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How Gov. Ortom made David Mark back out from the PDP National Chairmanship race.

The race for the next PDP chairman is ongoing as the northern region of the party is seriously having dialogues and meetings to possibly present candidates before the national convention of the party. Recall that the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led zoning committee had resolved that the northern region will produce the next chairman of the party.

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How Gov. Ortom made David Mark back out from the PDP National Chairmanship race.

POLITICS

How a politician that Ortom visited days ago, suddenly declared interest in a key position in PDP.

The strong political activities within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) make it impossible to ignore any event or activity by politicians of the party. Currently, there is serious politicking and lobbying by PDP politicians concerning the emergence of candidates for the key positions in the party.

  7 months ago ago
How a politician that Ortom visited days ago, suddenly declared interest in a key position in PDP.

POLITICS

Top Politician Ortom Endorsed Over David Mark Emerges Consensus Candidate For PDP National Chairman, What Next?

The politics of who becomes the next National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is playing out ahead of the national convention in October this year. Earlier, a report by The Punch revealed that Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State is backing former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, for the post ahead of another Ex-Senate President from his state, Senator David Mark.

  7 months ago ago
Top Politician Ortom Endorsed Over David Mark Emerges Consensus Candidate For PDP National Chairman, What Next?

POLITICS

Why Ortom Is Not Backing David Mark From His State For PDP National Chairman As The Race Intensifies

Those who understand the game of politics know that it is not an emotional game but a game of interest. In this regard, every politician will work for his or her interest rather than appealing to emotion or other sentiments. As the national convention of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, draws near, various interest groups are lobbying and making moves on how to win key posts in the party.

  7 months ago ago
Why Ortom Is Not Backing David Mark From His State For PDP National Chairman As The Race Intensifies

POLITICS

What Governor Ortom Failed To Realize When He Said Zoning Brought Buhari But Nigeria Gained Nothing

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom is one of the Northern politicians who believe that what Nigeria needs in 2023 is a leader who can fix the challenges facing the country irrespective of the region of such person. Photo Credit: Sun newspaper His opinion is not different from what former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar said at the 94th NEC meeting of the PDP.

  7 months ago ago
What Governor Ortom Failed To Realize When He Said Zoning Brought Buhari But Nigeria Gained Nothing

POLITICS

Ciroma lauds Ortom, says Nigeria needs fearless leaders like him

Former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Inna Ciroma, has stated that Nigeria needs courageous and sincere leaders like Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to save the country from its current challenges. Mrs Ciroma stated this on Wednesday, October 13,2021, at her residence, when she received the Governor and his entourage on a condolence visit in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

  7 months ago ago
Ciroma lauds Ortom, says Nigeria needs fearless leaders like him

POLITICS

2023: Why Ortom Might Be Right About His National cake-sharing Comment

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom might be right about his National cake-sharing comment. Speaking to reporters in Makurdi, which is the Benue State capital Samuel Ortom, according to reports from the punch had said that some Nigerians have a particular mindset that if you zone a position to their place they may have the opportunity of getting their share of the cake.

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2023: Why Ortom Might Be Right About His National cake-sharing Comment

POLITICS

Why Some Political Interest Groups Are Against Governor Ortom For Supporting 2023 Southern President

Some core Northern politicians in PDP want the party to field a Northern presidential candidate despite that the PDP has zoned its national chairmanship to the North. They believe that Musa Yaradua the only Northerner who has become the President of Nigeria under PDP spent only 3 years in Aso Rock before he died.

  7 months ago ago
Why Some Political Interest Groups Are Against Governor Ortom For Supporting 2023 Southern President

EDUCATION

Ortom commissions Model Classroom Block for Gbajimba technical school, approves boarding facilities

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has approved the provision of boarding facilities at Government Science and Technical College, GSTC, Gbajimba, Benue State. Governor Ortom gave the approval Monday, 18th October, 2021 in Gbajimba, Guma Local Government Area during the virtual commissioning and handing over of a Model Classroom Block for GSTC donated by Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron Company and Partners in Agbami Field.

  7 months ago ago
Ortom commissions Model Classroom Block for Gbajimba technical school, approves boarding facilities

POLITICS

Gov Ortom Revealed How Foreign Fulani Herdsmen Brought Insecurity In Benue State

Image credit : Sunnewsonline.com The clashes between Fulani herders and people living in rural communities in Benue state have created insecurity. It has also affected food production in the state because farmers are scared of going to the farm because of killings caused by Fulani cattle rearers. Image credit : Premium Times

  7 months ago ago
Gov Ortom Revealed How Foreign Fulani Herdsmen Brought Insecurity In Benue State

POLITICS

Better Days With Benue PDP, Since Gov Ortom’s Return

Better Days With PDP Since Gov Ortom’s Return Bemgba Iortyom would be wording a longer, richer and more persuasive piece, I reckon and if not, this should beckon on him to. Governor Ortom’s very humble beginnings and his successes in life could easily sway many a man into bragging.

  7 months ago ago
Better Days With Benue PDP, Since Gov Ortom’s Return

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines:Unknown Gunmen Kill 3 Traditional Rulers In Imo, Ortom Speaks On Insecurity

Photo Credit: Google Unknown Gunmen Kill 3 Traditional Rulers In Imo Photo Credit: SaharaReporters Unknown gunmen have killed three traditional rulers at Nnenasa community, headquarters of Njaba local government area of Imo State. A report by Leadership said five traditional rulers were killed while an official report said three were killed.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:Unknown Gunmen Kill 3 Traditional Rulers In Imo, Ortom Speaks On Insecurity

JUSTICE

Benue: EndSARS Judicial panel Submits Report, Recommends N304.5m Compensation To Victims

The Benue State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into complaints of Police brutality and/or extrajudicial killings by the Police in the state set up by Governor Samuel Ortom in the wake of the nationwide anti-SARS protest, today submitted its report to Governor Ortom. It recommended compensations in the total sum of N 304.53m to be paid to various categories of victims of police brutality in the state.

  7 months ago ago
Benue: EndSARS Judicial panel Submits Report, Recommends N304.5m Compensation To Victims

EDUCATION

Governor Ortom expresses grief over the rise of Insecurity in the Country

The Executive Governor of Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed grief over the rise of Insecurity in the Nation and it's effect on Education. The Governor stated his worries, yesterday, 18th, October, 2021 in Gbajimba town, Guma Local Council, of the state during the virtual commissioning and handing over of Government Science Secondary School in the town.

  7 months ago ago
Governor Ortom expresses grief over the rise of Insecurity in the Country

POLITICS

Governor Ortom Speaks on Direct Primaries

Following the recent adoption of direct primaries for political parties by the National Assembly, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has asked that political parties be allowed to decide the mode of primaries in order to deepen internal democracy. Governor Ortom gave his position on the issue when he spoke to newsmen today at Abuja thereby adding weight to the voices of those who are against imposition of direct primaries for political parties.

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Governor Ortom Speaks on Direct Primaries

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Without Benue people I would not have Gotten This Award says Gov. Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom said he got the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN award because of the mandate and support the Benue have given him. Governor Ortom received Award of Excellence yesterday at Abuja from PENGASSAN, Department of Petroleum Resource, DPR branch to Benue people and dedicated it to Benue people.

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Without Benue people I would not have Gotten This Award says Gov. Ortom

SOCIETY

Ortom ordered the arrest of some operators of illegal revenue checkpoints in Benue

Photo Credit Source: Daily post The Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, interrupted an illegal revenue checkpoint and ordered the arrest of the operators. This incident took place at Abinsi, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State today, Sunday, October 24, 2021.

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Ortom ordered the arrest of some operators of illegal revenue checkpoints in Benue

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Ortom laments arrest of checkpoint operator; Buhari, Pantami, others storm Saudi Arabia.

Luck ran out on a gang of illegal checkpoint operators at Abinsi, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday, October 24, 2021, when Governor Samuel Ortom busted their operations. Governor Ortom’s attention was drawn to the activities of the illegal revenue operators when he noticed the harassment of heavy-duty vehicles that were detained at the checkpoint on his way from Kwande Local Government.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Ortom laments arrest of checkpoint operator; Buhari, Pantami, others storm Saudi Arabia.

POLITICS

Gov Ortom to sign amended law on community Volunteer Guards October 26

Barring any last minute changes, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State will on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021, assent to the amended Community Volunteer Guards law of the state. The Law was first passed in year 2000 by the Benue State House of Assembly and assented to by the then Governor George Akume.

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Gov Ortom to sign amended law on community Volunteer Guards October 26

RELIGION

Gov Ortom Sends message of peace to Muslims on Eid-El Maulud celebration

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has felicitated with the Muslim in the State on the occasion of Eid El Maulud celebration which marks the birth of Prophet Mohammed. In a message signed by the Principal Special Assistant on Media and Ag. Chief Press Secretary to Governor, Nathaniel Ikyur Governor Ortom charges the Muslim Community in the State to use the celebration of the Eid El Maulud to pray for the peace, security and economic growth of the country.

  7 months ago ago
Gov Ortom Sends message of peace to Muslims on Eid-El Maulud celebration