Ace Nigerian Journalist, Babajide Kolade Otitoju, has narrated the story of Benue's most wanted Killer, Kefas Aondofa (popularly known as Azonto), who was recently arrested by officers of the Nigerian army. Babajide also narrated how Azonto's boss (and relative) was also neutralized by the army.
Did you know that you don't necessarily need "hundreds of thousands of Naira" to start a business in Benue State? There are many businesses you can start in Benue State with very little or no capital at all and still make good profits. In this article, I will be discussing some of these businesses and what you need to start them.
Photo credit to Vanguard For quite some years, the Nigerian government has been taking care of the Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) in camps and homes built for them. This group of people are surviving victims of the attacks by Boko Haram and other terrorist groups over the years.
The Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi, Benue State, final-year students celebrate their graduation. In the Department of Biology education, Faculty of Education, final year students celebrate as they sign out and also take photographs. It was a day of joy and the blessed day they have been waiting for after spending five years including a year added by the coronavirus pandemic and the ASUU strike.
Data obtained from the National Commission for Colleges of Education put the number of federal colleges of education in Nigeria at 27. Only six of these institutions are headed by professors. Let us check out some of these professors. Professor Usman Kamoru Olayiwola is the provost of the Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo.
Opinion: Why Ortom's Accusation That Buhari's Regime Is Trying To Silence Dissenting Voices Is False
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, has continued to attack the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari. In his most recent war of words against the incumbent government in the country, Ortom accused the regime of trying to silence every opposing voices. Anyway, be that as it may, it is obvious the above comment by the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom is totally false and unfounded.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said the Nigerian government is trying to silence every dissenting voice, adding that he would never be cowed. However, he should stop critizing President Buhari's Government before he ruins his political career. Image source: Twitter
The trade of blames between Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and the Federal Government of Nigeria which is led by President Muhammadu Buhari has continued again. The Governor came hard again on the Federal Government by accusing it of trying to silence every dissenting voice like himself. He made this assertion in a speech he delivered in Enugu, which was organized by the Radio Nigeria chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State is certainly a man to be pitied and prayed for by anyone who wish him well to succeed as a governor. His state has been at the centre of serious bloody clashes between farmers and herdsmen. Ceaselessly, gunmen suspected to be herdsmen would invade some communities in the state, mostly at night, and unleash mayhem, leaving flow of blood and destruction of property on their trail.
The Benue State Government in it bid to provide quality and standard education to the people of the state is set to engage 2,000 fresh teachers into the state teaching service board. The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in collaboration with the ministry of education will commence the recruitment of the 2,000 teachers to occupy the vacant position in primary and junior secondary schools across the state.
I Will Never Shut up - Ortom to Buhari Govt Photo Credit: Daily Post Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Thursday, came hard again on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, accusing it of trying to silence every dissenting voice. Ortom, who said he would never be cowed, maintained that the All Progressives Congress, APC, Government had failed in every indices.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has stated that the lopsided federal appointments and other forms of sectionalism by President Muhammad Buhari had divided Nigeria more than ever. Ortom stated this on Thursday, in Enugu during a lecture organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Enugu chapel, with the theme, ‘Emerging security situation in the South-East: the place of good governance” held in Enugu.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Govt Has Refused To Help Me -Ortom, NA Received 8,000 Repentant Boko Haram
Buhari govt has refused to help me - Gov Ortom cries out The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has refused to help him clear some of the state’s financial issues simply because he speaks the truth. Ortom also said that he has been approached by some people from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, who said that help could only come to Benue State if he (Ortom) returns to the party.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has warned youths in the communities of Bonte and Okpute of Konshisha and Oju Local Government Areas of Benue State, against a reoccurring incident where army personnel were murdered in cold blood in Bonta. Photo credit: Leadership News Nigeria This was made known when Governor Samuel Ortom visited the two warring communities on a reconciliation and peace initiative meeting to resolve the crisis in the areas, as he warned youths against taking law into their hands.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State awed his Aides, security personnel, drivers, domestic staff and journalists when he invited them to his dinning and served them food himself. Similar to the humility and servant hood that Jesus Christ did by washing his disciples' feet, Governor Ortom humbled his Aides when he told them: "you have served me all these years, please let me serve you this way, today".
Governor Samuel Ortom has inaugurated the Benue State Steering Committee on Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Project Committee (CoPREP) with a charge to members to work assiduously to stem the tide of infection and transmission of the dreaded Corona Virus in the State. The inauguration was done today at the Benue People's House, Makurdi.
A two time Benue State Governorship aspirant, Dr Tivlumun Nyitse, has told Igbos from the Southeast geo-political zone to lobby other zones for the 2023 presidency. This is as the Southeast continues to allege marginalization ahead of the 2023 presidential election. However, Nyitse, a retired Permanent Secretary in the Benue State Civil Service in an exclusive interview with SUN Newspaper, said the region cannot produce the president alone but with the help of other regions.
Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State, has cried out that the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has refused to help him clear the state arrears owing to the fact that he speaks the truth. Ortom equally alleged that some All Progressives Congress, APC, stalwarts approached him, saying succour could only come to the state if he rejoins the party.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has made his stance known on the purported states' takeover of collection of Value Added Tax, VAT, from the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.Ortom, during an interview with newsmen, disclosed that he would wait for the decision of the court before he takes a position, noting that he believes in the rule of law.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that those attacking him for condemning criminal activities of armed killer-herdsmen across the country would soon face the consequences of their actions, stressing that a day of reckoning is coming. Ortom said this during an interview with newsmen, saying God would justify him in the midst of myriads of attacks he had endured while defending his people.