby, making the state insecure.
Yesterday there were some disturbing news about the attack of an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Benue state.The attack was condemned through all quarters of the country.After the attack, the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom has blamed the federal government led by president Buhari in collaborating with Fulani herdsmen to cause mayhem in his state.
India Records 4,000 Covid Death In A Day India, since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic have recorded their their first highest number of deaths due to Covid-19.The 4,187 new deaths took India's total deaths to 283,270 since the pandemic started.With another 401,078 new cases in 24 hours, India now have a total of 21.9 million Covid cases.
Following the death of seven Benue IDP campers, the outspoken Governor of Benue State has released strong words in an interview on Roots TV.This is not the first time, the deaths of several individuals in Benue State will be associated with the Fulani herdsmen, Governor Samuel Ortom revealed what the Federal Government has refused to do.
The Chief Roberts Orya Strategic Media Organization yesterday convened with a call for a greater, productive and prosperous Benue under the Sterling leadership of a proven technocrat in the ranks of Chief Roberts Orya come 2023.According to Akosu Emmanuel Lubem, Media Consultant/Adviser to Chief Robert Orya, the Organization noted that Chief Roberts Orya's proven legacies, past achievements, wealth of experience, selfless and productive leadership thoughts was needed to reposition the socio-economic status of Benue state, create jobs, promote entrepreneurship, improve rural infrastructure and expand the economy.
At least seventeen persons including women and children have been reportedly killed by armed heardsmen in separate attacks in two different communities on Sunday in Giwer West Local Government Area of Benue State .According to Vanguard News, the communities affected by the fresh attacks were Agbanu , along Naka-Agagbe road, Saghev Council Ward and Tse Amgbem close to Aondoana , all in Giwer West Local Government Area of Benue State.
The news reaching us is that over 17 people have been reported dead in a fresh attack meted on some places in Benue part of the country.The casualty consists of men, women, and of course children.The attacks took place in two different communities in Gwer local government area of Benue State.
A contestant in the BBNaija season 5 lockdown series, Kiddwaya has taken out his time to speak on the current things happening in Nigeria presently.The security situation in Nigeria presently is something that we all know.Based on that note, Kiddwaya decided to speak.While speaking, he made it known that he woke up in tears this morning.
President Buhari has labeled Benue state government Samuel Ortom as a disappointment after he criticized President Buhari over the murdering of certain individuals in an IDP camp in the state on April 27.This was expressed in a new explanation by the Presidency, in response to Ortom's irate assertion on the killings in his state.
We are amazed and highty disappointed with the statement credited to the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, His Excellency, Engr David Umahi indicting the Agila people of Ado Local Government Area of Benue State for the Monday, April 12th, 2021 attack on Umwuagodo-Akpu community of Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State in which an unspecified number of people were allegedly killed.
Unconfirmed number of students have been kidnapped from the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi in Benue State by unknown gunmen.According to report, three students were abducted around the College of Engineering area of the school campus on Sunday the 25th of April 2021 at gunpoint.The news was confirmed on Monday by Rosemary Waku, the Director of Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit.